Will Indiana Save Us All From Tolls? Yeah, Right

Kentucky’s senior U.S. Senator says it’s (health care reform) going to be the biggest issue of the 2014 campaign. [WDRB]

Looks like Possibility City really dodged a bullet over that Kentucky Kingdom mess. Nearly 70 years ago, Evansville industrialist Louis J. Koch opened a theme park, with a Mother Goose ride and a toy shop of elves. [C-J/AKN]

Stan Curtis surprises prosecutors, does not enter plea. A guilty plea was expected Monday afternoon for the man charged with stealing from the charity he founded. [WHAS11]

Remember John Pubic Hair Ziegler? He’s spending his hours “defending” Joe Paterno these days. [Sports Illustrated & Today Show]

Police said Sunday afternoon’s triple homicide was the result of a shootout involving drugs. [WLKY]

A leading conservation scientist will speak at the University of Louisville [today] about the ways the environmental movement can better tackle subjects like climate change. [WFPL]

Police arrested a man on charges of domestic violence and wanton endangerment. He beat her with a vacuum cleaner. [WAVE3]

As the final minutes of the 2013 General Assembly ticked away, Gov. Steve Beshear and House Speaker Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, worked feverishly to come up with a compromise on a pension fix that House Democrats could support. [Ronnie Ellis]

Where are Louisville’s wealthiest bank branches? At first glance, it looks like a lot of them are downtown and in the East End. [Business First]

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Monday in a case worth billions of dollars to pharmaceutical companies and American consumers. [NPR]

To keep tolls off of the downtown portion of the Ohio River Bridges Project, a business owner and Clarksville town councilman is proposing that Indiana pay for Kentucky’s gap in funding construction. [News & Tribune]