KDP Is Finally Dead & Now It’s Time For Actual Progressives To Take Over From The Beshears, The Edelens, The Good Old Boys

If you want to see how all the races played out last night, check out the most important newspaper in the Commonwealth. [H-L]

There are no adjectives to describe what happened on Tuesday night, at least none that seem appropriate for an election result as unfathomable as what transpired. [HuffPo]

It’s alarming that people truly believed Jim Gray could beat Rand Paul. Here’s a little tip: When a candidate’s consultants are more interested in taking ME out for drinks than working on the race? The candidate has no shot. [C-J/AKN]

General Electric Co is seeking to remove an engine part from service after an American Airlines jet erupted in flames last week, it told air carriers in a letter seen by Reuters on Saturday. [Reuters]

Madison County and fighting fire are in Jim Cox’s blood. The county he has called home most of his life, now, trusts him everyday to keep them safe as chief of the Madison County Fire Department. [Richmond Register]

Four members of the Congressional Black Caucus wrote Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg telling him that the company should stop allowing advertisers to exclude people by race. [ProPublica]

Local residents who are stricken by an addiction to drugs or alcohol but dream of winning their internal battle can now surround themselves with like-minded individuals in a new home — a “sober house.” [Ashland Independent]

In early October, Time.com published a story accusing InterVarsity Christian Fellowship USA — a campus organization that runs evangelical student groups at 667 colleges across the country — of adopting a policy of firing employees who openly support marriage equality. [ThinkProgress]

Bill Goodman, a native of Glasgow and host and managing editor of the Emmy award winning public affairs series “Kentucky Tonight” on KET, has taken a position as executive director of the Kentucky Humanities Council. [Glasgow Daily Times]

If you missed this shit yesterday, DIG IN! It is high humor. A judge quickly and somewhat angrily dismissed a lawsuit filed by the GOP candidate’s campaign seeking to put some early ballots on hold for no discernible reason. [WaPo]

Jim Gray carried Rowan County, apparently. That’s the home of heinous witch Kim Davis. [The Morehead News]

You did this, Republicans, with the hatred and fear you’ve fomented for years. Donald John Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States on Tuesday in a stunning culmination of an explosive, populist and polarizing campaign that took relentless aim at the institutions and long-held ideals of American democracy. [NY Times]

Bye Greg! Have a nice life in Florida. [H-L]

When Barack Obama was elected in 2008, many assumed a “post-racial” America was upon us. They were fiercely wrong. [HuffPo]

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