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Final Pre-Election Comment On Kentucky Is Tonight

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments

In one of this fall’s three state Senate races that include a portion of Fayette County, the challenger is bringing up the incumbent’s “messy divorce.” In another, a doctor is trying to knock off an incumbent who leads Senate Democrats in hopes of becoming the first Latino to serve in the Kentucky General Assembly. [H-L] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Journalism · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Taxes

Your Weekly Non-Transportation Lady Video Update

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments

This week the KYTC folks focus on Kentucky’s deer population:

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Tags: Environment · Spotted

Will Kentucky Take These Heroin Issues Seriously?

October 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Should Congress change campaign-finance law to require that donors to all political groups be fully and immediately identified? [H-L] Legal changes in the wake of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman’s February death of a drug overdose have dramatically expanded access to a lifesaving drug that can reverse overdoses from prescription painkillers and heroin. [HuffPo] Attorney General [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Campaign Finance · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Wiretapping

Here’s Rep. Will Coursey’s Republican Opponent

October 30th, 2014 · No Comments

By all accounts in Western Kentucky, State Rep. Will Coursey is cruising to re-election. But he hasn’t shown up to debates with his opponent, whatever the reason. Here’s one of those debates/forums he skipped: Had he shown up, he could have — despite his mountain of sexytime scandal — proved Keith Travis to be completely [...]

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Tags: Environment · Health Care · Spotted

The U.S. Senate Race Is Officially A Slap Fight

October 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., has collected $1.1 million in contributions from energy interests since taking over the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power less than four years ago. [H-L] A growing anti-vaccination movement, coupled with ongoing difficulties in reaching underserved populations, is taking a global toll on efforts to eradicate infectious diseases, new data from the [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · KY-1 · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Wiretapping

Should Jensen Run For Something Statewide?

October 28th, 2014 · No Comments

In what has been a marathon race to the bottom, both the campaigns of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes continued to be in fine form this past Friday. [Sam Youngman] A bipartisan duo of Senate heavyweights is set to unveil an unusual bill that would give lawmakers an incentive [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · KDP · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · RPK · Senate · Stats · Veterans

Repeat After Us: It’s Almost Over. It’s Almost Over.

October 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Nestled on a hillside above Perry County Central High School, the Hazard Health & Rehabilitation Center was unlike any home Mae Campbell ever had. [H-L] Billionaires are rushing to the aid of Republicans in the homestretch of the 2014 elections with a massive super PAC infusion after a plea from big money mastermind Karl Rove. [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Rep. Will Coursey Gets Dumber By The Minute

October 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Hedge funds and other alternative investments are the only assets currently gaining value for the Kentucky Retirement Systems, however controversial they might be otherwise. [John Cheves] America has been doing income taxes wrong for more than 50 years. [HuffPo] Bullitt County Judge-Executive Melanie Roberts takes her time when speaking about her eight years in office, [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Greg Fischer · Health Care · KDP · Poverty · Taxes · Wasted Money

Clay County Gets Back To Being The Worst…

October 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

A man has admitted helping to dispose of the body of a reputed informant slain in Clay County, meaning he could become a key witness against the alleged head of a large drug ring and a man charged as a paid killer. [H-L] Schools are getting better at fostering a friendly environment for LGBT students, [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · DSCC · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Kentucky Business · The Gays · Wiretapping · Youth

Senate Race Is Probably Good For Bourbon Sales

October 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race remains a dead heat two weeks before Election Day, with U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell regaining the slimmest of leads over Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in a new Bluegrass Poll. [H-L] As the saying goes, it’s all in the name. Obamacare is no exception. [HuffPo] The Kentucky Democratic Party received [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · KDP · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Robert Felner · RPK