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Shifts and Changes in Louisville Ballet’s Choreographers Showcase

March 6, 2015

The Louisville Ballet's Choreographers Showcase has been in performance this week, despite the late-season snowfall that has once again paralyzed the city. Read Story

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McConnell Calls for States to Ignore EPA Air Rules; Kentucky Says It Will Still Make a Plan

March 6, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is urging states to delay creating their own plans to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed greenhouse gas regulations, in hopes legal action will force the EPA to jettison the rules. Read Story


Road Officials Warn of Slick Spots Friday in Louisville Area

March 6, 2015

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet warns of slick spots on interstates and highways in the Louisville area Friday morning, when temperatures hit single digits a day after a foot of snow fell. Read Story


What Does it Take to Legalize Casinos in Kentucky?

March 6, 2015

Somehow, the “purely by chance” doctrine was applied to card games as well as the play-and-pray games of slot machines, roulette and dice Read Story


How Kentucky Money Fuels Cross-Border Casinos (and Other State Budgets)

March 6, 2015

Many Kentuckians, of course, want the state to remain casino-free, and politicians have debated the legalization of casinos, in one form or another, for more than 20 years. But while Kentucky has hemmed and hawed, the three states on its northern border -- Illinois, Indiana and Ohio -- have gone all in. Read Story


Louisville Libraries Don’t Leave Residents Out In the Snow

March 5, 2015

Louisville schools, churches and government buildings were shuttered on Thursday--about a foot (or more) of snow covered the streets and sidewalks around them. Read Story

Kentucky’s Unemployment Rate Remains Steady

March 5, 2015

Kentucky’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.5 percent in January and has fallen below the national jobless rate, state officials announced Thursday. Read Story

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State Senate Votes To End Moratorium On Nuclear Construction in Kentucky

March 5, 2015

The state Senate this week passed a bill that would lift a moratorium on the construction of nuclear power plants in Kentucky. Read Story


What It’s Like For a New Louisvillian Dealing With Snow For The First Time

March 5, 2015

Kyle Smith had never experienced a snowstorm before moving to Louisville three months ago. As the Dallas area native dealt with the snow on Thursday, he said he didn’t expect weather like this. Read Story


Snow Closes Jefferson County Public Schools and Others on Friday

March 5, 2015

Update 4:08 p.m.: State Highways and Interstates On Kentucky interstates in and around Louisville on Thursday afternoon, motorists found roadways partly covered, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Motorists found mostly or completely covered state highways. Also, state crews planned … Read Story


Kentucky General Assembly OKs Ban on Out-of-State Brewers Owning Distributorships

March 4, 2015

A bill banning out-of-state brewers from owning distributors in Kentucky has won approval in the General Assembly and awaits final word from Gov. Steve Beshear, who has indicated his support. Read Story