As I drove away from the Kentucky Automotive Industry Association’s inaugural AutoVision conference earlier this week, I considered that the car I was driving will be a relic compared what my young daughter will drive one day. She may even ask me to tell her about the days when cars had steering wheels, or even mirrors. AutoVision reset my thinking on the future of Kentucky’s signature manufacturing industry, and energized a capacity crowd about Kentucky’s

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GQ calls The Speechwriter, “the best political book ever” – high praise for a memoir that revolves around a sex scandal, but leaves out the sex. Barton Swaim was a speechwriter for South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford during the “hiking the Appalachian Trail” fiasco. But Swaim’s ire isn’t about the governor’s Argentine mistress or his lies to his staff. Swaim has a writer’s minor complaints: The governor says “Aahh,” over-relies on Rosa Parks anecdotes and

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I’ll be the first to admit I’m not a professional photographer, or some would argue even a good photographer. But I love great photos. Having worked for two decades in journalism, I’ve been around some great shutterbugs. A worker guides a beam being placed on the Mountain Parkway. (Photo by David Stephenson) As a result, I’ve learned a few things about taking pictures. The process starts much the same way as good communications – with

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