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Enerblu delays eastern Kentucky project at least 1 year

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A proposed battery manufacturing plant on a reclaimed coal mine in eastern Kentucky has been delayed at least one year after the company discovered problems at the construction site.EnerBlu President and CEO... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kentucky, Ky AP, Pikeville


As Shutdown Drags On, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has One Simple Question

It is the 27th day of President Trump's temper tantrum government shutdown. TSA agents forced to work without pay are quitting their jobs, the national parks are a mess, and many federal workers are selling their stuff and living off crowdfunding.And New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is looking for Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, whose priority, rather than reopening the government, is an anti-abortion bill that would disproportionately affect lower-income women. At least it's on-b...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Congress, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, Dnc, Gop, House, Mitch McConnell, Tsa, Msnbc, Center For Reproductive Rights, Mitch, Trump


How an IT support certificate transforms careers

A man who never finished college from Nebraska, a U.S. Army medical specialist from Kentucky and a mother of five from California. They’re three different people who have something pretty special in common: they were able to jump start their careers with the Google IT Support Professional Certificate. It’s a first-of-its-kind online program from Grow with Google, that gives you the skills to launch a career in IT support and connects you with potential employers. With an estimated 150,000 open r...
Tags: Google, California, Kentucky, America, Army, Nebraska, Google.org, Daniel, Andrew, U S Army, Daniel Anderson, Vallejo CA, Yvonne, Grand Island Nebraska, Grow With Google, Eventually Central Community College


Sen. Rand Paul offers 'hammer' solution to government shutdowns, says Lindsey Graham is wrong on Syria

Republican Senator Rand Paul from Kentucky says his Shutdown Prevention Act cuts 1 percent from federal budgets for every 90 days that Congress fails to pass its appropriation bills, wants U.S. troops out of Syria.
Tags: News, Congress, Kentucky, Syria, Rand Paul, Lindsey Graham, PAUL


Trump’s Companies Boosted Foreign Worker Visas To 10-Year High In 2018

President Trump may have ratcheted up his anti-immigration efforts in recent months, but his family companies appear to be using foreign workers at a higher rate than ever before. The Trump Organization requested and received at least 192 visas for foreign workers in 2018, according to Department of Labor data. That number appears to be the highest for the company going back to at least 2008 and likely much earlier, based on public records. The nearly two decades’ worth of data were pulled to...
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Kentucky newspaper removes criticism of Trump from woman's obituary

Editor apologises after owner refused to publish line in memorial that cost family $1,684 to publishA newspaper in Kentucky has apologised after refusing to print a line in an obituary of an 87-year-old woman that suggested frustration with Donald Trump had hastened her death.The sentence omitted from the obituary of Frances Irene Finley Williams read: “Her passing was hastened by her continued frustration with the Trump administration.” Laurie Bolle, the director of sales for Ganett, the compan...
Tags: Kentucky, World news, US news, Donald Trump, Louisville, Trump, Courier Journal, Frances Irene Finley Williams, Laurie Bolle


Louisville Renames Airport After Late Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali

The renowned boxer and humanitarian advocate traveled the world but always credited his hometown in Kentucky. He died in 2016.(Image credit: The Ring Magazine/The Ring Magazine/Getty Images)
Tags: News, Kentucky, Muhammad Ali, Louisville


Muhammad Ali’s name to go on airport in Kentucky hometown

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali’s Kentucky hometown will honor the late boxer by renaming its airport for him. The Louisville Regional Airport Authority’s board voted Wednesday to change the name to Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. Ali would have turned 77 Thursday. He died in 2016. Ali’s widow, Lonnie Ali, said in a news […]
Tags: News, Kentucky, Sports, Nation, Muhammad Ali, Ali, Louisville, Ky AP, Lonnie Ali, Louisville Regional Airport Authority, Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport Ali


Report: Woman said Kentucky lawmaker made unwanted advances

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The woman who accused Kentucky’s former House speaker of sexual harassment said in a deposition that the lawmaker made more than 50 unwanted sexual advances while she worked for the House Republican Caucus, according to media accounts of the woman’s testimony. The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting and Kentucky Public Radio […]
Tags: News, Kentucky, Nation, House, Louisville, Ky AP, House Republican Caucus, Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting, Kentucky Public Radio


Blocking Constituents from Facebook Page Violates First Amendment–Davison v. Randall

The Chair of Loudoun County Board of Supervisors blocked a constituent on her official Facebook page. While the block was temporary, Davison, the constituent, filed a lawsuit, and prevailed after a bench trial. The Fourth Circuit affirms the main points. The court first says Davison has standing to pursue his claims. He was subject to past enforcement, and the Chair has not “disavowed” future enforcement. The Chair also challenged whether she had acted under color of law in administering the Ch...
Tags: Facebook, Supreme Court, Law, Kentucky, Virginia, Social Media, Randall, Knight Foundation, Trump, Board, Morgan, McIntyre, Fourth Circuit, Eric, Rossignol, Bevin


