Will Kentucky Kingdom Happen Or Just Fall Apart?

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The Greater Clark County school board voted on Tuesday evening not to renew the contract of Jim Sexton. [WDRB]

Someone else should step up to the plate. It should be Tina Ward-Pugh. Jim King, a Democrat who represents the 10th District in southeastern Louisville, appears unopposed to be elected president of the Metro Council for an unprecedented third straight year. [C-J/AKN]

A Kentucky juvenile justice employee is in trouble with the law for allegedly having sex with a boy in her care. [WHAS11]

A proposed 21c Museum Hotel in downtown Lexington received approval Monday for up to $9 million in state tax incentives over a decade. [H-L]

Basically, everybody and their mother is freaking out post-Newtown massacre. [WAVE3]

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is convinced her fellow Democrats will get behind the White House’s latest “fiscal cliff” deal that cuts Social Security benefits and increases taxes on the middle class. [HuffPo]

Rick Dickman will no longer be the Town of Clarksville’s redevelopment director at the beginning of 2013, thanks to a $55,000 settlement unanimously approved by the town council Monday. [News & Tribune]

As federal agents continue their probe into the cause of the Paducah & Louisville derailment near West Point, WLKY is continuing its own investigation. [WLKY]

Just in case you’re wondering what stupid and wasteful looks like? Here you go. [C-J/AKN]

After decades on air (he joined the BBC in 1989), legendary broadcaster Robin Lustig has signed off. He mentioned Louisville in his final broadcast. [WFPL]

Steve Beshear said the state is closing in on a deal to re-open Kentucky Kingdom. Beshear made the comments following an unrelated economic development announcement in downtown Louisville. [Business First]