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Corn Syrup And The KRS Just Ruining Everthing

November 16th, 2012 · No Comments

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Of course prisoners can be Boy Scouts but heaven forbid the gays ever want to participate. [WDRB]

The movement to impeach President Barack Obama has been launched, just days after he won a second term in the White House. The Conservative Majority Fund, a conservative group known primarily for its birther conspiracy spreading, has launched a robocall campaign to gin up support for the president’s impeachment. [HuffPo]

Eastern Kentucky University on Thursday suspended a campus rugby club for two years after investigating a hazing incident in which a student suffered an injury that caused bleeding. [Richmond Register]

Teresa James as appointed Commissioner of the DCBS within CHFS. [SoS]

Because everyone has gotten fat as hell on corn syrup. The nation’s diabetes problem is getting worse, and the biggest jump over 15 years was in Oklahoma, according to a new federal report issued Thursday. The diabetes rate in Oklahoma more than tripled, and Kentucky, Georgia and Alabama also saw dramatic increases since 1995, the study showed. [WAVE3]

The most important thing to know about the FEMA Camps, where we will be soon living now that Barack HUSSEIN Obama secured his second term by giving gifts to browns and poors and slutty youngs, is density. [Wonkette]

Comment on Kentucky may be a little boring tonight because Bill Bryant is hosting. Scheduled guests for the 8:00 P.M. Eastern program on KET: Kenny Coleslaw, Janet Patton, Mike Wynn. [KET]

The Education Department enacted a crucial reform on behalf of borrowers who become disabled, issuing new rules earlier this month that make it easier for these borrowers to get their federal student loans forgiven. [ProPublica]

A man convicted of murder as a teenager won a new trial after the Kentucky Court of Appeals concluded Friday that his attorney was ineffective in handling the case. The appeals court ordered the Madison Circuit Court to retry Christopher McGorman Jr., 27, in the Jan. 29, 2000, shooting death of a classmate, Larry Raney, 14, of Winchester. [H-L]

OH GOD WE’RE ALL GONNA DIE OF THE WHOOPING COUGH AGAIN THIS YEAR!!1! [WKYT]

Health-care costs are consuming an increasing share of city funds, auditors told the Ashland Board of City Commissioners on Thursday. Employee health insurance “is the single most negative culprit in city operations,” said Phillip Layne, managing director of the Kelley, Galloway & Co. accounting firm. “It’s a raging animal out of control.” [Daily Independent]

Just in case you need another reminder. One of Appalachia’s biggest coal companies is getting out of the mountaintop removal business. [SC Compass]

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