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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The biggest impediment to success is the fear of failure You never really know if you can do something if you are afraid to try

My favorite CNNMoney reporter tweeted: Just in: @WellsFargo economists call for equal pay for women. They argue it will boost US economic growth https://t.co/tJY80NgxMV pic.twitter.com/JSoAq00jE6 — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) February 27, 2017 Naturally, I followed it to the linked article: The Girl with the Draggin’ W-2 “I always valued men and women equally, and I …

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Lee County and poverty To the people of Beattyville, it's nice to hear that the Dow cracked 20,000, but it doesn't mean much for them personally

My favorite CNNMoney reporter is in the Bluegrass State! .@byHeatherLong making a new friend in the field today #beattyville #kentucky pic.twitter.com/JFzqGQsAos — Haley Draznin (@haleydraz) January 25, 2017 And now the story: 54% of Americans aren’t benefiting from Dow 20,000 by Heather Long and Poppy Harlow | January 26, 2017: 10:10 AM ET CNNMoney (Beattyville, …

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