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


U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s Suggestions For Boosting Minority Teacher Numbers in JCPS

April 23, 2015

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is visiting Louisville today to meet with local education leaders and to discuss methods for improving student achievement. Read Story

JCPS Superintendent Announces Plans to Reorganize School District

April 23, 2015

The superintendent of Kentucky's largest school district has announced a reorganization plan that would outsource legal services, create a new chief business officer and replace the human resources director. Read Story


James Comer Leads Republicans in Fundraising For Governor’s Race

April 23, 2015

Three Republicans and one Democrat have raised more than $1 million in this year’s race for governor in advance of the May 19 primary election. Read Story

Federal regulators are considering whether to approve the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable.

Comcast, Time Warner Push For Merger Approval Amid Opposition

April 23, 2015

Officials of Comcast and Time Warner Cable met Wednesday with federal regulators to discuss the companies' proposed $45 billion merger. The deal would create a single company that would control large parts of the cable TV and broadband Internet markets. Read Story


What Some TARC Riders Have to Say About the Proposed Schedule Changes

April 23, 2015

And it seems unlikely city, state or federal lawmakers will address the budget shortfalls that have led to the proposed changes. Read Story