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Ivanka Trump to make ‘workforce development’ visit to Toyota Manufacturing in Georgetown Thursday

Staff Report Ivanka Trump, advisor to the President, will be visiting Toyota Manufacturing in Georgetown on Thursday morning. She will be welcomed by Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota Motor North America, Gov. Matt Bevin, and Susan Elkington, president of TMMK. Trump is making a “workforce development” visit. “We are excited to once again welcome Ivanka Trump to the Bluegrass State, as we showcase...

KCTCS president attends first American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting at White House

Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) President Jay K. Box attended the first meeting of the American Workforce Advisory Policy Board Wednesday at the White House. Box is one of 25 members appointed to the board by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. The board is developing the best ways to advance a national workforce strategy and is co-chaired by Secretary Ross and Advisor to...

Ivanka Trump ‘inspired’ by her tour in eastern Kentucky, visiting Morehead’s aerospace program

By Mark Maynard Kentucky Today MOREHEAD, Ky. (KT) – Ivanka Trump came away “illuminated’’ with what’s happening in eastern Kentucky after a Friday tour of workforce development programs. She called it an “inspiring,’’ giving plenty of credit to Gov. Matt Bevin, who she said was a “champion of workforce development.” Bevin escorted Trump and her team to three different sites beginning...

Ivanka Trump to join Gov. Bevin in tour of Kentucky’s mountain region Friday, to explore workforce issues

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Ivanka Trump is scheduled to tour Kentucky’s mountain region on Friday, visiting three bright spots in a region that long has been caught in the grip of economic woe.

 Gov. Matt Bevin will accompany the president’s daughter for stops in Paintsville, Prestonsburg, and Morehead.

 They will also participate in a roundtable discussion with state and local officials,...

Jamie Vaught: Sports, political biographies featuring Palmer, Trump headline summer reading list

This is the second of a two-part series about recently published nonfiction books that you may enjoy reading this summer. ​​ — “Arnie: The Life of Arnold Palmer” by Tom Callahan (Harper, $27.99) is a joyful biography about one of the country’s greatest golfers. Palmer was a likeable gentleman with movie star good looks who had great relationships with sports fans. When Palmer...