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Glasgow businessman chosen as Kentucky public protection secretary

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Kentucky Republican Gov.-elect Matt Bevin, right, and his wife Glenna react to the cheers of supporters during his introduction at the Republican Party victory celebration, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP photo) Kentucky Republican Gov.-elect Matt Bevin, right, and his wife Glenna react to the cheers of supporters during his introduction at the Republican Party victory celebration, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP photo)
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -

Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed a Glasgow businessman and former judge-executive to be secretary of the Public Protection Cabinet.
    
Bevin said David A. Dickerson of Glasgow is "a proven business leader and a trusted friend."
    
Dickerson was Barren County judge-executive from 1994 to 1999.
    
He started working in his family lumber business right out of high school and was most recently the company's corporate officer. He is a graduate of Western Kentucky University.
    
The Public Protection Cabinet oversees the Department of Insurance, Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Department of Financial Institutions and Department of Charitable Gaming, among others.

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