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November 21st, 2012 · No Comments

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A central Kentucky Walmart is back open after police discovered a meth lab on a customer. It started when a man walked into the bathroom of the Nicholasville Walmart on Wednesday. [WKYT]

A Kentucky death row inmate can pursue a claim of being mentally disabled and ineligible for the death penalty in a 1987 kidnapping, rape and murder after the Kentucky Supreme Court on Wednesday turned away a request by prosecutors to reconsider the case. [H-L]

In the absence of aggressive government policies aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions, a number of leading organizations, including the United Nations, the World Bank and others, have begun issuing analyses that regard potentially dangerous temperature elevations as not just a possibility should the status quo prevail, but a near certainty even if things start to change. [H-L]

Don’t miss Comment on Kentucky Friday night at 8:00 P.M. Eastern on KET. Scheduled guests: Jennifer Brown, Jamie Lucke, Debby Yetter. [KET]

Here’s yet another look at something Greg Fischer has misled the community about. Impoverished? Don’t worry, Greg will mislead you because he doesn’t know any better and daddy will come along to clean up the mess. [WFPL]

For the first time in America, three states voted on November 6th to allow gay couples to wed—ending a succession of electoral defeats for the measure in 32 states. You’ll want to take a look at the global map accompanying the story. [The Economist]

We’ve been suspicious about possible voter fraud ever since effeminate numbers demon Nate Silver had a vision during his Pagan Rituals of a comfortable Obama reelection. With the weight of those mathematical odds in your favor, you’d almost be forced to resort to stuffing ballot boxes to remain in office. [Wonkette]

University Hospital is a public entity and subject to Kentucky’s open-records law, a senior judge ruled Wednesday in a victory for The Courier-Journal, WHAS-TV and the ACLU of Kentucky. [C-J/AKN]

Described as a “homophobic and anti-Semitic hate group” by the Anti-Defamation League, the Westboro Baptist Church is no joke. [HuffPo]

A judge has declined to strike down a rule against contacting jurors after criminal trials in federal court. [H-L]

Here in the birthplace of Thanksgiving, where the Pilgrims first gave thanks in 1621 for their harvest and their survival, some residents are giving thanks this year for something else: the Colonial-era blue laws that prevent retailers from opening their doors on the fourth Thursday of November. [NY Times]

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