Let’s Pretend Everything Is Amazing For 2 Weeks

The secret to Derby Pie’s success: magic, obviously. Don’t even try explaining it. [WDRB]

Looky there, it’s Mitch McConnell spreading minimum wage fear. Instead of spreading racially-charged anti-Obama rhetoric (and that’s what it isβ€” fear of a black man or a scary Muslim, at least in Kentucky), Granny Mitch ought to focus on ripping apart Alison Grimes’ lack of substance. [C-J/AKN]

Another day, another pedestrian hit by a vehicle in Possibility Compassionate City. [WHAS11]

Watching Keith Runyon continue to defend the dying beast and Gannett never stops being entertaining. Blaming changing technology is just an excuse. Not adapting is the real sadness here. The book industry, much like the music industry, has evolved. Just like the news industry. This bizarre bitterness at the younger generation taking over does nothing but encourage resentment and bitterness. [HuffPo]

Thousands of runners took part in the Kentucky Derby Festival marathon and mini-marathon on Saturday. [WLKY]

We linked to this story about school segregation last week but feel the need to promote it again. Louisville gets a significant mention. [ProPublica]

Witnesses said a 24-year-old was speeding and driving erratically before he drove over a curb, hitting and killing a 5-year-old boy. [WAVE3]

Kentucky U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Louisville, said Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes probably should have spoken up earlier about her frustration with the Legislative Ethics Commission handling of a sexual harassment case. [CN|2]

After a series of meetings spanning nearly three months, a Jefferson County Public Schools committee tasked with reworking the district’s code of student conduct is ready to present its revisions to the Board of Education for approval. [WFPL]

Metro United Way has announced the results of its 2013 annual campaign. The organization raised about $28.1 million, down from the $28.9 million a year ago. [Business First]

Three very different Democrats with different experience levels, different skill sets and different outlooks have one thing in common β€” they all want to serve as Clark County Commissioner. [News & Tribune]

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