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What You Need To Know About the Possible Buyouts For Flooded Louisville Homes

April 30, 2015

The Louisville Metro Council, Mayor Greg Fischer and MSD officials announced a plan this week for possibly creating a home buyout program for houses in the area that have been consistently flooded-out during the past several years. Read Story

Kentucky Electioneering Law Struck Down 3 Weeks Before Primary Election

April 29, 2015

A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Kentucky’s ban on campaigning within 300 feet of a polling place. Read Story

Most of Kentucky’s GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Vow to Pull the Plug on Kynect

April 29, 2015

Three of Kentucky’s four Republican gubernatorial candidates pledged during a debated Tuesday night to dismantle the state’s health insurance exchange if elected. Read Story

Plaintiffs left to right: Larry Ysunza, Tim Love, Tammy Boyd and Kim Franklin.

Louisvillians Involved In Same-Sex Marriage Case Feel Relief as End Nears

April 28, 2015

Kentuckians involved in the gay marriage cases before the U.S. Supreme Court say they are relieved the legal battle is near its end. Read Story

Supporters of same-sex marriage rally in front of the Supreme Court before the justices heard arguments Tuesday. The hearing was disrupted by an opponent of gay marriage who yelled loudly in the courtroom before — and while — he was removed.

Supreme Court Hears Challenge To 4 States’ Same-Sex-Marriage Ban

April 28, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments Tuesday about whether states have the power to ban same-sex marriage. A dozen couples are challenging the bans in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee. Read Story

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107 of 138 Kentucky Legislators Support the State’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

April 28, 2015

The amici curiae, or “friends of the court,” brief is signed by 76 of 100 members of the Democrat-led House and 31 out of 38 members of the Republican-led Senate. Read Story

Protesters hold a pro-gay-rights flag outside the US Supreme Court on Saturday, countering the demonstrators who attended the March For Marriage in Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court meets on Tuesday to hear arguments over whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed in the United States, with a final decision expected in June.

Legal Battle Over Gay Marriage Hits The Supreme Court Tuesday

April 28, 2015

People have been lining up outside the U.S. Supreme Court for days hoping that they will be among the lucky ones to get a seat for Tuesday's historic arguments on gay marriage. Read Story

Louisville Closing Half of Women, Infants and Children Program Clinics

April 27, 2015

Louisville health officials are closing three of the city’s six clinics from the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program For Women, Infants And Children, or WIC. Read Story

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, right, and his wife, T.J.

Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Comer Flies Across Kentucky To Unveil Platform, Fight Attack Ads

April 27, 2015

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer and his running mate, state Sen. Chris McDaniel, went on a flying tour across the state Monday to meet with supporters of their bid for office. Read Story

Chief Justice John Roberts (from left) and Justices Anthony M. Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen G. Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor at the State of the Union address earlier this year.

Same-Sex Marriage, In The Justices’ Words

April 27, 2015

To say that there has been a revolution in the law when it comes to gay rights is an understatement. Read Story

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How Lawsuits Against Kentucky’s Gay Marriage Ban Reached The U.S. Supreme Court

April 26, 2015

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments for same-sex marriage lawsuits, and the plaintiffs include 12 couples from Kentucky. Once a Supreme Court decision is made, likely this summer, the question of whether states must allow same-sex marriage will be answered. Read Story

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Louisville Metro Council Approves Needle Exchange Program

April 23, 2015

The ordinance was fast-tracked through the council in light of two public health crises in the area. Louisville—as well as much of the Bluegrass state—is experiencing a spike in heroin and intravenous drug use. Simultaneously, Scott County in Southern Indiana is battling an HIV outbreak. Read Story

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James Comer Leads Republicans in Fundraising For Governor’s Race

April 23, 2015

Three Republicans and one Democrat have raised more than $1 million in this year’s race for governor in advance of the May 19 primary election. Read Story

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Louisville Metro Council Committee OKs Needle Exchange Program

April 21, 2015

In a light of a spike in heroin abuse and an HIV outbreak nearby in Southern Indiana, a Louisville Metro Council committee on Tuesday unanimously voted to allow the city's health department to create a needle exchange program. Read Story

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Louisville Metro Council Members Frustrated With Lack of Information About Pit Bull’s Death

April 21, 2015

Louisville Metro Council members looking into the controversial euthanizing of a dog last year by Metro Animal Services said on Monday that the agency still hasn't turned over all the requested emails and information. Read Story