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America’s Teachers Need More Community, Parental Support
August 27, 2018
The latest data from the Center for American Progress shows that the average salary for an attorney is more than two times that of elementary and middle school educators. The Washington Post reported last week that nearly 1 in 10 hosts who rent out their apartments, homes and spaces on Airbnb are teachers. Low salaries, compared with other college graduates, may inhibit highly-effective professionals from pursuing a career in education; specifically for people of color who currently make up just seven percent of public school teachers. ... read more »
Former NFL player Derrick Ramsey appointed new secretary
June 7, 2018
Gov. Matt Bevin announced the appointment in a news release on Tuesday. ... read more »
Kentucky assistant police chief fired for racist messages
January 25, 2018
Media outlets report that acting Chief Todd Shaw sent what Jefferson County Attorney Mike O'Connell calls ``highly disturbing racist and threatening Facebook messages'' to a Louisville police recruit who had sought his advice. ... read more »
2017 NCAA tourney in books, no classic title game this time
April 8, 2017
North Carolina's 71-65 victory over Gonzaga in front of more than 76,000 fans ended the three-week tournament, one that provided thrills just as it always does. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (3/23-3/29/17)
March 23, 2017
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (3/16-3/22/17)
March 16, 2017
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Daughter of Sprinter Tyson Gay Slain by Gun Violence
October 20, 2016
Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay lost his daughter over the weekend when 15-year-old Trinity Gay was shot in front of a restaurant in Lexington, Kentucky. ... read more »
Researcher: Reopen prosecutor’s 1965 murder
August 17, 2016
In 2008, the FBI matched a fingerprint found inside her car with a man who was 17 at the time of the murder ... read more »
Iyanla Vanzant Returns for New Season of “Iyanla: Fix My Life”
September 16, 2015
Iyanla Vanzant is back! The award-winning self-help series, Iyanla: Fix My Life returns to the OWN network on Saturday, September 19 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. In the three-part season premiere, Vanzant travels to Louisville, Kentucky to help two African American pastors, whose lives have been based on lies and deception, face their true identities and come out to their families and congregations. With her help, both Pastors take bold steps towards confessing their truth, after years of keeping their sexuality a secret from those they love. ... read more »
Small ball was story of Finals, but bigs may own draft night
June 24, 2015
It might seem temporarily forgotten at the start of the NBA draft. The first three players taken Thursday could easily be a trio of big guys. ... read more »
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