Opinion
EDITORIAL: Public notices should remain in newspapers
Printed in The Kentucky Standard Public Notices have long been required to be published in newspapers across the country and for many good reasons. However, if Senate Bill 101, filed this year by s...
Feb 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: An unsavory state of affairs
What if we held an election and nobody – neither candidates nor voters – came? Not that such a thing is actually, literally possible. Maybe not even likely. But there’s little question that the num...
Feb 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: There are no winners in minimum wage battle
Published in the Kentucky Standard Raising Kentucky’s minimum wage has become a top priority for Speaker Greg Stumbo as he has included the increase in House Bill 1. If the bill passes both the Hou...
Jan 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Lifesaving changes on Kentucky roads
Published in the Frankfort State Journal It is tragic when anyone dies in an automobile accident, but it was good news for all Kentuckians when the Transportation Cabinet released its fatality numb...
Jan 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Individual rights vs. the public good
Fifty years after the first warnings from the Surgeon General about the hazards of tobacco usage, yet another attempt to stamp out smoking in public places throughout Kentucky is in the legislative...
Jan 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 205 205 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Special niche for arts center
The arts, operatic soprano Beverly Sills once said, are “the signature of civilization.” According to former President George W. Bush, “The study and appreciation of the arts and humanities serve a...
Jan 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
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Things that had us talking in 2013
A line from the movie “Steel Magnolias” goes, “If you don’t have anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me!” Since time immemorial, it has been one of the favorite human activities – ...
Dec 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Merry, or not; it’s all up to you
About the only thing that’s more popular nowadays than church-state separatists complaining about the Christian culture is the complaining by Christians about their own essential holiday. “Christma...
Dec 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: ‘Perfect storm’ for schools, lawmakers
Along with mandate goes enabling. It’s ludicrous to demand something of someone without first making sure the resources, talents and capabilities required to meet the mandate have been provided. Th...
Dec 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 245 245 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: Keeping watch on the weather
There’s an old quotation, generally attributed to the American writer Mark Twain: “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” We are trying as hard as we can to change t...
Dec 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 257 257 recommendations | email to a friend
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