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Police Brutality Protest Shuts Down Busy Louisville Intersection

December 20, 2014

A protest against police brutality briefly shut down a busy Highlands neighborhood intersection early Saturday afternoon. About 50 protestors halted traffic near Bardstown Road and Eastern Parkway. They held signs aloft, carried replica caskets and cited several recent, high-profile police shootings and an … Read Story

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Strange Fruit: Going Home Gay for the Holidays

December 20, 2014

Advice for LGBTQ folks on coping with the holidays with families who aren't supportive. Read Story

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Is Kentucky Prepared for an Infectious Disease Outbreak?

December 20, 2014

Yesterday, NPR reported on a study that found many states are not prepared for outbreaks of infectious diseases. The report, Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases, issued failing grades to half of the states and the District of Columbia on 10 … Read Story

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer joins Democratic and Republican leadership in the Kentucky House of Representatives to announce that local option sales taxes will be their top priority this year. From left to right: Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, House Speaker Greg Stumbo, House Minority Floor Leader Jeff Hoover, Davies County Judge Executive Al Mattingly, Fischer, House Majority Whip Tommy Thompson.

Kentucky House Democrats’ Top Priority: The Local Option Sales Tax

December 19, 2014

Kentucky Democratic House leaders announced Friday that their highest priority in the 2015 legislative session will be passing a local option sales taxes. Read Story

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EPA Finalizes First National Regulations for Coal Ash

December 19, 2014

The federal government has released the nation’s first-ever rules on how to handle, store and dispose of waste from coal-fired power plants. The final iteration of the regulations has largely disappointed environmental groups—who hoped for more stringent rules. Industry groups … Read Story