Strange Fruit: Voting Rights Restored for Kentucky Ex-Felons

By Laura Ellis

Plus, a discussion about the activism surrounding Jefferson Circuit Judge Olu Stevens, who twice in the past year dismissed all-white juries in trials with black defendants. Read Story

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Abstract Expressionism, Rooted in Louisville

By Tara Anderson

Sally Hazelet Drummond received a master's degree from the Hite Institute in 1952 and joined the Tanager Gallery, a well-known artist co-op. Read Story


Coalfields Communities Hoping for Billions in Federal Money

By Erica Peterson

President Obama unveiled the “Power+ Plan” in his proposed budget in February. Read Story


Rural ‘Kynector’ Awaits Future of Kentucky’s Health Care Exchange

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Governor-elect Matt Bevin intends to dismantle Kynect and roll back the state's Medicaid expansion. Read Story


In Louisville, An Unlikely Conservation Success Story: Black-Footed Ferrets

By Erica Peterson

In the zoo’s Conservation Center, Keeper Guy Graves stood in a room filled with small cages. Inside each one, poking its head up from a corrugated pipe sticking out of the floor, was a black-footed ferret. Read Story


Bourbon Baroque To Present Vintage ‘Messiah’

By Tara Anderson

Performances of Handel’s “Messiah” are a holiday tradition, but one group in Louisville is doing it the old-fashioned way. Read Story


How To Help Out During The Holidays in Louisville

By Jacob Ryan

Thousands of Louisville residents will be spending the holiday season on the streets or jockeying for a bed in a local homeless shelter. Read Story


Incoming Auditor Calls For State Pension Director’s Resignation

By Ryland Barton

The Kentucky Retirement Systems Board of Trustees recently extended the contract of Executive Director Bill Thielen and gave him a 25 percent raise. Read Story

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Workplace Injuries, Illnesses at All-Time Low in Kentucky

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Each year in Kentucky, employers report approximately 16,000 non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses involving days away from work, job transfer or restricted duty. Read Story

during the Democratic Cucus meeting at Historic City Hall, in Louisville, Ky., on June 19, 2014. Photo by Eleanor Hasken

Metro Councilman Tom Owen Won’t Seek Re-Election

By Ashley Lopez

Owen says he's announcing now so interested candidates can begin preparing. Read Story


Thanksgiving Eve Repost: Recipes!

By Staff

For those who want something new to accompany your bird, we're offering up a few recipes from our archives. Read Story

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LISTEN: Refugees in Kentucky Find That ‘Home Is Where the Food Is’

By James Bickers

Aimee Zaring is the author of "Flavors From Home: Refugees in Kentucky Share Their Stories and Comfort Foods." Read Story


Felon Voting Rights Issue in Kentucky Isn’t Completely Settled

By Ryland Barton

Beshear's executive order restoring voting rights to 180,000 non-violent felons in Kentucky was monumental, but the legislative battle isn't over. Read Story


Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition Announced

By Tara Anderson

“Let Me Tell You” is a collection of songs for soprano and orchestra, composed by Hans Abrahamsen, with a libretto by Paul Griffiths. Read Story


Boyd County Landfill Agrees To Scale Back Following Residents’ Complaints

By Erica Peterson

A landfill in Eastern Kentucky will shrink after the company, state and citizens' groups reached an agreement Tuesday. Read Story