Monthly Archives: February 2021

Ohioans trying to jump ahead of Kentuckians for vaccines

Ohioans trying to jump ahead of Kentuckians for vaccines

Some Ohioans have tried to jump the line by trying to get their COVID-19 vaccinations in Kentucky. During his Thursday press briefing Gov. Andy Beshear responded to a question from Kentucky Today regarding reports about people from the Buckeye State trying to get vaccine appointments at the Kroger Regional Center in Covington. “Today, we did…more »

Coca-Cola slammed for diversity training that urged workers to be ‘less white’

Coca-Cola slammed for diversity training that urged workers to be ‘less white’

Coca-Cola employees were urged to be “less white” as part of the company’s alleged diversity training — but the material was yanked offline following a viral whistleblower post. The “Confronting Racism” course in question was offered by LinkedIn Education and allegedly utilized by the soft-drink titan. “In the U.S. and other Western nations, white people…more »

Bus safety, vision screening measures advance to full House

Bus safety, vision screening measures advance to full House

Measures addressing school bus safety and vision tests for driver’s licenses were both approved by the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday. House Bill 189, sponsored by Rep. David Hale, R-Wellington, would allow local school districts to address the problem of vehicles illegally passing school buses that are stopped to pick up or drop off children…more »

Fact check: Biden makes at least four false statistical claims at CNN town hall

Fact check: Biden makes at least four false statistical claims at CNN town hall

President Joe Biden took questions from Wisconsin residents and from Anderson Cooper at a CNN town hall event in Milwaukee on Tuesday night. We’re still looking into some of the claims Biden made, so this article is not comprehensive. But we can tell you now that he made at least four false claims — all…more »

Trump trashes Mitch McConnell in searing new statement

Trump trashes Mitch McConnell in searing new statement

Former President Trump released a scathing statement Tuesday afternoon targeting Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell. Trump, once an ally of the Kentucky Republican, rebuked McConnell using terms harsher than those of most Democrats. Naming McConnell a “dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack,” Trump said that the GOP would “never again be respected or strong” with…more »

A pioneer among pioneers

A pioneer among pioneers

The details of Jane Todd Crawford’s life remain a bit sketchy. One characteristic seems certain, though. “She was a tough, tough lady.” That’s the general consensus, put into words by Lauren Clontz, assistant director of the McDowell House Museum in Danville, Ky. The historic building was the home of Dr. Ephraim McDowell and the place…more »

Effort to Get Statue of Black Journalist in US, KY Capitols

Effort to Get Statue of Black Journalist in US, KY Capitols

A state senator wants to make some changes in what statues represent Kentucky in the state Capitol in Frankfort and the U.S. Capitol in Washington. If Sen. Alice Forgy Kerr, R-Lexington, prevails, a statue of Alice Dunnigan of Russellville, the first Black woman to receive White House press credentials, will replace the statue of pioneer…more »

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