Louisville news: Don't spill the soup edition [News]

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  • "A campaign volunteer for Republican U.S. Sen.-elect Rand Paul who was caught on videotape stepping on a liberal activist outside a U.S. Senate debate in Kentucky has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge. Tim Profitt, 53, of Bourbon County appeared before Fayette District Judge David Hayse for his arraignment Thursday afternoon on the fourth-degree assault charge." [Bluegrass Politcs]
  • "Responding to advocates' call for a central office to serve the city's fast-growing immigrant and refugee population, Mayor-elect Greg Fischer says reviving an Office of International Affairs is a 'year one' goal for his administration." [Courier-Journal]
  • "Put on your tin-foil hats, true believers: Kentucky’s senator-elect, Rand Paul, has some interesting things to tell you about how democracy is actually fascism, why thought crime is bad and a host of other batshit insane things in an interview with Mr. Bat!@#$ himself, Alex Jones, conducted well before Mitch McConnell sunk his hooks into Paul, in a far-off year called 2009…" [LEO Weekly]
  • "Ian Ritchie, owner of the SoupBycycle delivery service, was hit by a car Wednesday afternoon while his bicycle was stopped at an intersection. Ritchie was treated for a back injury at Baptist Hospital East and released early Thursday morning." [Courier-Journal]

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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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