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Entries Tagged as 'Environment'

So Much For Obamacare Being The Scary Devil

September 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Fact-checkers find fault with several claims made in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race. [Bluegrass Politics] The Obama administration on Thursday finally revealed how many people paid for Obamacare on the national and state health insurance exchanges: 7.3 million. [HuffPo] The U.S. Census Bureau reported this week that the nation’s poverty rate has declined slightly, which might [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Anne Northup · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · Youth

Bereans Still Fighting Over Anti-Gay Hatred

September 18th, 2014 · No Comments

The most lethal form of black lung disease among longtime coal miners in Eastern Kentucky and nearby areas has spiked to the worst level in 40 years, according to a journal article published Monday. [H-L] Investments to help fight climate change can also spur economic growth, rather than slow it as widely feared, but time [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · Stats · Taxes · The Gays

Republicans Still Complaining About Health Care

September 17th, 2014 · No Comments

A former official of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources violated the state ethics code by creating an oppressive work environment for women employees by telling them what clothes to wear and asking one to let him see her breasts. [Bluegrass Politics] Another day, another survey showing that Obamacare is beginning to cure [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Tourism · Labor · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · Stats

Yes, Alison Has To Tell The Voters Who She Is

September 17th, 2014 · No Comments

We told you people a bazillion years ago that Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes was just pretending to be a gun gal. Well, whattya know? Allison Grimes tries to show Mitch McConnell how it’s done when it comes to guns (and therefore politics) in her new tv ad—but only ends up shooting herself in the foot. [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Taxes

There’s A Kid In Need & Maybe You Can Help

September 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Two men vying for Lexington’s top job traveled more frequently than the men who previously held their jobs, an analysis of travel records shows. [H-L] The proportion of coal miners who suffer from an advanced form of black lung disease has skyrocketed in central Appalachia in recent years, according to experts with the National Institute [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Giving Back · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Spotted · Stats · The Gays · Wasted Money

Poppy Mountain Begins This Week. You Going?

September 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Candy Barr is cleaning up with the big banks. Literally cleaning up. He pushes de-regulation, they shower him with cash. We were gonna say gold but that opened up the door to too many jokes. [H-L] Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that the United States is “at war” with Islamic State militants, marking [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Flashback · Hypocrisy · Kentucky Tourism · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Rumor · Spotted · Takin yer guns!

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

September 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

This week the Transportation Lady highlights the Adopt-a-Highway program’s Fall Sweep that’s coming up:

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Tags: Environment · Spotted

Polls, Polls, Polls, It’s Nonstop Polls These Days!

September 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes pushed back Wednesday against public polling that shows U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell with a growing lead in Kentucky, releasing an internal poll that shows a race to be a dead-heat. [H-L] Have scientists had volcanoes all wrong? A popular theory has it that, at least in [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Iraq · John Yarmuth · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate

Do You Even Remember September 11, 2001, Kids?

September 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

An Eastern Kentucky University professor testified Tuesday in front of a Senate committee hearing on the sale of Department of Defense weapons and equipment to local police forces. [H-L] Sen. Rand Paul blasted police militarization at a congressional hearing Tuesday, catching off guard a Pentagon official, who could not explain why local cops need 12,000 [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Environment · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Military · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Youth

People Continue To Fluff Lil Randy’s Giant Ego

September 11th, 2014 · 2 Comments

The American Heart Association has awarded $1.26 million in grants to the University of Kentucky for cardiovascular research. [H-L] Large churches in the South tend to pay their senior pastors the highest salaries, a new survey finds. That’s right, poorer states have the highest-paid megachurch pastors. [HuffPo] As he mulls a presidential campaign in 2016, [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Investigation · KDP · Poverty · Rand Paul · Spotted · UK · Wasted Money