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  • Juvenile justice bill finally wins passage

    We complained in this space last month that the General Assembly, specifically the Senate, was headed down the wrong path in its handling of Senate Bill 200, a carefully-crafted, broadly supported effort to modernize Kentucky’s juvenile justice laws.

    April 18, 2014

  • Three cheers for Gov. Steve Beshear!

    We admire Gov. Steve Beshear for his political courage at times and this is one of those occasions when he made the hard but correct choice.

    April 14, 2014

  • Political season need not be litter season

    Dozens of candidates are running for office in Rowan County this year and the May primary campaign has given birth to what seems like thousands of roadside signs.

    April 11, 2014

  • Governor should save KCTCS projects

    Gov. Steve Beshear has the opportunity to correct a serious error of judgment that threatens to handicap the future of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), including the Rowan Campus of Maysville Community and Technical College.

    April 7, 2014

  • Numbers say stop fussin’ and start fixin’!

    We’ve said it before and now we’re saying it again. It is long past time for Republicans like U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell to stop complaining about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and start working with the other party to fix the pieces of the massive law that need fixing.

    April 4, 2014

  • Benching Rupp Arena project a mistake

    Folks who believe that college basketball is more important than anything else in Kentucky apparently don’t serve in the State Senate.

    March 31, 2014

  • ‘A lie that is a half-truth is darkest of all lies’

    You can bet that Alford Lord Tennyson, the poet laureate of Great Britain, was not referring to college basketball coaches when he wrote those words so long ago. But his quote seems to fit what has happened to Coach Steve Masiello since it was revealed he had lied about holding a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky.

    March 28, 2014

  • Snow days decision can wait no longer

    Hopefully, this editorial will be moot by the time you read it in Tuesday’s issue of this newspaper.

    March 24, 2014

  • Judge OK to hold same sex marriage ruling

    We applaud the federal judge who overturned Kentucky’s constitutional amendment on the definition of marriage this week for ordering an indefinite delay in implementing his historic decision.

    March 21, 2014

  • Are some legislators smarter than experts?

    Ready - shoot - aim. No good deed goes unpunished. There’s the right way, the wrong way and the Frankfort way.

    March 17, 2014

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