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The Kentucky Derby is STILL Decadent and Depraved, and So is Humanitynew

This week marks 46 years since Scanlan’s Monthly published Hunter S. Thompson’s legendary piece, “The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved,” a subjective and hilarious report of the 1970 Kentucky Derby.
LEO Weekly  |  Frank Messina  |  04-28-2016  |  Features

Fake it ’til you make it, Jugheadnew

The most popular guy in town — good looking and oblivious to what’s going on around him — won’t sacrifice his personal time for work, but his (Tea Party) friends know how to get him motivated. Despite not being known for having the same insatiable appetite, the Paul Ryan-Jughead resemblance is uncanny.
LEO Weekly  |  Aaron Yarmuth  |  01-14-2016  |  Commentary

Fear and Loathing in Denvernew

A new light has been turned on in the Hunter S. Thompson kitchen.
LEO Weekly  |  Clayton L. Luce  |  11-04-2015  |  Features

What Type of Racist Are You? A Guide to Online Commentsnew

The eight types of people you can expect if you make the mistake of reading the comments on crime stories.
LEO Weekly  |  April Corbin  |  04-02-2014  |  Media

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


"It's amazing how quickly life can change" — The Louisville homeless share their stories of circumstances and bad decisions, of loss and love.
LEO Weekly  |  April Corbin  |  02-26-2014  |  Homelessness

When the B Stands for Barriersnew

Plan B One-Step is supposed to be available on pharmacy shelves for anyone, regardless of age or gender. Yet many are still limiting access to the emergency contraceptive, FDA rulings be damned.
LEO Weekly  |  April Corbin  |  10-07-2013  |  The War on Women

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

United We Servenew

A small Louisville restaurant aims big to buck the nation's anti-union trend.
LEO Weekly  |  Jonathan Meador  |  07-25-2013  |  Economy


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

Cancer, Interruptednew

Genetically flawed, just like Angelina.
LEO Weekly  |  Sarah Kelley  |  05-24-2013  |  Health

Ed Lee’s New Southnew

How does a Korean-American from Brooklyn become one of Kentucky’s top chefs? New cookbook “Smoke & Pickles” tells the story.
LEO Weekly  |  J. Christian Walsh  |  04-18-2013  |  Food+Drink

Up In Armsnew

A look at guns in Kentucky and the political debate surrounding the Second Amendment from the floor of the Louisville Gun & Knife Show.
LEO Weekly  |  Jonathan Meador  |  02-06-2013  |  Politics

Our Housenew

An inside look at changing families in Kentucky and across the United States.
LEO Weekly  |  Anne Marshall  |  01-03-2013  |  Children & Families

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

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