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Known Homosexual Jim Gray said last night that he’s running for re-election. Most everyone thinks he’s been a great mayor despite having some of the worst staffers on the planet. [Press Release]

An independent panel charged with reviewing child deaths and serious injuries caused by abuse and neglect in Kentucky will meet Tuesday for the first time. [H-L]

You might have heard about all the people signing secession petitions in the wake of Barack Nobama’s election-coup this month. Ron Paul heard about them too! And he’s got some thoughts about them. [Wonkette]

This fall, Madison County officials began discussing in earnest plans to expand the county jail by 50 to 100 beds. This is not a new topic to the fiscal court, however. In an April 2007 fiscal court meeting, Magistrate Larry Combs said building a new jail must be a top priority. [Richmond Register]

Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gases blamed for climate change hit a new record in 2011, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in its annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin on Tuesday. [HuffPo]

The video is notorious. A nationwide manhunt for a suspected serial killer came to a dramatic end in Madison County and it was all caught on tape. Now, 17 years after state police captured Glen Rogers, the convicted serial killer is being linked to two of the nation’s most high profile, unsolved murders and the link may not be as far-fetched as it sounds. [WKYT]

Really, who gives a flip? Why is this Papa John’s/John Schnatter thing even news? It’s not. It’s all just hype that serves no purpose. [WFPL]

Especially in the early season, basketball is more than pick-and-roll or give-and-go. It’s about stop-look-and-listen. Not to mention trial-and-error or live-and-learn. [H-L]

Tabitha Bonds had a big smile on her face when two Louisville Metro Police officers showed up at her door Tuesday. Officers were carrying a frozen turkey and all the Thanksgiving trimmings — enough food to feed Bonds’ entire family — and if it weren’t for them, there wouldn’t have been a Thanksgiving meal this year, she said. [C-J/AKN]

Mitch McConnell and the art of dysfunction. Don’t worry, though, you’re stuck with him because the Kentucky Democratic Party is nonexistent. [HuffPo]

Family, friends and classmates gathered at the Fleming County High School football field to mourn the death of a teen Tuesday evening. [WLEX18]

Maybe Greenup County Schools should try improving and then students wouldn’t be fleeing the district by the hundreds each year. [Daily Independent]