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Editor’s note: The Kentucky State AFL-CIO endorsed State Rep. Linda Belcher, whom Johnson is challenging Johnson.

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By LAWRENCE SMITH

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A candidate for Kentucky’s state House is making no apologies for shocking images found on his Facebook page.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

The Greatest Generation is down another hero. Chester William Hack died peacefully in a Paducah nursing home on Sunday. He was 95.

Services will be 1 p.m. (CDT) Thursday at Paducah’s Milner and Orr Funeral Home, 120 Memorial Dr.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Okay, pass the crow and humble pie.

I was willing to wager that most TV talking heads would say Donald Trump won last night’s debate as long as the GOP presidential hopeful didn’t “pass out, soil himself, throw up, drool or ‘speaketh in an unknown tongue.’”

Most of the media says Democrat Hillary Clinton won, hands down.  I’m glad I would have lost my bet.

By SCOTTY PULLIAM

November 8th, election day is almost upon us. If you are like most people, it is something you've been praying for as it seems the current election cycle began sometime in the last century! And it probably goes without saying that the 2016 presidential election has brought out the absolute worst aspects of the American political system. So it's a pretty safe bet we'll all be breathing a sigh of relief when it's finally over.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

If you’d told me four years ago that Michigan, Wisconsin and West Virginia would become “right to work” states, I’d have said you were crazy as a sprayed roach.

Michigan was synonymous with Walter Reuther and the UAW. “Progressive” Wisconsin was AFSCME’s birthplace. West Virginia was UMWA country.

So much for the idea that “it can’t happen here.”

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By STATE REP. LARRY CLARK (D-Louisville)

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

This old reporter never gambles on politics. If I did, I’d go broke.

But even I can’t pass up a sure thing, like Monday night’s debate. So he’s my wager: If Donald Trump doesn’t pass out, soil himself, throw up, drool or “speaketh in an unknown tongue,” most of the TV talking heads will declare him the winner.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Kentuckian Aaron Bugg, a 24-year-old Bernie Sanders delegate to the Democratic National Convention, has a warning for fellow millennials tempted to vote for Libertarian Gary Johnson for president.

“Look at his platform. Don’t get excited about the fact that he is an alternative candidate.”