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Fox News reportedly refused to air an advertisement created by a progressive PAC that featured testimonials from law enforcement officers about their treatment by the pro-Trump mob that stormed the

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BY MATT MENCARINI

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) -- Despite growing pressure from Republicans and business leaders, Gov. Andy Beshear said he is not going to cut Kentucky’s unemployment benefits — at least not yet.

Bevin is Attending Fundraiser with Donor Who Demands GOP Politicians Tear Up Health Care Reforms

Kentucky Democratic Party

Frankfort, KY - The Kentucky Democratic Party is slamming Matt Bevin for kicking off his desperate re-election campaign by jetting off to Texas next week to raise money from out-of-state CEOs.

The 10th annual Golf Scramble to benefit Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky is set for Monday June 10 at the Weissinger Hills Golf Course, 2240 Mt. Eden Rd. in Shelbyville.

Tee time is 8:30 a.m. EDT.

The event hosts are the Greater Louisville Building & Construction Trades Council and Teamsters 783.

"Please consider participating with a team or a sponsorship or just a donation," said Bill Londrigan, Kentucky State AFL-CIO president. 

By DAVE SIMCOX

In 1919 President Woodrow Wilson and leaders of nearly 50 other nations gathered in Paris to negotiate a formal end to the World War I – what would become the ill-fated Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations.

Frankfort, KY - As Americans for Prosperity—a dark money group funded by the Koch brothers— is endorsing Matt Bevin today, the Kentucky Democratic Party is calling out Bevin for using his office to help out-of-state CEOs at the expense of Kentucky’s working families.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Want more proof--as if more proof were needed--that "principled politician" is an oxymoron when it comes to Mitch McConnell? You'd be hard pressed to find any Kentucky politician, present or past, who can top the Bluegrass State's senior senator in pure cynicism, unalloyed hypocrisy--and rank demagoguery to boot.  

Thanks to Walter Tillow for sending us this.

By WILL WRIGHT

New mining methods that churn up silica-laden rock are likely responsible for the surge of black lung disease that has afflicted hundreds of miners across Central Appalachia in recent years, according to new research presented at the American Thoratic Society’s annual meeting this week.

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Kentucky State AFL-CIO, acting as the Committee on Political Education, endorsed the Democratic ticket in the Nov. 5 election: Andy Beshear, governor; Jacqueline Coleman, lieutenant governor; Greg Stumbo, attorney general; Heather French Henry, secretary of state; Michael Bowman, treasurer; Sheri Donahue, auditor; and Robert Haley Conway, commissioner of agriculture.   

By MARSHALL WARD

President, Calloway County Retired Teachers Association 

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

A new fund-raising email from the Ditch Mitch Fund says "our latest poll with Public Policy Polling shows that Mitch McConnell is leading by just THREE points against a Democratic challenger in Kentucky’s Senate race."

The spread is 45 to 42.

Ditch Mitch calls the survey "the biggest and most concrete evidence yet that we can defeat Mitch McConnell when he’s up for reelection next year and finally restore some sanity to the Senate."