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Thanks to Trump and the Republican party, COVID-19 is now the deadliest pandemic in U.S. history

Thanks to Trump and the Republican party, COVID-19 is now the deadliest pandemic in U.S. history
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The COVID-19 pandemic has now killed more Americans than the 1918 Spanish flu, based on the official death count from COVID-19 compared to the estimated fatalities from the 1918 pandemic.

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Charter schools exploit lucrative loophole that would be easy to close

Charter schools exploit lucrative loophole that would be easy to close
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While critics charge that charter schools siphon money away from public schools, a more fundamental issue frequently flies under the radar: the questionable business practices that allow people who own and run charter schools to make large profits.

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Josh Douglas:  Disbar Trump’s lawyers who tried to steal the election

Josh Douglas: Disbar Trump’s lawyers who tried to steal the election
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Dr. Josh Douglas of UK's law school weighs in on the Trump lawyers, and concludes they should be disbarred.

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Yes, they are a "bunch of partisan hacks"

Yes, they are a "bunch of partisan hacks"
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War is peace, freedom is slavery, and the Supreme Court is a dispassionate nonpartisan branch of government free of bias — this is the Orwellian fable that Justice Amy Coney Barrett is now asking Americans to believe.

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"How do we teach Kentucky history without talking about race?"

"How do we teach Kentucky history without talking about race?"
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We are required in Social Studies to include Kentucky connections to units we teach. It has left me wondering how we will teach several important events, places, and people from Kentucky if we are not able to discuss race as a historical factor.

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Fact Check: Contrary to video's claim, masks are effective at reducing the spread of COVID-19

Fact Check: Contrary to video's claim, masks are effective at reducing the spread of COVID-19
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Dr. Julie Swann, Distinguished Professor and Department Head at NC State University, debunks the claim that face masks can't block viruses such as COVID-19.

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It's all over but the shouting

It's all over but the shouting
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My father used this expression whenever there appeared some situation that appeared insolvable. However, unbeknownst to you and I at the moment, there may be a solution in the future.

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Kentucky legislature’s half-baked attempt to address COVID-19 puts the state’s children at risk

Kentucky legislature’s half-baked attempt to address COVID-19 puts the state’s children at risk
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Bill Straub says the General Assembly is gambling with children's lives, sending them back to school without protection.

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