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    • "As Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell heads to Bowling Green Friday to gather support to move two terrorism suspects out of the country, more Kentucky politicians are joining McConnell to ask that the two Iraqi nationals be tried somewhere else. Todd P’Pool, a Republican running against Democrat Attorney General Jack Conway in the November general election, called for the terrorists to be moved to Guantanamo Bay, arguing that it was dangerous to hold a civilian federal trial on Kentucky soil." [Bluegrass Politics]
    • "While the report [about allegations that two men were asked to leave a public pool because of their sexual orientation] is inconclusive over the actual events, the incident has spurred a number of changes at the Hazard Pavilion. First, a sign will be posted making it clear that no one shall be discriminated against based on sexual orientation, race, age or a number of other criteria. Further, the rule against public displays of affection will be put in writing and on display in the pavilion. Haynes will be suspended without pay for five days. He and his coworkers will also have to complete a training course on non-discrimination laws and policies. Finally, the city will conduct a review of the Hazard Pavilion staff and make any necessary changes to management. [WFPL]
    • "The audit of marijuana test results produced by the state’s toxicology lab was troubling enough. The cocaine results are even worse. An independent audit of positive cocaine test results issued by the Indiana Department of Toxicology found that 32 percent — nearly 1 in 3 — were not conducted in accordance with acceptable scientific standards, according to a report released by Indiana University." [Courier-Journal]

    Photo: Courtesy Todd P'Pool for Attorney General

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    I'm a freelance writer, focusing on travel, food, and A&E. I've contributed to Condé Nast Traveler, Fox News, The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, Gawker Media's Gridskipper and Deadspin, USA Today, BlackBook, and Curbed. Previously I was a senior editor at Aol Travel and MapQuest. And, before that, director of content and editorial strategy for Louisville.com. I also was the founding editor of Eater Louisville. Washington, DC based. Boston born. Kentucky Colonel.

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