- "Gov. Steve Beshear signed a death warrant
today for Gregory Wilson, setting an execution date of Sept. 16.
Wilson’s execution would be Kentucky’s fourth since the death penalty
was re-established in 1976." [Kentucky Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty] (Disclosure: I volunteer with this organization.)
- "A group called Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies began airing a television ad critical of Attorney General Jack Conway late Tuesday. The ad, which targets Conway over his stance on the federal health-care overhaul Congress approved, will air for two weeks on TV stations in Lexington, Louisville, Bowling Green and Paducah, according to Crossroads GPS. The group will spend $520,000 to air the ad. In the Lexington TV market, that translates to $57,568 a week, according to the public political ad file at WKYT-TV." [Bluegrass Politics]
- "The vacant Colgate-Palmolive plant in Clarksville, Ind., may be broken into as many as 12 tracts when it goes on the auction block Nov. 2." [Courier-Journal]
- "Terminix has released a list of the 15 most bedbug-infested cities in America, and Louisville is number 13." [WFPL]