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A NewsJournal for 21st Century West Kentucky

Vol. 10  No. 11 November 2018 (c)


FrontPage News

Labor makes its final argument in the Purchase | labor, union, Democrats, election 2018, Paducah,

Retired and working teachers in red t-shirts join unions for labor rally.
Labor makes its final argument in the Purchase

Labor unions and educators gathered last Saturday to rev up their final arguments for a blue wave in Kentucky.

At stake - prevailing wage, retirement, public education funding and black lung benefits.

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Mary Potter, photos by Ivan & Mary Potter

Geography of the Future: 10 Fear Factors Framing Kentucky and America
Geography of the Future: 10 Fear Factors Framing Kentucky and America

All the usual suspects are gathering to help define what type of America will emerge, upon the world stage of nations and regions. Wars, depressions, fears, environmental disasters, great wealth divide, ride side by side with hope for the future, personal awareness of opportunities, technological innovations for man and planet as well as spiritual awaking for mankind to bend toward its better side.

There are hundreds of concerns and fears found in the 169 nations of the world...

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Ivan Potter

Language of the 14th Amendment: it couldn't be any clearer | politics, Donald Trump, Constitution,
Language of the 14th Amendment: it couldn't be any clearer

14th Amendment:

"All persons born or naturalized in the United States,

and subject to the jurisdiction thereof,

are citizens of the United States."

Any questions?

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Mary Potter

Community and Regional News

Purchase lags behind rest of state  | Kentucky, economic development, West Kentucky, Chamber of Commerce,

Map from the Bottom Line the News Report of KY Chamber
Purchase lags behind rest of state

That there are more new business and industry announcements coming out of Northern and Central Kentucky than out of eastern and western ends of the Commonwealth is not just paranoid imagining. No less a business friendly group than the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce found it to be fact.

A link to the latest Chamber business report follows..

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Parnassus Books - a Southern Heaven for Book People | book signing, book signing, Parnassus Books, Nashville, Tennessee,
Parnassus Books - a Southern Heaven for Book People

For book people in the mid-South, heaven is a place called Parnassus Books. Located in a strip mall in Nashville, the store is full of new releases, classics and staff picks. Parnassus often hosts book signings and signed first editions are available...

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Mary Potter

Editorials

Stand Up. Speak Out. Let Your Voice Be Heard on Nov. 6th
Stand Up. Speak Out. Let Your Voice Be Heard on Nov. 6th

...To all Americans who believe in our democracy and our constitution: Send a powerful message. Stand up. Speak out. Let your voices be heard on Nov. 6.

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Ralph Priddy, Mayfield

About Us

Publisher and editor of West Kentucky Journal bring decades of experience to writing | Ivan Potter, Mary Potter, West Kentucky Journal, politics, Clinton Kentucky,

Ivan and Mary Potter shopping in Hazel KY
Publisher and editor of West Kentucky Journal bring decades of experience to writing

Meet the husband and wife team responsible for West Kentucky Journal.

Editor's Note: Updated - Ivan Potter retired from the Clinton City Council as of January 1, 2017.

WKJ now has over 6000 articles and 2.5 million yearly views.

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Mary Potter & Ivan Potter, West Kentucky Journal


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