Louisville news: LEO Weekly's Meador finds UofL president Ramsey's KFC Yum! Center tribute not so delicious edition [News]

  • "Republican Bill Johnson, who enjoyed support from the Tea Party movement in his aborted run for the U.S. Senate this year, has officially entered next year’s race for secretary of state." [Bluegrass Politics]
  • "WLKY news anchor John Boel was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and having an open container of alcohol in his vehicle on Saturday night." [Courier-Journal]
  • "The Kentucky General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Education is reviewing complaints against for-profit and proprietary colleges in Kentucky, including Spencerian College in Louisville." [WFPL]
  • LEO Weekly's Jonathan Meador has some thoughts on University of Louisville President Jim Ramsey’s editorial in yesterday's Courier-Journal: "in 630 words, the president of the state’s city’s flagship public university demonstrates amazing rhetorical flexibility and ignorance of current economic events, giving simultaneous rim-jobs to himself, U of L, the city’s power brokers and their patented unified theory of bullshit that keeps the Great Consuming Electorate from thinking too hard about the hidden costs of building a $238 million pleasure dome that merely creates low-paying, seasonal service sector jobs while Louisvillians a mile west of 9th Street lucky enough to be employed cannot afford market rate rents." [LEO Weekly]
Photo: Courtesy KFC
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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