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Senator McConnell Receives Award for Efforts Fighting War on Coal

Senator McConnell Receives Award for Efforts Fighting War on Coal

Honor comes day after Senate approves his measures to overturn the Obama Administration’s anti-coal regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was honored today with the Annual Achievement Award by the Washington Coal Club for his work to defend Kentucky’s coal jobs, miners and their families.  Senator McConnell was presented the award by Bill Bissett, the President of the Kentucky Coal Association (KCA).

KCA President Bill Bissett and members of the Washington Coal Club present Senator McConnell with the Annual Achievement Award.
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Congrats Hazard for Being KY most fun place to retire

The Most Fun Places to Retire in Every State

Posted on November 17, 2015 byNatalie Morin

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Americans are widely known as some of the hardest workers in the world. Many work very long hours, and when they're not in the office, they're catching up on emails. The goal? To get to the point where they can retire.

If you're lucky enough to be able to call it quits, you probably want to settle down somewhere with plenty to do and see.FindTheHomedecided to identify the city in every state with the most attractions per capita for retirees. This includes golf courses, art galleries, movie theaters, bowling alleys, golf and country clubs, tennis courts and universities (for those looking to take some classes).


Kentucky: Hazard#5


Hazard, KYSenior Entertainment Score:80.07

Movie theaters per 10k people:3.80

Bowling establishments per 10k people:7.60

Colleges and universities per 10k people:9.47

Don't let this city's name throw you off; Hazard is home to numerous parks, abundant wildlife, hunting, horse trails and fishing, among other fun and entertaining recreational sports.

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