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Entries Tagged as 'Environment'

Kentuckians Wait For Grimes To Give Answers

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

The House Ethics Committee said Friday that it is looking into potential ethics violations by two congressmen, Reps. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., and Ed Whitfield, R-Ky. The bipartisan panel acknowledged the separate inquiries in terse statements that said nothing about why the lawmakers were being examined. [H-L] There may be a philosophical difference between the two [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Investigation · Iraq · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · The Gays

Tim Conley’s Cohorts Admitted To His Scheme

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments

A married couple charged along with Morgan County Judge-Executive Tim Conley in a federal corruption case pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court. Kenneth and Ruth Gambill of Salyersville each pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering. [H-L] An Arizona inmate gasped and snorted in an execution that lasted nearly two [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · Jobs · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell

Surprise: McConnell Has Time For Prison System

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments

It would appear upon first glance that Somerset is trying to become the new London. [H-L] Islamic State militants seized four small oilfields when they swept through north Iraq last month and are now selling crude oil and gasoline from them to finance their newly declared “caliphate”. [HuffPo] The three appellate judges who will consider [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Greg Fischer · Immigration · Iraq · Mitch McConnell · The Gays · Veterans · Youth

Hate Mountaintop Removal? Watch This Video

July 24th, 2014 · 4 Comments

If you hate Mountaintop Removal, watch this hearing with John Yarmuth: Displaying a bottle of contaminated water from the well of the Urias family in Eastern Kentucky, Yarmuth questioned Dr. Matthew Wasson, director of programs for Appalachian Voices, about the need for such a study. The hearing took place in the House Committee on Energy [...]

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Tags: Congress · Environment · John Yarmuth

You Should Go To Pine Mountain ASAP. Do It.

July 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A special prosecutor has been tapped to review the death investigation of a Northern Kentucky woman shot by a Boone County sheriff’s deputy as she left a field party earlier this year. [H-L] Homeless man who sold sketches of his dog now has his own art show and credits his ‘guardian angel’ pup. [HuffPo] Now [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Immigration · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Rand Paul · UofL · Wiretapping · Youth

This Terry Holliday Thing Will Have You Rolling

July 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kentucky children’s economic security is far worse off today than in 1990, according to the National KIDS COUNT Data Book released Tuesday. [H-L] A survey conducted by the Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling on behalf of Americans United for Change and the Center for American Progress Action Fund found that 69 percent of Republican respondents said [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Humor · Jobs · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · The Gays · Youth

We’re Still Shocked By The New Fischer Scandal

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes’ latest campaign ad unfairly and inaccurately blames U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for lost coal jobs, according to the Kentucky Coal Association. [H-L] If House Republicans have their way, District of Columbia residents won’t be allowed to walk the streets with a joint in their pocket, and they will be [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Takin yer guns!

Front & Center: Greg Fischer’s Inability To Lead

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes’ latest campaign ad unfairly and inaccurately blames U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for lost coal jobs, according to the Kentucky Coal Association. If Bill Bissett wants to get his message out, he ought to advertise on publications that, you know, gets messages out. [Sam Youngman] Certain life factors make a [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Youth

Mitch Never Misses An Opportunity To Complain

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Did you miss seeing Granny Mitch on the U.S. Senate floor last week whining about the EPA again?

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Tags: Corruption · Environment · Mitch McConnell

OH GOD THE BIGFOOT IS COMING, MEEMAWS!!1!

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Hannah Moore graduated from George Rogers Clark High School this year with all the right boxes checked off for college acceptance: a 4.0 GPA, National Honor Society member, cheerleader, and community volunteer. [H-L] Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, seemed to catch everyone off guard Wednesday when he [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Tourism · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns! · UK · Youth