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Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear’s decision to expand Medicaid came mere days after the most significant study of the issue concluded that extending Medicaid coverage to the previously uninsured “generated no significant improvements in...
firstname.lastname@example.orgBy now most people have likely driven by at least one display of bundled blue pinwheels or ribbons. If just one person has wondered what they are all about, then the symbols have served their purpose. On March 18, Gov. Steve Beshear proclaimed April as...
I’m so sick of hearing Republicans and Democrats in Congress argue about taxes and this “fiscal cliff” garbage. I’m fed up to the gills with a divided government, where absolutely nothing gets done for the people. No one talks...
California has Nancy Pelosi. Nevada has Harry Reid. Delaware has Joe Biden and here in Danville we have Eric Mount. Yet, they all seem to be singing from the same song book — “If the Republicans win the election the poor will lose all their...
Contributing WriterThere is an upside to Kentucky’s budget crunch: It forces everyone from legislators to agency heads to school superintendents to get the most out of every buck mailed in by taxpayers. Lean budget times can also produce shining — and...
email@example.comAsbury University’s School of Education has completely revamped its program this year, breaking new ground in the state as it designs students’ learning around a clinical model. Education unit head Verna Lowe said the program seeks to...
The Winchester SunLast year, the Senior Citizens Center provided services to more than 500 people in Clark County. Community Outreach, just this month, has assisted about 48 people with utilities and rent costs. Those are just two of the programs offered in Clark...
LIBERTY — The Kentucky Haiti Benefit Auction Chapter will host its third annual benefit auction starting at 4 p.m. April 27 and continuing the next day with breakfast at 7 a.m. and the auction at 9 a.m. at the Central Kentucky Ag-Expo Center. The...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgChanges being made by the Federal Communications Commission mean an end to a program that subsidizes the cost of telephone service for low-income consumers. The end of the Link-Up program, which has provided subsidies of as much as $30 for the initial...
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The Winchester SunWhen the Clark County school board began preliminary work on its budget for the 2012-2013 school year last month, it looked at statistics from the 2010 U.S. Census, the 2011 Kentucky Youth Advocates Kids Count data book and the Kentucky Data Center...
email@example.comAt a school-board hearing to set the tax rate in August, Donna Fizer of Nicholasville held up a newspaper article about nearly 21 percent of Jessamine County children living in poverty in 2009, imploring the body not to raise the tax. Fizer will have...
firstname.lastname@example.orgIt was a year of drawn-out stories in Jessamine County. Nicholasville residents and downtown business owners endured a long year of Main Street renovation; the state’s highest court considered a case of firefighter overtime pay; and the nation&...
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