Louisville news: Millionaire web publisher who doesn't pay writers bemoans loss of America's middle class edition [News]

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  • "Democrat Jack Conway charged that Republican Rand Paul is “wrong for Kentucky” on issues ranging from drugs to Medicare, while Paul claimed an interpreter is needed to understand Conway’s views on most issues, particularly federal spending. The two candidates for U.S. Senate traded verbal jabs for an hour in an aggressive, locally televised debate Monday night on the campus of Northern Kentucky University before an audience of about 600." [Bluegrass Politics]
  • "Former state Rep. Steve Nunn will stand trial for capital murder in August, according to a scheduling order released Monday by Fayette Circuit Judge Pamela Goodwine. Nunn, 57, is charged with murdering his 28-year-old ex-fiancee, Amanda Ross, outside her Lexington townhouse on Sept. 11, 2009, after a judge issued a domestic violence order telling him to stay away from her." [Courier-Journal]
  • "The middle class is rapidly shrinking, and one author thinks that's putting America on the road to becoming a Third World country. Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor in chief of the online news site The Huffington Post, spoke on the current state of politics, the economy and the media during Monday night's Kentucky Author Forum at The Kentucky Center." [Courier-Journal]
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About Zach Everson
Travel news/travel buzz editor at MapQuest. Previously, I was a freelance writer, contributing to The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, Eater, 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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