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By DANIEL DESROCHERS

The filing deadline to run for political office in Kentucky is weeks earlier this year, but that didn’t stop more than 300 Kentuckians from filing for state and federal political offices Friday, including 17 people hoping to take down U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

See the notice below regarding a Rally and Press Conference in support of members of IUE-CWA Local 84807 next Tuesday, January 14th at 3:30 p.m.   Please share this notice with your members and affiliates and please make plans to attend to show your support for these workers that are getting screwed by Haier and Dart Warehouse Corporation.  I look forward to seeing you! 

In Solidarity,  Bill.

EDITOR'S NOTE: It's not just students who get fact and fiction fouled up on the Internet.

By TIM WALKER

Critical thinking skills have always been high on most educators’ wish-list for their students. The onslaught of disinformation across the Internet, however, has only heightened the sense of urgency.

By LINDA BLACKFORD

When I started the #BadBillWatch last week, little did I guess I’d have so much material to work with in so little time.

But on just the second day of the General Assembly, there’s a bill that solves a problem that exists only in the minds of Republicans up for re-election.

By EMMA AUSTIN

A billboard calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to vote to remove President Donald Trump from office is making its rounds in Louisville this week.

"Trump broke the law," according to the billboard, which includes McConnell's face. "Senator McConnell, don't help him cover it up. Vote to convict & remove."

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was posted on Wednesday. Click here to see the up-to-the-minute filings.

By BRUCE MAPLES

We are two days away from the filing deadline for Election 2020, and once again, we have a significant number of unchallenged incumbents, as well as open seats that will probably not switch parties.

By WILL WRIGHT

PIKEVILLE -- Employees of Perry County Coal, who were laid off last month, report they have not received their final paycheck or payment for unused vacation days, putting the miners in a strikingly similar position to former employees of Blackjewel LLC, who protested in Harlan County last year over unpaid wages.