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Opinion

Rediscovering America: A quiz for Independence Day

By Jeffrey Sikkenga InsideSources.com Many of the activities associated with Independence Day have been canceled this year, including parades, fireworks, and large community and neighborhood ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, July 4, 2020 1:00 am

Opinion

Tobacco companies are developing potential COVID-19 vaccines

Is Big Tobacco big enough to beat COVID-19? The properties of the tobacco plant have been well known among researchers for decades, earning it the ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:38 am

Opinion

Black workers’ jobs matter

The wave of protests after the police killing of George Floyd has prompted a re-examination of racism in all areas of American society. In many ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:44 am

Opinion

The remarkable folly of ‘defund the police’

On September 9, 1919, after an overwhelming vote by officers in favor of striking the day before, nearly 80% of the Boston Police Department walked ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Monday, June 29, 2020 11:21 am

News

Gas prices on the rise across the state, nation

Kentucky gas prices have risen 7.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.04 per gallon, according to GasBuddy.com’s daily survey of 2,623 stations. ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Monday, June 29, 2020 8:00 am

Opinion

Secretary of State: I’m proud of Kentucky officials and voters

I’m proud of all Kentucky officials who came together across party lines to ensure a safe and successful election. I’m proud of the resilient Kentucky ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Friday, June 26, 2020 9:24 am

News

Officials warn against scams encouraging voting by email, phone, text

Email, phone, and text are not acceptable voting methods in Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron together with Secretary of State Michael Adams today alerted Kentuckians ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Monday, June 22, 2020 4:17 pm

Opinion

Congress, don’t let George Floyd’s death be in vain

George Floyd was laid to rest last week, but the harrowing video of his life being snuffed out at the knee of a Minneapolis police ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Monday, June 22, 2020 1:36 pm

Opinion

Juneteenth Explained: ‘History Doesn’t Repeat Itself; People Do’

By Lindsey Piercy University of Kentucky / UKnow It’s been said that history can help us understand the present and inform the future. Let’s travel ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Friday, June 19, 2020 8:13 am

Opinion

Black lives matter! Get into the arena, white people.

Black lives matter! Get into the arena, white people. By Elaine Wilson-Reddy Black Lives Matter. But don’t all lives matter? The parsing of these two ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, June 18, 2020 8:08 am

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