Monthly Archives: July 2014

New Poll Has McConnell Up 2 Points on Grimes

With less than 100 days to go before Election Day, the latest poll shows incumbent U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell with a 2 percentage point lead over challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes. The Bluegrass Poll is based upon a survey taken by … Continue reading

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Ebola Making A Break From Its Jungle Home

The Ebola outbreak centered around West Africa is starting to get a bit too interesting. As of July 20, some 1,093 people in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia are believed to have been infected by Ebola since symptoms were first … Continue reading

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Forecastle Continues to Forge Kentucky Identity

The Forecastle music festival in Louisville continues to grow and find its place as one of the signature events Kentucky has to offer. Running since 2002, the three-day music, art and cuisine event this year drew just over 60,000 visitors, … Continue reading

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Blues Guitarist Johnny Winter Dies at 70

It was near impossible not to recognize┬áthe albino guitar slinger Johnny Winter. Like stereotypical Texans, the Beaumont native was long and tall, but weighed only 130 pounds, with long stringy white hair, pinkish crossed eyes and pale chalk-colored skin. He … Continue reading

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Cash Flows into Kentucky Senate Race

The U.S. Senate race in Kentucky keeps heating up, and it’s looking to be a record setter. Let’s be honest, whether Democrat or Republican, there is no bigger race to watch than incumbent Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell against Kentucky … Continue reading

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The Dude Does Abide

Dammit I missed it again! As a fan of the Coen Brothers’ films and devotee of their 1998 cult classic, “The Big Lebowski,” I’m thinking next year I have to check out Louisville’s homegrown Lebowski Fest. This year marked the … Continue reading

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Lexington’s Blue Stallion Brewing Celebrates First Anniversary

It has been a fast year for Blue Stallion Brewing. Established in 2012, the Lexington brewery opened its production and tasting room on July 17, 2013. Within six months it was already undergoing a brewery expansion to add enough cooler … Continue reading

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