Louisville news: Chilean miners rescued, Louisville connection to story found edition [News]

  • "Democrat Jack Conway and Republican Rand Paul showed sharp differences on major issues like immigration, unionization and term limits in the third debate of their U.S. Senate race Thursday morning. During the nearly hour-long debate sponsored by the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce, Paul also said publicly for the first time that he would vote in a Senate Republican caucus for U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell of Louisville to lead the GOP." [Bluegrass Politics]
  • "Parts made by a Louisville manufacturer helped drill through 2,041 feet of rock leading to this week’s dramatic rescue of 33 Chilean miners. Multi-Metals, which has a 55-year-old plant on Gray Street just east of downtown, makes a product typically used in establishing oil and gas wells, bridge supports or blast holes in quarries. The company’s carbide inserts are small pieces of extra-durable metal that go into heavy-duty drill bits to make the bits last longer and drill more efficiently." [Courier-Journal]
  • "In a shocking and abrupt ending to a three-year-old murder case, Cecil New II pleaded guilty Thursday to kidnapping and killing 4-year-old César Ivan Aguilar-Cano, who disappeared while playing outside his home near Churchill Downs." [Courier-Journal]
  • "On Thursday, Democratic Congressman John Yarmuth appeared on WFPL’s State of Affairs. Here is the audio." [WFPL]
Photo: Courtesy Multi-Metals
About Zach Everson
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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