August 2, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Aug. 2, 2011
"After weeks of contentious negotiations, the U.S House of Representatives easily passed a measure to raise the country’s debt ceiling Monday and avoid the first federal government default. The vote was 269 to 161, but many Democratic slammed bill, including Congressman John Yarmuth, D-...
August 1, 2011 - 8:00am
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 29, 2011 - 2:06pm
Local news for July 29, 2011
"Kentucky employers could be socked with as much as $660 million in added federal taxes if the state can not make a pending $28 million interest payment on the money it has borrowed from the federal government for unemployment benefits, state officials said Thursday. And Senate President David...
July 28, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for July 28, 2011
"Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway and Governor Steve Beshear are attempting to assert their role in a pending hospital merger. Questions have been growing around the proposed merger of University of Louisville, Jewish Hospital and Catholic Health Initiatives. The merged hospitals will...
July 27, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for July 27, 2011
"After several sources within Metro Government and animal welfare groups leaked to WFPL that the city had interviewed two candidates to take over Metro Animal Services permanently, Mayor Greg Fischer quickly announced his selection for a new permanent director Tuesday afternoon.