What the 2-Year Closing of Louisville’s Convention Center Could Mean for Downtown

April 1, 2015

Each year, farmers in Louisville for the annual Farm Machinery Show spend a lot of money at Sully's Saloon and Restaurant on Fourth Street, manager Benjamin Yates said. The same thing happens throughout the year during events at the Kentucky International Convention Center in downtown Louisville. Read Story


The Only Physician In a Small Indiana Town Opens an HIV Clinic

April 1, 2015

Dr. William Cooke knew he wanted to practice medicine in a rural town. He’s been a physician in Austin, Indiana, for 10 years—and he's the only physician in town. Read Story

5 Things to Know About Funtown Mountain (Including When It’s Opening)

April 1, 2015

WHY Louisville and Lebowski Fest founder Will Russell made headlines early this year when he announced that he was moving beyond his efforts to keep just Louisville weird with his purchase of Guntown Mountain in Cave City. He plans to transform the roadside attraction—which for years has included rides and shops—into Funtown Mountain. Read Story


Bat Species Put on ‘Threatened’ List Due to White Nose Syndrome

April 1, 2015

White nose syndrome is caused by a white fungus, and it's deadly to bats. Since 2006, it’s killed nearly 6 million bats in five Canadian provinces and 25 states, including Kentucky. Read Story


Ark Project Is Using Kentucky’s Religious Freedom Law to Sue the State

April 1, 2015

A religious freedom law, similar to the one that has recently drawn national attention in Indiana, has been on the books in Kentucky for two years and is currently being used to sue the state. Read Story

Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday to Retire

April 1, 2015

Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday says he will retire on Aug. 31 of this year. Read Story


Louisville is Attracting Young Residents at Among the Highest Rates in the U.S.

April 1, 2015

In the years when the economy started recovering from the Great Recession, Louisville had the third-greatest influx of people ages 30 to 34 among large metro areas in the U.S., according to a recently released study by the Census Bureau. Read Story

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Mitch McConnell to Rest of World: ‘Proceed With Caution’ on Climate Deal

March 31, 2015

The U.S. has submitted its carbon emissions reduction plan to the United Nations, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is already warning the rest of the world that America may not follow through on it. Read Story

Asthma Study Will Focus on Aging Population in Louisville

March 31, 2015

People age 60 or older living with asthma will be the focus of a new study by the University of Louisville. Read Story

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You Can Play Pac-Man on Louisville’s City Grid Today

March 31, 2015

So if you head to Google Maps today, you'll find a button on the bottom left of your screen. Click it, and whatever you've searched will become a playable Pac-Man game. Read Story


Residents Argue LG&E Rate Increase Would Burden the Poor, Stifle Energy Efficiency

March 31, 2015

The Public Service Commission held a public meeting last night to take comments; about 50 people showed up, and unsurprisingly, no one testified in favor of the rate increase. Read Story


What ‘Outside Money’ Means For Kentucky’s Gubernatorial Primary

March 31, 2015

Money supporting Kentucky gubernatorial candidates from outside their campaigns will play a role in this year's primary—a new development for the state. Read Story

Demonstrators gather outside the City County Building in Indianapolis Monday, calling for the state house to roll back the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which critics say can be used to discriminate against gays and lesbians.

Indiana Governor Stands By ‘Religious Freedom’ Law But Promises Fix

March 31, 2015

A new Indiana law that has set off a firestorm of criticism and threats of boycotts should be repealed or revised, says Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard. Titled the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, the law has drawn protests from critics who say it allows businesses to refuse service to gays and lesbians. Read Story