Important, Life-Saving Advancements in News

But Does It Forecast Floods?: In Lexington, CBS affiliate WKYT is spending $1 million on a fancy new weather radar thingie that it not-so-sheepishly proclaims is “the most important, life-saving advancement in weather technology and forecasting ever in Kentucky.” Of course, the folks at WLEX across town says it’s no big whoop. [LexGo]

Nutty Flavor of the Day: Abortion activist Randall Terry chose us, Louisville, as one of 10 cities in his wacky tour to fight the proposed national health care program because he thinks it might fund abortions. So he campaigned outside Mitch McConnell’s office. Is that supposed to be an Obama actor in those pics? Meanwhile, John Yarmuth will talk health care on State of Affairs tomorrow. [WFPL]

Oh, Yeah, We Ought to Change the Sign: The Louisville Times stopped publishing 20 years ago, yet no one on the C-J management team in all these years got the bright idea of taking down the sign on the building at Sixth and Broadway. Arnold’s on it. [Courier]

Parents Still in Dark as Oldham Swine Flu Spreads: Two more swine flu cases in Oldham County’s school system, and the school board is sending notes home again to parents explaining that they’re not entitled to know which schools have reported cases. [Fox41]

Caution, Those IMs Could Come Back to Haunt You if you Run for Office: Even more reason to be cautious about those late-night chat sessions with that co-worker in accounting.  Check out some un-guarded opinions from Kimberly Greenwell, candidate for the state House. [Page One]

In Jack’s Corner: The Champ is supporting Jack Conway in the U.S. Senate race. Muhammad Ali will attend a Conway fundraiser next month at Jonathan Blum’s (Yum!) house in Anchorage. [Joe Arnold]