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Waging a fight

The battle to raise the minimum wage flares up in Kentucky

Lyn Riley has just walked home through the snow to her tiny one-bedroom apartment in Louisville’s Smoketown neighborhood after

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Hope for the homeless

Louisville is making big gains on the fight to end homelessness

 Two years ago, volunteers with the annual homeless street count found 150 people tucked away in those places that are easy to forget about — alleyways, overpasses and tents alongside th

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Open arms

A conversation with Jamie Tworkowski, founder of the nonprofit To Write Love on Her Arms

It all started with a girl. Her name was Renee. It was 2006. She was a cocaine addict, depressed, a cutter who’d carved the words “fuck up” into her arm with a razor.

Inbox — Jan. 22, 2014

Letters to the Editor

Tolerance for All

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The Senate sleeper

Republican Matt Bevin seeks momentum to win historic upset over Mitch McConnell

Most political observers give Louisville businessman Matt Bevin little chance of shocking the political establishment by defeating the most powerful Republican in the U.S. Senate.

Inbox — Feb. 5, 2014

Letters to the Editor

Visible Leap

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Black-box retail

West End activists call for transparency on rumored Walmart deal

On the blistering cold morning of Martin Luther King Jr.

Inbox — Jan. 29, 2014

Letters to the Editor

Correction

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Home sweet rental

Is the American Dream of owning a home with a

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Medical bluegrass

The movement to legalize medical marijuana picks up steam in Kentucky

In a crowded committee room of Frankfort’s Capital Annex last Thursday, state legislators heard the emotional testimonies of parents desperately seeking medication that is currently unavailab