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Trump backs challenger to GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski who voted to convict him in second impeachment trial

GOP Senate candidate Kelly Tshibaka. AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File Former President Trump has backed Kelly Tshibaka over Lisa Murkowski in the 2022 Alaska Senate race. Trump continues to smart over Murkowski voting to convict him in his second impeachment trial. Tshibaka, the former state commissioner of administration, has several Trump alums in her campaign. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Former President Donald Trump on Friday backed a Republican challenger to GO...
Tags: Politics, Kentucky, Senate, America, Trends, Gop, Alaska, PAC, Mitch McConnell, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Tea Party, Trump, Kelly, Capitol


Jury Convicts Kentucky Constables of Violating Rights

A federal jury has convicted two Kentucky constables.
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The US job market is about to turn into a giant science experiment - with millions of Americans as guinea pigs

Carlos Ponce joins a protest in in Miami Springs, Florida, asking senators to continue unemployment benefits past July 31, 2020. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Half of US states are cutting off enhanced unemployment benefits over the next few weeks. This is going to throw millions of Americans into a real-world economic experiment that could hurt many people. Biden and the federal government could step in, but America's misguided tradition of a hands of federal government is stopping them. T...
Tags: Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, Kentucky, Boston, US, America, Trends, Gop, United States, Arizona, Oklahoma, Federal Reserve, Biden, Medicaid, Bernie Sanders


SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 281 Status Reports

WW 0281 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 281 THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES ACROSS THE ENTIRE WATCH AREA. ..BROYLES..06/19/21 ATTN...WFO...LMK...ILN...JKL...RLX... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 281 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS INC019-029-047-077-115-137-143-155-175-190640- IN . INDIANA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE CLARK DEARBORN FRANKLIN JEFFERSON OHIO RIPLEY SCOTT ...
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Kentucky Judge Blocks Parole Board Rule on New Hearings

A Kentucky judge has temporarily blocked a new parole board policy that would give dozens of convicted murderers another chance at potentially cutting short their life-in-prison sentences.
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Bourbon Tourism Shaking off Pandemic Slump in Kentucky

With tourists flocking to distilleries, concerns about a pandemic hangover for Kentucky’s world-famous bourbon industry are quickly evaporating.
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Lawsuit Seeks Removal of Kentucky Wildlife Commissioner

Two months after the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources rehired its former commissioner despite objections from Gov. Andy Beshear, a lawsuit has been filed seeking his removal.
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Study: Texas Bases Lead Army Posts in Risk of Sexual Assault

A new study finds that female soldiers at Army bases in Texas, Colorado, Kansas and Kentucky face a greater risk of sexual assault and harassment than those at other posts, accounting for more than a third of all active duty Army women sexually assaulted in 2018.
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The GOP's hopes on striking an infrastructure deal with Biden: torching his proposed tax hikes

From left, Senate Minority Whip John Thune of South Dakota, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, and Senate Republican Policy Committee Chair Roy Blunt of Missouri. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Senate Republicans increasingly believe striking an infrastructure deal with Biden could derail some of his tax hikes. Not every Senate Democrat is onboard with Biden's planned programs or methods to finance them. Passing a party-line bill is "going to take a lot of coordination in ...
Tags: New York, Texas, Congress, Kentucky, Senate, Virginia, Politico, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, South Dakota, Mitch McConnell, Warner, Republican, Biden, Delaware


Sign-Ups Growing for Kentucky Prizes Tied to COVID Shots

Gov. Andy Beshear says the number of Kentuckians vying for lucrative prizes tied to getting the COVID-19 vaccine continues to grow.
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Remains of Sailor Killed During World War II Identified

Officials say the remains of a sailor from Kentucky who died in the World War II attack on Pearl Harbor have been identified.
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Kurt Lash on Reconstruction (1): Defining the topic, setting the canon

For the Symposium on Kurt Lash, The Reconstruction Amendments: The Essential Documents (University of Chicago Press, 2021)(2 vols.). What follows is a two-part review of Kurt Lash’s truly important collection of materials on “the Reconstruction Amendments” just published by the University of Chicago Press.  Both Lash and the Press have performed a genuine service to anyone interested in American constitutional history by bringing out these handsomely produced two volumes.  They will be a...
Tags: Europe, New York, Maryland, Supreme Court, Mexico, Kentucky, Boston, Virginia, Massachusetts, Court, Georgia, Canada, Pennsylvania, United States, New York Times, Connecticut


Beshear Signals Effort to Entice More People Back to Work

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says he plans to offer incentives to entice more people back to work to help resolve labor shortages.
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High Court Ruling Cited in Kentucky Child Services Dispute

Republicans have turned up pressure on Kentucky’s Democratic governor to renew a contract with a Baptist-affiliated children’s agency.
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Kentucky triple murder: Former airline pilot convicted on all counts

A former pilot charged in the November 2015 triple murder of his neighbors in western Kentucky has been convicted by a jury on all...
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Airline Pilot Guilty of Killing Three Neighbors in Kentucky

A jury in Kentucky has convicted a former commercial airline pilot of killing three of his neighbors.
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A millennial founder who landed 6 figures in investments breaks down his plan to build an empire of applesauce. Yes, applesauce.

