August 8, 2011 - 7:00am
Local news for Aug. 8, 2011
"The largest recent contributor to Gov. Steve Beshear's political party and re-election campaign is not a super-lobbyist or Democratic activist.
August 6, 2011 - 9:46pm
Play by play from Fancy Farm 2011.
Editor's note: In an effort to maintain balance,'s The Arena beat has both liberal and conservative writers with distinct viewpoints (read the full explanation here). Keith Rouda, one of our lefties, decided to make the trek to cover Fancy Farm.Aaaaaaaaaaand... that's all...
August 1, 2011 - 7:00am
Local news for Aug. 1, 2011
"An employee of Alliance Coal said an aide to Gov. Steve Beshear called him in 2009 to tell him that a state regulator unpopular with the coal industry was about to get fired, according to court records filed Friday.
July 7, 2011 - 7:00am
Local news for July 7, 2011
"Candidates for governor, U.S. senators and a 'farewell' speech by Lt. Gov. Daniel Mongiardo will highlight this year’s Fancy Farm picnic, which traditionally kicks off the fall campaigns in Kentucky." [Bluegrass Politics]"The conversion of a onetime railroad bridge...
October 26, 2010 - 7:51pm
'There's no greater threat to our country than the (national) debt,' says fiscally conservative, regulation-abhorring U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul.
This article appeared in the September 2010 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit It’s a story Ayn Rand could almost have written herself: The world economy is in shambles. The debt is ballooning. The government is out of control. It falls to one brilliant small-...