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


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


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


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


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


A Day in the Southern Indiana Town Battling an HIV Outbreak

April 24, 2015

The outreach center is the hub of the community's fight against a growing HIV epidemic, the severity of which has drawn national attention to the tiny town about 30 miles north of Louisville. Read Story

Comcast Cuts The Cord On Deal With Time Warner Cable

April 24, 2015

Comcast Corp. announced today that it's ending its merger agreement with Time Warner Cable – after the Justice Department raised concerns over a deal. Read Story


Louisville Orchestra Ends Season with Block Party (That’s Been Moved Indoors)

April 24, 2015

The Louisville Orchestra is taking it to the streets for the final performance of their 2014-15 season, with a block party on Saturday evening. Read Story


Louisville Metro Council Approves Needle Exchange Program

April 23, 2015

The ordinance was fast-tracked through the council in light of two public health crises in the area. Louisville—as well as much of the Bluegrass state—is experiencing a spike in heroin and intravenous drug use. Simultaneously, Scott County in Southern Indiana is battling an HIV outbreak. Read Story

Aging bourbon at a distillery in Kentucky.

Frazier Museum’s Bourbon-Centric Expansion Could Be ‘Game-Changer’

April 23, 2015

An expansion of the Frazier History Museum to include a bourbon-centric visitors' center would be a "game-changer" for the bourbon industry and the region, said the president of the Kentucky Distillers' Association. Read Story