Where Amazon should locate their new headquarters

From The New York Times: Dear Amazon, We Picked Your New Headquarters for You By Emily Badger, Qouctrung Bui and Claire Cain Miller | September 9, 2017 Amazon has set off a scrum among cities that are hoping to land the company’s second headquarters — with the winner getting the prize of a $5 billion …

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Governor Bevin gets it right

Prospects for liberal arts graduates were already waning following the 1994 and 2001 recessions, and the 2008-9 recession really killed them. Businesses which used to hire French Literature graduates into entry-level management positions are now looking for grads with a more closely related degree. From the Lexington Herald-Leader: Bevin implores universities to cut programs that …

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But, but, but, Obysmalcare is working!

From Insider Louisville: Insurance premiums for Kentucky’s Affordable Care Act customers to rise By Boris Ladwig | September 6, 2017 | 5:13 pm The Kentucky Department of Insurance announced on Wednesday that it had approved a rate hike for Anthem of 41.2 percent and CareSource of 56 percent for Kentucky’s Affordable Care Act customers next …

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Just in case y’all think I don’t do any work in my retirement!

Our farm house is a definite fixer-upper. We tore down the awful drywalled ceiling in the living room our first week here, and ordered new tongue-and-groove bead board from Meade’s Do-It Center. It took a couple of weeks for my order to arrive, and after that, I had to sand it, use a very light …

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Another coal company start-up The IPO thanks President Trump for the opportunity

From CNNMoney: Coal mining company mentions Trump 13 times in IPO filing by Matt Egan | @mattmegan5 | August 1, 2017: 6:23 AM ET Alpha Natural Resources filed for bankruptcy two years ago when the American coal industry went into free fall. Now a revamped version of the coal mining company is planning to go …

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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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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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There’s at least one place where Donald Trump might help down-ballot Republicans Can the GOP take over the Kentucky House, the last legislative chamber in the South controlled by Democrats?

From the Lexington Herald-Leader: In Kentucky coal country, Democrats fear Trump By Adam Beam | Associated Press | October 21, 2016 4:04 AM FRANKFORT, KY. Democrats could lose control of their only legislative chamber in the South because of a blustery hero for folks in coal country — Donald Trump. The New York real estate …

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