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I hope by now you all realize that I don't take my position as your basketball coach lightly. I know how politically charged this state is and I recognize that the Big Blue Nation comes from both sides of the aisle. I appreciate every elected official who supports the University of Kentucky, regardless of party.The Courier-Journal notes that while no Republican has yet to file to run against Beshear, among his potential challengers is former Kentucky player Richie Farmer.
That said the Governor's event planned for August 11 -- along with other charitable functions scheduled for our home -- have been canceled after realizing the full plate of both professional and pressing, personal matters I will be tending to in the next couple of months. Ellen and I do hope this discussion will lead you to exercise your right to vote in the upcoming elections.