Incoming Auditor Calls For State Pension Director’s Resignation

By Ryland Barton

The Kentucky Retirement Systems Board of Trustees recently extended the contract of Executive Director Bill Thielen and gave him a 25 percent raise. Read Story

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Workplace Injuries, Illnesses at All-Time Low in Kentucky

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Each year in Kentucky, employers report approximately 16,000 non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses involving days away from work, job transfer or restricted duty. Read Story

during the Democratic Cucus meeting at Historic City Hall, in Louisville, Ky., on June 19, 2014. Photo by Eleanor Hasken

Metro Councilman Tom Owen Won’t Seek Re-Election

By Ashley Lopez

Owen says he's announcing now so interested candidates can begin preparing. Read Story


Thanksgiving Eve Repost: Recipes!

By Staff

For those who want something new to accompany your bird, we're offering up a few recipes from our archives. Read Story

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LISTEN: Refugees in Kentucky Find That ‘Home Is Where the Food Is’

By James Bickers

Aimee Zaring is the author of "Flavors From Home: Refugees in Kentucky Share Their Stories and Comfort Foods." Read Story


Felon Voting Rights Issue in Kentucky Isn’t Completely Settled

By Ryland Barton

Beshear's executive order restoring voting rights to 180,000 non-violent felons in Kentucky was monumental, but the legislative battle isn't over. Read Story


Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition Announced

By Tara Anderson

“Let Me Tell You” is a collection of songs for soprano and orchestra, composed by Hans Abrahamsen, with a libretto by Paul Griffiths. Read Story


Boyd County Landfill Agrees To Scale Back Following Residents’ Complaints

By Erica Peterson

A landfill in Eastern Kentucky will shrink after the company, state and citizens' groups reached an agreement Tuesday. Read Story

At Rancho San Antonio county park, these turkeys were wandering around the picnic areas

Ideas For Making a Kentucky-Sourced Thanksgiving Dinner

By Sarah Fritschner

Longtime Louisville food writer Sarah Fritschner shares tips for cooking a Thanksgiving dinner made from Kentucky-grown ingredients. Read Story

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Grant County Jail, Officials Again at Center of Controversy

By R.G. Dunlop

Last November’s elections ushered in a new jailer and new judge-executive, both of whom promised reforms. Read Story

Beshear Orders Voting Rights Restored For Non-Violent Kentucky Felons

By Staff

Gov. Steve Beshear will sign an executive order restoring voting rights to non-violent felons in Kentucky who have completed their sentences. Read Story


ACLU Sues Indiana Gov. Pence For Blocking Syrian Refugees

By Associated Press

The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana filed the lawsuit Monday night on behalf of Indianapolis-based nonprofit Exodus Refugee Immigration. Read Story


Louisville Police Turn To Turkeys To Tackle Residents’ Trepidation

By Jacob Ryan

The Ninth Mobile Division is a revamped version of the VIPER Unit. Like its predecessor, it is tasked with targeting areas with high rates of violent crime. Read Story

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LISTEN: Seeking — and Not Finding — Racial Balance on Louisville Juries

By Staff

Kentucky’s high court still must decide whether a judge has the legal authority to dismiss a jury because of its racial makeup. Read Story


Louisville Restaurant To Welcome Refugees For Thanksgiving Meal

By Jacob Ryan

The restaurant is usually closed on Thanksgiving, but this year the eatery will open to more than 100 refugees from Syria, Iraq, Cuba, Somalia and other countries. Read Story