Kentucky made it onto good, bad and ugly lists in 2012

12/26/2012 09:08 AM

There’s a list for just about everything. And Kentucky has been making many of them all year.

But it’s not always for the best reasons. Kentuckians have high rates of heart disease, diabetes and other problems. And financially, the state government is on shaky ground.

Still, Kentucky has been recognized by national groups and publications for its good qualities.

So here’s an unvarnished round-up of the good, the bad and the ugly of Kentucky’s appearances in various rankings this year:

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