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Entries Tagged as 'Environment'

Cat Fights At Fayette County Schools Begin

January 30th, 2015 · No Comments

Ross Zirkle, a printmaker and University of Kentucky art professor, was known for his devotion to students. Even when he died from cancer in 2007 at the age of 52, he continued to teach, donating his body to UK’s anatomy department to help train future doctors, dentists and nurses. But Zirkle’s family was dismayed recently [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Congress · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Stats · UK

Matt Bevin Gives Republicans Some Mega Laughs

January 30th, 2015 · 2 Comments

On the night before Halloween last year — less than a week before the election — Matt Bevin and Mitch McConnell were at the same rally, a sleepy affair intended to drum up enthusiasm for what was thought to be a tight re-election race for McConnell. [H-L] As Washington has tightened its belt in recent [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Humor · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Polling · Poverty · Taxes

Lil Randy Paul Thinks He’s Ron Swanson

January 29th, 2015 · No Comments

The Lexington-Fayette County Human Rights Commission has filed a discrimination complaint against Fayette County Public Schools. Executive director Raymond Sexton said the complaint was filed Jan. 16 after he had received several complaints alleging that district employees were victims of race discrimination. [H-L] President Barack Obama will propose a budget on Monday that calls for [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Budget · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Election 2015 · Environment · Jobs · KDP · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · The Gays

This Estill County Story Is Like A Lifetime Movie

January 29th, 2015 · No Comments

A woman was found dead of a gunshot wound alongside an Estill County road on Saturday, and on Sunday morning, the man with whom she was last seen was found dead in Lexington. [H-L] Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch attempted on Wednesday to tread a fine line on immigration, telling senators she believes President Barack [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Economy · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Law Enforcement · Military · Stats · Steve Beshear

Of Course LRC Report Revealed Nothing New

January 28th, 2015 · No Comments

Now you know why Greg Stumbo wanted that LRC report to hit. Because it didn’t contain anything that made him look like a doofus. [H-L] Of course Republican extremists (some who self-hate) are keen on hating the gays even more than they already do. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) said Sunday he would support an [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Flashback · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Labor · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · The Gays · Wasted Money

Love Affair With A Big Pipe Gets A Bit Deeper

January 28th, 2015 · No Comments

Here’s Granny Mitch McConnell going on and on about how the Keystone Pipeline is Jesus in the flesh: Amen.

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Tags: Environment · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Matt Bevin Is Bringing Us All Tons Of Laughter

January 28th, 2015 · 1 Comment

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. Hahahhahahahaaha. Matt Bevin. Hahahahahahahahhaha. [H-L] Legal marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the United States and if the trend toward legalization spreads to all 50 states, marijuana could become larger than the organic food industry. [HuffPo] The beer battle in the Kentucky legislature over whether larger brewers like Anheuser-Busch should get to distribute their [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congress · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Kentucky Business · Presidential Race · Stats

Tim Conley Rolled Over On Corrupt Democrats

January 23rd, 2015 · No Comments

Turns out Tim Conley rolled over on the two wealthy families in Morgan County and he thinks that’s reason enough for him not to receive a lengthy prison sentence. [H-L] A bill that would redefine a full-time work week under the Affordable Care Act as 40 hours instead of 30 actually amounts to a break [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Jack Conway · Jobs · KDP · Labor · Law Enforcement · Steve Beshear

Kentucky Power Actually Lost One For Once

January 22nd, 2015 · No Comments

Mayor Jim Gray said Tuesday that he will include money to save the old Fayette County Courthouse on Main Street and for a new urban park in his upcoming budget. [H-L] Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate nearly matched the U.S. rate as it plunged to a preliminary 5.7 percent rate in December 2014 from [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Flashback · Giving Back · Health Care · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Taxes

Bigots & Jack Conway Align On Medical Weed

January 22nd, 2015 · 2 Comments

One of the state’s biggest bigots opposes medical marijuana. Because, like all other things he’s afraid of, he doesn’t understand it. The leader of the state’s largest religious organization voiced opposition Tuesday to a proposal in the state legislature that would make it legal for people to use marijuana in Kentucky for medical purposes. [H-L] [...]

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