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Farm subsidies proposal - cut three billion
Wheat, corn, soybeans mean millions to West Kentucky row crop farmers. The new farm bill may cut into their federal payments
Farm subsidies proposal - cut three billion

GOP winners who swept rural Democratic congressman out of office may face a crisis of conscience soon - should farm subsidies be cut to balance the budget and reduce the deficit or are farm subsidies a sacred cow? Boston.com reports:

"...Consider Vicky Hartzler of Missouri, who courted tea party support and dethroned the chairman of the House Armed Service Committee, Democratic Rep. Ike Skelton.

Hartzler and her husband own a farm equipment business and a farm where they grow corn and soybeans. She received more than $770,000 in farm subsidies over the past 15 years, according to the Environmental Working Group, a Washington advocacy group that collects and analyzes farm subsidy data..."

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Education

Paducah Tillman JV Academic Team wins competition

Congratulations to the PTHS JV Academic Team for winning the Section 1 Kentucky Association for Academic Competition (KAAC) JV Challenge on November 13. Teams from Calloway County, Graves County, Marshall County, and Murray participated in the competition.

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