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(Editor's Note - The Journal-Times is proud to share this editorial, originally published in the August 16, 2018 issue of our sister newspaper, The Morehead News. This is part of a nationwide response from journalists speaking out against the president's attacks on the free press.)

President Donald Trump and U. S. Sen. Mitch McConnell are either the best two politicians in Washington or both of them are luckier than an outhouse rat. This odd couple pairing resulted in Trump getting a 5-4 conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court that likely will go to 6-3 later t…

Only in America could the promotion of the best prepared and most experienced leader in the history of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) be questioned because legal interrogation techniques involving torture happened on her watch.

When President Donald Trump named Scott Pruitt as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), many White House observers said it was just another example of the winning candidate making good on a campaign promise.

A small victory in the war against opioids and other illegal drugs occurred last week in Frankfort when the General Assembly gave near unanimous approval to a new law aimed at discouraging the pawning of stolen goods.

It only took five years and a federal court order for the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services to resume assistance payments to eligible family and “fictive kin” caregivers with foster children placed in their homes by the state.

When the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments last week on the now-famous case about the gay couple’s unmade wedding cake, the most popular signs carried by demonstrators had this message: “It’s not about the cake.”

Since its modest beginning in 2010, Small Business Saturday has grown each year in its efforts to help American consumers see the connection between their personal purchases and the economic well-being of their communities.

Regardless of questionable investments and poor management, we believe the primary blame for Kentucky’s pension crisis rests with those governors and state legislative leaders who looked the other way for years while the state’s required portion of retirement funding was being spent elsewhere.

Many University of Kentucky basketball fans seem joyful over the suspension of University of Louisville Basketball Coach Rick Pitino in the aftermath of a federal investigation linking UofL to a bribery scandal.

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