Afternoon Review: Race-Based Discrimination in the Coal Industry, Fischer Promotes Obama’s Jobs Plan, Beshear Criticized for Skipping Debates, and a Landmark Returns to 4th Street

The federal government has filed a lawsuit on behalf of thirteen Kentucky coal miners who say they were discriminated against over their race. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit earlier this week in the Western District of Kentucky against River View Coal. Addressing local unemployment and the city’s infrastructure needs, Louisville Metro Mayor […]

Louisville Clock Could Move to Theater Square Next Month

The iconic Louisville Clock may soon be moved to Theater Square downtown. Renovations to accommodate the clock at 4th Street and Broadway began this week. “We are removing a landscape berm and the existing fountain in Theatre Square in hopes that the clock might eventually land there,” says architect Steve Wiser, who has worked to […]

Louisville Clock Close to Home at Theater Square

The old Louisville Clock may be close to finding a new home at Theater Square on Fourth Street. Mayor Greg Fischer has the final say on where the clock is placed and spokesman Chris Poynter says Theater Square is the target location right now. “I think right now this seems to be the preferred location for everyone […]

An Inventory of Louisville's Art and the Care It Needs

Serious art collectors keep careful lists of their treasures and tend to them using meticulous instructions. In recent decades, cities are starting to do the same through public art plans. Now, Louisville is cataloguing its public art and trying to figure out how to maintain its collection. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. On a triangle of […]