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  1. Bill Stone | Kentucky legislators must pass right-to-work law nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    My lovely and civic-minded bride continued her constant advocacy for her favorite arts and environmental groups as the Kentucky state legislature started its winter session. 1 comment

  2. Editorial | Civil rights evolveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    Fifty years ago, tired of African Americans being refused service in restaurants, denied rooms in hotels and blocked from many amenities and accommodations, more than 10,000 people, black and white, held a peaceful march to the Capitol.


  3. Legislative Menu | Hunting nuisances, parental rights and discussion onlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    In all likelihood the biggest headlines Wednesday will be made along Capitol Avenue as the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march on Frankfort, which included Martin Luther King Jr. and baseball integrator Jackie Robinson, is celebrated.


  4. Editorial | Let voters decide on tax, gamblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    One proposal drawing growing support would give communities the option of voting in a temporary sales tax increase of up to 1 percent that would pay for specific projects, authorized by the voters.


  5. Bullitt Memories | Eckstein Norton InstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    In the decades following the Civil War and Reconstruction, higher education opportunities for black people in Kentucky were mainly limited to the Kentucky Normal Theological Institute , which opened its doors in 1879; the State Normal School in Frankfort , opened in 1887; and Berea College, the only school in the state that was racially integrated.


  6. Can I get reimbursed for pothole damage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    Who's eligible: Motorists whose vehicles are damaged by potholes may file claims with metro or state government to recover repair costs, including the deductible paid on an auto-insurance policy.


  7. Dead on arrival? Poor prospects don't deter filing of some bills in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    Even after the 2014 General Assembly adjourns in April, medical marijuana still will be illegal in Kentucky, courts will still be able to apply the death penalty, and the state likely won't have charter schools.


  8. Matt Bevin skips Rand Paul criticism, attacks McConnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Republican Senate hopeful Matt Bevin isn't saying much about Sen. Rand Paul's latest assessment of him. 3 comments

  9. Legislative Menu | Return to FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    A light day will greet legislators as they return to the Capitol from a three-day Presidents Day holiday weekend.


  10. Community Challenge | Kentucky needs a smoke-free lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    The Kentucky General Assembly is on the verge of historic action that would save lives and millions of dollars for the commonwealth and create a brighter, healthier and more prosperous future for all of us.


  11. New St. Matthews restaurant not your father's White CastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    More slipping and sliding is in store for St. Matthews, regardless of the weather.


  12. Editorial | Make Kentucky a star with smoking banRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    A growing number of Kentuckians favor a ban on smoking in public places, according to the latest Bluegrass Poll, with support from more than half the citizens in a state that has the nation's highest rate of smoking -- as well as the highest rate of lung cancer and lung cancer deaths.


  13. Al Cross | Tax reform plan's uphill fight made even steeperRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    FRANKFORT, Ky. -- When Gov. Steve Beshear rolled out his long-awaited, long-needed tax reform plan last week, he earned the top headline in the Southern Governors Association's daily public-relations digest.


  14. Connections hoping champion sprinter Groupie Doll retires on a high noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    Groupie Doll -- the two-time champion female sprinter and pride of Frankfort, Ky.


  15. Beam announces center in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    Construction should start late this month on a 600,000-square-foot distribution center that spirits maker Beam Inc. is building in Franklin County.


  16. Kentucky Senate passes bill to let computer programming satisfy foreign-language requirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Kentucky Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would count computer programming classes toward fulfilling foreign-language requirements in public schools.


  17. Community Challenge | Arts council helpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    Tomorrow, the Kentucky Arts Council -- the state arts agency that creates and supports opportunities for Kentuckians to participate in the arts -- will celebrate the rich, diverse and vibrant world of the arts in the commonwealth on Arts Day in Kentucky in Frankfort.


  18. Legislative Menu | Weather could delay hearing of bills MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    Another quiet day could be ahead Monday as legislators return to the Capitol for the final week of the 60-day session's first month.


  19. Beshear budget aims for a legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    FRANKFORT, KY. -- In his first six years as governor, Steve Beshear was mostly a manager in difficult circumstances.


  20. Letters | Smoke-free Kentucky, Matt Bevin and the tea partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2014 | The Courier-Journal

    A growing number of cities, states and countries are enacting laws that require all work and public places to be smoke-free and the Kentucky Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics would like to see Kentucky join that movement. 3 comments

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