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The past two weeks have been a blur and it feels like I’ve been having a bad dream. As badly as I wish I just got out of bed, that’s simply not true.

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On Oct. 20, the US Department of Justice — joined by 11 Republican state attorneys general — filed a civil lawsuit against Google, with the stated goal of stopping it from “unlawfully maintaining monopolies through anticompetitive and exclusionary practices in the search and search advertisi…

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As a female executive, I have had to answer the same question for many years: “How are you able to balance your work and family?” Honestly, those questions have always frustrated me because they have never been asked of my husband. And I have been fortunate until recently, with a lot of help…

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I recently had the opportunity to visit Virginia to see our new grandchild, Archer Grant, who was born a couple of weeks ago. While in the Commonwealth, the Mother of Presidents, a couple of my Virginia friends brought something interesting to my attention.

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While we have been fighting this pandemic, we have also been moving forward to better Kentucky with progress in key areas including providing health care, improving infrastructure and creating jobs in every corner of the commonwealth.

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This year’s election is unlike any in our history. Instead of marching into our usual local polling place, many of us are voting in different locations and in different ways.

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It probably feels like the 2020 elections have been going on for years, and in a sense they have. Ever since Donald Trump won the presidency in 2016, the political world has been girding for this moment.

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In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kentuckians flattened the curve by staying home as much as possible. While that action was necessary and saved lives, it also led to a large number of people putting off important medical care.

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Since Sept. 8, Christian County Public Schools has been back in session for the first time since March 13, 2020. We have utilized the Healthy at School guidelines, adapted to the current pandemic requirements, collaborated with our local health department, and executed a successful re-entry …

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‘Tis a strange world we inhabit. We have a president from a privileged family tell Bob Woodward — another person from a privileged family, but one who believes he might have some responsibility for promoting equality and helping the less fortunate — that he “has really drunk the (liberal) Ko…

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Congress is set to adjourn at the end of this month, yet its biggest and most urgent piece of business remains undone. With the economy unravelling further from the continuing pandemic and the end of CARES Act stimulus funds, it’s critical that Congress provide a strong additional relief package.

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Marches, protests and demonstrations, on the street or now online, are how the United States talks to itself. And, to the benefit of the nation, we are doing a lot of talking these days.

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As we move deeper into the political season from a national, state and local perspective, I find it most appropriate that myself and the residents of Ward 1 give a well-deserved thank you to the city of Hopkinsville for the visible improvements and infrastructural strides that have been made…

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Some of us have heard the story of the article in the New York Sun newspaper by Francis P. Church, one of its editors, in 1897 entitled “Is There is a Santa Claus?”

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Some of us have heard the story of the article in the New York Sun newspaper by Francis P. Church, one of its editors, in 1897 entitled “Is There is a Santa Claus?”

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A week after the Democrats convened under a platform that could best be summarized as “We’re not Donald Trump’s party,” Republicans approved a platform that essentially said, “We’re all-Trump, all the time.”

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Many have not understood the actual “simplicity” of the 10-year gambling machine court case. Given that new technologies can confuse anyone and the fact that the two statewide newspapers have not covered the story of the case well, it’s understandable. But the bottom line is actually quite simple.

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As shopkeepers and volunteers were sweeping up Monday after an overnight looting rampage through downtown Chicago’s ritziest addresses, I already was hearing from taunting emailers like this passive-aggressive troll:

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Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced on Monday that, because of lingering concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, he was “recommending” all schools remain closed to in-person learning until September 28. According to former Kentucky School Boards Association spokesperson and education medi…

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In a cyber-security and disaster exercise less than two years ago, President Trump’s Secretary of Homeland Security praised Colorado as a “national leader in safeguarding elections,” saying “we’d love to continue to use you as an example of what other states can adopt.”

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I wanted some comments from one of the most senior adults among Kentucky Baptists while working on a story about how churches are handling that segment of their membership.

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One Saturday morning years ago, my high school history teacher called to ask if I would accompany him to a family cemetery in Hopkins County. He wanted to find the Thomas Hobgood Cemetery. This is the teacher that awakened in me a love for history; it was because of him that I had decided to…

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Dear Superintendent, We are all well aware that Kentucky is seeing ever-increasing numbers of cases of COVID-19. We are setting new records for infections daily. We would like to thank the districts that have taken the responsible steps by following the CDC guidelines to ensure everyone’s sa…

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When I am home from Washington, I spend a significant amount of time traveling throughout my congressional district and listening to the concerns of my constituents. Some of the regular feedback I receive is that government routinely wastes hard-earned taxpayer dollars and is not accountable…