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Entries Tagged as 'Kentucky Business'

Jesse Benton’s Gone But Daddy’s Bus Mess Isn’t

September 1st, 2014 · No Comments

It’s a three-day weekend. Don’t expect much beyond a roundup or two today. The re-election campaign of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has gained momentum in the last month, propelled by huge leads over Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in Western and Eastern Kentucky and among men, according to a new Bluegrass Poll. [H-L] Like [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Environment · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Wasted Money

A Shame Our Candidates Aren’t Truthful On Coal

August 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Despite reports last week that dozens of wild horses had been shot to death in Harlan County, state police say only one horse was found dead, and they do not know how it died. [H-L] Scientists have found a strange structure resembling a microbial cell inside a Martian meteorite, but they’re not claiming that it’s [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Looks Like Alison Had Another Tough Weekend

August 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Breathitt County is not trusted to educate its children. How much longer that continues will be decided at a formal hearing in Frankfort this week. [John Cheves] Wearing a Bushnell camo hat, Jeremy Arnold held up a black poster with a single blue line taped across it to show his support for Darren Wilson and [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · KDP · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Taxes

Hell Has Frozen Over In The State’s Largest City

August 20th, 2014 · 3 Comments

When Dr. Pamela Graber traveled in Uzbekistan and Turkey, she was surprised to find fast, reliable Internet connections. She just wishes she could get that kind of service at her home, 20 miles from Kentucky’s State Capitol building. [H-L] In the aftermath of the October 2013 government shutdown — as each side took stock of [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats · Youth

Despite Democratic Efforts, Hemp Is A Big Deal

August 18th, 2014 · No Comments

Thousands participate in River Blast at Fort Boonesborough State Park. Jason Ledford grew up swimming in the Kentucky River at Fort Boonesborough State Park. [H-L] After a preliminary autopsy this weekend revealed that Michael Brown was shot at least six times, the teenager’s mother had just one question on Monday for police: “What else do [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement

What? Alison & Mitch Both Lie? Surely Not!

August 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

The state courts system has cut the amount of money it is paying Lexington and 19 other local governments to keep courthouses clean and maintained, causing concern among some county officials. [H-L] Police in Ferguson, Missouri, cracked down early Sunday on a small group of protesters who defied the midnight curfew imposed by Gov. Jay [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Taxes · The Gays

McConnell Played Pat-A-Cake With Some Bigots

August 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Rand Paul was wearing cowboy boots, jeans and what appeared to be a white linen shirt, assailing a president who he said acts like a king, drawing murmurs of approval from the crowd standing on the hot August blacktop outside of Ray Jones and Triple J Trucking in Greenville. [H-L] Rand Paul (R-Ky.) added his [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Iraq · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul

Your Evening Roundup Of Awful Happenings

August 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment

But there’s plenty of money for the damn Ark Park! The state’s top economic development official said in a letter to city officials this week that the state won’t issue $30 million in state bonds for the controversial CentrePointe development. [H-L] Police violence broke out again in Ferguson, Missouri, Wednesday night, as the streets filled [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Journalism · Kentucky Business · KY Supreme Court · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Wasted Money

So Women Shouldn’t Have Their Own Thoughts?

August 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Keep those umbrellas close. It’s about to start pouring garbage in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race. [H-L] The Huffington Post’s Ryan J. Reilly and the Washington Post’s Wesley Lowery were arrested Wednesday evening while covering the protests in Ferguson, Missouri after the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, who was shot by a police officer [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · FEAR! · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate

GO TO THE KENTUCKY STATE FAIR, MEEMAWS!

August 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

In a Southern Living magazine online listing, three Kentucky attractions — Mammoth Cave, the Cumberland Falls moonbow and the Red River Gorge — are among its Seven Wonders of the South. [H-L] Less than half of borrowers with the most common type of federal student loan are repaying their debt on time, new data released [...]

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Tags: Congress · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Veterans · Wasted Money