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Entries Tagged as 'Kentucky Tourism'

Greg Fischer’s Admin Loses Another Lawsuit

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Wild Turkey, one of the most down-home of Kentucky bourbons, officially debuted a sophisticated new face Tuesday. [H-L] It turns out the hole in the now famous ozone layer above the South Pole isn’t the only hole in the atmosphere. Researchers recently discovered, to their considerable surprise, that the atmosphere above part of the western [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns!

And You STILL Want A Crazy Ass Pipeline???

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments

U.S Army Corps of Engineers documents show that a planned pipeline project in Kentucky would affect more than 750 rivers, streams, wetlands and ponds during construction. [H-L] Geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to hydraulic fracturing, leading the state to issue new permit [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Humor · Kentucky Tourism · Mainstream Mistake · Rand Paul · UK · UofL

Some UAW Drama Could Be Afoot Later Today

April 8th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Kentucky officials have ended a 30-county wood quarantine that was intended to contain the emerald ash borer, an insect that already has killed more than 25 million trees in the eastern U.S. [H-L] World powers are running out of time to slash their use of high-polluting fossil fuels and stay below agreed limits on global [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Labor · Law Enforcement · Military · Senate · Stats

It’s 2014 And Kentucky Still Has Dry Counties

April 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

Nine officers in the Kentucky State Police K9 unit allege in court that the state police violates the federal Fair Labor Standards Act by refusing to let them claim overtime for maintaining their dogs. [H-L] The return of the back-alley abortion. In 1969, when abortion was completely illegal in Texas except to save a woman’s [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement

Alcohol In State Parks? Yes, Please. Bourbon.

March 27th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Senate Transportation Committee approved a slightly slimmer version of the two-year state road-building plan Wednesday, with fewer projects than the House road plan passed a week ago. [John Cheves] The Senate Intelligence Committee three years ago secretly considered — but ultimately rejected — alternate ways for the National Security Agency to collect and store [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Budget · Eastern Kentucky · Health Care · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Stats · UK · Wiretapping

Kentucky Needs Needle Exchanges In Worst Way

March 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

After striking an aggressive posture against Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr last fall, national Democrats appear to have cooled on their chances of defeating Barr with Democratic candidate and likely nominee Elisabeth Jensen. [Sam Youngman] The Obama administration more often than ever censored government files or outright denied access to them last year under the [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Giving Back · Kentucky Tourism · Poverty · Stats

Hal Heiner Is Still Cracking Us The Heck Up

March 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

This is shaping up to be one of the dumbest political races in Kentucky history. Spring remains elusive, but the 2015 race for governor has arrived early. [Sam Youngman] Hemp registration opened for farmers Saturday in Colorado, the first state to start regulating industrial hemp since the federal government allowed limited hemp regulation. [HuffPo] Like [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Wasted Money

Edelen Had The Guts To Stand Up & Speak Out

March 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

“I’m not the attorney general, but I am the taxpayer watchdog, and I really don’t like the idea of spending money on lawyers when we’re laying off school teachers,” Edelen said. [Sam Youngman] Here are five things Kentucky could spend $73 million on instead of a fake Noah’s Ark. [HuffPo] Really, Joe Gerth? It’s unenviable [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Barack Obama · Corruption · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Jack Conway · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Senate · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Wasted Money

Beshear Finally Does Well In National Interviews

February 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

The chairman and the vice chairman of the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport Board have stepped down, leaving only one remaining board member. The action came after months of turmoil at the agency, including questions about spending that led to an investigation by the Kentucky State Auditor’s office and controversy over personnel. [H-L] As far as [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Flashback · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Steve Beshear · Takin yer guns!

Run A Bunch & Enjoy Kentucky’s Rich History

February 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

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