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LG&E casts shadow over solar-power dream

An area roughly the size of Cherokee Park would be required to supply and store the needed power to meet the studied area’s demands, the LG&E study shows. | Courtesy LG&E

What would it take to power Louisville solely by …

Short-term rental moratorium fails

This house on Rubel Avenue was recently approved for a conditional use permit to operate as a non-owner-occupied short-term rental. | Photo by Caitlin Bowling

An ordinance that would have placed a moratorium on the approval of most permits for …

Commentary: Emerging consensus on bail reform in our commonwealth

By Dave Adkisson and Jason Bailey

Kentucky’s skyrocketing incarceration trend lines are bringing worry lines to legislators’ faces in Frankfort. There is, however, a growing consensus and hope among various stakeholder groups, including jailers, the chief justice of the Kentucky …

New maps reveal neighborhood assets, challenges

The Neighborhoods & Environment map shows air-pollution permit sites, landfills, flood plains and other features. | Center for Neighborhoods

A new set of online maps released last week gives a fresh look at the assets enjoyed and inequities endured by

Commentary: Vital we address the challenges facing the homeless

By Eric Friedlander

As Louisville’s chief resilience officer, I understand our city is only as resilient as our most vulnerable population. That’s why it is vital we address the challenges facing people who are homeless.  

Eric Friedlander, Chief Resilience Officer

Short-term rental moratorium heading to Metro Council for consideration

A spacious, four-bedroom home in the Highlands, marketed as an executive rental or for families. | Courtesy Key Source Properties

In a last-minute push, the Metro Council’s Planning, Zoning & Annexation Committee unanimously voted Tuesday to send a proposed moratorium …

Commentary: Kentucky groups stand against attack on immigrant families

By Ashley Spalding 

Ashley Spalding

A radical and punishing rule change proposed by President Donald Trump’s administration would harm immigrant families in Kentucky and across the country. By keeping families from meeting their basic needs, jeopardizing immigration status and taking

Green groups urge city to commit to solar, wind power

The solar array at the E.W. Brown plant near Harrodsburg. | Courtesy of LG&E and KU

Environmental groups are pressing Louisville Metro Government to quit powering its operations with fossil fuels by 2030 — a target that raises a host