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Associated PressMOORE, Okla. (AP) - A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up...
Governor Beshear hired outside consultants, listened to health care advocates and hospital officials, did the math, and decided to expand Kentucky’s Medicaid coverage through the Affordable Care Act. More than 300,000 additional Kentuckians will...
By Brad Nystrom and JoAnn Hamm In 1874, Kentucky School for the Deaf began publishing a weekly in-house newspaper, the Kentucky Deaf-Mute to give the male students an opportunity to learn the printing trade. KSD published the newspaper continuously from...
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is expanding Medicaid eligibility by executive fiat. His action is wrong in several respects. About one of every five Kentuckians is already on Medicaid, the joint federal — and state health care program for low...
A tip of the cap to our Republican Agriculture Commissioner James Comer and former Democratic State Treasurer Jonathan Miller for their inter-party field trip to Washington, D.C., this week. The duo, joined by Republican State Senator Paul Hornback of...
email@example.comDanville City Commission will consider as part of its 2013-14 budget process whether to slightly raise property taxes for city homeowners, and three of the commissioners have mixed opinions on ways to effectively and painlessly raise more revenue for...
If you are visiting Kentucky for Derby, welcome. Good luck handicapping the horses. Here is your political tip sheet on our beloved commonwealth. Kentucky does some things brilliantly. Basketball, Bluegrass music, bourbon, and thoroughbreds are among...
Happily ever after. That’s how things go at the end of a fairy tale. The handsome prince weds the beautiful princess, dragons are slain, wicked witches become dust, peasants rejoice, and they all live … well, you know what comes next. But...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe city of Danville’s insurance carrier paid to settle a lawsuit filed by former city commissioner Ryan Owens, a settlement the insurance company attempted to keep secret. According to the settlement agreement, which The Advocate-Messenger...
Contributing ColumnistA recent Gallup survey shows Hillary Clinton with a 64% favorability rating. She is the clear favorite for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. But why is Hillary so popular? She came on the national scene in 1992 as presidential...
Contributing ColumnistIn 1796, after heroic military service and two presidential terms, George Washington announced his retirement from public service. His farewell address may be the most underappreciated document in America’s political canon. Washington did not...
East Jessamine High SchoolIn the wake of the Sandy Hook tragedy, we are reminded of the Aurora movie theatre shooting, the shooting of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords of Arizona, and even the Columbine school shooting from 14 years ago. With those memories comes the unfortunate...
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