Children prostituting themselves for drugs. A child under 18 stripping for money. A guardian offering to sell a child for money or place the child in a prostitution ring. [H-L] Big technology companies are seeing signs that the public’s worries about government spying are a threat to their future profits, analysts say. [HuffPo] A new [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Youth'
December 10th, 2013 · No Comments
December 9th, 2013 · No Comments
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell appeared before Kentucky’s most influential agricultural group on Saturday to explain his vote against a proposed new farm bill, saying the legislation had been overtaken by a too-generous food stamp program that overshadows actual farm policy. [H-L] An international team of astronomers have discovered a faraway planet that orbits its [...]
November 25th, 2013 · No Comments
Lancaster City Council voted 6-0 Saturday morning to remove Mayor Brenda Powers from office. [H-L] The botched implementation of Obamacare has created a bittersweet moment for advocates of a universal, single-payer health care system: They saw this coming, but they can’t gloat about it. [HuffPo] University of Louisville Hospital has made changes to its medical [...]
November 15th, 2013 · No Comments
This week Steve Beshear discusses an alleged drop in teen prescription drug abuse: We don’t buy it. At all.
November 13th, 2013 · 4 Comments
Looks like we spoke too soon a week ago. Jack Conway is back to using the faces of children to promote himself: Taken in Woodford County.
November 13th, 2013 · No Comments
By now everyone knows the nitwits running Sunrise Children’s Services aren’t fit to roam the streets. They’re controlled by the Kentucky Baptist Convention and would rather shut down than allow a – gasp – gay person to get a job. We’re guessing about half of them shouldn’t look in a mirror because, uh, that bunch [...]
November 5th, 2013 · No Comments
Bill Clinton rarely says the word Kentucky and leaves it at that. Instead, the former president says, “Kentucky: I carried it twice.” [H-L] In late September, Robert Murray, owner of the Ohio-based coal giant, Murray Energy Corporation, filed a lawsuit against Mike Stark, an activist and journalist, and The Huffington Post. [Think Progress] Second Lady [...]
November 5th, 2013 · 3 Comments
Steve Beshear said Monday he has no interest in replacing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius should she choose to step down following the battle over President Barack Obama’s health care law. [Bluegrass Politics] The most troubling part of the Humana case is that the company was pushing customers into a Humana insurance plan [...]
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October 25th, 2013 · 2 Comments
An underground coal mine in Floyd County is among the first in the nation to be designated as having a pattern of safety violations under new rules, the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration announced Thursday. [H-L] Can you imagine how Kentucky could improve if Steve Beshear had the guts to do something like this? [...]
October 23rd, 2013 · No Comments
A police chief has pleaded not guilty to a federal charge of lying to an investigator about moving a meth lab from an elected official’s property. [H-L] From a glance at his background, one might assume that James F. Slattery would have a difficult time convincing any state in America to entrust him with the [...]