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Bereans Still Fighting Over Anti-Gay Hatred

September 18th, 2014 · No Comments

The most lethal form of black lung disease among longtime coal miners in Eastern Kentucky and nearby areas has spiked to the worst level in 40 years, according to a journal article published Monday. [H-L] Investments to help fight climate change can also spur economic growth, rather than slow it as widely feared, but time [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · Stats · Taxes · The Gays

Yes, Alison Has To Tell The Voters Who She Is

September 17th, 2014 · No Comments

We told you people a bazillion years ago that Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes was just pretending to be a gun gal. Well, whattya know? Allison Grimes tries to show Mitch McConnell how it’s done when it comes to guns (and therefore politics) in her new tv ad—but only ends up shooting herself in the foot. [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Taxes

Now Even The Olds Are Being Screwed By Loans

September 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A program developed by the University of Kentucky to reduce sexual violence in high schools appears to be helping students across the state. [H-L] The Education Department is demanding so much money from seniors with defaulted student loans that it’s forcing tens of thousands of them into poverty, according to a government audit. [HuffPo] On [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · Taxes · UK · Wiretapping

August: Another Bad Month For KY’s Economy

September 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Yep, you guessed it, August was yet another bad month for Kentucky’s economy. According to State Budget Obfuscator Jane Driskell, the General Fund barely rose — 1.2% to $671.9 million. The Road Fund dropped 0.1% to $141.1 million. Once again, we doubt everything is being reported on the negative front. And on the positive? You [...]

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Tags: Economy · Stats · Taxes

Let’s Just Keep Warring In Eye-Rack Forever

September 10th, 2014 · 2 Comments

We’re hearing constant rumors of Kentucky State Police / FBI interviews taking place in Magoffin County regarding potential election fraud. Several people claim to have been interviewed. So… get the popcorn ready? [EKY Rumors] A Franklin circuit judge has ruled unconstitutional a law that put into question whether senior judges could run for office in [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congress · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Hal Rogers · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Mitch McConnell · Rumor · Senate · Taxes · Youth

Alison’s Parents Visited WH Before Her Campaign

September 9th, 2014 · No Comments

A disbarred attorney serving prison time after being convicted of scamming more than 400 clients out of $94.6 million from a $200 million settlement over the diet drug fen-phen has abandoned an attempt to overturn the guilty verdict in his case. [H-L] Despite a Great Recession-fueled expansion in food stamp rolls, the percentage of Americans [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Education · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Spotted · Stats · Taxes · UK · Youth

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

Congress Is Still Just Some Old White Guys

September 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

Jessie Brothers, the Lexington man whose love for his injured Jack Russell terrier, Nubbin, touched many people and led to a reunion with his long-lost son, has died. [H-L] A North Carolina death row inmate exonerated by DNA evidence on Tuesday was once held up by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as an example of [...]

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Tags: Congress · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Giving Back · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Humor · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Rand Paul · Taxes · The Gays · UK · Wiretapping

Kentuckians Must Be Tired Of Lil Randy Paul

September 2nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider on Sept. 29 whether to take the case of a former Fort Campbell soldier sentenced to death for killing three children and attacking a woman in southwestern Kentucky. [H-L] The 2009 financial crisis wreaked havoc on American workers. This map gives a sense of just how dramatic its effect [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Giving Back · Iraq · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · Taxes

Morgan County Can Finally Take A Deep Breath

August 28th, 2014 · 1 Comment

U.S. Attorney Kerry B. Harvey said the people of Morgan County deserved better than repeated acts of betrayal by the person they trusted to head county government. “This was not a one-time lapse in judgment. Mr. Conley essentially transformed the public office he held to a criminal enterprise in order to serve his own purposes,” [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Flashback · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Taxes