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You’re So Hung Over You Can Barely See, Right?

May 6th, 2013 by admin · No Comments

Orb has won the 139th Kentucky Derby on a rainy day that left the track muddy, but fans in high spirits. The win marked the first Derby win for acclaimed trainer Shug McGaughey. [WDRB]

Last spring, Conor Murphy was a hired hand who spent his days galloping racehorses, combing knotted manes and shoveling manure in a stable in Berkshire, England. [H-L]

Police responded to a car accident in the 1800 block of W. Muhammed Ali Blvd. around 5:30 A.M. on Sunday to find a man who had been shot before his car crashed into a telephone pole. [WHAS11]

The city’s tree commission wants developers to save or plant more trees to replace those lost when building homes or businesses. [C-J/AKN]

More than 151,000 fans left a massive mess under the twin spires. Perhaps one of the hottest tickets after the Derby, is being selected to work as a cleanup crew. [WAVE3]

The state is asking for dismissal of a lawsuit challenging the legality of the Kentucky Health Benefits Exchange that Gov. Steve Beshear approved last year by executive order. [BGDN]

So, as forecasts predicted, it rained Saturday on the Kentucky Derby. The rain—sometimes steady—led to Derby-goers packing under any shelter they could find. [WFPL]

An arrest has been made in connection with the Friday shooting in the Parkland neighborhood. [WLKY]

As he prepares for a possible run at Thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown, trainer Shug McGaughey said he expects bigger things from Kentucky Derby winner Orb. [Business First]

Someone in leadership at the University of Kentucky must have forgotten about higher education’s historic commitment to a free and open search for truth. That noble ideal evaporated in a Lexington courtroom last week when UK sued a reporter from its own public radio station, WUKY. [The Morehead News]

The covered sidewalk the city erected nearly three years ago in front of the historic buildings on Main Street known as Whiskey Row, just east of the KFC Yum! Center, is hurting business on the block, restaurant operators say. [C-J/AKN]

Plans to redevelop the former Colgate-Palmolive Co. plant have long been in the works. But according to at least one Clarksville town official, the developers of the site, Boston Development Group, may be reconsidering plans. [News & Tribune]

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