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Mitch McConnell: Kentuckians benefitting from clout in Washington; here are some examples from 2018

Throughout 2018, I worked with my colleagues and President Trump to accomplish a great deal across Kentucky – from Paducah to Pikeville. We legalized industrial hemp, opening new doors of opportunity for farmers. We bolstered funding for our military and our veterans. And we helped protect families from the scourge of the opioid epidemic and the terrors of human trafficking. My most important responsibility...

Constance Alexander: Tour of gaseous diffusion plant offers history buffs a real blast from the past

A World War II veteran who fought at Iwo Jima and Okinawa, Chris Grevis, continued his service to the country by working at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP) from 1952 – 1955. Even now, at 90 years old, he can tell you his badge number – 2236. He rattles it off with a smile. “I’ll never forget it,” he said. Today, Chris lives in Toledo, Ohio, but he made the trip to Paducah last...