Trans People Say They #WontBeErased, As Trump Administration Mulls Defining ‘Sex’

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A memo that has reportedly been circulating at the Department of Health and Human Services aims to narrow the federal government’s definition of “sex” under Title IX — a change that could leave transgender people without a number of the legal protections that have become standard in recent

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Kentucky Teachers Hope For Surge In Statehouse Elections Amid Pension Battle

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After Kentucky lawmakers made changes to pension benefits for state workers earlier this year, some candidates are hoping to ride a wave of anger from teachers and other public workers into the statehouse. There are at least 51 current and former educators running for seats in the legislature

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Pensions At The Polls: Will Concern Over Shaky Plans Show Up On Election Day?

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Thousands of union coal miners and their families gathered this summer in Columbus, Ohio, wielding signs and wearing camouflage United Mine Workers of America shirts. UMWA President Cecil Roberts led the crowd in a call-and-response chant. “I want you to send a loud, clear signal that we are

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Depaving Downtown: Trees Replace Asphalt In Effort To Reduce Urban Heat

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It’s a breezy Saturday morning in the parking lot near Fresh Start Grower’s Supply near downtown Louisville. About two dozen volunteers are tearing out a section of concrete and asphalt to make room for some trees. Depave Project Coordinator Valerie Magnuson is organizing the effort; the first

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County Attorney Says Metro Councilman Lanshima Can’t Hold Office

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Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell has ruled that embattled Louisville Metro Councilman Vitalis Lanshima cannot hold office while running in another country, said Metro Council President David James on Saturday. The council will vote this week on whether to ask the Attorney General’s

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Trump Administration Wants TV Drug Ads To Include A Price

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Drug companies would have to disclose in television ads how much a drug costs, under a proposal the Trump administration released this week. Officials say the move is an effort to prompt more transparency in drug pricing, but drug regulation experts and patients say the effort falls short in

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Man Arrested For Threats That Closed Kentucky School System

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A heavily armed Kentucky man was arrested after authorities uncovered evidence of a “credible and imminent” threat that prompted a rural school district to cancel classes Friday, Kentucky State Police said. Dylan Jarrell, 20, was arrested Thursday evening and authorities found a gun, more than

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Louisville Youth Program To Expand With $1.3M Federal Grant

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Louisville has been awarded $1.3 million in federal funds to further a program aimed at supporting young people. The grant, which comes from the U.S. Department of Labor, will go to expand the city’s Reimage program, Mayor Greg Fischer announced Thursday. Reimage is a collaboration between

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KMAC Redefines ‘Craft’ For A New Generation

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According to Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft Curator Joey Yates, there are a few artforms most people think of when they hear the term “craft.” “Fiberwork is something people think about,” Yates said. “Clay, probably the oldest, wood — and then more recently, glass.” These are also the types

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Tough And Universal: For Sally Evans And Paige Harlow, Reconciling Faith And Identity Was A Journey

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Sally Evans and Paige Harlow are married and live in Louisville with their two daughters. Both were raised in conservative Christian families, and had to figure out how to reconcile that with their sexual orientation. “I grew up being secretive about the fact that I was gay,” Paige said. “I was

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