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Richie Farmer
  • "Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is commissioning a study to see if it’s feasible to incorporate the University of Pikeville into the state university system. The University of Pikeville in Pike County is a private university. But Beshear says the school meets an important regional need, and a case might be made for adding it to Kentucky’s public university system." [WFPL]
     
  • "Kentuckians overwhelmingly support putting a casino-gambling constitutional amendment on the November ballot, where it probably would pass, according to a new survey conducted for racetracks and horse-racing interests. According to numbers released Tuesday, 87 percent of Kentuckians want to vote on a proposed constitutional amendment to allow casino gambling. Only 10 percent of those surveyed said they opposed a vote." [Lexington Herald-Leader via WFPL]
     
  • "State Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer and his wife, Rebecca Ann Farmer, have reached a settlement in their divorce case." [Bluegrass Politics]

Photo: Richie Farmer courtesy Kentucky Department of Agriculture

About Zach Everson
Travel news/travel buzz editor at MapQuest. Previously, I was a freelance writer, contributing to The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, Eater, USA Today, Condé Nast Traveller, BlackBook, Curbed, Gridskipper, Deadspin, and Fox News. I also was the founding editor of Eater Louisville and the director of content and editorial strategy for Louisville.com.
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