Louisville news: Elect me first, then I'll share my ideas with you edition [News]

  • "U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul cited several ideas for cutting federal spending at a news conference Tuesday, but said it would be impossible for him to spell out a specific proposal to balance the federal budget before Nov. 2." [Bluegrass Politics]
  • "With the general election almost a month away, Democratic mayoral candidate Greg Fischer has unveiled a 10-point platform to create 21st Century neighborhoods across Louisville. The plan calls for — among other things — weatherizing homes, giving Dixie and Preston highways 'extreme road makeovers' and developing after-school programs in neighborhoods." [LEO Weekly]
  • "Nearly 40 demonstrators gathered outside the 21c hotel downtown on Tuesday night to protest a fundraiser held inside by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, a pro-Israel lobbying organization." [Courier-Journal]
Photo: Courtesy Rand Paul 2010
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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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