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Sounds Like Housing Is Still A Maddening Disaster

May 10th, 2013 by admin · 1 Comment

Does Kentucky’s new Religious Freedom Act really protect religion, or does it potentially cause discrimination? The issue is still raging weeks after the bill became law. Hint for WDRB: No, the debate isn’t still raging. There’s no additional religious protection but there is the ability to discriminate, thanks to the bill. [WDRB]

The city and the University of Louisville will put about dozen historic makers at one-time protest sites on and near Fourth Street to commemorate the 50th anniversary of passage of the local public accommodations law. [C-J/AKN]

A Floyd County woman accused of murdering a man to cover up an affair is arraigned [yesterday]. New details continue to emerge about the suspect and the relationship that authorities say ended in murder. [WHAS11]

A Franklin Circuit Court judge has given the state 30 days to tell the state’s two largest newspapers why it redacted and took out information from more than 140 case files of children who have been killed or nearly killed from abuse or neglect. [Bluegrass Politics]

The Louisville Metro Housing Authority is spending thousands of dollars every month to file eviction actions. In some cases, the agency is going after tenants who owe very little in back rent. [WLKY]

Still wondering what’s wrong with Jefferson County Public Schools in Louisville? You shouldn’t be. This is par for the course. [The 'Ville Voice]

A drunken joyride in a upscale Oldham County subdivision landed two teens behind bars and facing some very serious charges. [WAVE3]

Rand Paul has introduced three amendments to a bill before the Senate that environmental groups say would gut protections for the environment. [WFPL]

The Greater Clark County Schools will participate in the Summer Food Service program, Monday through Friday, May 28 through July 19. [News & Tribune]

This year’s telecast of the Kentucky Derby drew the second-highest viewership since 1989. A total of 16.2 million people watched the Derby on NBC-TV on Saturday. [Business First]

The Kentucky State Fair begins August 15. Have you started entering your goodies yet? [Click the Clicky]

Republicans started hitting Alison Grimes pretty hard with a new ad last night. And she’s not even a candidate for U.S. Senate. [Page One]

Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Downtown · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Politics · Poverty · Ratings · Religion · Republican Party · State Government · TV

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  • 1 G'town Reader // May 11, 2013 at 10:54 am

    Re: Drunken joyride in an upscale subdivision -
    Couldn’t help but be struck by the descriptive “upscale.” Would the offense have garnered little or no attention had it been in a “lesser” neighborhood?

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