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By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

I knew Jason Bailey was good at number crunching. He's got a master’s degree in public administration with a specialization in public finance.

He's also executive director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, a Berea-based think tank.

By MIKE STUNSON

After President Donald Trump claimed skilled rock climbers could not scale a portion of his border wall for the U.S.-Mexico border, a Kentucky climber has taken that as a challenge.

Rick Weber, a retired engineer in Wolfe County, built a wood replica of an 18-foot high portion of the border wall that includes 6X6 columns and a 60-inch high plate atop. He is now planning a competition to see if members of the rock climbing community can scale his replica wall.

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A national Republican group has removed a television advertisement supporting GOP Gov. Matt Bevin after facing questions about featuring a Pike County businessman who has been accused of sexual misconduct.

Educators are organizing to teach the state’s Trump-loving governor a civics lesson in November.

By PATRICK CALDWELL

By DAVID LEONHARDT

Almost a decade ago, Warren Buffett made a claim that would become famous. He said that he paid a lower tax rate than his secretary, thanks to the many loopholes and deductions that benefit the wealthy.

By ROY PULLAM

I never forgot what an honor it was to be in front of a group of students as a teacher.  It was a seminal honor to be given the responsibility of teaching Henderson County students.  

KENTUCKY DEMOCRATIC PARTY

Frankfort, KY — In case you missed it, the AARP released a new survey finding that lowering health care costs and addressing rising prescription drug costs rank among the most important issues to voters over 50 years old in Kentucky.