Louisville news: Is Richie Farmer's ego as big as his moustache? edition [News]

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  • "Three weeks after Republican Rand Paul claimed a 15 point lead in the WHAS11/Courier-Journal Bluegrass Poll of Kentucky's U.S. Senate race, Democrat Jack Conway has suddenly closed the gap, and the latest poll shows that the race is now a statistical dead heat." [WHAS11]
  • "Guess Ag Commish and Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, Richie Farmer, thought no one would notice that he made his name absolutely gigantic of a big, blue Kentucky for an election year?" [Page One Kentucky]
  • "Two years in a row, a nonprofit organization that serves gay teens asked the [Indiana] Bureau of Motor Vehicles to grant its request for a specialty license plate. Both requests were denied, the Indiana Youth Group says, arbitrarily and without explanation. Now it is asking a federal court to order the bureau to issue the plate on First Amendment grounds." [Courier-Journal]
  • "A Louisville man died Saturday night after being rear-ended on a motorcycle...Louisville Metro Police spokeswoman Alicia Smiley said [Robert] Reece was stopped in the 500 block of Eastern Parkway and was about to turn left into his drive when he was rear-ended by a Chevy Tahoe. He was not wearing a helmet." [Courier-Journal]
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