This Week on Strange Fruit: News Roundup!

May 30, 2015

It's a full serving of Juicy Fruit! Dr. Story is in Florence, presenting at the Black Portraiture{s} II Conference, so actor Billy Flood, and Kendra Elise Anderson from Flyy Sexuality TV join us in the studio this week. Read Story

Bevin supporters gathered in Louisville.

Matt Bevin Starts Trying to Bring the Kentucky Republican Party Together

May 29, 2015

What’s yet to be seen is whether Bevin will be able to unite the Republican Party—the majority of which didn’t vote for him in the primary election. Read Story

Report: Louisville-Based Humana Considering a Sale

May 29, 2015

Analysts have been discussing for a few weeks the possibility that large health insurers flush with cash may be deal hunting. Read Story

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WonderFest Brings ‘Walking Dead’ Producer to Louisville

May 29, 2015

A producer of AMC's "The Walking Dead" and the daughters of two horror movie legends will be in Louisville this weekend for long-running hobby convention. Read Story

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James Comer Concedes Kentucky Republican Governor Nomination to Matt Bevin

May 29, 2015

A day after a recanvass of last week's Kentucky Republican gubernatorial primary showed no significant changes, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer conceded the race to Louisville businessman Matt Bevin. Read Story

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Police In Kentucky Ship Mentally Ill Man to Florida, Defying Judge’s Order

May 29, 2015

The next step was Eastern State, where Horine could receive the treatment that the social worker and the judge thought he so urgently needed. But Carrollton police had a very different plan for Adam Horine. Read Story

Justin Brock in the flood-damaged first floor of his house.

Louisville Metro Council OKs Temporary Change To Controversial Flood Rule

May 28, 2015

Louisville Metro Council members unanimously approved an ordinance Thursday temporarily changing a flood rule that has left a number of homeowners with flood-damaged homes they can’t repair. Read Story


Fischer Proposes More Spending In Public Safety, Housing In New Louisville Budget

May 28, 2015

Fischer's budget proposal totals $873 million, with $560 million from the city’s general revenue fund. The rest will be paid for by federal and state funds, grants and donations. Read Story

Bevin supporters gathered in Louisville.

Bevin Still Leads Comer Following Republican Gubernatorial Primary Recanvassing

May 28, 2015

Bevin's closest challenger, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, was on vacation in Florida on Thursday; a spokesman said he'd announce his plans sometime Friday afternoon. Read Story

Luallen Hopes More Kentucky Women Run for Elected Office

May 28, 2015

The highest-ranking woman in Kentucky government says she's hopeful more women will become political candidates. Read Story


Where Are Louisville’s Most Dangerous Railroad Crossings For Bikes? Survey Seeks Answers.

May 28, 2015

Louisville cycling advocates are working to identify railroad crossings in the city that are dangerous to cross on a bicycle. Read Story


Kentucky Officials Begin Recanvassing Election Results

May 28, 2015

Election officials across Kentucky’s started rechecking vote totals Thursday morning in a recanvass of last week’s close Republican primary for governor. Read Story


How a Louisville Ad Agency Helped Create Kynect

May 28, 2015

The advertising agency that marketed Kynect, Louisville-based Doe-Anderson, has won an Effie Award for having the most effective marketing campaign in North America. Read Story

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Louisville Flood Work Group Considers Buyout For Homeowners

May 27, 2015

A work group tasked with coming up with solutions for Louisville homeowners affected by spring flooding is considering a "quick-buy" program that would provide money to qualifying residents to help them raze their homes and relocate. Read Story