Two Kentucky Mines Cited in MSHA inspections

The federal Mine Safety and Health Administration has released the results of its April impact inspections, and two Kentucky coal mines were among the eight cited. MSHA began conducting impact inspections after last year’s explosion in a West Virginia coal mine, and the agency targets mines with a history of compliance problems. The two Kentucky… Continue reading Two Kentucky Mines Cited in MSHA inspections

MSD Board To Discuss Public Comment Process Wednesday

The Metropolitan Sewer District’s Board of Directors will meet Wednesday to discuss a proposed amendment to the rules for addressing the body at public meetings. The changes would allow up to five people three minutes each to speak, if they sign up at least 15 minutes before the meeting starts.  Currently, applications to comment must… Continue reading MSD Board To Discuss Public Comment Process Wednesday

Stumbo, Hoover Assess Primary Results

The top two leaders of the Kentucky House are assessing the outcome of Tuesday’s gubernatorial primary. Democratic House Speaker Greg Stumbo and Minority Floor Leader Jeffrey Hoover have been studying the counties captured by Senate President David Williams, who grabbed the Republican nomination. Stumbo believes the map benefits Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear, who’s seeking a… Continue reading Stumbo, Hoover Assess Primary Results

Terrance Jones Returning to Kentucky

The 6-foot-8 forward announced via Twitter on Saturday that he would withdraw his name from the NBA Draft. He is returning for his sophomore season to the University of Kentucky. “Last year was an unbelievable experience, but we left a lot on the table,” Jones told ESPN. “I’ve decided to come back and help us… Continue reading Terrance Jones Returning to Kentucky

LMPD Investigates Sexual Assault Allegation at Middle School

Louisville Metro Police are investigating allegations of sexual assault at Moore Middle School. The reported incident occurred between two students at the end of the day Friday. Spokesperson for Louisville Metro Police, Dwight Mitchell told WHAS 11 “That some type of sexual assault took place between students.  It’s been alleged at this point. We are… Continue reading LMPD Investigates Sexual Assault Allegation at Middle School

Daniels Takes Center Stage in National Coverage

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels continues to gain attention as he mulls a presidential bid. This morning, he appeared on Fox News, saying he discussed a 2012 run with former President George W. Bush, whom Daniels worked for at the beginning of the decade. Later, Daniels was profiled on All Things Considered. If he runs for… Continue reading Daniels Takes Center Stage in National Coverage

Indiana Primary: Democrats Pick Galligan, Gahan For Mayor

Indiana voters went to the polls today to select nominees for municipal offices. Incumbent Tom Galligan defeated three opponents to win the Democratic nomination for Jeffersonville mayor. Galligan will face Republican and Clark County Commissioner Mike Moore, who ran unopposed, in the November general election. In New Albany, City Councilman Jeff Gahan won the Democratic… Continue reading Indiana Primary: Democrats Pick Galligan, Gahan For Mayor