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Entries Tagged as 'Mainstream Mistake'

What’s Up With The Carroll County Sheriff?

August 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Federal regulators have proposed fines totaling $245,000 against two companies accused of violating environmental rules in Eastern Kentucky. [H-L] The Asian American Journalists Association has called on Fox News to apologize for its recent segment on ISIS and the murder of US journalist James Foley. [HuffPo] Paid attendance at the 2014 Kentucky State Fair, held [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Flashback · Humor · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · RPK · Senate

Al Cross Makes Important Political Points Again

August 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Calling Hillary Rodham Clinton “a war hawk,” Sen. Rand Paul says that if the former secretary of state seeks the presidency, some voters will worry that she will get the U.S. involved in another Mideast war. [H-L] During a book signing in Florida on Saturday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) was confronted by a group of [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Wasted Money · Youth

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

Gotta Sweeten That Pension Up A Whole Bunch

August 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Gotta get that pension bump! State Sen. Bob Leeper has filed paperwork to run for McCracken County judge-executive. [H-L] Rand Paul thinks civilization will fall apart if abortion rights aren’t curtailed. The stupid gets thicker by the day with this small man. [HuffPo] The ethics of experimental Ebola medications are no academic matter for Liberian [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Steve Beshear · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Nope, The Kathy Groob Scandal Just Won’t Quit

August 6th, 2014 · 1 Comment

If you missed it yesterday, the Montgomery County board of education is attempting to play more corrupt games. Unfortunately for them, we have video proof to prove them wrong. [Page One] Just days after Democrats scrambled to disavow a political consultant’s comments about the ethnicity of former U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, she is starring [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Jack Conway · Joshua Powell · Kentucky Business · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Kentuckians Wait For Grimes To Give Answers

July 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

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 · Comments Off

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

Candy Barr Will Spend All Of Your Cash, Kids

July 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

Seems Candy Barr is a little big nervous this year by outspending more than 400 of his colleagues when using taxpayer dollars to promote himself. U.S. Rep. Andy Barr spent more than $190,000 in taxpayer money to send mail and conduct telephone town hall meetings with constituents in his first 15 months in office, according [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Wasted Money

Paper Unknowingly Spread Misinformation In MoCo

July 18th, 2014 · 12 Comments

Yesterday we told you about shenanigans at Montgomery County Schools involving a daycare child running across a four-lane highway to escape. Feel free to refresh yourself by clicking here. We also highlighted some continuing retaliation in the same story. But here’s where the story gets interesting: when the Mt. Sterling Advocate steps in to cover [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Flashback · Joshua Powell · Mainstream Mistake

Powell Coverage Pushes Paper Into Defense Mode

July 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

How do you know when you’ve made an impact on a small town newspaper with a history of outright misleading its readership? How do you know when you’ve pushed a paper into a corner for deliberately misreporting information about corruption and details surrounding something as important as education and test scores? Here’s how you know: [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Joshua Powell · Mainstream Mistake · Spotted