Top news outlets, including the Associated Press, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal are reporting that the Obama administration is poised to announce, possibly as early as Tuesday, a one-size-fits-all standard for fuel efficiency for all cars and light trucks by 2016.
The U.S. House of Representatives is shining its legislative spotlight on the environment this week. House Democrats have been hashing out the details of the American Clean Energy and Security Act, a bill sponsored by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) and Subcommittee Chairman Edward Markey (D-Mass.). The bill is the first climate change legislation to get environmentalists pretty excited.
About 10 minutes after I left the dealership in my new car Thursday, my cell phone rang. It was a private number.
With the formation of Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson’s exploratory committee, national media has started a “Bunning Campaign Death Watch” of sorts.
Stats wizard Nate Silver at 538.com has weighed in on Senator Jim Bunning’s chances for re-election now that Secretary of State Trey Grayson has formed an exploratory committee.
The subject of meth is getting more play in world of TV, with AMC’s critically-acclaimed series ‘Breaking Bad.’ The show follows Walter White, a chemistry teacher who starts manufacturing crystal meth to pay for his cancer treatments. He’s joined by his former student, Jesse Pinkman, who sells the meth.
Both of our stories about the swine flu outbreak point out that there’s no reason to panic. But, if you can’t stop thinking about fighting the flu, knowledge is your best weapon. Here are some helpful sites. First, you can learn how to track the flu. Then you can get updates from NPR’s flu blog. […]
The Tandys’ child is due on May 11th. So is the council’s assignment. They have to come together and tell the mayor how they would like money to be taken out of the budget, if the city’s team of economists predicts flat or negative growth for the next fiscal year.
Few studies have been done to determine the extent to which environmental education in our nation’s schools actually has a positive effect on the environment. Now, the Environmental Protection Agency is reporting that, indeed, there’s evidence it does.
We reported today that the debris pickup in Louisville is a bigger job than previously thought.
The ice storm hit parts of the state even harder, and western Kentucky, the cleanup has been a bit more dangerous.