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If you’re a mom like me, you’re likely alarmed over the recent spike in vaping among teens. more
Kentucky voters delivered two mild surprises in Tuesday’s primaries for governor: Rocky Adkins ran a strong second to Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear, and Robert Goforth ran a comparable second to Republican incumbent Matt Bevin. What does that mean for the fall? more
This week marks the completion of a series I taught in conjunction with my local library. “Bitty Bees” is an introduction to bees and pollination for preschoolers, and my! I’m not sure who can buzz more with excitement, a group of small children or a bunch of bees! more
Imagine going to turn on the lights in your home to find there is no power or rushing a loved one to the emergency room not knowing whether the life-saving medical equipment will work. If Congress adopts impractical policies in response to climate change, this could be our reality. more
The race for governor of Kentucky is occasionally a harbinger of the contest that begins or ends the four-year election cycle, the race for president. In 1995, Democrat Paul Patton defeated Republican Larry Forgy, who had hoped to ride the GOP wave of 1994 but got caught in the undertow, and Bill Clinton carried the state in 1996. more
Kentucky's primary election is this Tuesday and if voter participation in 2015 is any indication, the turnout will be in the neighborhood of a dismal 12 percent. more
There is a rising tide of anti-Semtism in the world, a scourge that is spreading in the Middle East, in Europe and even here in the United States. In recent months, Jewish communities in Pittsburgh and the San Diego area have been victimized by deadly shootings at synagogues. more
In March, Kentucky’s first lady wrote an opinion piece calling Kentucky’s proposed Freedom Scholarship Program “a great step toward improving access to education opportunities for all Kentucky’s children.” We applaud Ms. Bevin for championing universal educational access. However, we encourage her, Gov. Matt Bevin and the Kentucky General Assembly to pledge that any bill they support actually grants that access to all students, including those with disabilities. more
Living the minor league lifestyle is not your ordinary venture, though to many of us who have lived it, it’s as normal as peanuts and crackerjacks at the ballpark. more
If you’re one of the relatively few Kentuckians who will vote in the May 21 primary for statewide constitutional offices, beware. Several candidates are seeking your vote with arguments that are largely irrelevant and sometimes misleading. more
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