Louisville news: Courier-Journal lays off 50, advertises 'virtual job fair' across home page edition [News]

  • Louisville Courier-Journal lays off 50 [Louisville.com]
  • "A clip of Bob Farmer, a Louisville marketing executive running for commissioner of agriculture, was included in an Internet video posted by his opponent, Republican state Rep. Jamie Comer of Tompkinsville. In the video, Farmer makes jokes about Eastern Kentucky, where his wife is from, during a performance at the Derby Dinner Playhouse in Danville, Ind." [Bluegrass Politics]
  • "Some low-income Planned Parenthood of Indiana patients were left fending for themselves Tuesday to pay for birth control, breast exams, Pap tests and other medical services while a court battle continued over a new state law that eliminated the organization's Medicaid funding." [Courier-Journal]
  • "Leaders of the Louisville Metro Council are voicing concern about purchases made from a discretionary fund by Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Jerry Abramson during his tenure as mayor.
    Council members have suggested a number of possible actions regarding the mayoral fund, from tighter restrictions on the current administration, calling Abramson to testify before the Government Accountability and Ethics committee and contacting state Auditor Crit Luallen to examine the account." [WFPL]
  • "Urban Outfitters is again looking to open a store on Bardstown Road...the hip clothing company is now looking for space currently occupied by Blockbuster Video." [Broken Sidewalk]

Photo: Courtesy Louisville Courier-Journal

About Zach Everson
I'm the travel news/travel buzz editor at MapQuest. Previously, I was a freelance writer, contributing to The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, USA Today, Condé Nast Traveller, BlackBook, Curbed, Gridskipper, Deadspin, and Fox News. I also was the founding editor of Eater Louisville and the director of content and editorial strategy for Louisville.com.
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