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2006-08-11 13:51:28

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Kentucky judge on Friday ruled Republican Gov. Ernie Fletcher enjoys immunity while in office and cannot be tried on charges of hiring state workers based on political clout.

2006-05-11 17:53:23

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (Reuters) - A grand jury indicted Republican Gov. Ernie Fletcher on Thursday with illegally hiring workers on the basis of their political allegiance. Fletcher has denounced the probe of his administration as politically motivated.

2005-08-29 18:57:05

FRANKFORT, Kentucky (Reuters) - Kentucky's Republican Gov. Ernie Fletcher on Monday declared an amnesty for anyone charged in an ongoing investigation of illegal political hiring of state workers.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.