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After Heroin Bill’s Passage, Kentucky Local Governments Begin Exploring Needle Exchanges

March 26, 2015

Local governments are already moving to set up needle exchanges just a day after the Kentucky state legislature authorized the programs through a comprehensive heroin bill. Read Story

Bellarmine Knights 1 Game Away From D-II National Title Game

March 26, 2015

Louisville’s Bellarmine Knights are one victory away from a return appearance in the men’s NCAA Division II national title game. Read Story

Billion-Dollar Oxycontin Verdict Rests on Disputed Missed Deadline in Kentucky

March 26, 2015

A missed court deadline could result in a billion-dollar windfall for Kentucky taxpayers from the manufacturer of Oxycontin. Read Story

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Paul And McConnell’s Opposition To Loretta Lynch Riles Louisville’s African American Leaders

March 26, 2015

African American leaders in Louisville are speaking out against Kentucky’s U.S. senators and their efforts to block the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as U.S. attorney general. Read Story

Indiana Allows Needle Exchange Program to Stem HIV Outbreak

March 26, 2015

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has authorized a short-term needle exchange program to help contain an outbreak of HIV in a county with 79 confirmed new infections since January. Read Story

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Louisville Plaintiffs Await Same-Sex Marriage’s Day Before the U.S. Supreme Court

March 26, 2015

Next month, a challenge to same-sex marriage bans in Kentucky and three other states will be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. Ahead of those arguments, the Kentucky plaintiffs have been been doing community outreach. Read Story

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The Bills That Failed to Pass in the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2015 Session

March 26, 2015

The Kentucky General Assembly passed several important pieces of legislation in the just-concluded 2015 session, including a comprehensive heroin bill and a freeze to the state’s tumbling gas tax. But with the session’s snow days, missed deadlines and divisive political views, several bills got failed to make it to the finish line. Read Story

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Prop 8 Attorney David Boies: Support For Same-Sex Marriage Will Grow in Kentucky and Elsewhere

March 25, 2015

Public opinion will flip in favor of same-sex marriage—though it will take time to happen, an attorney who helped lead the legal fight against California's anti-same-sex union law Proposition 8 said in Louisville this week. Read Story

Supreme Court Revives Pregnant UPS Worker’s Discrimination Lawsuit

March 25, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court gave a former UPS driver another chance to show her employer discriminated against her when she was pregnant, sending the case back to a lower court. Read Story

Bellarmine Knights Resumes D-II NCAA Tournament Play

March 25, 2015

In college basketball, the Bellarmine Knights return to action in the Elite Eight of the men’s Division II NCAA Tournament. Read Story

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MSD Board OKs Changes to Agency’s Surplus Land Sales Policy

March 25, 2015

Louisville’s Metropolitan Sewer District Board has voted to change the way the agency disposes of surplus property. The board voted unanimously to adopt the modifications to MSD’s policies on Monday. Read Story

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Louisville is Losing 54,000 Trees Each Year, Report Says

March 25, 2015

Louisville’s shrinking tree canopy has finally been quantified. Read Story

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With Deadline Looming, Kentucky General Assembly Passes Heroin Bill and More

March 25, 2015

State lawmakers worked into the early hours Wednesday to pass a series of bills before the Kentucky legislative session draws to a close. Read Story

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Senate Committee Passes Heroin Bills

March 24, 2015

This story has been updated. A state Senate committee has passed two compromise bills aimed at tackling Kentucky’s heroin problem. The full Senate hopes to pass the bills and send them over to the House for final passage before the legislative session … Read Story

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Louisville Free Public Library Now Offering Online Learning Program Lynda.com

March 24, 2015

The Louisville Free Public Library is offering another avenue for lifelong learning to area residents. Read Story