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Lauren and Rob Hudson: Letters for families — find common ground in conversations about liberty

Letters for families based on the book “It Can Be Done” @studentsleadusa We write at a time when some people describe America as being more deeply divided than ever. Through this series of letters, we intend to demonstrate that most Americans have substantial common ground, including shared approaches and values in many parts of life. We begin with basics. Consider the final phrase of the Pledge...

U.S. Chamber launching campaign against tariffs; NKY Chamber, Toyota say jobs threatened

By Judy Clabes KyForward.com The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is launching a campaign against President Donald Trump’s tariffs — and the possibility of an emerging all-out trade war. The national Chamber says that $1.5 billion in Kentucky exports are threatened and that 539,000 Kentucky jobs are supported by global trade. When the U.S. imposed new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, Canada...

Global Entrepreneurship Week in NKy/Greater Cincinnati connects visionaries with possibilities

By Hannah Purnell Special to KyForward Say you’re an entrepreneur with a million-dollar idea. Maybe you’ve even secured funding to get started, or perhaps your small shop is already up and running at an unexpected pace, prompting you to wonder about the next step. That’s often the biggest question for startups, regardless of where they are in the process. For a long time, the pathway to small...

McConnell, drug czar Botticelli join forces
to discuss heroin addiction – and its impacts

By Mark Hansel Special to KyForward   U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) and Michael Botticelli, the nation’s drug czar, came together yesterday to discuss the nationwide impact of heroin and prescription opiate addiction.   Appearing at the Government Forum at the Metropolitan Club in Covington in Northern Kentucky, McConnell and Botticelli spoke of the need for a bipartisan effort...