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Do your duty or resign from office

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A lawsuit against Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who stopped issuing all marriage licenses after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage last month, is the first legal challenge of its kind in the country. Davis says gay marriage violates her religious beliefs, so she elected to halt licenses for all couples.


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Steve Lowery posthumously receives award

Former CKNJ news editor honored

Steve Lowery, former news editor at the Central Kentucky News-Journal, was a visionary. He could see the potential even before most of us could even fathom what could lie ahead. Even though we lost Lowery too early in life, at the age of 54, his contributions across the state, newspaper industry and the communities where he worked are still being felt and recognized.


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Time to roll back the death tax

By Special to the CKNJ

Those who pay an abundance of taxes while they are alive shouldn't have their estates be required to pay a large amount of taxes to the government after they pass away.

It's simply not fair and causes an undue burden on a family grieving over the loss of a loved one.

We are of course referring to the estate tax, or, as many people refer to it - the death tax.

The federal tax is levied on multi-million-dollar estates after a person in that tax bracket dies.


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J.B. Holmes tees off in The Masters

Holmes makes Kentucky, and Campbellsville, very proud

By Moreland Jeff

 


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Money from nature license plates not going to nature

Taking money off Mother Nature's 'plate'

 


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Jones says right-to-work law is exactly what Kentucky needs

Editor’s Note: Below is a guest editorial in response to a Dec. 25 editorial by Jason Bailey with the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy.


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Grimes should admit she voted for Obama

 It’s kind of like Alison Lundergan Grimes has one-upped St. Peter. The Democratic challenger to U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell has been excoriated in the usually friendly urban media for denying Barack Obama four times before the cock crowed. Or at least before the Courier-Journal went to press.


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Continue the fight against breast cancer

Your bra is not giving you breast cancer.

Your deodorant is not giving you breast cancer.

Coffee is not giving you breast cancer.

Mammograms are not giving you breast cancer.

In a large percentage of cases, your genes aren't even giving you breast cancer.

As with anything that escalates to the level of attention breast cancer has received, there are several myths about the disease. There are posts all over social media and even reports on mainstream media that do nothing but incite fear over incorrect information.


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National Newspaper Week is Oct. 5-11

A week to celebrate newspapers

It's a week to celebrate in the newspaper industry. Oct. 5-11 is recognized as National Newspaper Week, and as times are changing in our business in many ways, we continue to approach our work with pride in the product we present to you.

Today, many people look at the newspaper industry, and the first thing that comes to mind is, "Newspapers are a thing of the past."


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Government should stay out of tobacco work age issue

Since the beginning of recorded and unrecorded history - before the days of Rights to Life or Pro-Choice, Papal declarations, even contraceptives - human beings have been reproducing. It's just in our hard wiring and the only way any and all of us are here today.

In addition to the joy of embracing little bundles of joy, one pragmatic benefit for our forefathers and foremothers was, in effect, "creating" their own work force which was essential to farm life since there wasn't another pool from which help could be hired such as we have today.


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