Monthly Archives: May 2019

City commissioner accused of being drunk in public

City commissioner accused of being drunk in public

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Warren County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested Bowling Green City Commissioner Brian “Slim” Nash late Thursday night on a charge of alcohol intoxication in a public place. A deputy saw Nash, 49, exit the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, walk to his car and start the engine, according to his arrest citation.…more »

North Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism

North Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being” after the U.S. presidential hopeful called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant during a recent speech. Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency on Wednesday said the…more »

Even terrorists have a right to citizenship

Even terrorists have a right to citizenship

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, doesn’t trust Barack Obama to protect Americans against Ebola, defeat the Islamic State, oversee the IRS or revamp the health insurance system. He decries the expansion of federal power Obama has brought about. But Cruz wants to give him another power: deciding that some Americans will no longer be Americans. That’s…more »

Abortion clinic asks full appeals court to rehear case

Abortion clinic asks full appeals court to rehear case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky abortion clinic is asking a federal appeals court to rehear an appeal in the case of a state law that requires doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients prior to abortions. A divided panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last month that…more »

Turnout for May primary difficult to project, county clerk says

Turnout for May primary difficult to project, county clerk says

Despite a pension crisis, a state budget set to expire in 2020 and a record number of Kentucky residents registered to vote, the Warren County clerk is unsure what to expect in regard to turnout for Tuesday’s primary election. In a word, Warren County Clerk Lynette Yates said she is “perplexed.” “We want it to…more »

Democratic Candidates Call For More Higher Education Funding

Democratic Candidates Call For More Higher Education Funding

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ahead of next week’s primary election, Democrats running for Kentucky governor promised during a debate Wednesday to push for increased state funding for higher education. During the hourlong televised debate — their second one this week — candidates called for expanding election laws to allow Kentuckians more time to vote. They…more »

Meager 12.5 percent turnout expected for Tuesday’s primary

Meager 12.5 percent turnout expected for Tuesday’s primary

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Another abysmal voter turnout is being predicted for Kentucky’s primary election Tuesday, according to Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. Only 12.5 percent of the 3,421,796 Kentuckians registered to vote will head to the polls, Grimes said on Thursday. “Based on historical data and current absentee voting patterns, it appears the…more »

Matt Bevin has comfortable lead over Robert Goforth in new GOP primary poll

Matt Bevin has comfortable lead over Robert Goforth in new GOP primary poll

With one week until the Kentucky primary election, a new poll gives Gov. Matt Bevin a comfortable lead over his chief Republican gubernatorial challenger, state Rep. Robert Goforth. But the survey of 600 likely GOP voters shows that the incumbent governor is barely over 50% after years of quarreling with his own party. Other statewide…more »

STEM School students walk out of planned vigil, frustrated by political talk

STEM School students walk out of planned vigil, frustrated by political talk

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — Students and parents walked out of a planned vigil for STEM School Highlands Ranch students Wednesday, when they said the conversation turned into political theater. Nine students were shot by two of their classmates just before 2:00 p.m. Tuesday. One of those students, 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo, was killed. Eight others were…more »

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