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Entries Tagged as 'UofL'

You Should Go To Pine Mountain ASAP. Do It.

July 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A special prosecutor has been tapped to review the death investigation of a Northern Kentucky woman shot by a Boone County sheriff’s deputy as she left a field party earlier this year. [H-L] Homeless man who sold sketches of his dog now has his own art show and credits his ‘guardian angel’ pup. [HuffPo] Now [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Immigration · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Rand Paul · UofL · Wiretapping · Youth

Is It November Yet? We’re All Ready For The End

July 17th, 2014 · No Comments

When asked by text message whether he plans to support Grimes’ campaign, Marksberry responded: “Absolutely not.” [H-L] In October of 2011, Jeromy Coots helped transport the lifeless body of his older brother out of the coal mine where they’d worked together in eastern Kentucky. Richard Coots, just 23 years old, had been crushed to death [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Gambling · Health Care · Humor · Iraq · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Senate · Takin yer guns! · UofL · Veterans

School Funding Disparity & Judicial Shenanigans

July 14th, 2014 · 3 Comments

A petition was posted last week on GoPetition.com signed by parents upset that socioeconomic status is a primary consideration in redrawing Fayette schools attendance zones. [H-L] The testimony of nine military officers undermines contentions by Republican lawmakers that a “stand-down order” held back military assets that could have saved the U.S. ambassador and three other [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Gambling · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Jack Conway · Military · Mitch McConnell · UofL · Veterans · Wasted Money

Ramsey Finally Needs To Be Removed At UofL

July 3rd, 2014 · 4 Comments

A group of stakeholders has recommended that the Lexington Urban County Council put $2 million from the general fund into an affordable housing fund each year. [H-L] As American involvement in Iraq inches forward, some key members of Congress from both parties are deftly keeping their distance from the debate over authorizing military intervention. [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Steve Beshear · The Gays · UofL · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Attorney Dan Canon’s Star Continues To Rise

July 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

Kentucky is among nine states participating in a new effort to better assess what students are learning in their college studies. [H-L] For many women across the United States, of all different religious, political and socioeconomic backgrounds, [birth control is] an absolutely essential part of how they stay healthy. [HuffPo] In striking down Kentucky’s ban [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Iraq · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · The Gays · UofL · Veterans · Wiretapping

Rand Continues Embarrassing Promotional Tour

June 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Mainstream Mistake · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · Taxes · The Gays · UofL · Veterans · Wiretapping · Youth

Yes, Papaw Already Knows Who He’ll Appoint

June 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

Steve Beshear will in a few short weeks appoint a bunch of people to various higher education boards of trustees and to the Kentucky Authority for Education Television. While his office claims to accept nominations from anyone, you already know people have been selected for literally years to fill openings. We know that’s reality because [...]

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Tags: Education · Steve Beshear · UK · UofL

Stumbo’s Neck Of The Woods Is A Corrupt Mess

May 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The former mayor of Martin, in Floyd County, intimidated poor people to vote for her, a federal jury ruled late Thursday. [H-L] Rand Paul has a serious inability to move away from ridiculous and scandalous moments. From inadvertent (purposeful?) racism to this latest mess. [HuffPo] A 250-pound shipment of hemp seeds is being held up [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Corruption · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · Flashback · Gambling · Giving Back · Greg Stumbo · Kentucky Business · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · The Gays · UofL

Felner Update: Release From Prison Imminent

May 9th, 2014 · 13 Comments

Former University of Louisville dean, Robert Felner, is set to be released from federal prison on Monday, May 12, 2014. (The original projected date was May 11, 2014) At 63-years-old with one of the most corrupt criminal histories in higher education, one can’t help but wonder what he’ll be up to once out. He’ll be [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Robert Felner · UofL

Everything Got Buried Amid The Derby Coverage

May 5th, 2014 · 2 Comments

This is from Friday, buried in all the excitement leading up to the Kentucky Derby. Bryan Station High School —Lexington’s only school with a persistent low-achieving label — is improving, but “deficiencies place the sustainability of the school’s improvement efforts in grave jeopardy,” according to an audit from the state education department. [H-L] President Barack [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Death Penalty · Economy · Education · Environment · Gambling · Health Care · Steve Beshear · Takin yer guns! · UofL