Guilty verdict reinstated for KY doctor accused of doing unneeded heart procedures

by BILL ESTEP, bestep@herald-leader.com –  A panel of federal judges has reinstated the criminal conviction of an Ashland physician accused of performing unnecessary heart procedures in order to run up profits. The appeals court decision left open the possibility that Richard E. Paulus, who retired after coming under investigation, could receive a new trial. For years,…

Andy Beshear’s ‘tainted’ donations may be more than what’s in his fund

by Tom Loftus, Louisville Courier Journal – Here’s everything you need to know about the Kentucky attorney general who may be running for governor against Matt Bevin. Rachel Aretakis/Louisville Courier Journal FRANKFORT, Ky. —  Democratic candidate for governor Andy Beshear has promised that any money his 2015 campaign for attorney general received that was tainted by…

Common Ground: Presidents pardoning themselves

by Michon Windstorm – Democrats and Republicans don’t agree on very much anymore—especially when it comes to the presidency. But a new poll from the Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that the two sides overwhelmingly agree on one thing—that a president should not pardon themselves and if they do—a majority…

Louisville’s expanded convention center set to re-enter ‘highly competitive industry’

Louisville is spending $207 million to expand its center at a time when dozens of other cities are pursuing similar projects.   by Marcus Green SUNDAY EDITION | Louisville’s expanded convention center set to re-enter ‘highly competitive industry’ LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The expanded Kentucky International Convention Center is scheduled to open next month, capping…

Ticks: Reducing Your Risk

by NBC – (WDIV) Tick season is in full swing. While we emphasize things like using insect repellents and wearing long pants to reduce the chances of getting bitten, there are things you can also do to reduce their numbers in the your own backyard. There is a whole lot of different ways to minimize ticks…