Kentucky coroner: Wrong-way driver in fatal crash was drunk

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky official says the wrong-way driver who killed a vacationing Michigan family on Interstate 75 had a blood-alcohol content more than three times the legal limit. Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn says in a statement that 41-year-old Joey Bailey of Georgetown had a .306 blood-alcohol content and was at fault […]
Tags: News, Kentucky, Nation, Michigan, Georgetown, Lexington, Ky AP, Fayette County, Gary Ginn, Joey Bailey


Wednesday round-up

This morning the Supreme Court wraps up its January session with oral arguments in two cases. First on the agenda is a reargument in Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania, which asks whether the court should reconsider a precedent that requires property owners to exhaust state remedies before bringing federal takings claims under the Constitution. Miriam Seifter had this blog’s preview. Isaac Syed and Yuexin Angela Zhu preview the case for Cornell Law School’s Legal Information Institute. The...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Kentucky, Court, United States, Tennessee, Faa, Round-up, TVA, U S Supreme Court, John Roberts, Mark Joseph Stern, Blair, Howe, Ian Millhiser, Samuel Alito


Hagans silences Georgia crowd, lifts No. 12 Kentucky, 69-49

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Ashton Hagans silenced a hostile crowd by scoring a season-high 23 points, leading No. 12 Kentucky to a 69-49 victory over Georgia on Tuesday night. The Wildcats (13-3, 3-1 Southeastern Conference) pulled away in the second half for their third straight victory. Hagans, a freshman who initially committed to Georgia out […]
Tags: News, Kentucky, Sports, Georgia, Athens, Wildcats, Ga AP, Southeastern Conference, Ashton Hagans, Hagans


Title Ix University Issue

My question involves civil rights in the State of: Kentucky I'm posting here because the Title IX division is overseen by the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department. I'm not positive if this is the correct place. I am a graduate of a public university. My ex husband has a DVPO against him by me. He enrolled in this university, and I was supposed to be returning there for my Master's. I contacted the school to find out if they had procedures in place for this type of situation. They d...
Tags: Law, Kentucky, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department


3,000-year-old eastern North American quinoa discovered in Ontario

A mass of charred seeds found while clearing a home construction site in Brantford, Ontario, has been identified as ancient, domesticated goosefoot (C. berlandieri spp. jonesianum), a form of quinoa native to Eastern North America. The seeds date back to 900 B.C., and have never previously been found north of Kentucky this early in history.
Tags: Kentucky, Ontario, Eastern North America, Brantford Ontario


Kentucky teen pleads guilty to killing stepmother

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky teenager faces a recommended 15-year sentence for killing her stepmother and stealing her car. News outlets report 17-year-old Jenna Oakley pleaded guilty Monday in Boyle Circuit Court to first-degree manslaughter in the death of 52-year-old Rhonda Oakley. Prosecutor Richie Bottoms said the charge was amended down from murder. She […]
Tags: News, Kentucky, Nation, Danville, Ky AP, Boyle Circuit Court, Jenna Oakley, Rhonda Oakley, Richie Bottoms


Rand Paul Heading To Canada, Land Of Universal Health Care, For Surgery

The Kentucky senator has called a similar health care system for Americans "slavery."
Tags: News, Kentucky


McConnell Condemns King's Comments on Race as ‘Unworthy’

The Kentucky Republican is the highest ranking Republican to condemn King’s rhetoric amid the latest controversy surrounding his racist or anti-immigrant comments. Senators Tim Scott of South Carolina and King’s fellow Iowans Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley also have denounced King’s rhetoric.
Tags: News, Kentucky, Chuck Grassley, King, South Carolina, McConnell, Joni Ernst, Tim Scott


Voting Rights: Reformers Get Some Good News Out Of The Supreme Court On Campaign Finance

Democrats are moving forward with their focus on voting rights. The Oversight Committee announced Thursday that it will hold a hearing on February 6 on its elections overhaul package, which includes campaign finance legislation, provisions expanding voter access to the polls and ethics reform proposals. The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to intervene in a racial gerrymandering case in Virginia, after state Republicans requested that the justices delay the process of redrawing the map. On Thur...
Tags: Florida, New York, News, Supreme Court, California, Montana, Kentucky, Virginia, Manhattan, San Jose, Trump, Tierney Sneed, Allegra Kirkland, The Supreme Court, Oversight Committee, Weekly Primers


Sen. Rand Paul to Undergo Surgery in Canada for Injuries From Neighbor Attack

The senator will travel to Ontario for outpatient surgery later this month
Tags: News, Congress, Kentucky, Uncategorized, Canada, Ontario, Onetime, Sen Rand Paul to Undergo Surgery


