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Gubernatorial hopefuls take aim at Bevin at Hillbilly Days

Gov. Matt Bevin, seeking to begin a road to re-election in the May primary, appeared before a tough crowd Saturday morning as he spoke at the Hillbilly Days annual stump speaking at the Pike County Courthouse. Bevin was met with harsh words from his opponents, down-ticket candidates and an especially raucous crowd for the event, which features lightning-fast three-minute speeches from candidates, who found themselves “played down” by an awaiting bluegrass band should their speech cross the three-minute mark. While addressing issues, Bevin did not spare those who booed him from the moment he took the stage, even while referencing his Christian faith early in his speech.

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