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Politics
1:19 pm
Thu August 16, 2012

Kentucky Lawmaker with Financial Interests in Coal Brokered State Deal with India

Rep. Keith Hall (D-Phelps)

The involvement of a state representative in a major coal deal in Kentucky is raising some eyebrows. The $7 billion contract signed Wednesday creates a 25-year standing order to ship 9 million tons of Kentucky coal annually to India.

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Politics
3:52 pm
Wed August 15, 2012

Mike Haydon Remembered as Dedicated Kentucky Public Servant

Gubernatorial chief of staff Mike Haydon was remembered Wednesday as a dedicated public servant and a genuine character during a memorial service at the Capitol. Haydon died Sunday from a pulmonary embolism at his home in Springfield.

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Politics
2:00 am
Tue August 14, 2012

Comer: Fancy Farm a Tradition That Should Continue

Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson's assertion that the Fancy Farm picnic is no longer a relevant political event has inspired a growing backlash.

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Politics
4:00 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

Richie Farmer Asks Court to Reduce Child Support

Former Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer says he wants the amount of child support he's required to pay for his children to be reduced because of the loss of his elected position and other circumstances.

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Politics
3:08 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

No Shortage of Legislative Experience at Centre College VP Debate

This year's vice presidential debate at Centre College is shaping up to be a policy wonk's dream. Both Vice President Joe Biden and newly-minted Republican VP candidate Paul Ryan are longtime lawmakers who are steeped in policy.

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