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LISTEN: The Most Overlooked Piece of the Environment

October 9, 2015

Ben Grumbles is a Louisville native who’s built an impressive career as an environmental regulator. Read Story

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The Cost of Abuse and Misconduct in Kentucky’s Jails

October 9, 2015

Abuse, misconduct and malfeasance in Kentucky’s county jails inflict immeasurable physical and emotional damage on victims. They also are costly to taxpayers. Read Story


Louisville Needle Exchange Exceeding Expectations, Interim Public Health Director Says

October 8, 2015

Since the needle exchange began June 10, 822 people have participated in the program, said Dr. Sarah Moyer, interim director of Metro Public Health. Read Story

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LISTEN: Louisville Outskirts Festival Teaches Girls How to Rock

October 8, 2015

This weekend will see dozens of female-led bands taking the stage as part of the Louisville Outskirts Festival, now in its second year. Read Story


Food Service, Sales Workers Benefit From Kentucky’s Medicaid Expansion, Study Says

October 8, 2015

Dee Mahan, director of Medicaid advocacy for Families USA, said low-income workers are now able to access health care through Medicaid expansion. Read Story

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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