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  • 10 people arrested for blocking entrance to Louisville abortion clinic

    05/14/2017 11:56:57 AM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    wdrb.com ^ | May 13, 2017 | Fallon Glick
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Ten people were arrested Saturday morning for blocking the entrance to a Louisville abortion clinic. Early Saturday morning a crowd of about 100 people demonstrated in front of the EMW Women's Clinic in Louisville. Facebook video taken by a pro-life supporter shows a large police presence and numerous people being arrested outside the only remaining clinic that performs abortions in Kentucky. The event was organized by Operation Save America. The ten people arrested by police include Laura Buck of Indiana, Eva Edl of South Carolina, Eva Zastrow of Arkansas, David Graves of Washington State, Thomas Raddell...
  • Christian printer doesn’t have to make pro-gay shirts, appeals court rules (KY)

    05/12/2017 3:21:31 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 34 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 12, 2017 | Bradford Richardson
    Video at link. A Kentucky appeals court has upheld the conscience rights of a Christian printer who refused to make shirts promoting a gay-pride festival. In the 2-1 decision handed down Friday, Chief Judge Joy A. Kramer said she found no evidence that the store owner “refused any individual the full and equal enjoyment of goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, and accommodations it offered to everyone else because the individual in question had a specific sexual orientation or gender identity.” Blaine Adamson is the owner of Hands On Originals, a Christian company that prints messages on T-shirts, pens, mugs and...
  • Missouri Senate passes Real ID compliance measure

    05/10/2017 8:17:08 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 15 replies
    FoxNews ^ | May 10, 2017 | AP
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri senators voted early Wednesday to give residents the option of whether to get a driver's license that complies with a federal identification requirement, which would allow people to board airplanes and enter military bases. Missouri is one of only five states that doesn't comply or have an extension to comply with a 2005 federal law that established tougher licensing requirements in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Lawmakers have pushed back on the stringent proof-of-identity requirements under the law, known as the Real ID Act, citing privacy issues. But after hours of debate...
  • $33 million expansion for LINAK in Louisville begins, creating 413 full-time jobs (Kentucky)

    05/09/2017 4:24:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    The Lane Report ^ | May 9, 2017
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 9, 2017) – With ground turned today during a ceremony at LINAK U.S. Inc.’s plant, which manufactures linear actuators for hospital beds, office desks, farm equipment and other uses, Gov. Matt Bevin congratulated the company on its $33 million expansion that will create 413 full-time jobs. “Since locating in the commonwealth more than 20 years ago, LINAK has steadily grown its business and presence, in Louisville,” Gov. Bevin said. “We are witnessing another great investment in Kentucky as ground breaks today on the expansion of LINAK’s Louisville-based manufacturing facility. Kentucky is on the rise, and I thank...
  • 2017 Kentucky Derby Odds

    05/04/2017 6:30:03 PM PDT · by Libloather · 44 replies
    Vegas Insider ^ | 5/04/17
    Odds to win 2017 Kentucky Derby (5/6/17) - per Sportsbook.ag Always Dreaming 4/1 Mc Craken 17/4 Classic Empire 5/1 Irish War Cry 8/1 Gormley 10/1 Gunnevera 10/1 Girvin 14/1 Irap 15/1 Practical Joke 15/1 Hence 20/1 Lookin At Lee 20/1 Patch 20/1 Tapwrit 20/1 Thunder Snow 20/1 Battle of Midway 30/1 J Boys Echo 30/1 State of Honor 40/1 Untrapped 40/1 Fast and Accurate 50/1 Sonneteer 50/1 Will there be a 2017 Triple Crown Winner? - per Sportsbook.ag Yes +550 No -850
  • Woman claims to be Hillary Clinton after police chase into Fayette County

    05/03/2017 9:40:30 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 29 replies
    WPXI ^ | May 3, 2017
    FAYETTE COUNTY, Pa. - A woman claimed to be Hillary Clinton after leading police on a chase over state lines into Pennsylvania, according to authorities. Police in Maryland were pursuing 36-year-old Holly Donahoo, of Kentucky, on suspicion of driving under the influence. The chase continued along National Pike into Fayette County, where Pennsylvania State Police used spike strips to stop Donahoo. Donahoo refused to get out of the car, so police had to force her out. She was taken to a hospital, where she refused blood alcohol testing and kept identifying herself as Clinton.
  • Same-Sex Couple Can Seek Damages from Kentucky Clerk: U.S. Appeals Court

