Louisville news: Aqua Buddha cleared in 'curbstomping' incident edition [News]

  • "'Curbstomper' actually Paul campaign staffer. That appears to be the case. Joe Sonka at Barefoot & Progressive has uncovered that the alleged Curbstomper of a hapless MoveOn goon is actually Rand Paul’s Bourbon County Coordinator, Tim Profitt, whom was given a shoutout in a full-page Paul ad in today’s Lexington Herald-Leader." [LEO Weekly]
  • Louisville Magazine interview Profitt months ago as part of a profile on candidate Rand Paul. [Louisville.com]
  • "The latest poll from Public Policy Polling gives Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul a 13-point lead over Democratic candidate Jack Conway. Paul has 53% of the vote, Conway has 40%." [WFPL]
  • "Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell came under sharp attack from the White House and Democrats Tuesday for saying that his top priority in the next Congress is to ensure that President Barack Obama serves only one term." [Courier-Journal]
  • "Just a week before the election, U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth has built on his slim lead over Republican challenger Todd Lally for Louisville’s Third Congressional District — but the race remains tight, according to the latest Courier-Journal/WHAS11 Bluegrass poll. Conducted Oct. 21-25 by SurveyUSA, the poll found that 50 percent of 588 likely Third District voters supported Yarmuth, compared with 46 percent for Lally. The difference falls within the poll’s 4.1 percent margin of error." [Courier-Journal]
  • "The waiting list for public housing and rental-assistance vouchers jumped 36 percent. Officials started 34 percent more home foreclosures. The number of homeless children in the city’s public schools climbed by nearly 2,000." [Courier-Journal]
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I'm the travel news/travel buzz editor at MapQuest. Previously, I was a freelance writer, contributing to The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, USA Today, Condé Nast Traveller, BlackBook, Curbed, Gridskipper, Deadspin, and Fox News. I also was the founding editor of Eater Louisville and the director of content and editorial strategy for Louisville.com.
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