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KENTUCKY WRITE IN CANDIDATES
Kentucky’s attorney general says it is OK for election officials to post a list of certified write-in candidates at polling places, potentially giving a boost to some teachers running for office.
WASHINGTON — A dragon winds around a cherry tree in the tattoo across MJ Hegar’s arm and back, over the shrapnel wounds she had, at one point, not wanted to see with her young children around. But nine years after being shot down in Afghanistan, then winning a lawsuit against the federal government, writing a book and now running for a Texas congressional seat, Hegar isn’t hiding much anymore. By Laurie Kellman and Bill Barrow.
KENTUCKY-UNEMPLOYMENT, from FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky officials say the state’s unemployment rate increased slightly in July.
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