No action on blockbuster cases

This morning the Supreme Court released another set of orders from the justices’ private conference last week. On Friday, the justices announced that they would add eight cases from that conference to their docket. Today’s list did not grant review in any new cases, but it was perhaps most significant for what it did not do: The justices did not act on a long list of high-profile cases that they considered last week, involving everything from abortion to the Trump administration’s ban on service...
Tags: Texas, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Kentucky, New York City, Indiana, United States, Lgbtq, White, Trump, U S Supreme Court, Toshiba Corp, Moore, Michaels, Howe


Sen. Rand Paul scheduled to have hernia surgery in Canada

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s attorneys say in a court filing that he plans to undergo hernia surgery in Canada because of injuries he suffered when a neighbor attacked Paul while he was doing yard work at his Kentucky home. The filing in Paul’s lawsuit against Rene Boucher says the senator will […]
Tags: News, Kentucky, Canada, Nation, Louisville, PAUL, Sen Rand Paul, Ky AP, Rene Boucher


High court: KY death row inmate’s case should get new look

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is telling Kentucky’s highest court to take another look at the case of a serial murder on death row. The court Monday told the Supreme Court of Kentucky to revisit Larry Lamont White’s death sentence in light of a 2017 Supreme Court ruling. That ruling involved a man who […]
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Washington, Kentucky, Ap, Nation, The Supreme Court, Supreme Court of Kentucky, Larry Lamont White


Police: Woman drove drunk to ‘teach her son a lesson’

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman charged with drunken driving told police she did it “to teach her son a lesson.” News outlets report 48-year-old Sunita Jairam was arrested early Sunday on charges including endangering the welfare of a minor. Her arrest citation says she told police she “drank a bunch of beer” and […]
Tags: News, Kentucky, Nation, Lexington, Ky AP, Sunita Jairam


Justice Kavanaugh joins Chief and more liberal Justices in GVR of Kentucky capital case

This morning's Supreme Court order list is fairly short and is mostly denials of certiorari. But the last page of the order list should intrigue capital sentencing fans, and it contains an order in White v. Kentucky, No. 17-9467, in which the Court vacated the decision below "and the case is remanded to the Supreme Court of Kentucky for further consideration in light of Moore v. Texas, 581 U. S. ___ (2017)." This GVR is made extra interesting because Justice Alito issued this short dissent, whic...
Tags: Texas, Supreme Court, Law, Kentucky, Court, Indiana, Kennedy, Cooper, Webster, Scalia, Moore, Alito, Kavanaugh, Kaushal, Gorsuch, Douglas A Berman


Where are all the birthday songs?

Today happens to be my birthday. Which got me thinking: how come most people in the world sing the same birthday song? photo by Ed g2s Where are all the other songs for birthdays? the original happy birthday song Happy birthday to you is (according to the 1998 Guinness World Records) the most recognised song in the English language.The origins of the song date back to at least the 19th Century when two sisters Patty and Mildred J. Hill, introduced the song Good Morning to All to Patty’s kinderga...
Tags: Facebook, Music, Kentucky, Birthday, Celebration, Netherlands, World Music, Poland, Belgium, Singing, Songs, Eastern Europe, Choir, Patty, Chris Rowbury, Republic of Georgia


3,000-year-old eastern North American quinoa discovered in Ontario

A mass of charred seeds found while clearing a home construction site in Brantford, Ontario, has been identified as ancient, domesticated goosefoot (C. berlandieri spp. jonesianum), a form of quinoa native to Eastern North America. The seeds date back to 900 B.C., and have never previously been found north of Kentucky this early in history.
Tags: Science, Kentucky, Ontario, Eastern North America, Brantford Ontario


Ole Miss women upend No. 16 Kentucky behind Allen’s 28

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Crystal Allen scored 16 of her 28 points in the fourth quarter, La’Karis Salter had a double-double and Mississippi upset short-handed, cold-shooting No. 16 Kentucky 55-49 on Sunday. Salter had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Allen made six of her 10-for-10 performance at the foul line in the last 1:12 […]
Tags: News, Mississippi, Kentucky, Sports, Allen, Lexington, Ky AP, Salter, La Karis Salter


Williams’ 3 completes Marshall comeback over W. Kentucky

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Taevion Kinsey scored a career-high 23 points, freshman Jannson Williams blocked five shots and scored 12, including the winning 3-pointer with 21 seconds left, and Marshall rallied to beat Western Kentucky 70-69 on Saturday night to win its third straight. The Hilltoppers led by as many as 15 and 42-31 at […]
Tags: News, Kentucky, Sports, Ap, Williams, Marshall, Western Kentucky, Huntington W Va, Hilltoppers, Taevion Kinsey, Jannson Williams


Winter storm roars from Colorado to the nation’s capital

A bitter winter storm spread eastward across the country Saturday, threatening heavy snow in Kentucky, the Appalachians and Washington, D.C.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Colorado, Washington, Kentucky, Usa Today