October 20, 2011 - 8:07am
Local news for Oct. 19, 2011
"They knew it was coming, but Jefferson County educators were frustrated and disappointed by Wednesday’s announcement that five more district schools had been selected for state-imposed overhauls because of poor academic performance.
August 25, 2011 - 11:03am
Local news for Aug. 25, 2011
"Mayor Greg Fischer’s office promised to promote the names of Louisville Metro Council members on banners and in print and radio ads in exchange for contributions from their taxpayer-funded discretionary accounts to this weekend’s WorldFest celebration — a practice one member...
August 18, 2011 - 7:08am
Local news for Aug. 18, 2012
"Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will appear at a fund-raiser for the Republican gubernatorial slate of David Williams and Richie Farmer and the state Republican Party on Aug. 25 in Louisville, the campaign said Wednesday. U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Louisville also will...
August 17, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Aug. 17, 2011
"Voters across Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, and Virginia solidly oppose mountaintop removal coal mining, by wide margins and across a host of demographic and political divides." [Barefoot and Progressive]"Officials at Jefferson County Public Schools say power, Internet and...
August 1, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Aug. 1, 2011
"An employee of Alliance Coal said an aide to Gov. Steve Beshear called him in 2009 to tell him that a state regulator unpopular with the coal industry was about to get fired, according to court records filed Friday.