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Weeks After Start of Demolition, What’s Left of Two Downtown Louisville Structures Remains

April 28, 2015

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said the heap of bricks, twisted metal and asbestos lining the sidewalk along Third Street near Muhammad Ali Boulevard is safer than the structures that had stood at the site for nearly a century. 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

Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District Director Heitzman to Retire

April 27, 2015

The executive director of Louisville's Metropolitan Sewer District will retire later this year, the agency announced Monday. 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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Louisville Preservationists Launch Petition to Support Water Co. Block Buildings

April 27, 2015

Hundreds of residents have expressed support for the preservation of two historic buildings on a block in downtown Louisville slated for a major development. 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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Kentucky Gets Federal Money to Study Background Levels of Urban Soil Contamination

April 26, 2015

The study will look at the background levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAHs, in urban areas. PAHs are a combination of chemicals that occur naturally, and are also man made. Read Story

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Louisville Orchestra Strikes the Right Balance With Beethoven

April 25, 2015

The Louisville Orchestra concludes its 2014-2015 season this week featuring Time for Three, John Williams’ The Cowboys overture and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5, Op. 67. Read Story

Strange Fruit: Juicy Fruit News Round-Up

April 25, 2015

There's a lot going on out there, Fruitcakes, so this week, we give you a whole episode of Juicy Fruit, with special guest co-host, actress, Alexandria Sweatt. Read Story

Eastbound I-64 Closed Near Story Avenue For Friday Rush Hour

April 24, 2015

stbound Interstate 64 just before Story Avenue will be closed during the Friday afternoon rush hour, according to a spokeswoman for the downtown crossing of the Ohio River Bridges Project. Read Story