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EDITOR'S NOTE: Overwhelmed by the flood of news stories and commentary about the coronavirus pandemic? Who isn't?

Thanks to Liles Taylor for sending us this.

By MANDY McCLAREN

Sarah Jordan wants you to know her father’s name.

The American Bar Association had rated the new nominee, Judge Justin Walker, as unqualified, but he has strong conservative support

By KARL HULSE

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

UFCW Local 227 member Dava K. Dillon, activities director at the union-built and owned Jackson House/W.B. Sanders Retirement Center in Paducah, was among 25 local women honored at the annual Rosa Parks Power of One dinner co-sponsored by the Paducah-McCracken County NAACP branch and Broadway United Methodist Church.

Local 227 represents hourly workers at the two apartment buildings.


Click here to watch former labor secretary Robert Reich narrate--and illustrate--a short video titled 'Mitch McConnell's Do-Nothing Republicans.' Thanks to our friend Marshall Ward in Murray for sending it to us.

By DANIEL DESROCHERS

It’s now all but certain that Kentucky voters will have to show a photo identification before casting a ballot for president and other federal and state offices in November’s general election.

The Kentucky House of Representatives voted 62-35 Tuesday in favor of the proposal, fulfilling a campaign pledge of Secretary of State Michael Adams that has marched through the legislature despite a lack of evidence of in-person voter fraud.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Political parties are like big league baseball teams. Okay, I'm a Democrat, a Yankee fan and it's spring training.

The good of the team and of the party are supposed to take precedence over the good of an individual player or a politician. Everybody is supposed to pull together all the way to the World Series or to the White House.

So my mind wandered to the Grapefruit League on Super Tuesday while I watched the returns roll in on MSNBC. 

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Rev. Jim Gearhart is a friend and ally in Paducah. He wrote this letter to the editor that was published in the Paducah Sun. 

Editor,