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Government
9:03 am
Wed June 6, 2012

Kentucky Senators Help Block Paycheck Fairness Act

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Kentucky’s two Republican senators yesterday helped their party block the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would have given women new tools to combat pay discrimination in the workforce. 

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Politics
2:47 pm
Wed May 23, 2012

Rand Paul Influence Helps Secure GOP Primary WIn

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Many political pundits are ready to crown U.S. Senator Rand Paul as a Kentucky kingmaker following the Congressional primary victory of Thomas Massie.

Paul endorsed tea party candidate Massie, who won the Fourth Congressional GOP primary yesterday. The endorsement was Paul’s first in his home state since becoming Kentucky’s junior senator in 2010.

And while Massie’s campaign benefited from a Super PAC that spent more than a half million dollars in the primary race, former GOP consultant Les Fugate says Paul deserves some credit too.

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Afternoon Update
4:33 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 5/21/12

Illustration in a 1517 book showing a then method for treating a depressed skull fracture.
Hans Von Gersdorf Wellcome Library, London
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Politics
2:35 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

Rand Paul Writes Second Book

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Kentucky’s junior senator is working on his second book. Rand Paul has already penned one book while in office, called “The Tea Party Goes to Washington.” 

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Morning Cram
9:53 am
Mon May 21, 2012

the morning cram [that's what I love about high school...edition]

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Things really are getting worse in Washington.

NPR reports Congress members talk like 10th graders, which is back a grade level from 2005.

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Election 2012
8:50 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Ron Paul Spares Son Awkward Primary

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Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul has prevented a potentially awkward situation for his son, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, by effectively ending his campaign before Kentucky's primary.  

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Morning Cram
8:56 am
Thu May 17, 2012

the morning cram [it tastes like chicken edition]

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"...this is one of the cleanest proteins you can get."

NPR reports a new company has come up with a chicken alternative that tastes like the real thing. 

Kentucky ~ Rand gets rejected in Washington.

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Federal Budget
8:40 am
Thu May 17, 2012

Rand Paul's Budget is Rejected in Washington

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Kentucky's junior Senator Rand Paul and two of his freshmen Republican colleagues all had their budget proposals rejected on Wednesday. 

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Morning Cram
9:38 am
Mon May 14, 2012

the morning cram [let me get one wave, just one wave edition]

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"...but I knew you wouldn't miss the fifty year storm."

NPR reports "Wingnut", "Frosty", and "Fathead" are all surfers, but they're also Santa Cruz city council members, and now they have a World Surf Reserve.

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Afternoon Update
4:15 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 3/26/12

Facebook-Air Evac Page

A private air ambulance service, is establishing a base in Mayfield, Kentucky.

Healthcare Legislation:

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