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By ROY PULLAM

At the Workers Memorial Day observance yesterday in Henderson,  Bill Londrigan said something that has stuck with me. 

He said it is not just the deaths on the job, it is the job-related sickness that both reduces the quality of life as well the length of life.  My dad did not die in the mines, but black lung plagued him from middle age to his death. 

By HALEY BYRD

President Donald Trump has long touted the advantages of his 2017 tax reform bill, but Republicans are now under fire for one of the bill's overlooked consequences: A huge hit for families of fallen service members.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Click here to see photos of the program from Forward Kentucky.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Union families gather on Workers Memorial Day to remember men and women who lost their lives on the job the previous year.

“This year, we wanted to do something different,” said Kyle Henderson, president of the Paducah-based Western Kentucky AFL-CIO Area Council. 

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Kentucky State AFL-CIO endorsed McGrath for Congress last year.

By LESLEY CLARK

Former Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath, whom Democratic groups are hoping will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, didn’t rule out a run against the Kentucky Republican at a veterans’ event here Thursday.


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