Tainting the jury pool After Judge Steven O’Neill’s ruling, how can an impartial jury ever be found?

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Report: 10 of 12 Cosby jurors wanted to convict by Laura McCrystal & Jeremy Roebuck | Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Writers | Updated: June 21, 2017 — 9:52 PM EDT Acting on a petition from media organizations, a Montgomery County judge on Wednesday unsealed the names of the jurors at Bill Cosby’s …

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A good reason to move to Kentucky!

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Pennsylvania badly needs new revenue, top Senate Dem says by Karen Langley | Harrisburg Bureau |Updated: June 19, 2017 — 6:45 PM EDT HARRISBURG — Senate Democratic leader Jay Costa painted a bleak picture of state finances Monday, predicting lawmakers and the governor will put band-aids on the next two budgets …

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Democrisy! Governor Tom Wolf (D-PA) attends the opening of a coal mine after criticizing President Trump’s withdrawal from Paris climate agreement Yet another reason Donald Trump is President

From Fox News: First New Coal Mine of Trump Era Opens in Pennsylvania June 10, 2017 | 1:09 PM EDT President Trump lauded the opening of the nation’s first new coal mine in recent memory. Corsa Coal Company will operate the mine in Somerset County, Pa. – outside of Pittsburgh. Corsa CEO George Dethlefsen said …

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New manufacturing in the United States

From The Wall Street Journal: The Mill That Right-to-Work Built An entrepreneur is bringing manufacturing jobs back to Kentucky—without protectionism. By Allysia Finley | May 19, 2017 7:01 p.m. ET In April the CEO of Braidy Industries, Craig Bouchard, announced his company would build a $1.3 billion aluminum mill in Ashland, Ky., creating 550 jobs. …

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Doing the right thing incenses the left

From The New York Times: Kentucky Judge, Citing Conscience, Declines to Hear Same-Sex Adoption Cases By Daniel Victor | May 1, 2017 A Family Court judge in Kentucky has recused himself from adoption cases involving gay and lesbian parents, saying that “as a matter of conscience” he could not be impartial. In a court order …

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Eric Frein will die in prison But he will never be executed

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Jury chooses death sentence for convicted murderer Eric Frein by Laura McCrystal, Staff Writer | @LMcCrystal | lmccrystal@phillynews.com | Updated: April 26, 2017 — 10:50 PM EDT MILFORD, Pa. – A jury Wednesday ordered the death penalty for Eric Frein, who gunned down two state troopers outside their Pike County barracks …

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This is how Republicans should act!

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: House GOP offers leaner Pa. budget; Dem leader says it ‘cuts into bone’ By Karen Langley | Harrisburg Bureau | Updated: April 3, 2017 — 7:29 PM EDT HARRISBURG –Recommending government-wide cuts, House GOP leaders Monday unveiled a budget that a top Democrat said “cuts into the bone” of what he …

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Three stories from the Lexington Herald-Leader

From the Lexington Herald-Leader: Eatery gains world attention hosting Beshear’s reply to Trump speech By Cheryl Truman | ctruman@herald-leader.com | March 1, 2017 3:06 PM EST The first Karin West knew of her diner’s impending worldwide exposure was when someone from Lexington Mayor Jim Gray’s office called to ask whether Lexington Diner could host a …

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A steel industry revival in Pennsylvania President Trump gets part of the credit

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Energy boom, rail hopes, Trump order stoke Pa. steel revival by Joseph N. DiStefano, Staff Writer @PhillyJoeD | JoeD@phillynews.com | Updated: February 28, 2017 — 11:43 AM EST “It has been a brutal 20 years” for eastern Pennsylvania steelmakers, and now the industry’s growing again, says Wayne-based engineer James L. Barends, …

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