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Alessi’s grand finale

Ryan Alessi, like other class acts, is leaving at the top of his game.

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Bingham blessings trump curses

For the first time in nearly a century, the mansion high atop Glenview is for sale.

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Illusory security tax

When I write “The Complete and Unabridged American History of Fear” chronicling disproportionate public-policy panic reactions to dreadful events, I shall devote a chapter to Louisville

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One shining audit

Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen last week gave taxpayers a gargantuan gift in his yearlong audit of Jefferson County Public Schools: a comprehensive roadmap for reform and modernization of an an

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The VA needs an enema

When VA Secretary Eric Shinseki testifies tomorrow amid a congressional probe to determine whether an allegedly concealed backlog contributed to the deaths of as many as 40 U.S.

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Segrest personified Louisville’s best

Jim Segrest, Louisville’s premier preservationist and neighborhood revitalizer, has died, but a lifetime of mentoring and inspiring others to sustain his vocation lights a candle as we curse

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Another fine, messy session

In Ronnie Ellis we trust. Almost a month ago, the political guru told KET’s statewide audience about a spectacular distraction at the Capitol.

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Rage against the cage

Members of a 2012 task force seeking to fix Kentucky’s juvenile justice system must have felt like they had pried open an icebox broken for nearly three decades.

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Good riddance, Mitch McConstipator

In 1984, Alabama native Addison Mitchell McConnell Jr. defeated U.S.

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Celebrating Hunter S. Thompson

It’s dangerous to write about Louisville’s most celebrated writer, who died nine years ago tomorrow. “Hunter S.