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National advocacy group wants to stop adults from marrying children in Kentucky

A national advocacy group is promoting legislation in Kentucky that would prevent underage girls from marrying men who are sometimes decades older, the Courier Journal…
Paul Ryan to Trump: Let’s rethink these tariffs

Paul Ryan to Trump: Let’s rethink these tariffs

“We are extremely worried about the consequences of a trade war..." The post Paul Ryan to Trump: Let’s rethink these tariffs appeared first on Hot Air.
Arkansas Became the Third State to Implement Work Requirements for Medicaid

Arkansas Became the Third State to Implement Work Requirements for Medicaid

Gov. Asa Hutchinson made Arkansas the third state to implement work requirements on Medicaid recipients Monday after the federal government approved its waiver.
A bill to slash retirement funds prompts teacher ‘walk-ins’ across Kentucky

A bill to slash retirement funds prompts teacher ‘walk-ins’ across Kentucky

In a move that could evolve into a statewide strike, hundreds of teachers from dozens of schools across Kentucky participated in “walk-ins” Thursday to protest a Senate bill that would slash teacher

Rand Paul’s attacker pleads guilty in federal court. Here’s how long he will likely go to prison.

The man who assaulted Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) last November, leaving him with serious injuries including six broken ribs, pleaded guilty to assault charges in…
Crowds watch as tallest building in Kentucky's capital is demolished - video

Crowds watch as tallest building in Kentucky's capital is demolished - video

The tallest building in Kentucky's capital city came crashing down in a controlled implosion on Sunday, delighting onlookers who then quickly scurried away to avoid the dust cloud that billowed
17 Crosses Hung from Gun Show Billboard in Kentucky

17 Crosses Hung from Gun Show Billboard in Kentucky

Seventeen crosses were seen hanging off a gun show billboard in Louisville, Kentucky, on I-65 Sunday morning.
Kentucky House passes bill banning most abortions after 11 weeks

Kentucky House passes bill banning most abortions after 11 weeks

Kentucky is moving closer to banning at least one abortion procedure after 11 weeks, part of a wider movement to curb access to reproductive care across a number of states. The Kentucky House of
6 ways to fill out your last-minute March Madness bracket

6 ways to fill out your last-minute March Madness bracket

While the NCAA men's basketball tournament tips off in just a few short hours, if you're not a sports fan, you may still be staring at a blank bracket that's due any minute (12:00 p.m. ET on
Here are the top states and cities for startups in the South

Here are the top states and cities for startups in the South

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Kentucky GOP candidate threatens to shoot congressman for mocking the NRA

Kentucky GOP candidate threatens to shoot congressman for mocking the NRA

Carl Nett, a Republican candidate for Kentucky secretary of state, tweeted Tuesday a reference to shooting Congressman John Yarmuth (D-KY), who was boasting about his F rating from the National Rifle
Black Lung Is a Growing Problem in Appalachia

Black Lung Is a Growing Problem in Appalachia

The number of cases is climbing, according to a new report.
Mitch McConnell Wants Hemp Removed From Controlled Substances List

Mitch McConnell Wants Hemp Removed From Controlled Substances List

McConnell said he will introduce legislation to legalize the crop
Teachers on four continents stage mass strikes

Teachers on four continents stage mass strikes

In the USA, there are tens of thousands of teachers in open rebellion, in Oklahoma, West Virginia, Arizona, Kentucky, and things are heating up in Pennsylvania, Illinois, Iowa and Colorado. (more…)
Kentucky wants to ban the safest way to abort second-trimester pregnancies

Kentucky wants to ban the safest way to abort second-trimester pregnancies

Doctors who perform "dilation and evacuation" abortions would face a felony charge and up to 5 years in prison.
Teacher walkouts over pay and pensions have spread to Kentucky

Teacher walkouts over pay and pensions have spread to Kentucky

Teachers are walking out over a 1.5 percent cost-of-living increase and changes to their pension plan.
West Virginia is contagious: mass teacher walkouts in Kentucky and Oklahoma

West Virginia is contagious: mass teacher walkouts in Kentucky and Oklahoma

It's been brewing for weeks and now it's boiling over: Kentucky teachers are walking off the job en masse in statewide demonstrations triggered by dirty-tricking GOP state legislators who snuck a
Teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky Walk Out: ‘It Really Is a Wildfire’

Teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky Walk Out: ‘It Really Is a Wildfire’

Teachers and their supporters protested against a pension reform bill at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort on Monday.
Oklahoma and Kentucky teachers walk out of school to demand more education funding

Oklahoma and Kentucky teachers walk out of school to demand more education funding

Oklahoma and Kentucky teachers went to their respective state capitals on Monday to demand lawmakers improve education funding. All public schools in Kentucky were shut down due to the rally and