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…

Gov. Matt Bevin blames school shootings on phones, psychotropic drugs

by Mandy McLaren, Louisville Courier Journal – Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear and Kentucky Education Association President Stephanie Winkler spoke to the media.Kentucky Attorney General’s office LEXINGTON — Gov. Matt Bevin said Tuesday that efforts to prevent school shootings are laudable but do not address the root causes of the violence: children’s access to smart phones, video…

Kentucky cities say Bevin’s legal maneuver in pension case could bring financial ruin

by JACK BRAMMER, jbrammer@herald-leader.com –  FRANKFORT — The Kentucky League of Cities has asked to intervene in a lawsuit challenging Kentucky’s new pension law, citing concern that recent developments in the case could jeopardize another new law that gave local governments relief from ballooning pension costs. A hearing on the Lexington-based group’s concern is scheduled for…

Louisville airport agency broke Ky. ‘sunshine’ law in denying police records, Beshear rules

WDRB appealed in April after airport officials withheld copies of personnel files, including disciplinary records and separation letters, for two former officers. by Marcus Green –  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The Louisville Regional Airport Authority violated the state’s open records law by denying public access to personnel files of airport police officers, Kentucky’s attorney general…