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Entries Tagged as 'Discrimination'

Will Republicans Take The KY State House?

September 1st, 2014 · No Comments

On this Labor Day weekend, most Kentuckians favor changing laws to allow employees to work without joining unions, according to a new poll that also says they want an increase in the minimum wage. [H-L] Hundreds of demonstrators tracked through pouring rain and blistering heat on Saturday, calling for accountability for the officer who gunned [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul

Jesse Benton’s Gone But Daddy’s Bus Mess Isn’t

September 1st, 2014 · No Comments

It’s a three-day weekend. Don’t expect much beyond a roundup or two today. The re-election campaign of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has gained momentum in the last month, propelled by huge leads over Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in Western and Eastern Kentucky and among men, according to a new Bluegrass Poll. [H-L] Like [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Environment · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Wasted Money

What’s Up With The Carroll County Sheriff?

August 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Federal regulators have proposed fines totaling $245,000 against two companies accused of violating environmental rules in Eastern Kentucky. [H-L] The Asian American Journalists Association has called on Fox News to apologize for its recent segment on ISIS and the murder of US journalist James Foley. [HuffPo] Paid attendance at the 2014 Kentucky State Fair, held [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Flashback · Humor · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · RPK · Senate

A Shame Our Candidates Aren’t Truthful On Coal

August 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Despite reports last week that dozens of wild horses had been shot to death in Harlan County, state police say only one horse was found dead, and they do not know how it died. [H-L] Scientists have found a strange structure resembling a microbial cell inside a Martian meteorite, but they’re not claiming that it’s [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Tom Shelton Can’t Catch A Break These Days

August 27th, 2014 · No Comments

In the face of concerns from custodial staff, Fayette County Superintendent Tom Shelton has dropped a proposal for a pilot program to outsource some janitorial ser vices at the district’s Central Office. [H-L] Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it’s increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Gambling · Iraq · Military · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Taxes · The Gays

Fun Health Clinic Scandal Unfolding In Morehead

August 27th, 2014 · No Comments

With a 4-1 vote Monday, the Fayette County Public Schools board approved tax rates for the 2014-15 school year that represent a 2.3 cent increase per $100 of assessed value. [H-L] After months of campaigning and with primary season nearly at a close, the midterm elections landscape remains decidedly decidedly game-unchanged. [HuffPo] For the first [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Polling · Spotted · Stats · Taxes · Veterans

Mittens Is Coming To Campaign For Granny Mitch!

August 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Failed presidential candidate and the creator of Obamacare — Mittens Romney — is coming to Kentucky to campaign for Mitch McConnell. [Sam Youngman] Michael Brown Sr. spoke briefly at a gathering here on Sunday night to call for peace ahead of the Monday funeral for his son. [HuffPo] After months of back and forth and [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Investigation · John Yarmuth · Joshua Powell · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Robert Felner · Senate

Al Cross Makes Important Political Points Again

August 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Calling Hillary Rodham Clinton “a war hawk,” Sen. Rand Paul says that if the former secretary of state seeks the presidency, some voters will worry that she will get the U.S. involved in another Mideast war. [H-L] During a book signing in Florida on Saturday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) was confronted by a group of [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Wasted Money · Youth

Rand Paul Lives In His Own Little Fantasy World

August 25th, 2014 · No Comments

When the University of Kentucky’s new emergency room opened in 2010, Dr. Michael Karpf, executive vice president for UK’s health affairs, compared the sleek new facility to a Ferrari. [H-L] President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Investigation · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Military · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · Taxes · UK · Veterans · Wasted Money

Looks Like Alison Had Another Tough Weekend

August 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Breathitt County is not trusted to educate its children. How much longer that continues will be decided at a formal hearing in Frankfort this week. [John Cheves] Wearing a Bushnell camo hat, Jeremy Arnold held up a black poster with a single blue line taped across it to show his support for Darren Wilson and [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · KDP · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Taxes