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Environmental groups hope to use Mitch McConnell's words against him
Environmental groups plan to use Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell 's comments that a Republican-led Senate would be fine with more government shutdowns to attack the GOP ahead of the November elections .
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Paducah Sun Online Edition
Road work by mall begins Monday
As part of the Olivet Church Road widening, Paducah Water will close a section of Ring Road around Kentucky Oaks Mall between Sears and Old Navy starting Monday.
30th anniversary of Kentucky's first heart transplant recognized
An exhibit at the Kentucky State Fair is recognizing the 30th anniversary of the first heart transplant performed in the state.
Ohio River Bridges Project construction on schudele
Construction on the Ohio River Bridges Project is on schedule, but details about tolling plans are still up in the air.
Lane switch on Wilkinson begins today for 3 weeks
Traffic will be moved to the southbound lanes of Wilkinson Boulevard between Mero Street and Hill Street beginning today, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
The Paducah Sun Online Edition
Republicans have no concern about services for rural people
The GOP wants to shut down our post offices. Many rural Kentucky citizens depend on their post office for mailing in their bill payments each month.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
McConnell, Grimes agree to debate on KETMcConnell, Grimes agree to...
McConnell, Grimes agree to debate on KET McConnell, Grimes to debate on KET Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1oOIPjD Sen. Mitch McConnell and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will debate one another on Kentucky Educational Television less than one month before the Nov. 4 election.
Report: Creationist organization up for taxpayer-funded payout discriminates against non-creationists
Over the weekend, an op-ed ran in the Lexington Herald-Leader pointing out some potentially discriminatory employment requirements for Answers in Genesis' Ark Encounter, being built in Kentucky - especially given the fact they may receive $18 million in tax incentives from the state.
Mitch McConnell Will Debate Alison Lundergan Grimes In October
Kentucky's Democratic U.S. Senate nominee, and Kentucky Secretary of State, Alison Lundergan Grimes speaks at the Fancy Farm picnic on August 2, 2014 in Fancy Farm, Kentucky.
Courthouse News Service
Sweat Lodge May Be in Kentucky Prison's Future
Death-row inmates in Kentucky may deserve access to a sweat lodge and buffalo meat to perform American Indian religious ceremonies, the 6th Circuit ruled.
Three southern governors tout Medicaid expansion benefits
Also, a report says Wisconsin is leaving more than $206 million on the table by not fully expanding its Medicaid program, BadgerCare.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Protecting our infants act
Kentucky has a growing prescription drug abuse and heroin abuse problem, and the scope of the problem is shocking.
Grimes tone turns negative against McConnell
Kentucky Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes went on the attack against Sen. Mitch McConnell in a new ad Friday that targets the senator for increasing his own wealth while voting for harmful economic policies.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Grimes took my advice in new McConnell Ad
In a diary I wrote on July 29, 2014, I had a suggestion for Alison Lundergan Grimes in her race against Sen. Mitch McConnell.
Governors tout benefits of Medicaid expansion
Three governors who expanded Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul said Saturday there are economic and moral arguments for embracing a key part of the law, despite strong political opposition in their southern states.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Harlan Daily Enterprise
Inequality smothering economic growth
Republicans in Congress and Kentucky's legislature who think increasing the minimum wage would do more harm than good should reconsider in light of new evidence.
Owensboro's Fairness Ordinance
On August 5, the Owensboro City Commission contemplated adopting a fairness ordinance which would ban discrimination in the City of Owensboro in regards to sexual orientation and gender identity.
Clark Memorial Bridge to open around midnight
"Anytime a contractor bids a project, they always have to account for bad weather.
National Review Online
McConnell Challenger: Fatty Food Eaters Need Obamacare
Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has been uncomfortable with supporting Obamacare during her bid to unseat Senator Mitch McConnell but she thinks she's found an argument she can make for the law.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Floyd County Times
Robin Williams' suicide shines light on depression
Family members and friends of Robin Williams, who died by suicide Monday, acknowledge he was suffering from a long battle with depression.