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Charges Dropped Against Kentucky State Fair Protesters

October 8, 2015

Charges were dismissed Thursday against three gay rights activists arrested during a protest at a Kentucky State Fair breakfast event. Read Story


Kentucky Democrats Hold Fundraising Edge In Most Statewide Races

October 8, 2015

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Conway has a major financial advantage over Republican Matt Bevin, who has struggled to raise funds and has loaned his campaign $995,100 during the general election campaign. Read Story

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JCPS Chief Academic Officer Slams District On Way Out

October 8, 2015

Dewey Hensley announced his resignation in a letter to district Superintendent Donna Hargens and Board of Education Chairman David Jones Jr. Read Story

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This Weekend, Journalists Meet In Louisville To Tackle Workers’ Rights

October 8, 2015

As reporters at digital news outlets seek to unionize, journalists gather in Louisville to discuss the future of newsroom rights. Read Story


Four Months In, Louisville’s Needle Exchange Has Served More Than 800

October 8, 2015

Wayne Crabtree, who oversees the program, also said since its opening June 10, the program has referred more than 50 people to drug treatment. Read Story

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Banished and Forgotten: How the Criminal Justice System Wronged Derrick Rose

October 8, 2015

State Police said there was "no indication of foul play" in Derrick Rose's jail death. But our investigation found a bevy of missteps, from the courts system to the corrections system and everything in between. "It's a cascade of failures, it really is," one expert said. Read Story

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Louisville Police Monitoring Planned Gun Rights Rally Outside Islamic Center

October 7, 2015

Organizers of the "Global Rally for Humanity" said in a recent Facebook post that the event would be "anti-mosque" and celebrate open-carry gun rights. Read Story


PharMerica Pays $9.25 Million to Settle Health Care Fraud Suit

October 7, 2015

PharMerica Corp., the Jeffersontown-based supplier of drugs to nursing homes, has agreed to pay $9.25 million to settle civil claims that it took kickbacks to boost sales of an anti-seizure drug. Read Story


New LRC Director Says He’s Ready To Make Changes

October 7, 2015

The new director of the Legislative Research Commission says the state agency needs to get its “swagger back” after a years-long sexual harassment scandal and reports of low morale. Read Story

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Fairness Leader Arrested At State Fair Heads To Court Thursday

October 7, 2015

The Fairness Campaign’s Chris Hartman, as well as Carla Wallace and Sonja de Vries, face misdemeanor charges for protesting at a state fair breakfast event. Read Story

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Clinton Says Jail Was ‘Right Thing’ For Kentucky Clerk

October 7, 2015

Democratic presidential frontrunner said Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was "treated as she should have been treated." Read Story


New Federal Funding Seeks To Combat Substance Abuse, Disease in Louisville

October 7, 2015

A $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will go toward collaborative community-based project. Read Story


How A Housing Program Is Helping One Louisville Woman Find Stability

October 7, 2015

April Daugherty went from homelessness to small-business owner. The key was a stable place to live. Read Story

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Meet the Man Who Took Grant County Jail From Bad To Worse

October 7, 2015

Claims of sexual assault, harassment, molestation and more. Alleged lies, cover-ups. Meet the elected jailer who pulled in $88,000-a-year under the gaze of local, state and federal officials. Read Story