Council Approves Incentives For Affordable Housing

August 27, 2015

The council on Thursday voted 18-2 to approve an ordinance that seeks to entice developers to build more housing geared toward low-income residents. Read Story


City To Invest in New Russell Housing Development

August 27, 2015

A $6 million public-private project will bring 29 market-rate, single-family houses to the neighborhood. Read Story


Kentucky Ham Breakfast Features Heated Politics, Past and Present

August 27, 2015

A country ham was auctioned off for $400,000 and Kentucky politicians turned up the heat as campaigns near the 60-day mark before Election Day. Read Story


How Much Kentucky’s Champion Hams Auctioned For Since 1964

August 27, 2015

Republic Bank paid $400,000 for a 14-pound country ham on Thursday morning, continuing a decades-long Kentucky State Fair tradition. Read Story


Kentucky Politicians Weigh In On Gun Control After Virginia Shooting

August 27, 2015

In a departure from the national party, state Democrats joined Republicans in saying new gun laws were not needed to prevent future incidents. Read Story

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Gay Rights Activists Arrested at Ham Breakfast Protest

August 27, 2015

Three gay rights activists were arrested Thursday morning during a protest at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Ham Breakfast and Auction at the fairgrounds. Read Story

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Audio Postcard: First Time at the Kentucky State Fair

August 27, 2015

We’re heading into the second weekend of the Kentucky State Fair, and while the sights and sounds might be familiar to many, there are always first-timers. Read Story


Defiant County Clerk’s Chances of Winning Same-Sex Marriage Case Narrowing

August 27, 2015

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis stopped issuing marriage licenses in June, after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage. Read Story


Appeals Court Upholds Gay Marriage Ruling in Kentucky

August 26, 2015

A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling ordering a Kentucky county clerk to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Read Story

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City Should Regulate Emissions from Swift’s Cabel Street Lot, Former Official Says

August 26, 2015

The former director of Louisville’s Air Pollution Control District says Metro government should be regulating diesel pollution pork producer JBS Swift. Read Story

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Prospects For Expanded Gambling Unclear As Candidates Weigh In

August 26, 2015

When Gov. Steve Beshear leaves office early next year, advocates of expanded gambling will lose their biggest ally. Read Story

Sarah Yost prepares her classroom for her new students at Wesport Middle School, in Louisville, Ky., on Friday, August 8, 2014. Photo by Eleanor Hasken

Kentucky ACT Results Lagging National Levels

August 26, 2015

Kentucky lags behind national averages for ACT college-readiness benchmarks in core subjects, with the biggest deficit in math. Read Story


How New Affordable Housing Development Incentives Could Change Louisville

August 26, 2015

The Metro Council on Thursday will take up an ordinance that housing advocates say is imperative for expanding affordable housing options in the city. Read Story