Sports Thing Overshadows, You Know, Everything

We’re not going to shut up about you giving to the Red Cross for tornado relief efforts. This will take a long time. [Click Here To Give]

Amazon has finally confirmed that it has plans to open a distribution center in Jeffersonville. A real slap in the face for Kentucky’s economy, honestly (thanks, Papaw Beshear and Greg Fischer). But that’s a ton of good news for people buying things on Amazon in the metro area. [C-J/AKN]

A Justice for Trayvon march was held in Louisville. About 100 people gathered at 7th and Muhammad Ali and marched to the federal courthouse. Naturally, some mouth-breathers are freaking out. [FOX41]

The Metro Parks whistleblower scandal is continuing to get hot. Retaliation from Greg Fischer’s administration is ongoing. It’s like these idiots think they can get away with anything they want. [The ‘Ville Voice]

About 100 people also gathered at the University of Louisville in a rally for justice in the Trayvon Martin case. This story is from WAVE3, so you know there are extra-special mouth-breathers freaking out. [WAVE3]

The special prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin case said that the Sanford Police Department asked the state attorney’s office for an arrest warrant to charge George Zimmerman early in the investigation, but the state’s attorney’s office decided to wait. [HuffPo]

Kentucky Power’s decision to stick with coal leads to a tense case. Guess we haven’t heard the last of this. [H-L]

How is Wilford Brimley not mentioned in this story by Claudia Coffey about diabetes testing at area Kroger locations? [WHAS11]

The world is close to reaching tipping points that will make it irreversibly hotter, making this decade critical in efforts to contain global warming, scientists warned on Monday. [Scientific American]

Here’s more on that massive cocaine bust story. More drugs coming in from Mexico than Kentucky can handle. But Frankfort is focused on issues that won’t even begin to solve the drug problem. [WLKY]

Did you hear? A sports thing is happening and everybody is freaking out over it. It is the most important thing to ever happen. Ever. [WFPL]

Way to go, Hardin County! So much class. Investigators say burglars broke into the home of a grieving widow in Hardin County during her husband’s funeral. [WLEX18]

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