2 Dead in Old Louisville Fire

July 2, 2015

Louisville firefighters were dispatched just before 8 a.m. Thursday to what would become a three-alarm fire on the 200 block of South Second Street, said Capt. Sal Melendez, a spokesman for the department. Read Story

Kentucky Shakespeare Opens a Very Scottish Macbeth

July 2, 2015

Kentucky Shakespeare opens its final full-scale production of the summer season tonight Friday, a Scottish-infused version of "Macbeth." Read Story

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The ‘Move Louisville’ Transportation Plan May Come Out This Month

July 2, 2015

The development of the Move Louisville strategic plan began in November 2013. Read Story

Noah’s Ark Developer Seeking Lost Kentucky Tax Incentive

July 1, 2015

Lawyers for a Christian ministry that's building a Noah's ark theme park in Kentucky say state officials violated First Amendment religious protections when they denied the project a state tax incentive worth millions. Read Story

A Deeper Look at Hate Groups In the U.S. and Kentucky

July 1, 2015

The Birmingham-based Southern Poverty Law Center recognizes 784 active hate groups in the U.S. Of those, 16 are active in Kentucky. The Kentucky groups include black separatist, the Klu Klux Klan and racist skinhead, among others. Read Story

Minimum wage increase supporters at a recent Metro Council meeting.

Louisville’s Minimum Wage Hike Could Be An Example Through the South

July 1, 2015

This change will affect thousands of workers in the city, according to some estimates. But economic groups say the wage hike could also have a sweeping impact throughout the American South. Read Story

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Kentucky Prosecutor Wants ‘Good Samaritan’ Policy Out of Anti-Heroin Law

July 1, 2015

The provision extends criminal protections to people who report an overdose, and also to overdose victims. Read Story

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Report: Antitrust Lawyers Opposed to Electrolux-GE Deal

July 1, 2015

The future ownership of Louisville's Appliance Park is in question after a report Wednesday that antitrust lawyers are opposed to the sale of GE's appliance business to the Swedish-based Electrolux. Read Story

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Southern Indiana Town Moves HIV Testing Site

July 1, 2015

The Scott County Health Department has begun offering HIV testing at a new location in the Southern Indiana community battling an outbreak of the disease. Read Story

Donetta Held unloads needles and pipes confiscated from a contaminated meth home. She owns an environmental decontamination company and says meth tests are their most demanded service.

Buy A Meth House Unawares And Pay The Health Consequences

July 1, 2015

Indiana leads the nation in the number of meth lab seizures, causing hundreds of homes to be contaminated with dangerous chemicals each year. Read Story

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Comer Lost Republican Gubernatorial Primary Despite Late Surge In Big Donations

July 1, 2015

These latest records shed light on so-called “unauthorized campaign committees,” which can raise and spend money to support or oppose candidates — without the authorization of candidates themselves. Unlike personal donations that are capped at $1,000 in Kentucky, the committees can donate as much as they’d like. Read Story

Kentucky Filing Lawsuit Challenging EPA Waterways Regulations

June 30, 2015

At issue are regulations finalized by the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers in May that the government says will clarify which waterways in the country are subject to the Clean Water Act. Read Story

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How Raising the Overtime Salary Threshold Could Affect Kentucky

June 30, 2015

Kentucky Center for Economic Policy director Jason Bailey said the rule also means employees are less likely to be pressured to work more than 40 hours per week. Read Story

Minimum wage increase supporters at a recent Metro Council meeting.

Court Denies Request to Halt Louisville’s Minimum Wage Hike

June 30, 2015

The same day a court upheld the city’s minimum wage ordinance, industry groups filed an emergency motion asking a judge to stop the law from going into effect on Wednesday. Read Story