Federal Judge Says Colorado Coal Mine Permit Must Consider Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Could This Affect Kentucky?

May 24, 2015

A federal judge in Colorado has ruled the federal government should have taken the indirect environmental effects of expanding the Colowyo and Trapper coal mines into account before issuing a permit. Read Story


Here Are Recommendations From the Louisville Metro Police Staffing Study

May 23, 2015

Louisville Metro Police on Friday afternoon released the findings of a year-long study to determine if the department had enough officers. Read Story


Strange Fruit: Portland Poetry Series to Feature LGBTQ Poets in June

May 23, 2015

The Portland Poetry Series will focus on LGBTQ poets at their June event, in honor of Pride Month. Co-producer Eli Keel joins us this week, along with poet and writer Adriena Dame, who will read at the event. The series happens in the Tim Faulkner Gallery, once a month, and has been going strong since last December. Read Story

Kentucky State Sen. Brandon Smith Acquitted of DUI, Guilty of Speeding

May 22, 2015

Republican state Sen. Brandon Smith has been acquitted of driving under the influence of alcohol. Read Story

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Kentucky Appeals Court Rules Natural Gas Liquids Pipelines Can’t Use Eminent Domain

May 22, 2015

The Kentucky Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court’s decision that a natural gas liquids pipeline would not have the right of eminent domain in the commonwealth. The unanimous decision means that only utilities regulated by the Public Service Commission can invoke eminent domain in Kentucky. Read Story


How a Preservation Grant Will Retell Kentucky’s LGBT History

May 22, 2015

Standing outside the Henry Clay building in downtown Louisville, a small group of people on Thursday celebrated a big day for LGBT history. Read Story

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Louisville Native Wendy Whelan Moves Beyond Ballet

May 22, 2015

Louisville native Wendy Whelan has nearly every professional accolade possible for a ballet dancer. Read Story


Looming Trade Deficit May Cloud Kentucky’s Sunny Economy

May 22, 2015

Kentucky’s manufacturing sector added 1,100 jobs in April (4,700 since last year), GM announced a $439 million expansion of its Corvette factory in Bowling Green, and Kentucky’s exports were reported to be up 11 percent in 2015. Read Story


West End Poetry Opera Takes On Issues Through Art

May 22, 2015

A group of young artists from Louisville’s West End bring their stories to the Kentucky Center during the West End Poetry Opera. Read Story

Preservation Louisville’s Top 10 List of Most Endangered Places

May 21, 2015

Louisville preservationists on Thursday released their annual list of endangered places in and around the city. Read Story

Expansion Coming to Bowling Green Corvette Plant

May 21, 2015

Plant Manager Jeff Lamarche said the investment shows GM’s commitment to the Bowling Green facility. Read Story


Preservationists Get 30 Days to Save Old Louisville Water Co. Building

May 21, 2015

The two-story building, which housed the Louisville Water Co. from 1910 to 1998, is one of two historic structures remaining on the block slated for the major Omni Hotel development in the coming years. Read Story


The Kickback, Fraud and Drug-Switch Claims That Ail a Louisville Pharmacy Company

May 21, 2015

PharMerica has no retail stores, but is the second-biggest operator of nursing home pharmacies in the country. Read Story

In an image from Senate video, presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul speaks on the floor of the U.S. Senate Wednesday afternoon at the start of an almost 11-hour speech opposing renewal of the Patriot Act.

Sen. Rand Paul Stages ‘Filibuster’ To Protest Patriot Act

May 21, 2015

Protesting the soon-to-expire Patriot Act, presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul held the floor of the Senate for nearly 11 hours late Wednesday in a filibuster-like speech railing against the law and the government's continued surveillance of Americans' phone records. Read Story