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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Big Brother is Watching You!

Castro was a piker! The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has left the Comités de Defensa de la Revolución in the rear-view mirror! Goodbye registration stickers; hello license plate readers By Jackie Cain | Updated: 6:40 PM EST February 10, 2016 You can say goodbye to those license plate registration stickers soon. Pennsylvania authorities have a new …

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Hold them accountable!

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Newall: Between the porn and the PCP, plenty of signs parolee was headed for trouble by Mike Newall, Philadelphia Inquirer Columnist | @MikeNewall | Updated: January 3, 2017 — 6:54 PM EST The cocaine abuse and the porn addiction could have been enough to get Byron Allen pulled off the street. …

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The Philadelphia Inquirer and illegal immigration If we are going to enforce the immigration laws, we can't be soft-hearted

The Philadelphia Inquirer tweeted: Hispanic immigrant father fears deportation, seeks sanctuary in Philadelphia church – https://t.co/pJqHNC40ty pic.twitter.com/qNNOnwtXgZ — Philly Inquirer (@PhillyInquirer) November 14, 2016 And now, the story: Mexican immigrant seeks sanctuary in Center City church by Michaela Winberg and Michael Matza, Philadelphia Inquirer staff writers | Updated: November 14, 2016 — 7:52 AM EST …

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The Solid South

From the Lexington Herald-Leader: Democrats blame huge losses in Kentucky House on the ‘long coattails’ of Trump By Jack Brammer | jbrammer@herald-leader.com | November 9, 2016 5:43 PM For 26 years, Democrat Hubert Collins has represented a state House district deep in Eastern Kentucky. Buoyed by his affable nature and stature as the chamber’s longtime …

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An absolutely horrible article from CNNMoney Statistics given without meaning or context

I’m so glad that my favorite CNNMoney writer only retweeted this story — I think that’s part of her job — and didn’t write it herself: Stunning stat: Americans aged 18 to 24 used CASH in 38% of their payments last year https://t.co/3TepcU4yAh via @Pat_Gillespie pic.twitter.com/rQqc3TI3Ji — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) November 7, 2016 And now, …

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It doesn’t matter who wins: I’m staying! I'm an American, and I'll always be an American

From Breitbart: George Stephanopoulos’s Wife: We’re Leaving America if Trump Wins By Ben Kew | November 6, 2016 The wife of prominent ABC news anchor George Stephanopoulos, Ali Wentworth, has claimed the couple will leave the country should Donald Trump become president of the United States. Talking to The Hollywood Reporter, Wentworth said that “If …

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Orange is the new black: Kathleen Kane is out on bail, pending her appeals She received a very light sentence; she ought to just go ahead and get it over with

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Despite plea for leniency, Kane gets 10 to 23 months in jail by Angela Couloumbis and Craig R. McCoy, Staff Writers A tearful Kane pleaded for leniency, urging the judge to consider the impact on her sons. “I would cut off my right arm if they were separated from me and …

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