Lawsuit Takes Issue With Composition of Louisville Planning Commission

March 3, 2015

A group opposing plans to develop a Wal-Mart in west Louisville filed suit Monday against the developers and city entities working to move the project forward. Read Story

House To Vote On DHS Funding — Without Immigration Curbs

March 3, 2015

The House of Representatives could vote as early as today on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the budget year — without any restrictions on immigration. The vote would be a victory for President Obama as Republicans had wanted to strip funding for the president's executive actions on immigration from the bill. Read Story


With Growing Support, Kentucky Beer Bill Heads To Full Senate

March 3, 2015

In-state brewers have a clear advantage as the legislative battle over whether out-of-state brewers can continue to own beer distributors in Kentucky nears a close. Read Story

Kentucky Gets $5 Million To House Disabled Residents

March 3, 2015

The allocation is part of a $150 million effort to prevent people with disabilities in 25 states from becoming institutionalized or homeless, according to a news release from HUD. Read Story

Senate President Robert Stivers, right

House-Approved Kentucky Dating Violence Bill Heads To Full Senate

March 3, 2015

Kentucky is one step closer to providing victims of dating violence with the same protections that married victims have. Read Story


Where High-Profile Bills Stand as the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2015 Session Nears Its End

March 3, 2015

There are high hopes that a few bills will become law in these waning days, including a bill meant to address Kentucky's growing heroin problem and a constitutional amendment that would allow local governments to fund local projects with a temporary sales tax. Read Story


Photo Exhibition in Louisville Questions the American Dream

March 3, 2015

Charles Mintz’ latest collection, “Lustron Stories: Americans at Home,” explores the themes of place, purpose and the tenuous definition of the "American dream"—all in the context of Lustron prefabricated homes in modern Midwest neighborhoods. Read Story


Kentucky Teachers Asked to Take Survey About Their Schools

March 2, 2015

A voluntary biennial survey for Kentucky teachers that's meant to measure their opinions of schools, resources, education leadership and community support is now available to take online. Read Story


AT&T Bill Passes Kentucky Senate, Poised To Become Law

March 2, 2015

Major telephone companies won’t have to offer basic land line service to residents in the 15 largest markets in the state if Gov. Steve Beshear signs a bill that passed the state Senate on Monday. Read Story


Wal-Mart Gets OK to Build Store Further Away From Roadways in West Louisville

March 2, 2015

The development of a Wal-Mart at Broadway and 18th Street will move forward following the Louisville Metro Board of Zoning Adjustment's unanimous decision Monday to approved two variances. Read Story

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Kentucky Environment Cabinet Secretary’s Compliments for EPA Draw Praise and Criticism

March 2, 2015

As quoted in Politico, Len Peters told conference attendees that he was impressed with the way the Environmental Protection Agency had provided outreach and guidance to states crafting plans to comply with upcoming federal greenhouse gas regulations. Read Story


Kentucky and Southern Indiana Tornadoes Remembered

March 2, 2015

Three years ago today, a tornado with 170 mile per hour winds tore into buildings, homes and land in Henryville, Ind. Read Story


Update: Louisville Officials Have Maybe Figured Out the Source of That Smell

March 2, 2015

There's a bad smell in parts of the Louisville area but nobody knows where it's coming from—and it's not thought to be toxic, according to Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District spokesman Tom Nord. Read Story


Mid-Kentucky Presbytery Approves Same-Sex Marriage Amendment

March 2, 2015

The Mid-Kentucky Presbytery as voted this weekend to approve a same-sex marriage amendment to the national church's constitution. Read Story