LISTEN: Newsweek Writer Discusses Kentucky’s ‘Great Hemp Experiment’

October 13, 2015

Newsweek reporter Jessica Firger recently wrote a story called “The Great Kentucky Hemp Experiment." Read Story


Louisville Electric Car Group Hopes New Public Charger Will Be First of Many

October 13, 2015

The charger is located at the Green Building, on East Market Street. It’s an effort of EVolve Louisville: the city’s electric vehicle — or “EV” — owner’s group. Read Story

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Louisville Orchestra Recording Thunder Soundtrack

October 13, 2015

Thunder Over Louisville, the kickoff of the Kentucky Derby Festival, is April 23. Read Story


JCPS Board Gives Mixed Reactions To Former Academic Chief’s Claims

October 13, 2015

Dewey Hensley slammed the district last week in a letter announcing his resignation. He’d led the district’s academic planning efforts since 2012. Read Story


Health Plan Closure Not Unique To Kentucky

October 13, 2015

The failure of the Kentucky Health Cooperative is indicative of a larger problem with the member-managed plans established by the Affordable Care Act. Read Story

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Kentucky Republicans Renew Push For Charter Schools

October 12, 2015

Lingering partisan divide suggests legislation authorizing charter schools will continue to languish in the General Assembly. Read Story


Early Opening Of Downtown Bridge Means Little For Your Commute

October 12, 2015

The early opening of a new interstate bridge in downtown Louisville isn't expected to end construction of the larger downtown Ohio River bridge project any sooner than originally projected. Read Story


Rally, March Planned In Louisville For National Climate Day of Action

October 12, 2015

The national group People’s Climate Movement has designated Wednesday as a day of action, and the Louisville march and rally will tie with it. Read Story


New Downtown Bridge To Open By Christmas, Beshear Says

October 12, 2015

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says a new Ohio River bridge between downtown Louisville and southern Indiana is expected to open earlier than projected. Read Story

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Sickle Cell Treatment Brings Hope in Louisville, Nationwide

October 12, 2015

A dozen people have been cured of sickle cell disease in a new trial, and doctors in Louisville are beginning to refer patients to the treatment. Read Story

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Candidates For Governor Run The Gamut On Clean Air Rules

October 12, 2015

The next governor will have to decide how Kentucky will meet new clean-air regulations from the EPA. Read Story


Conway Supports Expanding Casino Gambling In Kentucky

October 11, 2015

During a Kentucky Public Radio News Special on Friday, the Democratic candidate said the political atmosphere might permit a casino gambling bill. Read Story