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Al Cross Makes Important Political Points Again

August 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Calling Hillary Rodham Clinton “a war hawk,” Sen. Rand Paul says that if the former secretary of state seeks the presidency, some voters will worry that she will get the U.S. involved in another Mideast war. [H-L] During a book signing in Florida on Saturday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) was confronted by a group of [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Wasted Money · Youth

Montgomery Co. Still In A Title IX Hot Mess

August 22nd, 2014 · 6 Comments

This will come as a surprise to absolutely no one but Montgomery County Schools is NOT in compliance with the Office of Civil Rights in the Title IX scandal. And the OCR says so. Proof: CLICK BOTH TO ENLARGE CLICK BOTH TO ENLARGE Pertinent bits: The District submitted a spreadsheet reflecting that during January and [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Education · Investigation · Joshua Powell · Youth

Hell Has Frozen Over In The State’s Largest City

August 20th, 2014 · 3 Comments

When Dr. Pamela Graber traveled in Uzbekistan and Turkey, she was surprised to find fast, reliable Internet connections. She just wishes she could get that kind of service at her home, 20 miles from Kentucky’s State Capitol building. [H-L] In the aftermath of the October 2013 government shutdown — as each side took stock of [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats · Youth

Thank Goodness Rand Paul Isn’t From Kentucky

August 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

After 30 years in the Senate, Republican leader Mitch McConnell isn’t terribly popular at home in Kentucky. Fortunately for him, President Barack Obama borders on politically toxic. [H-L] Lawmakers who support abortion rights have long fought against policies that restrict women’s access to the procedure, such as gestational limits, mandatory waiting periods and physical building [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Youth

We Should All Do More For Eastern Kentucky

August 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Possible links between health problems and mountaintop mining in Eastern Kentucky emerged as a key concern of people attending sessions aimed at coming up with ideas to improve the economy and quality of life in the region, according to the dentist who chaired the sessions. [H-L] Aiming to sidestep a logjam in Congress, the Obama [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Taxes · Youth

Comer’s Louisville Network Is Deceptively Huge

August 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Even if two victims of the deadly Ebola virus recover after being given a medicine derived from genetically modified tobacco, much more study would be needed to confirm whether the drug worked, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. [H-L] Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) stood by his recent remarks that [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mainstream · Polling · Wasted Money · Youth

Coursey Will Have A Tough Time At Fancy Farm

August 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

It appears that Brian Linder might be one of the dumbest people in Frankfort. And that’s saying a lot. [H-L] Republican senators blocked an election-year bill Wednesday to limit tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas. The bill would have prohibited companies from deducting expenses related to moving their operations to a foreign [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Environment · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Immigration · John Yarmuth · Journalism · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Taxes · Veterans · Wasted Money · Youth

Andy Barr Realized He Has To Start Campaigning

August 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

State Rep. Forrest “Ben” Waide, R-Madisonville, was indicted Tuesday by a Franklin County grand jury on felony campaign-finance charges. [John Cheves] As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Investigation · Jack Conway · Polling · Youth

Did You Know Berea Is Taking Solar So Seriously?

July 31st, 2014 · Comments Off

Personal items belonging to Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan are being displayed through Nov. 1 at Columbus-Belmont State Park in western Kentucky. [H-L] Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist on Friday delivered the perfect response to Republicans who claim they lack the scientific background to express an opinion as to whether man-made climate change is [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Youth

John Yarmuth Will Again Win In A Landslide

July 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

Fayette County Public Schools should try to help schools that can’t raise as much money as other schools and don’t have as much in their activity funds, board member Doug Barnett said during Monday night’s school board meeting. [H-L] When Bill Clinton ran for president in 1992, he admitted that he had “experimented with marijuana,” [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · John Yarmuth · Journalism · KY-3 · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Youth