Rutherford http://weku.fm en East Ky Judge Exec Pleads Case for Unemployed Miners http://weku.fm/post/east-ky-judge-exec-pleads-case-unemployed-miners <p><strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Arial Black', sans-serif; line-height: 150%;">Pike County's judge-executive is calling on Kentucky elected officials to extend federal unemployment benefits to help out-of-work miners. Wayne Rutherford wrote a letter this week to Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul and Rep. Hal Rogers. Rutherford said he finds it "unconscionable and heartless" that lawmakers would decline to extend unemployment benefits.</span></strong></p><p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 20:36:29 +0000 Associated Press 53821 at http://weku.fm East Ky Judge Exec Pleads Case for Unemployed Miners