Louisville news: Thankfully not endorsed by Mitch McConnell edition [News roundup]

  • "Senator Mitch McConnell on Tuesday endorsed the Republican establishment’s candidate for Kentucky’s other Senate seat [that'd be Trey Grayson], instead of a newcomer backed by the Tea Party movement and by Senator Jim Bunning, who is retiring [that'd be Rand Paul]." [New York Times]
  • "The Alabama truck driver who slammed into a van on March 26 on Interstate 65 near Munfordville, Ky., killing 10 people and himself, was talking on a cell phone and may have been speeding." [Courier-Journal]
  • "A massive western Kentucky mining complex has resumed most operations nearly a week after two miners were killed in an underground roof collapse." [Courier-Journal]
  • "Republican candidate for mayor Hal Heiner has released an 18-point plan for improving public safety and quality of life." [The Edit]
Photo: Courtesy Sen. Mitch McConnell
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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