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Galbraith and Riley to submit petitions to get on November ballot
Gatewood Galbraith and running mate Dea Riley at Marshall Co. bean dinner in 09
Galbraith and Riley to submit petitions to get on November ballot

EDITOR'S NOTE: Gatewood Galbraith and his running mate have been certified to be on the ballot in the Governor's race. Whoo - hoo. Let the wild rumpus begin!

Gatewood Galbraith and Dea Riley, Independent candidates for Governor and Lt. Governor will be officially submitting the required voter petition signatures to the Secretary of State’s office, Thursday July 21st at 9:00 a.m.

The campaign will submit approximately 7,500 signatures from registered Kentucky voters - 2,500 more than the required 5,000.

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Politics & Government

Rupert Murdoch has gamed American Politics
Fox News, a Murdoch company, was at Frankfort tea party rally
Rupert Murdoch has gamed American Politics

Rupert Murdoch is getting some unwanted attention in Britain for shenanigans of his print media over there. For our readers who watch Fox News, allegations of phone and email hacking and bribing police officers have resulted in 11 arrests so far. The head of Scotland Yard and media consultant for No. 10 Downing Street have resigned.

Murdoch has a huge US presence in television, print, publishing and movies. One has to wonder where this will go on this side of the pond.

 Will the issues raised in England spread to the US? And how big a stick does RM swing in the halls of Congress? 

 

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Education

Graves High All Girls Cheer Squad becomes camp champ
Graves High All Girls Cheer Squad becomes camp champ

The 18-member Graves County High School All-Girls Cheer Squad won the title of Camp Champs at the University of Tennessee-Martin Universal Cheerleading Association’s Cheer Camp held in mid-July.

Pictured, from left, (first row) are Kelsey Carrico, Taylor Crittenden, Logan Brazzell, Savannah Williams, Kinsey Camp, (second row) Emily Crisp, Tara Keeling, Jo Kate Holt, Lindsey Thompson, Kelsey Beach, Alexis Watson, Lakyn Chalker, Asia Brewer, Ariel Cornaby, (back row) Madison Wilferd, Tamia Fair, Mady Spillman, and Lillie Gardner.

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Editorials

Consumer oversight agency needs new director
Consumer oversight agency needs new director

Elizabeth Warren, writing like the class act she is, sidesteps President Obama's decision to nominate Richard Cordray as head of the consumer protection agency she designed and led the fight to get. Warren knows that Wall Street's hatred of her leaves them foamin' at the mouth and their GOP friends want nothing to do with an agency that will (gasp!) protect the public from predatory lenders.

In this Huffington Post article, Warren recounts what the agency has done, what it wants to do and the questions members of Congress should be asking their constituents.

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