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How has this loose cannon not been disbarred? The state’s Judicial Conduct Commission ruled former jurist Martin McDonald guilty of Misconduct. [WDRB]

Strange – we thought it was rampant waste, fraud and abuse ruining MSD. Those “flushable” wet wipes, baby wipes, hemorrhoid pads that you send swirling down your toilet bowls are gumming up the works for the Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District — clogging sewer line pumps, screens and other mechanical parts at sewage treatment plants, racking up equipment damage and labor costs. [C-J/AKN]

Police say a stabbing in the 1900 block of Kendall Lane in Shively on Monday night has left one man in the hospital. [WHAS11]

As a marketing venue for Kentucky’s most famous spirit, Bourbon Street is hard to beat — and in July, it’s steamy enough to make any drink look good. [H-L]

Louisville police are on the scene of a fatal shooting at an apartment complex in Pleasure Ridge Park. [WLKY]

Jennifer Lawrence sat down with Vogue to discuss paparazzi and the super “weird” past that made her the lovable star she is today. It turns out America’s dream best friend had a pretty “unhappy” childhood. [HuffPo]

A year after two motorcyclists were injured in a hit-and-run accident police have yet to make an arrest, but the woman who was the passenger in the vehicle that allegedly caused the accident has filed a lawsuit. [WAVE3]

Angry taxpayers spoke, and the Jefferson County school board listened — sort of. After a contentious, standing-room only meeting Monday night, board members for Jefferson County Public Schools turned down the district’s request to raise property tax rates 3.1 percent — then minutes later approved a smaller 1.4 percent hike that will generate roughly $8 million more for public schools. [Toni Konz]

Yum! Brands Inc. again reported weaker same-store sales for restaurants in China as many consumers there remain hesitant to eat chicken due to an Avian flu outbreak. [Business First]

The Jefferson County Board of Education has approved its sixth straight annual tax increase—but it’s a smaller hike than the JCPS staff’s 3.1-percent increase recommendation. [WFPL]

For five months one of the three bridges that cross the Ohio River from Southern Indiana to Louisville was closed. [News & Tribune]