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Louisville Orchestra Names New CEO

The Louisville Orchestra has named Robert Massey as its new CEO.

Most recently, Massey served as the head of the Jacksonville Symphony. Before that, he led Orchestra Iowa and the Washington Bach Consort.

He succeeds former CEO Andrew Kipe who,

Sports wagering bill passes out of House committee

An advertisement for sports betting at a casino in Mississippi, which has legalized such wagering.

A bill that would legalize and regulate wagering on sporting events in Kentucky and earmark tax revenue to the state pension system easily passed through …

Powerful Voting Rights Lobby Day in Frankfort Today

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Today, nearly 100 KFTC members and close allies gathered in Frankfort to talk to legislators about restoring voting rights to people with felonies in their past, pushing for a constitutional amendment that would recognize the right to vote of 312,000 …

Researchers Predict Indiana Coal Will Be Replaced By 2080

Purdue University researchers predict lower electricity rates for homeowners and the end of coal power in Indiana as the state’s energy sector grapples with the demands of a changing climate.

Indiana is the eighth largest green house gas emitter among …

Black History Month Programming On WFPL

Over the next two weeks, WFPL will celebrate Black History Month with special programming — some stories you may be familiar with and some you may not.

They include pieces on key events in black history, including a new documentary …

Kentucky Moves Closer To Capping 14,000 ‘Orphaned’ Oil Wells

There are approximately 14,000 “orphaned” oil and gas wells across the state of Kentucky, according to state officials.

Abandoned by the original operators, these wells litter forests and fields, limiting where farmers can grow crops and presenting environmental and human …

Remembering A Long Ago Grateful Dead Show At Bellarmine

There are two things you should know about me before we get into this story. One — I wasn’t alive fifty years ago. Two — I’m not really a Grateful Dead fan; definitely not what you’d call a Deadhead, at

Some Louisville Residents Can Now Vote On Neighborhood Improvement Projects

The voting period is open for publicly-funded projects in Louisville’s District 6 and District 8, which include the California, Park Hill and Highlands neighborhoods.

This is Louisville’s first experience with participatory budgeting, a process through which citizens help decide how …

Commentary: The sunlight fades in Kentucky

By Amye Bensenhaver

In an era when virtually every public official gives lip service to the importance of transparency and accountability, what is it that motivates a legislator to introduce a bill that abridges these twin goals?

Amye Bensenhaver

What,