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Alison Lundergan Grimes Is Being Totally Inconspicuous About Her Need For TV Time

October 23rd, 2012 · 1 Comment

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The person who won the most last night? Thomas Massie. Because no one remembers his debate or his awkward television presence. [Deep Debate Thoughts]

A coal company facing fines for water quality violations in eastern Kentucky says it is no longer mining coal in the state and its financial problems have kept it from resolving a court-ordered mediation over the penalties with state officials and environmental groups. [H-L]

A Republican senator on Friday accused the head of the Secret Service of making potentially misleading statements to Congress about a prostitution scandal involving agency employees before a presidential trip to Colombia in April. [Reuters]

Remember when Rand Paul said he would never become a typical Washington politician? Interesting how that works. That was his goal all along. [C-J/AKN]

A western nonprofit that played a key role in freeing corporate spending on elections nationwide appears to have misled the IRS when it applied for the tax-exempt status that shields its donors from being publicly disclosed. [ProPublica]

Let’s see how this one continues to be spun. The first shipment in a huge deal to export coal to India hasn’t yet left Appalachia. [WFPL]

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto held a lengthy, sometimes contentious meeting with faculty members Monday, in which he promised to consider their concerns over upcoming cuts, a new budgeting system and overall angst about the future of Kentucky’s flagship school. [H-L]

Kentucky should be extremely grateful for the jacked up state of Florida. Even Conan questions whether that joint can be trusted. [Raw Story Hilarity]

Be on the lookout for mouth-breathers freaking out in Richmond. A building under construction in Richmond will be the new home of the city’s Masjid, which is a Muslim place of worship. [Richmond Register]

Last week’s town hall debate was notable for many things – Romney trying to bumrush Obama like eighteen times, Obama not falling asleep five minutes in, and Candy Crawdad sort of correcting Mittens Romney. [Wonkette]

Booze has been traded for votes in the Appalachian region in years past, but at least one election official is raising prescription pills as a new worry. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky’s chief election official, is expected to voice that concern at a Capitol press conference on Tuesday. Not because it’s a real threat but because she, like Rand Paul, can’t go a week without seeing herself on television. [WKYT]

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  • 1 Novena // Oct 23, 2012 at 8:49 am

    “Where the Money Remains in Lexington”

    UK prof: “Interesting that Capilouto wants to cut everything on campus except administrators’ pay.”

    UK honcho: “I guess he wants us to keep up with UofL.”