Ethan Holmes Ethan Holmes Ethan Holmes is the CEO and founder of Holmes Mouthwatering Applesauce. He is one of the few Black-owned applesauce brands in the country. To Insider, he breaks down his plans to expand throughout the nation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Since he was 15 years old, Ethan Holmes has had one dream: to build an applesauce empire. In college, he would map out his plans on the walls of his dorm room. "Anytime I could get my hands on $20, I'd bu...
Tags: Europe, Kentucky, US, Trends, Chobani, Walmart, Canada, Cleveland, Patterson, Black, Midwest, Mckinsey, Holmes, Ben Jerry, Wayne Williams, Musselman


Kurt Lash and the Canons of Constitutional Law

For the Symposium on Kurt Lash, The Reconstruction Amendments: The Essential Documents (University of Chicago Press, 2021)(2 vols.). In 1998, when Sandy Levinson and I wrote about the constitutional canon, we identified three basic kinds of canons. The pedagogical canon focuses on materials that to be taught in law schools (or universities). The academic theory canonfocuses on materials necessary (or helpful) for debates in constitutional theory. The cultural literacy canonincludes materials n...
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Ex-American Airlines pilot convicted in gruesome 2015 triple murder in Kentucky

The case attracted national attention when Christian "Kit" Martin, a former Army major, was handcuffed at the airline gate in Louisville in 2019.       [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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FEMA Extends Deadline to Seek Aid in 31 Kentucky Counties

Gov. Andy Beshear says federal emergency officials have extended a deadline for Kentuckians to register for assistance due to damage from severe flooding.
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Alexander: At U.S. Open, rough (again) might be the story

It is a ritual, part of the tradition of the U.S. Open. The U.S. Golf Association, which runs this tournament, endeavors to make that year’s course as demanding (diabolical?) as possible. The players sigh, shake their heads but refrain from squawking as loudly as earlier generations of pros did. They know it’s coming, after all. And while some in the viewing audience nod their heads knowingly when the game’s stars get a taste of the difficulty everyday hackers routinely experience … well, don’t ...
Tags: Kentucky, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Farmers, Golf, Pga Tour, Patrick Reed, Pacific Ocean, Jordan Spieth, Pebble Beach, Southern California, Alexander, East Africa, Mamaroneck, Bryson DeChambeau


Alexander: At U.S. Open, rough (again) may be the story

It is a ritual, part of the tradition of the U.S. Open. The U.S. Golf Association, which runs this tournament, endeavors to make that year’s course as demanding (diabolical?) as possible. The players sigh, shake their heads but refrain from squawking as loudly as earlier generations of pros did. They know it’s coming, after all. And while some in the viewing audience nod their heads knowingly when the game’s stars get a taste of the difficulty everyday hackers routinely experience … well, don’t ...
Tags: Kentucky, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Farmers, Golf, Pga Tour, Patrick Reed, Pacific Ocean, Jordan Spieth, Pebble Beach, Southern California, Alexander, East Africa, Mamaroneck, Bryson DeChambeau


Man Who Said ‘Traitor’ Trump Critics Deserved To Die Is Charged Over Capitol Riot

Kurt Peterson was arrested in Kentucky on Wednesday.
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Retiring Kentucky Lawmaker Scoffs at Congressman's Criticism

Kentucky state Sen. Paul Hornback says he won’t seek another term in 2022.
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Many States Ending $300 Federal Unemployment Benefits Early

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Republicans don't want to overhaul the economy as Biden's infrastructure plans draw strong public support

From left, Senate Minority Whip John Thune of South Dakota, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, and Senate Republican Policy Committee Chair Roy Blunt of Missouri. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Republicans are pushing to cut the size and scope of Biden's $4 trillion infrastructure plan. A new poll released Wednesday indicated the Biden plans are drawing 67% support among voters. A bipartisan framework is likely to constrain its focus to physical infrastructure. See more st...
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Another Kentucky Man Charged in Connection With Capitol Riot

Authorities say another Kentucky resident has been charged in connection with the U.S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6.
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21 Republican lawmakers vote against honoring law enforcement for their work during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot

In this Jan. 6, 2021 file photo rioters supporting President Donald Trump storm the Capitol in Washington. AP Photo More than 20 GOP lawmakers voted against a bill awarding law enforcement officers the highest congressional honor for their work during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Not a single House Democrat opposed the measure, which passed with the overwhelming support of 406 members. A few Republican lawmakers took issue with calling the storming of the Capitol an "insurrection." See more...
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House votes 406-21 to honor police who defended Capitol

By Annie Grayer and Kristin Wilson | CNN Five months after the January 6 insurrection, the House and Senate have come to an agreement that will award the Congressional Gold Medal to the officers who defended the Capitol. But 21 House Republicans refused to support the legislation, the latest reminder that members of Congress still cannot agree on the facts of the deadly Capitol Hill riot. The final vote in the House on Tuesday was 406-21. The number of House Republicans voting against the bill n...
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