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    • "Rebecca Farmer, the wife KY Commissioner of Agriculture and current Lt. Governor candidate on the GOP ticket Richie Farmer, filed for divorce this Tuesday, April 5th, according to documents obtained by Barefoot and Progressive at the Franklin County Circuit Court Clerk's office." [Barefoot and Progressive]
    • "Most state workers this month must take their fifth of six mandatory unpaid furlough days for fiscal year 2011 to save Kentucky an estimated $24 million, with more furloughs expected in 2012. Even statewide elected officials, who cannot legally cut their own pay, are voluntarily giving back. Except for one. Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer, who makes $110,346 a year, isn't taking furloughs because he doesn't agree with them, spokesman Bill Clary said." [Lexington Herald-Leader]
    • "Fund grants totaling $7.1 million that Metro Council members awarded over the past four years to 440 agencies and organizations, according to a Courier-Journal review of grant documents, obtained through an open-records request." [Courier-Journal]

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    I'm a freelance writer, focusing on travel, food, and A&E. I've contributed to Condé Nast Traveler, Fox News, The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, Gawker Media's Gridskipper and Deadspin, USA Today, BlackBook, and Curbed. Previously I was a senior editor at Aol Travel and MapQuest. And, before that, director of content and editorial strategy for Louisville.com. I also was the founding editor of Eater Louisville. Washington, DC based. Boston born. Kentucky Colonel.

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