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"Kentucky Joe" fired by new Ag Commissioner

The state's new Agriculture Commissioner has fired reality TV star Rodger Bingham, who gained fame as "Kentucky Joe" on the hit show, "survivor".

Richie Farmer appointed Bingham in 2004 as a spokesperson, making about $7,000 a month. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Bingham's duties included speaking engagements and photo opportunities.


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