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A faith-based economy for East Kentucky, par...

Recently, I proposed East Kentucky look into cultivating a particular aspect of its culture to grow our economy.


Related Topix: Opinion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

Fired Kentucky prison doctor can keep private practice

The doctor fired after an inmate's death at Kentucky State Penitentiary will keep his private practice but may hire a lawyer as the state's investigation continues, his wife said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Prison, Kentucky Government, State Prisons, Kentucky State Penitentiary

FOX19 Cincinnati

The most 'scandalous' politicians are family men

Former President Bill Clinton continued to have a successful career after having a highly-publicized affair.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, University of Houston

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

2 Found Dead in Nelson County Home

Police say two females have been found dead inside a central Kentucky home as a result of some type of trauma.


Lexington Herald-Leader

State to auction off rifles, knives from Richie Farmer's agriculture commissioner days

Looking for an unusual gift to give? Consider a rifle or knife from former state Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer's administration.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, 9

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Police: Death of 4-year-old ruled accidental

Police in Hopkinsville say the death of a 4-year-old boy at his home has been ruled an accident.


WTVF Nashville

3 plead not guilty to assault, slaying

The Ledger Independent reported that 25-year-old Jesse Logan Bertram, 36-year-old John C. Glispie and 26-year-old Brian Clark, all of Garrison, entered the pleas on Friday in Lewis Circuit Court to a charge of reckless homicide.


The Daily Beast

KY Dem Runs On, Not From, O'careBy Jonathan Miller

In a bold move, Kentucky pol Elisabeth Jensen has vocalized her support of the Affordable Health Care Act in her bid for Congress.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell, Representative Andy Barr, US House of Representatives, Kentucky Government

Washington Examiner

Bourbon authors to attend Kentucky receptions

The receptions will coincide with a five-day event called the Kentucky Bourbon Affair, which gives bourbon fans an up-close look at the industry.


Related Topix: Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor

Daily Kos

Watching As He Wastes Away: How a Kentucky Prison Let a Mentally Ill Man Starve to Death

As I type this, a delectable, carbohydrate filled pretzel bagel from Servatti's is busy baking in the convection oven of my favorite coffee shop.


Related Topix: Prison, Kentucky Government, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Apr 21, 2014

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Kaitlin Harrison named the 2014 Kentucky Young Dietitian of the Year

The Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has named Kaitlin Harrison, RD, LD as the 2014 Kentucky Young Dietitian of the Year.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Leitchfield, KY, Grayson County, KY, Grayson, KY


Winter Weather Takes Toll on Kentucky Roads

The heavy cost of keeping up with all that snow and ice means less money for maintenance this Spring.


Related Topix: Kentucky Government

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Storyteller Theresa Osborne to present one-woman show

As a child Theresa Osborne was delighted to listen to stories - some true, some not - that were spun by her grandmothers.


Related Topix: Benham, KY, Harlan County, KY, Western Kentucky University

Ballot Access News

Kentucky Legislature Adjourns Without Having Passed Bill to Let...

Kentucky Legislature Adjourns Without Having Passed Bill to Let Candidates Run for President and U.S. Senate in Same Year On April 18, the Kentucky legislature adjourned, without having passed SB 205, which would have let U.S. Senator Rand Paul run for re-election in 2016 even if he is also running for the Republican presidential nomination.


Related Topix: Kentucky Government, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Evansville Courier & Press

Kentucky Sen. McConnell touts conservative record in new TV ad

This Feb. 7, 2014 file photo shows Kentucky Republican Senate candidate Matt Bevin speaking in Fisherville, Ky.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Government, Fisherville, KY, Barack Obama

Business Journal

Beshear touts high-tech Kentucky

In the last eight years, Kentucky has awarded more than $43 million to 90 companies with operations in Kentucky through the Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation's SBIR/STTR matching program.


Related Topix: US Governors, Steve Beshear


Kentucky Inmate Starves To Death

One doctor has been fired and another is being dismissed from the Kentucky State Penitentiary after an inmate went on a hunger strike and committed suicide by starving himself to death.


Related Topix: Kentucky Government, State Prisons, Kentucky State Penitentiary, Prison, Suicide


Man shot to death in fight with Wayne Co. neighbor

The Wayne County Coroner's Office was asked to respond to the Wayne County Hospital Emergency Department around 04:25 on Monday morning.



Georgetown teen battling cancer gives out Easter baskets

Jordyn Fonner knows what it's like to spend holidays in a hospital. But Easter is a special holiday to this 19-year-old.



Kentucky schools recognized for environmental practices

Gov. Steve Beshear and first lady Jane Beshear said Wellington Elementary in Fayette County, Farnsley Middle in Jefferson County and West Hardin Middle in Hardin County had made environmental-related achievements that deserve recognition.


Related Topix: US Governors, Steve Beshear


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