How Many Gun & Pedestrian Deaths Today, Folks?

Humana, Louisville’s biggest white-collar employer, doesn’t provide enough support to local entrepreneurs, according to a new report commissioned by Greater Louisville Inc., the metro chamber of commerce. [WDRB]

The Lyndon and Louisville Metro fire departments are moving ahead with discussions about a possible operating agreement. [C-J/AKN]

Since WHAS11’s new news director thinks it’s appropriate to serve only as a press release regurgitation station for the Ohio River Bridges Debacle, here’s the latest: The U.S. Transportation Secretary announced a $452 million loan for the project. [WHAS11]

Kentucky Retirement Systems whistleblower Chris Tobe shares his thoughts on Adam Edelen’s recent report on the KRS. [Page One]

Another day, another senseless shooting death. Police are searching for the person who they say shot and killed a man in west Louisville. [WLKY]

Stable and abundant water supplies are becoming increasingly difficult to come by on a warming planet with a growing population. And according to new data, 37 countries in the world already face “extremely high” levels of water stress. [HuffPo]

PVA Tony Lindauer and Sheriff John Aubrey have written to County Attorney Mike O’Connell, asking whether Kentucky statutes governing fiscal courts also would force Mayor Fischer or Metro government to provide suitable work space. [WAVE3]

Maybe they should also blame their blatant practices of discrimination. The Salvation Army kettle campaign is running short this year in Lexington, and officials are blaming bad weather and a late Thanksgiving. [H-L]

This is what it looks like when a federal judge declares a city bankrupt—to the surprise of its residents and elected officials. [AlterNet]

Fans of the Kentucky Derby now have easier access to media and historic archives that date back to the mid-19th Century. [WFPL]

Louisville has been recognized in the current issue of National Geographic Traveler magazine as a “Best of the World” destination. [C-J/AKN]

Monday marked a significant milestone in the downtown portion of the Ohio River Bridges Project with the placement of five concrete beams that form the foundation of the new exit from Interstate 65 onto 10th Street in Jeffersonville. [News & Tribune]

After falling for several years, the number of fatal traffic accidents on Louisville’s roadways has increased this year. [Business First]