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If Real Pinocchios Were Given For Every Campaign Lie, Geppetto Would Be the Busiest Man in America
If Real Pinocchios Were Given For Every Campaign Lie, Geppetto Would Be the Busiest Man in America

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) spoke on the House Floor in favor of the Democracy For All Act (H.J. Res. 119), a Constitutional amendment authorizing Congress and states to regulate campaign finance. Yarmuth is a cosponsor of the legislation.

Recent Supreme Court decisions in Citizens United and McCutcheon have allowed for unprecedented corporate and special-interest spending on campaigns. That, along with weak and inadequate federal disclosure rules, has led to more divisive and expensive campaigns.

The Senate race in Kentucky alone is expected to generate as much as $100 million in campaign and outside spending. Meanwhile, a recent analysis by the Center for Public Integrity showed that Kentuckians have already been exposed to more than 37,000 political television ads for that race alone...

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Internal Poll shows Grimes' ahead with 15% undecided

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Democracy in Action
Democracy in Action

The Hickman County High School Library was recently transformed into a polling center as students voted to elect members to this year's Student Council. To make the experience as authentic as possible, students used private voting booths on loan from Hickman County Clerk Jimbo Berry...

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The Journey

Along a dark and dusty road
The Mighty One does stride,
His eyes as endless as the stars
With no one by his side..

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Large National Science Foundation grant awarded to MSU professor

MURRAY, Ky. -- Dr. Howard Whiteman, professor of biological sciences and director of the Watershed Studies Institute at Murray State University, has been awarded $459,998 from the National Science Foundation for his research...

During the next four summers, Whiteman and Mott will conduct observational and experimental studies at the Hancock Biological Station on Kentucky Lake and the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in Colorado..

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What happens when your water company calls it quits?

PSC Sets Hearing on Proposal to Close Lovelaceville Water

Public comments will be taken in Paducah on Sept. 17;

information meeting in Lovelaceville on Sept. 16

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Green Turtle Bay Resort - a vacation spot on less than a tank of gas
Green Turtle Bay Resort - a vacation spot on less than a tank of gas

Vacations are to far away places with lots to do for the whole family?

Not necessarily as our recent stay at Green Turtle Bay in Grand Rivers, Kentucky showed.

Follow the jump for more pictures than words.

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Project Leadership Workshop for high school students registration available now
Project Leadership Workshop for high school students registration available now

MURRAY, Ky. -- Murray State University will conduct its 6th Annual Project Leadership Workshop on campus Nov. 3. Project Leadership is an interactive leadership workshop led by MSU faculty and staff in conjunction with the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business and the office of recruitment.

Deadline to register for the workshop is October 23rd.

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Grimes greets labor at Kentucky Dam Village
Grimes greets labor at Kentucky Dam Village

Alison Lundergan Grimes made a brief stop at Kentucky Dam Village to meet and greet supporters attending the annual labor management conference.

No formal speeches - just hugs, selfies and "how ya' doin's?" as the candidate touched base with organized labor.

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Obamacare is cutting the deficit

The federal deficit dropped over the last year from $680 billion in 2013 to $503 billion projected for 2014, according to a Congressional Budget Office report released today. That's a 70% drop from 2008, the year Barack Obama took office.

Part of the reason for the drop - the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.

Paul Waldman of the Washington Post has the story -

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McConnell's 47% moment?
McConnell's 47% moment?

The Nation Magazine and "Underground" got hold of a recording of a June meeting Senator Mitch McConnell had with billionaire donors.

On the tape, among more predictable promises - like the demise of the health care law, no minimum wage increase, the EPA getting reamed- McConnell reveals that the worst moment in his political life was when George W. Bush signed the McCain Feingold Act.

Is this McConnell's 47% moment?

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WKCTC ranks in top 20 one-year certificate producers
WKCTC ranks in top 20 one-year certificate producers

PADUCAH, Ky. (August 21, 2014) - West Kentucky Community and Technical College earned national recognition as one of the top 100 certificate producers in 2014 from Community College Week.

