Firefighters Battling Blaze at Building on Whiskey Row

July 6, 2015

Louisville Fire crews are on the scene of a fire Monday afternoon near First and Main streets downtown in the Whiskey Row area. Read Story

Family Foundation Forms Defense Fund For Clerks Refusing to Issue Marriage Licenses

July 6, 2015

The Family Foundation’s Kentucky chapter has established a legal defense fund for county clerks who refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Read Story


Employment Won’t Drop Because of Aetna-Humana Deal, Executives Say

July 6, 2015

If the Aetna-Humana deal goes through, Louisville will become the headquarters of the company's Medicare, Medicaid and Tricare businesses, officials from the companies said on Monday. Read Story

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What You Need to Know About LG&E’s New Cane Run Natural Gas Plant

July 6, 2015

Louisville officially has one fewer coal-fired power plant. Louisville Gas & Electric officials and Mayor Greg Fischer on Monday cut the ribbon on the company’s new Cane Run natural gas power plant. Read Story

Hiring of Kentucky Health Official’s Husband Questioned

July 6, 2015

The hiring of a Kentucky cabinet official's husband has been questioned by critics who say the hiring represents a conflict of interest and a misuse of funds that could be better spent on helping overworked and underpaid social workers. Read Story


Rand Paul Seeks Campain Funds From Marijuana Industry

July 6, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul has fashioned himself as one of the fledgling legal marijuana industry’s greatest advocates on Capitol Hill. That’s why he’s in a prime position to ask cannabis business leaders for campaign donations. Last week, he did just that. Read Story


Mensa Members Gathered in Louisville. Here’s What It’s Like to Take the Admittance Test.

July 5, 2015

About 1,800 people milled about the Galt House on Thursday, discussing mind control, debating civilization's demise and playing cribbage. Read Story

American Library Association volunteers in Paris on Feb. 27, 1919.

When America’s Librarians Went To War

July 5, 2015

Looking back at the nationwide support for American troops in the two world wars, we see Americans of all stripes making patriotic contributions and sacrifices — including farmers, factory workers and librarians. Read Story

Safety Tips For the Fourth of July

July 4, 2015

It's Independence Day, which means many in Louisville have stocked up on sparklers, bottle rockets and and other illuminations. Read Story

Artist John Trumbull's "Declaration of Independence." It can be seen in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol.

Just A Few Important Words About The ‘Declaration Of Independence’

July 4, 2015

It's Independence Day. Let's take a break from parades, patriotic songs and pyrotechnics to think about the Declaration of Independence, which was adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. Read Story


Strange Fruit: Professor Burt Ashe on the Cultural Significance of Dreadlocks

July 4, 2015

Ashe's book, "Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles," explores the history of dreadlocks, and details his own relationship with the look. Read Story

Wall Street Journal Acquisitions Reporter Discusses Planned Humana Sale

July 3, 2015

The planned sale of Louisville-based Humana to Aetna is big news in the city. But the $37-billion deal will also reverberate in the corporate world and in the health care industry. Read Story


What the Aetna-Humana Deal Could Mean For Louisville

July 3, 2015

City and state officials on Friday said it's too early to say for certain what the deal will mean for the region. Mayor Greg Fischer offered optimistic speculation on the news of the Aetna-Humana deal. Read Story

6 Things to Know About Humana

July 3, 2015

Here's some basic information about the Louisville-based company. Read Story