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Category: Reality Bytes

How big is Kentucky’s 2014 Senate race? Big enough for McClatchy to hire an extra reporter

How big is Kentucky’s 2014 Senate race? Big enough for McClatchy to hire an extra reporter

| August 17, 2013 | Reply

How big is Kentucky’s 2014 U.S. Senate race expected to be? Big enough for McClatchy’s Lexington Herald-Leader to hire another reporter, that’s how big.

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How I spent my Friday night was ‘Strictly Sexual’ (and I liked it)

How I spent my Friday night was ‘Strictly Sexual’ (and I liked it)

| July 21, 2013 | Reply

I review the 2008 movie “Strictly Sexual,” a romantic comedy directed by Joel Viertel and starring Amber Benson, Kristen Kerr, Johann Urb and Stevie Long.

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What’s good for the goose is good for the gasser

What’s good for the goose is good for the gasser

| July 15, 2013 | 1 Reply

Chattanooga State PR flap illustrates why euthanasia should only be used as a last resort in controlling Canada goose population problems.

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Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer seeking full-time education reporter

| June 20, 2013 | Reply

A rare opportunity — not because it’s a newspaper hiring instead of firing, but because the Messenger-Inquirer staff has little turnover.

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Sopranos actor James Gandolfini dead at 51

Sopranos actor James Gandolfini dead at 51

| June 20, 2013 | Reply

James Gandolfini, the actor best-known for his Emmy Award-winning portrayal of mafia boss Tony Soprano on HBO’s “The Sopranos,” has died.

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Paul B. Hayes, founding editor of The Adair Progress newspaper, dead at 59

Paul B. Hayes, founding editor of The Adair Progress newspaper, dead at 59

| June 16, 2013 | Reply

It’s been said that good news travels fast, but bad news travels faster. As I’m reminded today, that’s not always the case.

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Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul speaks out against not-so-secret-anymore phone record surveillance by the NSA

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul speaks out against not-so-secret-anymore phone record surveillance by the NSA

| June 6, 2013 | Reply

Rand Paul loves liberty, Verizon loves its customers and the National Security Agency thinks my sister’s a terrorist. Or something like that.

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Two thumbs down: film critic Roger Ebert dead at 70

| April 5, 2013 | Reply

Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times, the first film critic to win a Pulitzer Prize, lost a long battle with cancer yesterday. My thoughts.

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DC Comics luminary Carmine Infantino dead at 87

DC Comics luminary Carmine Infantino dead at 87

| April 4, 2013 | Reply

Carmine Infantino was best known for overhauling Batman in the 1960s and co-creating a revived Flash, ushering in the Silver Age of comics.

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Jorge Mario Bergoglio becomes Pope Francis — on Twitter?!

Jorge Mario Bergoglio becomes Pope Francis — on Twitter?!

| March 13, 2013 | Reply

It appears Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, archbishop of Buenos Aires, announced his own election as 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church today on Twitter.

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