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Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Nov. 11, 2020 2:57 PM EST

Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ Nov. 9 The State Journal on how residents in Kentucky's Franklin County voted in the recent election: President Donald Trump may have lost his reelection bid for a second term in the White House, but he won in Franklin County by less than a percentage point...

Rob Gagliano, left, and Patricia Miller vote at Mountain Creek Church of Christ  on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Chattanooga, Tenn. (C.B. Schmelter /Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP)

Harshbarger wins Tennessee's open House race

Nov. 3, 2020 11:13 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Diane Harshbarger on Tuesday won an open U.S. House seat in northeastern Tennessee, while incumbents held onto the state's remaining eight congressional seats. The first-time political candidate defeated Democratic candidate Blair Walsingham in a congressional district...

Braidy Industries changes name to Unity Aluminum

Oct. 15, 2020 11:20 AM EDT

ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — An aluminum company planning to build a massive mill in Appalachia has changed its name from Braidy Industries to Unity Aluminum. A release from the company Thursday said the new name “signifies the company’s steadfast commitment to its customers, innovative technologies...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Oct. 14, 2020 2:39 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ Oct. 13 The Daily Independent on a recent question-and-answer session with candidates running for the Ashland Board of City Commissioners: For those who missed it, The Daily Independent conducted and moderated a question-and-answer session involving eight candidates...

Ashland Community Kitchen provides help to those in need

Oct. 11, 2020 12:09 PM EDT

ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — Judith Little stood outside The Neighborhood in Ashland on Thursday, waiting for a ride back to her apartment. She had come specifically to the Ashland Community Kitchen, with the hope of getting one of the boxes of food it gives out once a month. She was not disappointed, and said that...