No Experience Necessary: A Senate panel says Anne Northup is qualified to serve as a Consumer Products and Safety commissioner, proving that the only qualification necessary to attain such a post is being pals with the Senate Minority Leader. She does bring to the job “the sensitivity of a mother of six children.” Taxpayers will shell out $153K for Northup’s salary. [Courier]
One for Wayside: After a rain delay, a judge ruled that Wayside Christian Mission can indeed buy the Hotel Louisville, and Nina Moseley’s organization says it will start moving in soon. [Fox41]
Now We’re Doomed: Listening to sports radio today, callers were absolutely freaking out on KRD because two young men have decided not to play hoops at U of L, saying it clearly shows Rick Pitino’s lost his touch. Life — Get One. Some perspective here. [Ballz]
Arena Announcement, Weather Permitting: The Jerry and Steve Show have moved that big arena announcement to Friday in Frankfort, at 1. So it must not be that big of a deal.
Somebody’s Going to Miss Mr. Hawpe: Nice piece by Michael Lindenberger on a guy who has inspired love and hate for years. [LEO]
Rand Paul is in: The Bowling Green ophthalmologist is running in the Republican U.S. Senate primary. [Page One]
Wanna Be a Flood Volunteer? The Metro United Way needs your help. Mopping, scrubbing and disinfecting involved, but you’ll feel better. [Metro United Way]