Major-Party Candidates For Governor Solidify Positions in Debate

October 6, 2015

Bevin and Conway reminded voters of their positions on key issues such as state pensions, right-to-work legislation and casino gambling. Read Story

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Kentucky Board of Education Approves Contract for New Commissioner 

October 6, 2015

The board voted Tuesday to approve a four-year contract for Stephen Pruitt with an annual salary of $240,000. Read Story

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Conference to Explore Ohio Valley’s Environmental History

October 6, 2015

An academic conference on the environmental history of the Ohio River Valley kicks off in Louisville later this week. It’s sponsored by the Filson Historical Society and the University of Louisville, and over two days, 20 scholars will present papers … Read Story


Yarmuth Weighs In On Kentucky’s Upcoming Republican Presidential Caucus

October 6, 2015

U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Louisville, is predicting low voter turnout for March’s Republican presidential caucus next year. Read Story

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Remedies Rare For Kentucky Jail Plagued By Death, Abuse

October 6, 2015

As government officials watched, Grant County jail inmates died needlessly and were raped, abused and neglected. Lax security, flawed medical care, inadequate training and other administrative failures flourished. And there's no end in sight. Read Story


State Worker Pension Plan Sees Much Lower Returns Than Others in Kentucky

October 6, 2015

Already home to one of the most underfunded public pension plans in the nation, Kentucky Retirement Systems is losing further ground through its investment choices. Read Story


LISTEN: WDRB’s Eric Crawford Says U of L Escort Allegations Hinge on Text Messages

October 5, 2015

Sports columnist and U of L expert says authenticity of alleged text messages between Powell and McGee is key as investigation continues. Read Story


First Round of Tests Shows Ohio River Algal Bloom is Waning

October 5, 2015

Water sampling shows the massive Ohio River algal bloom is dissipating, which could mean the Ironman swim scheduled for Sunday will go ahead as planned. Read Story

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Kentucky Schools Recognized For Cultures of Health, Wellness

October 5, 2015

A dozen Kentucky schools have been recognized for creating a culture of health and wellness in the classroom to battle childhood obesity. Read Story


Local Program For At-Risk Youth Gets $1.1 Million In Federal Funds

October 5, 2015

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Louisville’s YouthBuild program $1.1 million to provide job training to at-risk youth in the city. Read Story


Mayor: City Hits First Google Fiber Milestone, Making Progress on Connectivity

October 5, 2015

At an event Monday morning, Fischer announced that Metro government has completed the Google Fiber city checklist, an early marker of progress. Read Story

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Trouble Behind Bars: When Jail Deaths Go Unnoticed

October 5, 2015

Who is dying in your county jail and why? Not even the Department of Corrections has a full, accurate and updated accounting. A months-long investigation found that at least several inmate deaths with little DOC follow-up, even in cases where evidence shows the deaths were preventable. Read Story


Republicans Rally In Frankfort Ahead Of Governor’s Race

October 5, 2015

There was also some awkwardness to smooth over between Sen. Rand Paul and nominee Matt Bevin, who last week endorsed Paul's opponent for president. Read Story

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Developer Wants New Soccer Stadium Built In West Louisville

October 5, 2015

A prominent Louisville developer wants the city to build a new soccer stadium west of Ninth Street. But others say it might not have the intended effect. Read Story