Florida surgeon hired to restart UK pediatric heart surgery program

BY LINDA BLACKFORD The Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and UK HealthCare have named a surgeon to lead a new partnership providing pediatric cardiothoracic surgery at both sites. Dr. James Quintessenza will start Dec. 1. His primary appointment will be at Cincinnati Children’s, but he will be based in Lexington. “Dr. Quintessenza is an exceptional talent and leader with…

Top Louisville GOP Official Defends Trump’s ‘Rigged’ Claims

By Jacob Ryan The head of the Jefferson County Republican Party is defending Donald Trump’s claim that the media is “rigging” the election against the GOP nominee. Trump maintains the media is in cahoots with Democrat Hillary Clinton’s campaign, suggesting a conspiracy that could distort the outcome of November’s presidential election. “The election is absolutely being…