    05/02/2017 7:29:35 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | 5/2/17 | Jonathon Stempel
    A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a damages lawsuit against Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who in 2015 refused to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples because it conflicted with her Christian beliefs. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati said a lower court judge erred in finding that damages claims by David Ermold and David Moore became moot, after a new state law last July excused clerks like Davis, from Rowan County, from having to sign marriage license forms. While the couple eventually did get a license, a three-judge appeals court panel said they could...
  • ‘You are safe,’ Transylvania attacker says to Republican student in coffee shop

    04/29/2017 7:58:17 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 20 replies
    A man has been arrested after a machete attack on Transylvania University’s campus that sent one woman to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital. ... Tristan Reynolds, a student who was in the campus café where the attack occurred, said about 30 to 40 people were there at the time. “A guy came in, banged something, a hatchet or an ax, on the table and said, ‘The day of reckoning has come,’” Reynolds said. “He asked somebody what their political affiliation was, they said ‘Republican,’ and the guy said, ‘You are safe.’ And then I realized what was going on and...
  • KAAP to expand in Bowling Green, create 129 jobs (Aluminum parts mfg. in Kentucky)

    04/29/2017 1:52:30 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    The Lane Report ^ | April 28, 2017
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 28, 2017) – Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products LLC (KAAP) will expand for a seventh time in Bowling Green, investing more than $51 million and creating 129 full-time jobs, Gov. Matt Bevin announced today. “This expansion by Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products is a shining example of growth among advanced manufacturers in Kentucky,” Gov. Bevin said. “Since establishing its Bowling Green plant in 2004, KAAP has proven itself an excellent corporate partner in the Commonwealth’s automotive industry. We are grateful for the company’s dedication to the state and are excited to see this remarkable success continue.” KAAP will add...
  • VIDEO: Beating of girl, 12, captured on camera in Crosby Middle School bathroom

    04/27/2017 6:24:48 PM PDT · by Morgana · 56 replies
    WAVE3 ^ | April 27, 2017 | Kasey Cunningham, Reporter
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Parents are taking action against the Jefferson County Public School system, after a video surfaced of a heinous attack on their young child. >> Watch the video: (Warning: video may be disturbing to some) The King family, represented by Teddy Gordon, called a press conference Wednesday, at which they spoke about what happened to their 12 year-old daughter. The Kings will join seven other families from Crosby Middle School that are already part of a pending lawsuit against the school system. Filed in December, the lawsuit alleges that school leaders and the Crosby Middle school administration...
  • Tech company basing headquarters in Louisville, will create 250 jobs (Kentucky)

    04/27/2017 5:31:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    The Lane Report ^ | April 27, 2017
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 27, 2017) — Interapt LLC, a tech development startup focusing on business innovation services and workforce development, will establish a new Louisville headquarters with a nearly $3.7 million investment that will create 250 full-time jobs. Interapt will renovate a 22,000-square-foot manufacturing and warehousing facility at 1226 Rowan Street in the city’s Portland neighborhood, near downtown. The new headquarters will include dedicated space for community-focused workforce development and technology training programs. Interapt develops mobile, web and high-tech wearable applications that help businesses improve their processes, communication and bottom lines. Customers include Baptist Healthcare, Eurofins, Humana, Kindred Healthcare, YUM!...
  • UPDATE: $1.3 billion aluminum plant to be built in Greenup County; 550 new jobs expected

    04/27/2017 5:40:34 AM PDT · by buckalfa · 3 replies
    Associated Press ^ | April 26, 2017 | Kathryn Robinson
    I believe AP is link only. If not I apologize.
  • Bevin set to make 'jobs announcement' (500 jobs w/an average pay of $75,000 yr. in Kentucky)

    04/25/2017 11:26:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Herald-Dispatch | April 25, 2017 | David E. Malloy
    Link only due to copyright issues: http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/bevin-set-to-make-jobs-announcement/article_03f9e6c9-4b84-5c04-a7f0-b3c01a64ef35.html
  • No Free Tuition for Black Students Despite Slavery Reparations Resolution at Western Kentucky

