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Mitch McConnell: Part-Time First Amendment Advocate, Full-Time Cowardnew

Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager threatened to have police arrest a LEO Weekly reporter for covering his press conference at a hotel in Louisville, then followed through on that threat by ordering a Louisville police officer to block him from entering the room.
LEO Weekly  |  Joe Sonka  |  03-20-2014  |  Media

Access Deniednew

Kentucky ranks among the most restrictive in the country regarding access to abortion, particularly for low-income and rural women.
LEO Weekly  |  Joe Sonka  |  10-06-2013  |  The War on Women


Kentuckian Deric Lostutter made the Steubenville rape case a national story. Now he may go to jail for it.
LEO Weekly  |  Joe Sonka  |  06-19-2013  |  Crime & Justice

Mitch McConnell: Majority Losernew

Sen. McConnell fails to accomplish his No. 1 goal of making Barack Obama a one-term president. Now what?
LEO Weekly  |  Joe Sonka  |  11-14-2012  |  Elections

Fail Safenew

A charity puts violent offenders to work at the zoo, raising questions about safety.
LEO Weekly  |  Joe Sonka  |  05-31-2012  |  Crime & Justice

Gatewood: 1947-2012new

The death of eclectic, perennial, pro-pot candidate Gatewood Galbraith leaves a void in Kentucky politics.
LEO Weekly  |  Joe Sonka  |  01-20-2012  |  Politics

Busting the Peacenew

Former Our Lady of Peace employee claims she was fired for organizing a union.
LEO Weekly  |  Joe Sonka  |  10-21-2011  |  Business & Labor

Tea and Taxesnew

After repeated attempts to cut infrastructure spending, Rand Paul says he has a plan for the Sherman Minton Bridge.
LEO Weekly  |  Joe Sonka  |  09-28-2011  |  Transportation

Truther Fictionnew

A Kentucky state senator shares conspiratorial views on 9/11.
LEO Weekly  |  Joe Sonka  |  09-08-2011  |  International

Cloudy with a chance of ashnew

LG&E shuts down plant that spewed coal ash over PRP
LEO Weekly  |  Joe Sonka  |  08-04-2011  |  Environment

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