Monthly Archives: January 2021

Louisville men’s basketball great Butch Beard talks with university president about race, hires after name removal request

Louisville men’s basketball great Butch Beard talks with university president about race, hires after name removal request

Butch Beard, one of the greatest players in Louisville basketball history, said he had a “nice” conversation with university president Neeli Bendapudi on Thursday after asking the school this week to strip his name from its records, citing concerns about the athletic department’s hiring practices and its failure to acknowledge former Black players. “I think…more »

Petition seeks impeachment of Kentucky lawmaker

Petition seeks impeachment of Kentucky lawmaker

A citizen’s petition calling for the impeachment of a prominent Kentucky lawmaker who is facing a domestic abuse charge was filed with the state House on Wednesday. The petition signed by several people says Republican state Rep. Robert Goforth should be removed from office for an incident in which he allegedly tried to strangle a…more »

In breaking with Trump, Pence does ‘what he believes in,’ strategist says

In breaking with Trump, Pence does ‘what he believes in,’ strategist says

After breaking with his boss last week and certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory over President Trump, Vice President Mike Pence this week quickly shot down a push by House Democrats urging him to invoke the 25th Amendment of the Constitution to remove Trump from the presidency. A veteran Republican consultant who’s close to…more »

Beshear: ‘We will not be bullied’

Beshear: ‘We will not be bullied’

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear took time during his Monday COVID-19 press briefing to condemn armed militia members at the Capitol on Saturday, saying, “We will not be bullied.” The governor talked about a similarity between the U.S. Capitol attack and Saturday’s protest. “One of the ways that we absolutely know what some…more »

Giving General Assembly flexibility purpose of proposed amendment

Giving General Assembly flexibility purpose of proposed amendment

A proposed constitutional amendment to give the General Assembly more flexibility in their schedule passed its first hurdle, winning easy approval from the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. The bill, sponsored by House Speaker David Osborne, R-Prospect, would keep the 30-day limit in odd-numbered years and 60-day limit in even-numbered years, but remove the hard…more »

Nashville bomber’s bizarre writings reveal belief in aliens and lizard people

Nashville bomber’s bizarre writings reveal belief in aliens and lizard people

A man who knew Christmas bomber Anthony Warner got a disturbing surprise in his mailbox on New Year’s Day when he received a package from the bomber. The non-descript package was postmarked December 23rd, two days before investigators say Warner killed himself in the bombing. Sources tell NewsChannel 5 Investigates that Warner mailed similar packages…more »

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