Don’t Hold Your Breath On Kentucky Kingdom Yet

Kentucky Kingdom could reopen within a year or two, according to the head of the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau, James Wood. It’s a signal that Ed Hart’s group and the state are near an agreement. [WDRB]

Are we still pretending there’s not a real life racial divide in Louisville? Louisville’s largest law firms have dramatically increased their ranks of women attorneys and partners over the past three decades — but they still employ few black or other minority attorneys. [C-J/AKN]

Again, this is the kind of crap that happens when teevee media overhype an issue. Police have arrested a woman for false reporting in an incident involving a white van in the parking lot of a Bardstown restaurant. [WHAS11]

Indiana legislators have introduced bills to help the state’s riverboat casinos hold onto business in the face of growing competition from casinos in neighboring states. [News & Tribune]

Like we told you yesterday, this is one of the dumbest things we’ve seen in a hot minute. A gay minister and his partner were arrested following a peaceful protest inside the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office.[WLKY]

For nearly a century, Kosair Charities has donated hundreds of millions of dollars to care for Kentucky children with diseases and disabilities. Now the Louisville-based non-profit group is combating another childhood scourge – abuse and neglect. [H-L]

Guess which cable company this is about. Much of the coverage surrounding the phenomenon of cord-cutting has focused on the cost savings of ditching cable. [Consumerist]

The City of Jeffersonville is trying to combat the rising problem of homelessness in the area. Tuesday morning, a public forum was held to come up with ideas and solutions on what to do about the increasing problem. [WAVE3]

Traditional heath insurers Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield and Humana Inc. have new competition for customers as a result of a new health insurance plan introduced in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. [Business First]

The closing of Lynn’s Paradise Cafe has provided one benefit to neighboring businesses on Barret Avenue: additional parking. “But that’s it,” said Rick Prario, a clerk at the nearby Speier Ace Hardware. [C-J/AKN]

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