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When Frankfort City Commissioner Katrisha Waldridge, during a debate over bicycle trails last month, publicly ridiculed Mayor Bill May as an alleged flip-flopper, observers were too stunned to realize what they’d just witnessed: the unofficial start of the 2020 mayoral race.

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“She is 18 years old and she’s scared. She’s getting on a plane today at 1 p.m. on her way to Washington D.C. to have an abortion … unless she can find a willing family to adopt her baby. If someone will take it, she will have it.”  

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George Washington. Thomas Jefferson. Henry Clay. These great Americans grew hemp in the United States long before it became illegal over much of the 20th century.

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The epidemic of illegal drug abuse is one of the most difficult challenges facing our communities. Our region’s harrowing experience with opioids has been well documented and remains an ongoing struggle for those who are addicted and their families. Increasingly, the scourge of methamphetami…

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Adolescent and teen use of e-cigarettes or vaping products has doubled or nearly doubled in Kentucky in the last two years, according to the 2018 Kentucky Incentives for Prevention Survey. About 1 in 4 10th and 12th graders and 1 in 7 eighth graders in the commonwealth vaped in 2018. This Ke…

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Another of Kentucky’s off-year primary elections, complete with poor – if somewhat better than expected — turnout and the completely unnecessary and wasteful spending of millions of taxpayer dollars, has come and gone.

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A bullet pinged past the soldier’s ear as he crouched behind bushes near the frontlines. A soldier near him suddenly lurched forward, letting out a horrible scream as he crumpled to the ground and died. All gave some; some gave all.

Voters will deliver the final verdict in a month, but Kentucky Democrats, a dysfunctional bunch not known for their consensus-building, seem to be galvanizing around a common belief: that longtime legislator Rocky Adkins is the party’s best bet to unseat Gov. Matt Bevin in November.

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