Monthly Archives: June 2021

Laurel Hubbard is the first transgender athlete to compete in Olympics

Laurel Hubbard is the first transgender athlete to compete in Olympics

A New Zealand weightlifter—who has competed in men’s events in the past– will become the first transgender competitor to qualify to be on the country’s women’s weightlifting team for Tokyo 2020. “I am grateful and humbled by the kindness and support that has been given to me by so many New Zealanders,” Laurel Hubbard, 43,…more »

Catholic foster care agency wins Supreme Court verdict

Catholic foster care agency wins Supreme Court verdict

In another victory for religious groups at the Supreme Court, the justices on Thursday unanimously sided with a Catholic foster care agency that says its religious views prevent it from working with same-sex couples. The court said the city of Philadelphia wrongly limited its relationship with the group as a result of the agency’s policy.…more »

Matt Bevin should run again for Kentucky governor. Oh the commercials we would see

Matt Bevin should run again for Kentucky governor. Oh the commercials we would see

Rumors started flying a month or so ago that former Gov. Matt Bevin may be considering another run for the job former gubernatorial candidate Larry Forgy calls the “chief magistrate of Kentucky.” Count me in. Can you imagine the epic television commercials his Republican primary opponents could run against him? Or what about the ones…more »

2021’s Best & Worst States for Jobs

2021’s Best & Worst States for Jobs

A new study released on by personal finance website “WalletHub” says Kentucky is the worst state in the United States when it comes to finding a job. The findings of the study, which is titled “2021’s Best & Worst States for Jobs,” are based on 35 “key indicators” of job-market strength, opportunity, and a healthy…more »

Gov says Kentucky succeeded by putting science over politics

Gov says Kentucky succeeded by putting science over politics

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday declared his state’s deadly fight against COVID-19 a “success story” as he ended most pandemic restrictions, and said his state lessened the crisis because Kentuckians ultimately put science ahead of politics. The Democratic governor, who confronted protests, lawsuits and impeachment petitions over his virus-related executive actions, expressed frustration that…more »

Federal probe: Protest not broken up due to Trump photo op

Federal probe: Protest not broken up due to Trump photo op

An internal government investigation has determined that the decision to forcibly clear racial justice protesters from an area in front of the White House last summer was not influenced by then-President Donald Trump’s plan to stage a Bible-toting photo opportunity at that spot. The report released Wednesday by the Interior Department’s inspector general concludes that…more »

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