The Belle of Louisville steamboat is getting a new companion vessel. The Belle’s management team and the Louisville Waterfront Development Corporation are purchasing the Georgia Queen based in Savannah.
Some Louisvillians are concerned that legislation moving through the General Assembly to allow students to attend the public school closest to their homes rather than their assigned school district would re-segregate the public education system in the city.
Lexmark International, the printer and imaging systems company based in Lexington, says it has spent $10.7 million curing accounting deficiencies in the tax department formerly headed by Kentucky’s new revenue commissioner, Daniel Bork.
A video that was taken earlier this week at a Donald Trump rally in Louisville quickly went viral. In it, a young African-American woman is seen being pushed and yelled at by a group of white men. The woman is Shiya Nwanguma. She talked to Jaison Gardner and Kaila Story, hosts of member station WFPL’s race and gender talk show Strange Fruit, about why she went to the rally and how the events unfolded.
Just as Kentucky Senator Rand Paul announces his withdrawal from the presidential race, the government reports that Kentuckians have given him more money than any of his Republican opponents for the White House.