Harlan County coal company and two supervisors will plead guilty to violating federal mine-safety laws

    By Bill Estep — [email protected] A Harlan County coal company and two supervisors will plead guilty to charges they willfully violated federal mine-safety laws. Attorneys for Manalapan Mining Company and the employees filed court motions, including two on Monday, saying the three will plead guilty. The officers are Joseph Miniard, who was the …

Green Bus Tour for Marijuana Legalization

Green Bus Tour for Marijuana Legalization Facebook Page As we roll across America we may need the following things. SPONSORS and Donations for fuel and food, we could not do this without you and you and you. a warm place to sleep, your support by sharing our posts, Bus Drivers, Promoters to organize our upcoming …

Welcome to the bi-annual Machine Gun Shoot at Knob Creek Gun Range in Kentucky

Socialism is not the Answer

BULLITT County, Ky. — About a mile off the Dixie Highway going south out of Louisville, there’s a little slice of 2nd amendment paradise. It’s the bi-annual “Nation’s Largest Machine Gun Shoot” at the Knob Creek Shooting range.

It’s the “nation’s largest,” says Knob Creek Owner Kenny Sumner because, “no one’s really challenged it.”

It’s impossible to see how anyone could challenge it.

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Kentucky: Roar of the Tommy Guns, smell of the crowd

By Steve Robrahn WEST POINT, Ky | Sat Oct 20, 2012 (Reuters) - The traffic jam began just off Dixie Highway - the four-lane U.S. 60 route between Louisville and Fort Knox - and crept through a hilly autumn forest for more than a mile to the Knob Creek Gun Range.       The …

Summary Of Oral Arguments In Federal Cannabis Rescheduling Case

    Summary Of Oral Arguments In Federal Cannabis Rescheduling Case http://www.theweedblog.com/summary-of-oral-arguments-in-federal-cannabis-rescheduling-case/ October 17, 2012 Federal Appeals Court Hears Case On Medical Value Of Marijuana By Jonathan Bair, Americans for Safe Access This morning, the federal Appeals Court for the DC Circuit heard an appeal in the case called Americans for Safe Access v Drug …

Centene ends Kentucky Medicaid contract, shares rise

Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:56am EDT (Reuters) - Health insurer Centene Corp (CNC.N) said it would stop offering Medicaid cover in Kentucky, sending its shares up 12.7 percent as investors welcomed an end to the high cost of the business. Centene posted its first loss in more than five years last quarter as high medical …

Kentucky’s 2013 Gatewood Galbraith Medical Marijuana Memorial Act

Jacob JonesPublished:October 15, 2012 6:52PM   Kentuckians! The states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Maine, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New Jersey, Oregon, Vermont, Rhode Island, and Washington, as well as the District of Columbia, have removed state-level criminal penalties from the medical use and cultivation of marijuana. Kentucky joins in this …

Kentucky’s 2013 Gatewood Galbraith Medical Marijuana Memorial Act

Jacob JonesPublished:October 15, 2012 6:52PM   Kentuckians! The states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Maine, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New Jersey, Oregon, Vermont, Rhode Island, and Washington, as well as the District of Columbia, have removed state-level criminal penalties from the medical use and cultivation of marijuana. Kentucky joins in this …

Judge dismisses federal lawsuit over "forced catheterization"

Updated: 10:38 am | Published: 12:27 am Reported by: Jonelle Merrill Written by: Jonelle Merrill Video Images Judge dismisses lawsuit over forced catheterization Gavel (ABC 4 News) SANPETE COUNTY, (ABC 4 News) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit involving a young man who believes his constitutional rights were violated when police forced a …

Dispatch From Danville: What’s a Debate Without Goat Milk and Bourbon?

    By: Beth Summers Complimentary goat-milking lessons are an unusual hotel amenity for a traveling political reporter. But in Danville, Kentucky, it's part of the package -- at least at The Farm, an eight-room inn nestled in central Kentucky horse country, about four miles north of the site of Thursday's vice-presidential debate. With a …

Medical Marijuana Lawsuit Reviewing Scientific Evidence Reaches Federal Court for First Time in Nearly 20 Years

    Friday, 05 October 2012 15:03 Press Release Audiotape of yesterday's teleconference briefing with researchers, legal counsel and lawsuit plaintiff now available WASHINGTON--(ENEWSPF)--October 5 - For the first time in nearly 20 years, a United States Court of Appeals is set to hear oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging the federal government's classification of …

Medication tied to rare meningitis outbreak may have reached 23 states

By Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE, Tennessee | Thu Oct 4, 2012 (Reuters) - A steroid medication linked to the death of at least five people from rare fungal meningitis may have been administered to patients in 23 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said on Thursday, raising fears the rare outbreak could spread. In a …

Clarification: Private Prisons-Immigrants story

(AP) – Sep 24, 2012   MIAMI (AP) — In a story Aug. 2, The Associated Press reported that three private prison companies in the U.S. have spent at least $45 million on campaign donations and lobbyists in the last decade, and that the number of illegal immigrants detained rose sharply during that period. The …

Judge shuts down Christian health ministry in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A Christians-only health care ministry must cease operations in Kentucky unless it can get regulatory approval from the state Department of Insurance, a judge ruled Tuesday. The ruling by Franklin County Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate means Medi-Share, a Florida-based cost-sharing ministry, can no longer accept money or help pay medical bills for …