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

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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

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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

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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

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Kentucky Gubernatorial Candidate Comer Calls For Reducing Medicaid Rolls, Repealing Obamacare

March 30, 2015

Republican gubernatorial candidate Jamie Comer says he wants Kentuckians off Medicaid and onto private insurance. Read Story

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Rural Kentucky Hospitals Struggling Because of Decline in Private Insurance, State Audit Says

March 30, 2015

An increase in Medicaid services and a decline in the private insurance market in rural Kentucky has hit rural hospitals hard, according to State Auditor Adam Edelen. Read Story

Louisville Police Hosting Crime Prevention Workshops In Southwest Louisville

March 30, 2015

Louisville Metro Police Department is encouraging residents to attend a meeting in southwest Jefferson County on Tuesday night to discuss crime prevention and conflict resolution. Read Story

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Bacardi Buys Louisville-Based Maker of Angel’s Envy Bourbon

March 30, 2015

International spirits company Bacardi Limited has made its entry into the booming bourbon market with the purchase, announced today, of a Louisville-based bourbon maker. Read Story

Ethics Committee to Investigate Kentucky Congressman Ed Whitfield, Wife’s Lobbying Work

March 30, 2015

A congressional ethics subcommittee has been directed to investigate whether U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield violated House rules in connection with his wife's lobbying work for The Humane Society of the United States. Read Story

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President Obama to Visit Louisville This Week

March 30, 2015

President Barack Obama will visit Louisville on Thursday to discuss the economy, Mayor Greg Fischer said Monday via Twitter. Read Story