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Ag Committee passes hemp bill- Comer urges full House vote
Senate Bill 50 - next step is to full House vote
Ag Committee passes hemp bill- Comer urges full House vote
FRANKFORT, Ky. — In a nearly unanimous vote, the House Agriculture Committee passed Senate Bill 50, Sen. Paul Hornback’s industrial hemp bill supported by Agriculture Commissioner James Comer. Comer gave credit to the people of Kentucky for the victory.
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Senator Paul filibusters nomination of CIA director
Talking. Talking. Talking. Senator Paul filibusters on drone program.
Senator Paul filibusters nomination of CIA director

Senator Rand Paul stands on the floor of the US Senate and talks and talks and talks and talks.

For hours.

Paul admitted at one point that he would probably not stop John Brennan from becoming CIA director. But he wanted to discuss - at length - US drone policy. 

The Senator began the marathon after Attorney General Eric Holder did not give him answers to questions on policies related to drone strikes that have killed American citizens. 

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Community and Regional News

Thanks to Courageous Work, History Saved From Pit
Years of history lost under the rubble? Enter the cavalry.
Thanks to Courageous Work, History Saved From Pit
...At first dawn’s light, the worst fears of local historian LaDonna Latham and her mother, Norma Gene Humphries were realized. On this date in history, Monday, February 11, 2013 the 100 year old brick building at the corner of North Jefferson and West Clay housing the Hickman County Historical & Genealogical Society office and museum collapsed...

Like a scene out of a John Wayne movie, where the little band of settlers have circled their wagons to fight off the hostile natives, the cavalry came over the hill in the nick of time to save them...

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Jackson Purchase History Buried in Collapsed Building
The Hickman County Historical & Genealogical Society holds over 100,000 records, maps, documents, letters concerning the formation and settlement of this part of America’s frontier.
Jackson Purchase History Buried in Collapsed Building

At 1:28 a.m., Monday morning, February 11, a major historical landmark of Clinton, Kentucky came crashing down. Two stories of brick, roofing, 24 foot long wood beams pancaked on top of each other as the 150 year old home of the Hickman County Historical & Genealogical Society died...

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