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Louisville Awash In Murder & Fischer Blinks

February 26th, 2015 · No Comments

On Tuesday morning, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes testified before state lawmakers in favor of a study to check the health of civics education around Kentucky. [H-L] So what is right-to-work? Under U.S. labor law, a union that wins an election in a workplace must represent all the workers in the bargaining unit, even […]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Budget · Discrimination · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Labor · Law Enforcement · Military · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Stats · Taxes · Youth

Frankfort Can’t Even Get A Heroin Bill Done

February 25th, 2015 · No Comments

The House and Senate aren’t ready to agree on a bill that would address Kentucky’s heroin epidemic, but they’re starting to agree on where they disagree. [John Cheves] The Senate finally appears to have a Plan B — or at least the beginnings of one — to break the standstill on funding the Department of […]

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Tags: Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats

Liberty Christ Rand Paul Makes Everyone Mad

February 18th, 2015 · No Comments

A spat between a major investor and Tempur Sealy management broke out Tuesday in advance of the Lexington-based corporation’s planned 2015 Investors Day meeting Wednesday in New York. [H-L] President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he remains confident he acted within his legal authority with executive actions on immigration that have been halted by a […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Flashback · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Military · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Stats · Uncategorized

What Is Happening In Ashland? Top Secret? What?

February 10th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Two proposed changes to Kentucky’s Constitution — allowing voters to decide whether they want to temporarily increase their sales tax to finance specific projects and restoring voting rights to most ex-felons — sailed out of a House committee Tuesday. [H-L] he U.S. Supreme Court’s move on Monday to allow gay marriage to proceed in Alabama […]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Election 2015 · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · KDP · Military · Presidential Race · RPK · Stats · Taxes · The Gays · UK

No One Believes Little Todd’s Office Matters

February 9th, 2015 · Comments Off

Democrat Todd Hollenbach, not yet sure what he’s going to do after his term as state treasurer ends in December, says that his post is critical to Kentuckians and that his leadership has saved the state millions of dollars. [H-L] The first nationwide strike at U.S. oil refineries since 1980 is spreading to two BP […]

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Tags: Congress · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Labor · Law Enforcement · Rand Paul · Stats · Taxes · The Gays · Todd Hollenbach · Youth

Cat Fights At Fayette County Schools Begin

January 30th, 2015 · Comments Off

Ross Zirkle, a printmaker and University of Kentucky art professor, was known for his devotion to students. Even when he died from cancer in 2007 at the age of 52, he continued to teach, donating his body to UK’s anatomy department to help train future doctors, dentists and nurses. But Zirkle’s family was dismayed recently […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Congress · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Stats · UK

This Estill County Story Is Like A Lifetime Movie

January 29th, 2015 · Comments Off

A woman was found dead of a gunshot wound alongside an Estill County road on Saturday, and on Sunday morning, the man with whom she was last seen was found dead in Lexington. [H-L] Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch attempted on Wednesday to tread a fine line on immigration, telling senators she believes President Barack […]

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Tags: Corruption · Economy · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Law Enforcement · Military · Stats · Steve Beshear

Matt Bevin Is Bringing Us All Tons Of Laughter

January 28th, 2015 · 1 Comment

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. Hahahhahahahaaha. Matt Bevin. Hahahahahahahahhaha. [H-L] Legal marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the United States and if the trend toward legalization spreads to all 50 states, marijuana could become larger than the organic food industry. [HuffPo] The beer battle in the Kentucky legislature over whether larger brewers like Anheuser-Busch should get to distribute their […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congress · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Kentucky Business · Presidential Race · Stats

Will Daddy Jerry Make Her Run For Governator?

January 26th, 2015 · Comments Off

Will Rocky Adkins show up as her running mate or will she stick with her current cakewalk of a job? Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has announced a rally next week to reveal which office she will seek this year. [H-L] This is sure to make Jack Conway’s highlights fade, gurl. President Barack […]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Congress · Discrimination · Education · Election 2015 · Flashback · Gambling · Health Care · Jack Conway · Law Enforcement · Polling · Senate · Stats · Taxes · The Gays · Youth

That’d Be $150,000 More Than Well Spent

January 20th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Charter schools would be an option for parents seeking the best educational fit for their children, most proponents believe. But those who oppose charters believe the schools will suck money from an already financially strapped public school system. [H-L] Driving through the farmlands of Iowa looking for fresh food to eat is a lot like […]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Barack Obama · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Poverty · Stats · Taxes · Wasted Money