    04/22/2017 10:46:21 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    Newsweek ^ | April 21, 2017 | Julia Glum
    Students at Western Kentucky University voted this week to give their black peers free tuition as a way to make amends for slavery, but administrators say it's not going to happen. President Gary Ransdell issued a statement Thursday after the student government passed its "Resolution to Support Reparations" laying out the reasons black students should receive a free education at the Bowling Green school. "We appreciate the Student Government Association’s interest in these issues, but it’s important to clarify that their resolution is not an official position taken by the university," Ransdell wrote. "I have read the SGA resolution, and...
  • Ringleader pleads guilty in huge Social Security fraud scheme; disability beneficiaries in limbo

    04/10/2017 3:46:31 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 34 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 10, 2017 | Stephen Dinan
    A ringleader in one of the biggest Social Security disability fraud cases in U.S. history has pleaded guilty to filing more than 1,700 bogus applications, bilking the government out of potentially a half-billion dollars. But the administration is struggling to figure out how to handle the applicants, many of whom say that even though their applications were falsified, their cases are real and they shouldn’t be punished for having been ensnared by the massive fraud. Eric C. Conn, a prominent lawyer in eastern Kentucky, signed a guilty plea late last month acknowledging the scam, in which he recruited and filed...
  • Local manufacturer to expand, create 50 new jobs (Kentucky)

    04/04/2017 10:44:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    WPSD-TV ^ | April 4, 2017 | Krystle Callais
    PADUCAH, KY - A Paducah manufacturer is expanding. Paducah Economic Development announced that UACJ Automotive Whitehall Industries Inc. (UWH) will be expanding its plant in Paducah. The company, which produces aluminum parts and assemblies, says it is expanding because of an increase demand for aluminum components from the automotive industry. The 56,000 square foot expansion will include machining centers, robotics, and additional fabrication equipment. Total investment is estimated to be at $3.3 million. The expansion is also expected to create 50 new jobs by July 2018.
  • Judge rejects motion to dismiss suit against Trump

    04/01/2017 7:13:49 PM PDT · by blueyon · 40 replies
    USAToday/MSN ^ | 4/01/17 | Grace Schneider
    <p>LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A federal judge said in a ruling that then-candidate Donald Trump incited the use of violence against three protesters when he told supporters at a campaign rally a year ago to "get 'em out of here."</p> <p>U. S. District Judge David J. Hale of the Western District of Kentucky also wrote in an opinion and order released Friday that because violence had broken out at a prior Trump rally and that known hate group members were in the Louisville crowd, Trump's ordering the removal of an African-American woman was "particularly reckless."</p>
  • Candy maker expanding in Erlanger, will create 70 jobs (Kentucky)

    03/31/2017 7:53:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Lane Report ^ | March 31, 2017
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 31, 2017) — Perfetti van Melle USA, which produces Airheads, Mentos and other popular candy brands, will expand its manufacturing plant near Erlanger with an $11 million investment, bringing 70 new full-time jobs. The expansion includes improvements to the facility, purchase of new equipment, assembly of the new production lines and the hiring of 70 new employees in 2017, approximately 50 of whom will be Kentucky residents. PVM sales saw double-digit increases across the past four years. The project will support that and future demand by growing the facility’s manufacturing and packaging capacity by nearly 50 percent....
  • Death threats to a ref – the lunatics are threatening to overtake Kentucky's fan base

    03/30/2017 7:23:55 AM PDT · by C19fan · 61 replies
    Yahoo ^ | March 29, 2017 | Pat Forde
    Kentucky has the best and worst fans in college basketball. Both of them in large quantities. More good than bad, definitely, but the bad is not an insignificant number. When the Wildcats are eliminated in the NCAA tournament, guess which faction takes over? The lunatics. The freaks. The no-lifers whose sole coping mechanism is to lash out and blame someone because the young adults wearing their school’s jerseys lost a game to young adults wearing another school’s jerseys. And their target is almost always the officials.
  • McConnell guarantees Gorsuch will be confirmed on April 7

    03/28/2017 3:13:13 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 43 replies
    POLITICO ^ | March 28, 2017 | Burgess Everett
    Neil Gorsuch will be confirmed to the Supreme Court on April 7, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell guaranteed on Tuesday. “He’ll be on the floor of the Senate next week and confirmed on Friday,” McConnell told reporters. “We are optimistic that [Democrats] will not be successful in keeping this good man from joining the Supreme Court real soon.”