Strange Fruit: Professor Burt Ashe on the Cultural Significance of Dreadlocks

July 4, 2015

Ashe's book, "Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles," explores the history of dreadlocks, and details his own relationship with the look. Read Story

Wall Street Journal Acquisitions Reporter Discusses Planned Humana Sale

July 3, 2015

The planned sale of Louisville-based Humana to Aetna is big news in the city. But the $37-billion deal will also reverberate in the corporate world and in the health care industry. Read Story


What the Aetna-Humana Deal Could Mean For Louisville

July 3, 2015

City and state officials on Friday said it's too early to say for certain what the deal will mean for the region. Mayor Greg Fischer offered optimistic speculation on the news of the Aetna-Humana deal. Read Story

6 Things to Know About Humana

July 3, 2015

Here's some basic information about the Louisville-based company. Read Story


Louisville Orchestra Presents Independence Day Festivities

July 3, 2015

After a one-year hiatus due to a lack of funding, fireworks and music will return to downtown on the Fourth of July, with performances from three local bands, followed by the Louisville Orchestra at 8:30 p.m. Read Story


Aetna to Buy Louisville-Based Humana For $37 Billion

July 3, 2015

Louisville-based Humana has agreed to be sold to Connecticut-based rival Aetna for $37 billion, the companies announced early Friday. Read Story


Forecastle Festival’s Electricity Usage Will Be Offset With Green Energy

July 2, 2015

Forecastle is partnering with Arcadia Power, a company that buys Renewable Energy Certificates—or RECs—from wind farms around the company to offset power created from fossil fuels. Read Story

Tadd Roberts and Benjamin Moore

Nearly a Week Later, Some Kentucky Clerks Still Refuse to Issue Marriage Licenses

July 2, 2015

Green County Clerk Billy Joe Lowe said he will resume issuing marriage licenses next week, but only to heterosexual couples. Read Story


After Decade-Long Protest, Louisville Church Plans Weekend of Free Same-Sex Weddings

July 2, 2015

The church leaders have declined to perform wedding ceremonies for nearly 10 years in protest of the state's ban on same-sex marriage. Read Story

2 Dead in Old Louisville Fire

July 2, 2015

Louisville firefighters were dispatched just before 8 a.m. Thursday to what would become a three-alarm fire on the 200 block of South Second Street, said Capt. Sal Melendez, a spokesman for the department. Read Story

Kentucky Shakespeare Opens a Very Scottish Macbeth

July 2, 2015

Kentucky Shakespeare opens its final full-scale production of the summer season tonight Friday, a Scottish-infused version of "Macbeth." Read Story


The ‘Move Louisville’ Transportation Plan May Come Out This Month

July 2, 2015

The development of the Move Louisville strategic plan began in November 2013. Read Story

Noah’s Ark Developer Seeking Lost Kentucky Tax Incentive

July 1, 2015

Lawyers for a Christian ministry that's building a Noah's ark theme park in Kentucky say state officials violated First Amendment religious protections when they denied the project a state tax incentive worth millions. Read Story

A Deeper Look at Hate Groups In the U.S. and Kentucky

July 1, 2015

The Birmingham-based Southern Poverty Law Center recognizes 784 active hate groups in the U.S. Of those, 16 are active in Kentucky. The Kentucky groups include black separatist, the Klu Klux Klan and racist skinhead, among others. Read Story