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Entries from February 2007

Bloggers, Others, Like New Lunsford-Stumbo Site

February 28th, 2007 · 1 Comment Already Receiving Praise from BlogsDemocratic Candidates for Governor and Lt. Governor Bruce Lunsford and Greg Stumbo today launched their Campaign for Change website one day before the kick-off of their campaign in Prestonsburg. The website address is: This new website continues to build on the excitement and energy of the past weeks and [...]

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Now Live:

February 28th, 2007 · 2 Comments

If you’re wondering why posts have been few around here in the last week, we’ve been putting the finishing touches on the new Lunsford-Stumbo Web site. Here’s a link to the first blog entry on the site. Like any major project, there was plenty of intensity in the last few hours before last night’s deadline. [...]

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Save the Brick House Deadline

February 27th, 2007 · Comments Off

I hope this is not a case of too little, too late. The Brick House is a worthy organization that needs some help. My personal interest is that my son Nick, a junior at Manual High School, is one of the activist young people who are trying to help the organization keep its house at [...]

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Carpenters Want to Discuss Issues in Gov Race

February 22nd, 2007 · 39 Comments

A press release from the Indiana/Kentucky Regional Council of Carpenters: The Indiana/Kentucky Regional Council of Carpenters did not participate in the vote to support Change to Win Kentucky’s decision not to endorse Bruce Lunsford and Greg Stumbo in their campaign to govern the Commonwealth of Kentucky. “The Carpenters and Millwrights have in fact met with [...]

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LEO and the Culture Maven – Nevermore?

February 21st, 2007 · 4 Comments

If you didn’t catch it, LEO’s renowned “Culture Maven” — C.D. Kaplan — will no longer grace the pages of LEO. Kaplan’s last regular column appeared last week, and Kaplan used it to explain his new role at the alternative weekly, where he’s held forth on various local topics for at least a decade. Kaplan’s [...]

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Reed Handicaps Gov. Race

February 19th, 2007 · Comments Off

If there’s one person who knows something about handicapping a political race, it’s Billy Reed. Here is Billy’s take on the Governor’s race, with a special emphasis on the importance of the running mate for each of the 10 entries.  Billy’s  exacta on the Dem. side is  Lunsford-Stumbo at 5-1 followed by Richards-Brown at 8-1. [...]

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Leading the Way on Positive Campaigning

February 19th, 2007 · Comments Off

The Bruce Lunsford campaign was among the first to declare it would keep its campaign positive in the Kentucky Governor’s Race. Here’s the latest release from the campaign: Democratic candidate for governor Bruce Lunsford and Attorney General and Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor Greg Stumbo were among the first candidates to sign the Kentucky Democratic [...]

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Next Up: Amateur Hour in C-J Neighborhoods

February 17th, 2007 · 2 Comments

The Courier-Journal is really taking this citizen participation thing to heart. On Feb. 28, the Neighborhoods section is reaching out to enlist a bunch of volunteer contributors to the paper. The planned sections include “Amen Corner”, so that clergy and their congregants can submit photos and copy from their church; Coach’s Corner, so Little League [...]

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Ky. Gazette’s New Owner Needs Tech

February 16th, 2007 · Comments Off

Mark Hebert has the story on the change in ownership of the Kentucky Gazette, a Frankfort-based political newspaper. Lowell Reese, who had owned the paper for 12 years, says he sold the paper to because it was “too much work and not enough income.” The buyer is Laura Cullen Glasscock, who has been the paper’s [...]

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Horne Critical of McConnell, Challenges Congress in D.C.

February 16th, 2007 · 1 Comment

ANDREW H HORNE: Marine/Gulf War Vet Opposes Surge [youtube=] “I’m committed to whoever votes against this resolution…that those people don’t retain their seat.”

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