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Trainers complain a new rule that allows only state veterinarians to administer the anti-bleeder medication known as Lasix to horses on race day isn’t working. [WDRB]

When is Martin McDonald going to be kicked out on his rear end? A judge who was removed from a death penalty case over comments he made to the defendant and his attorney is facing new criticism over remarks in a separate case. [H-L]

A pro-Palestinian protest took place on the corners at Bardstown Road in Louisville’s Highland’s. It was to bring awareness to the ongoing tension in the Middle East, particularly with Israel and Palestine. There were people of Muslim, non-Muslim, and Jewish backgrounds who protested. [WHAS11]

Does this sort of thing happen with police anywhere in the metro area? [Journal Sentinel]

The application period for Jefferson County Public elementary schools begins Monday, November 19, and for the first time parents must fill out the applications online. [WAVE3]

Really, people are surprised that no one trusts this University of Louisville Hospital merger? Despite assurances that treatment won’t change, a growing chorus of residents, doctors and national observers are raising concerns that Catholic health rules may influence patient care at University Hospital under its new partnership with KentuckyOne Health. [C-J/AKN]

Nothing is going to improve on the state front because Jerry Abramson is in charge. How Kentuckians pay their taxes may be changing and we are soon expected to find out how. [WLKY]

The NAACP and several other groups released a report [last week] that chronicles the undue burden low-income and minority communities bear from coal-fired power plants. [WFPL]

KentuckyOne Health Inc. is continuing its real estate buying spree along Dupont Circle. The health care company on Wednesday acquired a vacant, 42,000-square-foot building at 4000 Dupont Circle, according to information found on the Jefferson County Clerk’s Web site. The purchase price was more than $3.2 million. [Business First]

The Clark County Council approved the county government’s salary ordinance at a meeting last week, but funding for the courts’ unified probation department is a problem without a solution. [News & Tribune]