Mayor congratulates Chief Schroeder on retirement after 23 years with LMPD Wednesday, Sep 30 2020 

Schroeder is retiring to prioritize his family, health and to complete his doctorate.

        

Kentucky surpasses 1,000 virus cases for 2nd straight day Wednesday, Sep 30 2020 

Gov. Andy Beshear reported 1,004 more cases statewide, one day after a near-record 1,018 cases.

        

Wildlife in Need owner posts profanity-laced video, says he won’t go to jail Wednesday, Sep 30 2020 

In the nearly hourlong video, Stark asked for those looking for him to come find him, while adding he is not making any physical threats.

Council ordinance limiting LMPD use of force won’t restrict tear gas, other chemical agents Wednesday, Sep 30 2020 

But council could pursue those restrictions in the future in separate legislation.

Louisville’s Bryson Tiller honors Breonna Taylor with billboards in his Kentucky hometown Wednesday, Sep 30 2020 

The music artist originally planned to use the billboards to promote his album, "Anniversary," but changed plans after the Breonna Taylor decision.

       

Jefferson County voters will have access to 20 polling locations, including 4 for early voting Wednesday, Sep 30 2020 

Early voting, from Oct. 13 to Nov. 2, will be available at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, KFC Yum! Center and the Louisville Marriott East.

Parents sue Kentucky Country Day for tuition after withdrawing child over remote learning Wednesday, Sep 30 2020 

The family withdrew their daughter after learning the Louisville private school would start the year with remote learning.

       

Bob Murray, Who Fought Black Lung Regulations As A Coal Operator, Has Filed For Black Lung Benefits Wednesday, Sep 30 2020 

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Robert E. Murray, the former CEO and president of the now-bankrupt Murray Energy, has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Labor for black lung benefits. For years, Murray and his company fought against federal mine safety regulations aimed at reducing the debilitating disease.

“I founded the company and created 8,000 jobs there until the move to end coal use. I am still chairman of the board,” he wrote on a Labor Department form that initiated his claim obtained by the Ohio Valley ReSource. “We’re in bankruptcy, and due to my health could not handle the president and CEO job any longer.”

According to sources, Murray’s claim is still in the initial stages and is being evaluated to determine the party potentially responsible for paying out the associated benefits. The Labor Department is required to determine a liable party before an initial ruling can be made on entitlement to benefits. If Murray’s claim were to go before an administrative law judge, some aspects of the claim would become a matter of public record


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Kentucky high school student killed in crash Wednesday, Sep 30 2020 

Trimble County Public Schools superintendent identified the student as senior Cheyanne Ward.

        

Harvest Homecoming cancellation fosters innovations among New Albany businesses Wednesday, Sep 30 2020 

One of the largest festivals in Indiana, Harvest Homecoming usually attracts more than 400,000 people and pumps $2 million into the local economy.

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