State Leaders Talk Kentucky Teachers’ Pension Solutions, To No Avail

By Ryland Barton

If stakeholders are closer to solving the crisis in the Kentucky teachers' pension system, they’re not showing it. Read Story


Urban League Program Looks To Draw in More Black Leaders, Role Models

By Jacob Ryan

Cedric Owens is finding success in his young life. He works as a pharmacist for Humana. He's proud of where he is, but he's certainly not content. Read Story


Kentucky Facing a ‘Financial Crisis,’ Gov.-Elect Bevin Says

By Ryland Barton

Bevin said the state is facing a predicted $500-million budget shortfall. Read Story

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U of L Conn Prize Winner: Renewable Energy a Question of ‘Political and Social Will’

By Erica Peterson

Harvard chemist Daniel Nocera says science has advanced beyond many of the obstacles in the way of the U.S. fully converting to renewable energy. Read Story

Rand Paul campaigned with his father in Iowa ahead of the 2012 caucuses, where Ron Paul finished a strong third. His son has struggled to hold on to his father's supporters.

Why Hasn’t Rand Paul Inherited His Father’s Success?


Many observers thought so-called "liberty movement" candidates might have an edge in 2016. But for Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, the heir apparent to the liberty movement in Iowa, that hasn't panned out. Read Story


Kentucky’s First Oral Health Survey Since 2001 Begins This Week

By Ja'Nel Johnson

The Making Smiles Happen Surveillance Initiative will assess the oral health of Kentucky third- and sixth-grade students. Read Story

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Rand Paul Has Mixed Feelings About Governor’s Ex-Felon Voting Rights Order

By Ashley Lopez

Paul said he supports voting rights restoration but is not too pleased with the idea of a single elected official unilaterally changing state law. Read Story

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Ford Plans $1.3 Billion Investment, 2,000 New Jobs at Louisville Plant

By Rick Howlett

Ford officials said the expansion would include an all-new body shop, facility upgrades and retooling to build the new truck. Read Story


Block of Fourth Street Set For Pedestrian Improvements

By Jacob Ryan

A federal grant will fuel an effort to bring greater pedestrian accessibility to a section of Fourth Street in downtown Louisville between Broadway and Chestnut Street. Read Story


New Downtown Louisville Bridge Named For Abraham Lincoln

By Staff

The name of the new bridge has been a big topic of conversation in recent months, with suggestions ranging from Muhammad Ali to Thomas Merton. Read Story


Protesters Give Top Louisville Prosecutor List of Demands

By Jacob Ryan

A group of 13 protesters attempted to occupy top prosecutor Tom Wine's office on Monday, seeking to further discussion of racial imbalance on local juries. Read Story

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Rand Paul Files For Kentucky Presidential Caucus And Senate Seat

By Ashley Lopez

On Monday, Paul filed to run in both the Kentucky Republican presidential caucus on March 5 and for re-election to his current seat in the U.S. Senate. Read Story

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Watch Teddy Abrams’ Tiny Desk Performance for NPR

By Staff

Teddy Abrams is known in Louisville as the orchestra's music director, but his interests go further than classical music. That's on display today on Read Story


Louisville Zoo Beer Sales Up But Fall Short of Projections

By Joseph Lord

The zoo had projected as much as $120,000 in gross sales of beer but has sold just about $75,000. Read Story