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Bevin to Teachers Across the Street: “If you truly care about this community you'd come on over and be a part of the community."

KENTUCKY DEMOCRATIC PARTY

Frankfort, KY — In case you missed it, Matt Bevin was greeted in Ashland this weekend with crowds of teachers protesting to hold him accountable for his bullying and insulting of educators. 

Bevin’s “blend of official business and personal business also gets murky in out-of state travel.”

“The most common destination the governor has refused to explain is Maine, where he owns a vacation home.”

KENTUCKY DEMOCRATIC PARTY

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

I knew Jason Bailey was good at number crunching. He's got a master’s degree in public administration with a specialization in public finance.

He's also executive director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, a Berea-based think tank.

By MIKE STUNSON

After President Donald Trump claimed skilled rock climbers could not scale a portion of his border wall for the U.S.-Mexico border, a Kentucky climber has taken that as a challenge.

Rick Weber, a retired engineer in Wolfe County, built a wood replica of an 18-foot high portion of the border wall that includes 6X6 columns and a 60-inch high plate atop. He is now planning a competition to see if members of the rock climbing community can scale his replica wall.

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A national Republican group has removed a television advertisement supporting GOP Gov. Matt Bevin after facing questions about featuring a Pike County businessman who has been accused of sexual misconduct.

Educators are organizing to teach the state’s Trump-loving governor a civics lesson in November.

By PATRICK CALDWELL

By DAVID LEONHARDT

Almost a decade ago, Warren Buffett made a claim that would become famous. He said that he paid a lower tax rate than his secretary, thanks to the many loopholes and deductions that benefit the wealthy.

By ROY PULLAM

I never forgot what an honor it was to be in front of a group of students as a teacher.  It was a seminal honor to be given the responsibility of teaching Henderson County students.