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For those of you who are old enough to remember, these are the words the announcer would say at the start of the Superman TV series. The man of steel would be standing with his hands on his hips, muscles bulging and his cape flowing in the wind. Then the announcer would tell us that Superman…

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Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series regarding defendants being ordered to go into the military or go to jail. The first part can be read at Guest columnist: Time to join military or go to jail is over. 

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In a version of “go big or go home,” the West Virginia legislature last year withstood teachers’ protests and union-forced strikes to pass the nation’s most inclusive Education Savings Accounts (ESA) policy after not being able to get through a smaller ESA program just two years earlier. 

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Our future is now. It is time to make bold investments so we can move our state forward — not right, not left, but forward. And we can move forward because Kentuckians are strong and resilient. No tornado, ice storm, flood or even a pandemic can break us.

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Indications are the 2022 Kentucky General Assembly will consider major changes to the state's tax system. While big proposals are often labeled as "tax reform," change itself will not necessarily make things better — and can easily make them much worse.

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After more than a month of conducting interviews for Frankfort police chief, the city commission in a unanimous vote announced Wednesday afternoon following an executive session that veteran officer Dustin “Dusty” Bowman would take the helm. His first day in the department’s top spot was Thu…

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Everyone has heard of bucket lists — those inventories folks make of places they want to visit, goals they want to accomplish and things they want to experience before they kick the proverbial bucket.

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In 1963, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. penned his famous Letter from Birmingham Jail. In it, he wrote: “We must come to see that human progress never rolls in on wheels of inevitability. It comes through tireless efforts and persistent work ... and without this hard work time itse…

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After a nearly two-year wait, we are encouraged by the news that both Frankfort and Franklin County are once again collecting curbside glass recycling and hope to include paper to the list of recyclables later this year.

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The Democrats’ political agenda is on the rocks in Washington, so they’ve set their sights on a new prize: the complete, partisan takeover of all fifty states’ election laws. They are justifying this naked power grab by stoking fear and spreading falsehoods. Kentuckians should see through th…

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Count us among those who are grateful that Franklin Circuit Court Judge Phillip Shepherd stepped in and ordered a temporary injunction for an encroachment permit that would allow only right turns between Sonny’s BBQ and the newly constructed RaceTrac travel center on Versailles Road near Dun…

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The proposed expansion of Buffalo Trace can be a win-win situation. Bourbon has long been a part of Franklin County’s history and culture, and we want it to stay that way. We can easily achieve the best solution for our landscape and for the growth of Buffalo Trace.

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Inequality, indifference, inaction, immorality...it does not matter how we arrange these four words. If we do not change these four words, our values, our attitudes, our beliefs, our behavior, and actions, then nothing changes. The words remain the same; the conditions remain the same or wor…

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As we move into another year, the discussion of New Year’s resolutions and the noble quest for doing some things differently and better comes to the forefront. More than half of all such resolutions are health-related — namely losing weight, better diet, and regular exercise.

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While many University of Kentucky fans are sad that junior wide receiver Wan’Dale Robinson will forego his senior season and enter the NFL Draft, consider us among those who are happy for the Frankfort native for making his childhood dream to play football at the professional level a reality.

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Christmas came early for me this year. A couple of weeks before, my wife and I ventured to the small community of Cromwell, Kentucky and picked up an eight pound, bouncing baby boy ... with black and white fur and a wagging tail. Our lives, and our floors, have not been the same since.