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Kentucky Cattlemen's Association asks Dept. of Ag for $1 assessment
Kentucky Cattlemen's Association asks Dept. of Ag for $1 assessment

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Kentucky Cattlemen's Association has asked the Kentucky State Board of Agriculture for approval to conduct a statewide referendum of Kentucky beef cattle producers on a proposed state assessment of $1 per head of cattle marketed in the state.

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Rand Paul's Simplicity is the Reason for his Complexity
Rand Paul's Simplicity is the Reason for his Complexity

...As an old fashioned Democratic progressive liberal, I stay mad at Rand about 50% of the time. The other 50% I stand with him on issues dear to my heart. Issues like military budget reform, homeland security and National Security Agency spying on Americans reform, review of local police militarization, size and shape of government, foreign policy, and hemp are areas I agree with Rand...

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PTHS students win AP awards
PTHS students win AP awards

Thirty-three students at Paducah Tilghman High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on Advanced Placement Exams for the 2013-2014 school year.

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Donation helps WKCTC reach School of Art & Design goal
Donation helps WKCTC reach School of Art & Design goal

PADUCAH, KY (August 15, 2014) - A $400,000 donation from the Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation has helped West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) reach its $2.5 million goal for the Paducah School of Art and Design (PSAD) campus project, college officials announced last Friday.

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 Critical Thinking - A Lost Art?
Critical Thinking - A Lost Art?

.. I believe that people are becoming uncomfortable with plain, old-fashioned thinking today, and many of them go through their days, and lives, literally half asleep...

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Painting classes offered at Discovery Park of America
Painting classes offered at Discovery Park of America

Painting classes will be offered this fall at the Discovery Park of America.

For info on adult classes, follow the jump.

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Semi-Aquatic Species Native to Backwaters of the Bluegrass State
Semi-Aquatic Species Native to Backwaters of the Bluegrass State

Did you know that Turtles breathe through their rear end?

Well that explains alot about Mitch McConnell.....

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Fulton County continues to be in top 10 unemployment counties

Magoffin County recorded the state's highest unemployment rate - 15.4percent. It was followed by Jackson County, 14.6 percent; Harlan County, 14.4 percent; Leslie County, 13.3 percent; Letcher County, 13.2 percent; Knott County, 12.9 percent; Fulton County, 12.7 percent; Bell County, 12.3 percent; Clay County, 12 percent; and Wolfe County, 11.8 percent.

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Mitch McConnell calls Alison Lundergan Grimes
Mitch McConnell calls Alison Lundergan Grimes "new face of the status quo"

(Clinton, KY ) - Workers at Harper's Country Hams got a break last Friday when their senior Kentucky Senator stopped by for a brief visit. Work stopped as they came out of the building and sat in the shade at picnic tables.

Senator Mitch McConnell arrived soon after in a small convoy of black SUVs ...

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Military Downsizing Will Impact Kentucky
Military Downsizing Will Impact Kentucky

...Currently, the Pentagon and Defense Department operate an enormous real estate portfolio encompassing over 562,000 buildings and structures on 523 bases, posts, camps, stations, yards and centers. The replacement cost of that real estate covering 27 million acres would be $ 850 billion.

The reality for Kentucky is that of the first list of ten US Army bases to experience deep cuts, two bases are in Kentucky - Ft. Knox and Ft. Campbell...

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New Year for Hickman County High and Chamber Youth Leadership program
New Year for Hickman County High and Chamber Youth Leadership program

...The first step of the Leadership Program began during the summer when leaders met to plan the year ahead. The second step was to pitch the program to potential young leaders. This year, two students from the 2013-2014 winning Leadership Program team led the pitch..

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  Of Donkeys, Jennys and Jacks
Of Donkeys, Jennys and Jacks

Times change but old jacks, such as the one we send to Washington, continue to bite and kick females. Just ask Ms. Ashley.

The old jack has an affinity for coal, we have his word on that. Unfortunately he does not share this affinity equally with miners and mine owners.

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President Davies vists PADD meeting
President Davies vists PADD meeting

"Murray State is here to serve the region." - Murray State University President Robert "Bob" Davies at Purchase Area Development District Board.

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