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Entries Tagged as 'Giving Back'

Transportation Cabinet’s Weekly Video Update

October 24th, 2014 · No Comments

This week the KYTC introduces Shelley Singleton, the most recent recipient of the Governor’s Ambassador Award Maybe she could be the new Transportation Lady.

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Tags: Giving Back · Spotted

Isn’t Jacobson Park Where Everyone Gets Shot?

October 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Fayette County Public Schools board member Doug Barnett recommended Monday that a trust fund at issue in a state audit be used to help the Lexington elementary school with the lowest test scores in the state. [H-L] SAT scores for the class of 2014 averaged a 497 in reading, 513 in math and 487 in [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Giving Back · Hal Rogers · Hypocrisy · Jobs · Stats · Steve Beshear · The Gays · UofL · Youth

Help Give That Poor Kid A Dignified Funeral

October 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Will Kentucky’s Senate race be like Nevada in 2010 or Nevada in 2012? [H-L] The world has known about Ebola for almost 40 years, yet there’s no cure or vaccine on the market. [HuffPo] Kentucky Retirement Systems has declined to file a claim in the Seven Counties Services bankruptcy case despite arguing that the agency [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Education · FEAR! · Giving Back · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

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

September 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

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

Listen Up: Good Dog Needs A Home In Lexington

September 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

Someone go adopt this dog in Lexington! Friends of the late Jessie Brothers say they’re working on arrangements for the adoption of his beloved Jack Russell terrier, Nubbin. The little dog has been in the care of Lexington-Fayette Animal Care and Control since Brothers’ death this week at age 66. Betty Hoopes of Lexington, one [...]

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Congress Is Still Just Some Old White Guys

September 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

Jessie Brothers, the Lexington man whose love for his injured Jack Russell terrier, Nubbin, touched many people and led to a reunion with his long-lost son, has died. [H-L] A North Carolina death row inmate exonerated by DNA evidence on Tuesday was once held up by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as an example of [...]

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Tags: Congress · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Giving Back · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Humor · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Rand Paul · Taxes · The Gays · UK · Wiretapping

Kentuckians Must Be Tired Of Lil Randy Paul

September 2nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider on Sept. 29 whether to take the case of a former Fort Campbell soldier sentenced to death for killing three children and attacking a woman in southwestern Kentucky. [H-L] The 2009 financial crisis wreaked havoc on American workers. This map gives a sense of just how dramatic its effect [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Giving Back · Iraq · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · Taxes

A Real Ruh Ro Moment For Alison & Daddy?

August 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

What? Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes is spinning her wheels for her daddy now? Surely not! [H-L] As American students return to classes in a public education system projected to be majority minority for the first time this fall, new test scores provide alarming evidence that students of color remain far behind their white counterparts. [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Health Care · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Taxes

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

Gov. Beshear Honored Exemplary Volunteers

July 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Yesterday Steve Beshear honored service in 2013 for quite a few folks at the Governor’s Mansion. 14 groups and individuals from across the state, to be exact. Gov. Beshear said the event was a chance to honor the state’s leaders and innovators – volunteers and national service members – and the example they set for [...]

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Tags: Giving Back · Steve Beshear