Kentucky Center for Economic Policy report documents uneven job and wage growth across the state since the Great Recession nearly a decade ago. The good news: First real wage growth in 15 years and lots of new manufacturing jobs. The bad news: Temp agency employment is soaring and life is tougher outside the Golden Triangle.
Highlights of a new 12,000-piece archive of LGBTQ life in Kentucky will be displayed Sunday during a benefit program at Lexington’s Central Library. A historian and an artist are looking for a permanent home for the collection.
The night before the Fancy Farm political picnic, Kentucky Sports Radio host Matt Jones told fellow Democrats they must stand up for their beliefs and learn how to talk to working people again if they want to win elections.
Hillary Clinton’s convention speech must be hopeful but acknowledge fears and concerns to win over skeptical voters and defeat Donald Trump. Endorsements by Obama, Bloomberg and others can go only so far.
Trump has succeeded in both winning the Republican nomination for president and turning the Grand Old Party into a fractured mess. Despite party leaders’ desperate efforts to project unity, many Republicans continue to question Trump’s fitness for office.
Some, but not enough, events are planned to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Hunt Morgan, who won a Nobel Prize for pioneering research that laid the foundation for modern biology and genetics.
As digital technology evolves, I worry about the point at which news becomes history. Will old online news reports be preserved in easily searchable online databases? Or will it just disappear into the ether?