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No Wonder Lil Randy’s Racist Dad Left Congress

September 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Didn’t they try this same thing last year? Kentucky State University will drop a quarter of its students from enrollment for unpaid bills, some of which are as high as $40,000 and have lasted two years, the university announced Wednesday. [H-L] As the Obama administration weighs whether it should try to manage the Islamic State, [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Iraq · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Polling · RNC · Stats · Taxes

Hey, Jerry Lundergan: There’s More Than Coal

July 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

With signs pointing to a potentially rocky road ahead in coal country, Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes sought to retool her coal message this week, injecting a populist strain into her pro-coal platform. [Sam Youngman] The Republican National Committee is celebrating former President George W. Bush’s birthday this weekend by selling wistful “I Miss [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · George W. Bush · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Military · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · RNC · Senate · Veterans

Maybe Leave Your Guns In The Car, Legislators?

January 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

University of Kentucky officials will ask the General Assembly this year for more than $200 million in state aid for new construction on campus, including a law school renovation and a new science research building. [H-L] Help the homeless during bitter cold by providing supplies, assistance and a sense of dignity. People across the country [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Giving Back · Health Care · Kentucky Tourism · Rand Paul · RNC · Senate · Steve Beshear · Takin yer guns! · UK · Wiretapping

Put Your Fears To Bed! Laurel County Is Back!

August 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Acclaimed authors Wendell Berry of Henry County and Barbara Kingsolver, a Nicholas County native, will lead nearly a dozen artists in an event protesting the proposed road to connect Jessamine County and Interstate 75. [H-L] Sens. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) warned Friday that recent revelations of privacy violations by the National Security [...]

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Tags: Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Jack Conway · John Yarmuth · Journalism · Rand Paul · RNC · Wiretapping

D.C. Folks Are More Excited Than Kentuckians

August 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

A federal grand jury has added a new charge against a Kentucky sheriff’s deputy, this one related to an alleged assault in 2008. [H-L] National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden wants to set the record straight after individuals associated with his father have, in his words, “misled” journalists into “printing false claims about my situation.” [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Jack Conway · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · RNC · Senate · Wiretapping

Nationally, The Jack Conway Story Isn’t Stopping

July 24th, 2013 · 1 Comment

An attorney for Burgess Carey said Tuesday there are no plans to halt canopy tours at Boone Creek Outdoors. In a 2-year-old dispute with the outdoor recreation center, Lexington’s Board of Adjustment filed for an injunction last Thursday requesting that Boone Creek stop its canopy tours and discontinue advertising until the dispute is resolved. [H-L] [...]

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Tags: Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · First Amendment · Health Care · Jack Conway · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · RNC · Stats

Gray Cowers In Corner, Fischer Speaks Up Loudly

March 21st, 2013 · Comments Off

Oh, look, now Jim Gray is afraid to take a stand against the anti-gay “religious freedom” bill. If he had any sense about the position he holds and wasn’t an absolute coward, he’d speak up. Even Greg Fischer did the right thing. [H-L] Even Ronnie knows pension reform is never going to be a real [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · FEAR! · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Jack Conway · Polling · Rand Paul · RNC · The Gays

Rand Paul Loves To Embarrass The Commonwealth

December 17th, 2012 · Comments Off

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen because it’s so close we can taste it. [Support Our New Project!] Steve Beshear’s/Jerry Abramson’s faux “tax commission” filed its official report today. [External PDF Link] Even before the mass shooting on Friday at a Connecticut elementary [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Polling · Poverty · Rand Paul · RNC · Senate · Takin yer guns! · Taxes · UofL

Two Other States Making Kentucky Look Good

April 4th, 2012 · 3 Comments

What would you do if your home, place of employment and entire community were wiped off the face of the earth by a tornado? Recovery in Eastern Kentucky will take a long time and only the Red Cross remains on the ground supporting the people who most need it. [Click Here To Give] Dang. Turns [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · College Sports · Congress · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Flashback · Giving Back · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Journalism · Mainstream Mistake · Presidential Race · Richie Farmer · RNC · UofL

We’re All Gonna Die Of The Stock Market Crash

August 4th, 2011 · Comments Off

This marks the 92nd day of Republican Party of Kentucky Chairman Steve Robertson questioning Jack Conway over his refusal to discuss his involvement in his brother’s drug scandal: “If Jack Conway has nothing to hide, he needs to come clean and answer the questions we have asked of him,” Robertson said. “There is nothing humorous [...]

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Tags: Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Jack Conway · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · RNC · RPK · Youth