Kentucky May Just Never Be Energy Efficient

Several local organizations are in desperate need of food and clothing for the area’s poor and homeless. [WDRB]

A case pending before the Kentucky Court of Appeals could affect how dozens of libraries across the state are funded. [C-J/AKN]

From tragedy to life saving. We are taking a look at a national program with roots right here in Louisville. VINE grew from domestic violence murder into a safety net for victims. [WHAS11]

As it struggled to satisfy bond obligations and pay vendors, some considered the New Albany Sewer Department to be a train wreck just a few years ago. [News & Tribune]

Just two years ago, Louisville’s food truck scene was virtually non-existent. Now nearly 30 companies have permits to sell on-the-go. [WLKY]

University of Louisville administrators see many students load up on classes only to drop some of them before the end of the semester. [Business First]

It’s terrible that the guy was murdered and no one is disputing that. But this kind of coverage doesn’t happen when someone is shot in the West End. And this kind of coverage has never occurred in St. Matthews when people are raped, robbed or have their property vandalized. [WAVE3]

The federal government made enough money on student loans over the last year that, if it wanted, it could provide maximum-level Pell Grants of $5,645 to 7.3 million college students. The $41.3 billion profit for the 2013 fiscal year is down $3.6 billion from the previous year but it’s a higher profit level than all but two companies in the world: Exxon Mobil cleared $44.9 billion in 2012, and Apple cleared $41.7 billion. [USA Today]

The state of Indiana is one the last places in the U.S. that regulates the retail sale of beer by temperature. [WFPL]

The Kentucky Lottery Corp. says it has reached $15 billion in overall sales since the lottery was started in 1989. [WLEX18]

A whistleblower who brought to light memos and studies that dealt a severe blow to large tobacco companies has died in Ocean Springs, Miss. [Business First]

Comes as no surprise to anyone that Kentucky is one of the least energy efficient states in the nation. [Click the Clicky]

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