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Berry Craig writing his fingers to the bone
Our friend, Berry Craig of Paducah, labor guy, television host, college professor and journalist is writing for The Rural Democrat. Berry has a new book out that I am enjoying as I “work” (cough, cough) to review it. True Tales of Old Time Kentucky Politics: Bombast, Bourbon and Burgoo is a  book with a tremendously amusing cover has even more interesting stuff inside. A review will be out soon. I need to find out who wins in the end.
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Snake's Tale
The brown stick in the creek isn't a stick - it's a copperhead. Photo provided by Clinton Police Chief Tracy House.
Snake's Tale
Chief of Police Tracy House was at the City Council meeting yesterday evening.  After the meeting, the Chief shared a picture of a copperhead that he’d taken that day when he stopped to ask a youngster over on East Clay Street what he was looking at.
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Special Session - Round Two

ROUND TWO
Beshear: Gaming necessary to help save horse industry
VLTs would be limited to tracks, provide needed revenues
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Whitfield not running for Senate

Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-1st KY) issued a press release today laying to rest the speculation that he is running for Senator Jim Bunning's seat. It doesn't end speculation that he may look at the governor's race in 2012.
Whitfield cites as his reason West Kentucky should keep him in the seat he has held for years that : "With our economy still reeling and controversial energy legislation being pushed forward that will have an enormous impact on Kentuckians, a strong voice to represent the First District in Washington is more important than ever."
Since incumbents win 99% of the time and there isn't a Democrat's name even being floated, Mr. Whitfield looks like a sure bet to win another term in Congress.

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