WAVE Only Station Not To Hype Bridges Meeting

More concerns are being brought to light now that the East End Bridge project is moving out of the planning phase and into the construction phase. [WDRB]

As advocates on both sides vie for his attention, Gov. Steve Beshear told reporters today he’d get input from state agencies and others before deciding on whether to sign House Bill 279. The measure, which passed by veto-proof margins in both chambers of the General Assembly, grants individuals greater rights to defy state mandates for religious reasons. [C-J/AKN]

A possible crack found on the Kennedy Bridge during inspections Tuesday means drivers will be dealing with a lane closure again Wednesday while crews get a closer look. [WHAS11]

The outgoing chair of the Louisville Young Republicans says he lost his seat to a Tea Party activist due to publicly supporting Senator Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign. [WFPL]

Frustration boiled over at a bridge meeting on the Ohio River Bridges Project Tuesday night. Hundreds of people showed up looking for answers on the East End Bridge. [WLKY]

Don’t forget that Damon Thayer is one of the mouth-breathers living in a glass house who decided to publicly support this piece of bigotry. [Page One]

Child advocates celebrated Tuesday as Kentucky lawmakers endorsed two of their highest priorities: an independent panel to review child abuse deaths and stronger protection of children sold for sex. [H-L]

The roller coaster weather — freezing and then warm — is having an effect on more than just personal cases of spring fever. It’s making the ride to work and school bumpier. So get ready to make way for pothole repair. [WAVE3]

In Kentucky, a Bible Belt state where voters have passed a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, the movement to promote gay rights has two factions. Welcome to Reuters, which doesn’t realize those two Louisvillians have no idea what’s going on in the rest of the state. [Reuters]

Thanks to high income taxes, Louisville has landed on a top 10 list of cities with the highest taxes. [Business First]

Don Lopp, director of Floyd County Operations, and his assistant, former county auditor Teresa Plaiss, were given the task to review the county’s budget problems and come up with recommendations on how to help solve the crisis. [News & Tribune]