Rumblings From the World of Sports

So, how many tickets do you think they’ll sell if UK plays U of L in, say, the second round of the NIT? Or the semis at Madison Square Garden? As if either squad at this juncture is tough enough to make it that far...

Live From Iraq: Ten questions

LEO has been publishing dispatches from Lt. Col. John G. Norris, a Louisville native who holds a key U.S. Army command in Mosul, Iraq. This week, Lt. Col. Norris fields questions posed by LEO...

Two days in Kentucky: Bush and Fletcher said a few things last week. Here’s what they might’ve said to each other.

It was nice of President George W. Bush to give Kentucky Gov. Ernie Fletcher a ride in the limo that carried him from Louisville International Airport to the Kentucky International Convention Center last week.

And the noodling continues

 So far this legislative session, only a few remarkably unremarkable acts have trickled through House and Senate committees, most of which haven’t held their first meeting. Meanwhile, questions remain about the governor’s office. Will or won’t the grand jury investigating alleged abuses of the merit system indict Gov. Fletcher, now that he’s pardoned everyone who’s been — or might be — charged in connection with the scandal except him?

Save it for the morning after: Plan B survey illuminates statewide problems of access, understanding

Beyond the uneasy questions the results raise about why more pharmacists aren’t aware of Plan B, the matter of whether a pharmacist has the right to refuse to dispense certain medications because of personal beliefs is paramount. Laws vary from state to state on the so-called “conscience clauses”; Kentucky has no law pertaining specifically to pharmacists in this regard, although there is one for physicians and nurses.

What A Week (1/18/2006)

Just as Papa J predicted, Foregone Conclusion Arena in downtown Louisville will cost $50 million more than previously estimated. The $349 million project is still projected to pay for itself, but officials warned fans that once it opens, a large beer at a Cards game would cost about $1,283.

And the noodling continues

So far this legislative session, only a few remarkably unremarkable acts have trickled through House and Senate committees, most of which haven’t held their first meeting. Meanwhile...

What a Week

And it’ll be kinda flat and watery
Just as Papa J predicted, Foregone Conclusion Arena in downtown Louisville will cost $50 million more than previously estimated. The $349 million project is still projected to pay for itself, but officials warned fans that once it opens, a large beer at a Cards game would cost about $1,283.

Rumblings From the World of Sports

Rumor & Innuendo

Question of the week.
So, how many tickets do you think they’ll sell if UK plays U of L in, say, the second round of the NIT? Or the semis at Madison Square Garden? As if either squad at this juncture is tough enough to make it that far.

Don’t be S.A.D. - Shedding a little light on a dark disorder

Sadness will never be trendy and is usually not an acceptable topic for polite conversation. But at one time or another it colors all of our lives in varying shades — sometimes more intense than others. For many people, sadness seems particularly pronounced during the winter. The anecdotal signs are everywhere. In the chill and gloom of January and February, you might observe that your mood and the moods of the people you encounter in a normal day are inversely proportional to the sun.

This week LEO explores the phenomenon of Seasonal Affective Disorder, or S.A.D. We’re not out to write chapter and verse on the issue, nor are we trying to make fun of a serious situation. Here we simply investigate how some Louisvillians see S.A.D. — and try to put a smile on your face in the process.by Cindy Lamb