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The Southern Territory is proud to announce we have some new members to add to our union family. We welcome nearly 140 dedicated men and women who work for the Installation Maintenance Division at the Fort Campbell U.S. Army Base in Kentucky.

By BERRY CRAIG

Going on four years ago, fewer than 31 percent of Kentucky’s eligible voters cast ballots for governor. Who knows what the turnout will be this coming Nov. 5 – but I wish I had a dollar for every excuse I’ve heard for not voting.

“There’s not much difference between the two parties,” is maybe the lamest excuse.

Thanks to Jeff Wiggins for sending us this.

Millions of our brothers and sisters who work as federal contractors lost a month’s pay during the longest government shutdown in history, and unless Congress acts, they won’t be made whole.

By MIKE STUNSON

Count NBC meteorologist Al Roker among those who was not happy with comments Gov. Matt Bevin made Tuesday.

In an interview with WHAS radio host Terri Meiners, Bevin said canceling schools for cold weather is an indication that “we’re getting soft.”

By PHILIP M. BAILEY

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin may be hounded by poor approval ratings, but as the field settled for this year's election, it's clear that Democrats will have the heaviest lift. In fact, they face the very real prospect of being shut out of statewide office.  

Kentucky Democratic Party reacts on Facebook: This afternoon Gov. Matt Bevin appeared on Terry Meiners' show on 840 WHAS. The photo is an exchange they had about the amazingly cold temperatures our state will see tomorrow. That's right, just a few days after saying the government shutdown wasn't affecting Kentuckians, Millionaire Matt Bevin shows how out of touch he is again.

Thanks to Jeff Wiggins for sending us this.

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which restored working women’s right to sue over wage discrimination. A decade later, the labor movement is still one of the best avenues for closing the gender pay gap.