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Sep 21
2018

University Students Voter Registration

University Students Who Live On Campus If your primary residence is the university on campus student housing you may register to vote in the precinct where your student housing is located. University Students Who Travel To Campus You should register to vote at your primary residence. Commuting to school does not change your primary residence. […]

Sep 21
2018

Surgeon General Says Opioid Crisis Requires Fight Against Stigma

In a comprehensive new report on the opioid crisis, the U.S. surgeon general writes that stigma remains a major barrier to treatment and urges a more supportive approach to those in need. Surgeon General Jerome Adams wrote in his Spotlight on Opioids report that stigma has prevented people with opioid use disorders from seeking treatment. “The way […]

Sep 20
2018

LISTEN: Sportswriter John Feinstein On Why The Ryder Cup Is So Important

Sportswriter John Feinstein’s latest book is about the 2016 Ryder Cup competition between U.S. and European golfers. Feinstein considers it one of golf’s biggest events. So much so, he titled his book “The First Major: The Inside Story of the 2016 Ryder Cup.” He’s appearing at the University of Louisville’s Kentucky Author Forum Thursday night and […]

Sep 20
2018

Pearl Harbor Stories of Survival

Not all heroes wear capes. On the day of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, so many brave crewmen showed immense courage in the face of grave danger and made their countrymen proud. From rescuing others to returning Japanese fire, these crewmen went above and beyond the call of duty that day and saved many […]

Sep 19
2018

LG&E, KU To Request Rate Hike For Improvements

Louisville Gas & Electric customers could see another rate hike under a request the utility plans to file with state regulators later this month. Typical residential customers could see monthly electricity bills increase about $4.22 on average, said Natasha Collins, LG&E spokeswoman. Average gas rates would rise about $4.93 per month under the proposal, she said. […]

Sep 19
2018

Senate Opioids Bill Takes Aim At Fentanyl Imports

The U.S. Senate has approved a bipartisan package to address the nation’s opioid crisis with more resources for addiction treatment and recovery and an emphasis on stopping the flow of the the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl. The Senate approved the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 by a 99-1 vote Monday night including a version […]

Sep 19
2018

Louisville Election Guide Highlights

2018 Louisville Election Guides 2018 Complete Voter Guide – provided from Judge Sean Delahanty’s site Election Results Election results posted to Judge Delahanty’s blog. Voter Registration Voter Registration Link Louisville Metro Mayor Metro Mayor Race 2018 Louisville Metro Council Metro Council Candidates Alternative National Guides Christian Voter Guide

Sep 17
2018

Introducing Grace!

Hey y’all! I’m Grace Todd McKenzie. Please use she/her pronouns when referring to me. I’ll be working with the Madison County and Wilderness Trace KFTC chapters from late August though late April as I complete my final practicum in my Masters of Science in Social Work. Kentuckians for the Commonwealth was my first choice for […]

Sep 17
2018

Here are the details of the more than $90 million Sherman Minton Bridge renewal project

The Sherman Minton Bridge pictured in the background during the annual Fest of Ale in New Albany. | Photo by Tony Bennett Transportation leaders from Kentucky and Indiana provided an update to residents on the more than $90 million of improvements planned for the Sherman Minton Bridge. Officials with the Indiana Department of Transportation and Kentucky Transportation […]

Sep 17
2018

Kentucky nurses, National Guard deploy to help in Florence aftermath

By Beth Musgrave | Lexington Herald-Leader Members of the Kentucky National Guard and state public health nurses left over the weekend to help with Tropical Storm Florence evacuation and rescue efforts as the storm continues to bash the East Coast, causing widespread flooding. Some 10 Kentucky public health nurses left Sunday morning to go to […]

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