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- "Pope Benedict XVI and four Catholic bishops in Kentucky have asked Gov. Steve Beshear to commute the death sentence of an inmate scheduled to be executed next week." [Courier-Journal]
- "After weeks of speculation, Louisville businessman and former mayoral candidate Tyler Allen has crossed party lines to endorse Republican Hal Heiner in the race for mayor of Louisville. The co-founder of the grassroots 8664 group, who came in fourth in the Democratic primary, cited Heiner’s ability to lead Louisville from day one and that he will provide a fresh start for Metro government." [LEO Weekly]
- "Ford Motor Co. has canceled plans to move production of a small sport-utility vehicle from Europe to Kentucky as currency exchange rates no longer favor U.S. production, according to two people familiar with the decision." [Bloomberg via The Ville Voice]