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At High Noon on Wednesday, there will be a picket and delivery of a letter to the Management of the Circle K gasoline and convenience store at 1630 Arthur Street in Louisville.
This will be the fifth action at this location.  We call on your solidarity!  We are asking Circle K (owned by Couche-Tard in Quebec) to take VUSE off their shelves. 
 
The Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) is boycotting Reynolds American Tobacco company's e-cigarette VUSE until that corporation guarantees the right of f

By PHILIP M. BAILEY

President Donald Trump will visit Louisville on behalf of Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's reelection campaign next week.

Bevin's campaign announced on Monday that Trump will headline an Aug. 21 fundraiser for the governor. 

America’s working class is in desperate shape, and its longtime protectors — unions — have lost much of their power.

By NICHOLAS KRISTOF

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1350 

Kentucky State AFL-CIO-endorsed Democrat Greg Stumbo says his opponent for attorney general was handpicked by "Moscow Mitch" McConnell. 

In a fund-raising email, Stumbo added that Republican Daniel Cameron is "a Washington lobbyist whose law firm represents the big drug companies, and who will not be constitutionally qualified to hold this office until just weeks before the election."

From the Kentucky Democratic Party

Frankfort, KY—With less than 90 days until the general election, Matt Bevin is still facing sharp criticism and backlash from Republican officials and voters across Kentucky. 

As Andy Beshear and Jacqueline Coleman prepare to open up two new field offices in Louisville tomorrow, Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton is publicly disputing Matt Bevin's claim that they have a "great relationship," saying: "Look, I did not talk to him. I’ve never talked with him about the dismissals. My staff has not been treated right and I stand by my staff.”

Thanks to Bill Finn and Todd Johnson for calling our attention to this story.

By JOE SONKA

The Metro Department of Codes and Regulations issued a written warning on May 31 to a contractor working on the construction of a new twin hotel project on Whiskey Row downtown, declaring that it was violating state and city law by subcontracting an unlicensed...

Trump-supporting Republican voters who came to see Mike Pence speak in Clay County told the Lexington Herald-Leader that “they’re supporting Beshear this fall because of Bevin’s marginalizing comments about teachers and his efforts to overhaul their pension system.”