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“We are Kentucky!” This is more than just a simple catch phrase. From our cities to our rural communities, the commonwealth’s greatest assets are our people. more

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A headline on a story in The New York Times by Pagan Kennedy, who often writes interesting articles, declares "No Magic Pill Will Get You to 100." more

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Growing up in the 1950’s and 60’s in Cleveland, Ohio, I can still remember the difficulty I had with tuning the dial on the small AM transistor radio which I would sneak into class in late September to listen to the World Series through a small hidden earpiece. more

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How many of you reading this have a friend or relative in a long-term care nursing facility? Anyone who makes these facilities their home deserves to be treated like they are at home. The sad reality is this isn’t always the case in Kentucky. more

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Kentucky has a criminal gang problem. more

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Medicaid fraud weighs heavy on budgets—both state and federal—and robs important resources from the truly needy. Every dollar lost to waste, fraud, or abuse is a dollar that cannot go to fund services for those with genuine and urgent needs. more

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The hot button topic in Frankfort these days is pension. But if you really want to ruffle the feathers of a public employee, just say “Legislators’ Retirement Plan.” That will get the blood of even the most deferential public employee boiling. And rightfully so, especially when you see the funding level of KERS Non‐Hazardous is 13.6 percent and the LRP is at 110.24 percent. Public employees across the state should be angry, very angry. more

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Thousands of students walked out of schools across Kentucky and around the United States on Wednesday, March 14. Some of the students walked out to promote stricter laws related to guns, others want increased security in schools, while others are calling for improved help for those suffering from mental illness. As the protests are being analyzed through many lenses, various conclusions are being drawn. more

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - The 2018 General Assembly is now history and while there are some obvious winners and losers, there are two other categories to consider: “both” or “too soon to tell.” more

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The criminal justice system was built for men. The overwhelming majority of offenders are male, most victims are male, most police, prosecutors, and corrections officers, are male. But Kentucky’s female inmate population is growing, and as of 2017, we had the second highest female incarceration rate in the country. more
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