Route Fifty: They Were Promised Broadband and High-Tech Jobs. They’re Still Waiting.

Route Fifty: They Were Promised Broadband and High-Tech Jobs. They’re Still Waiting.. “Kentucky’s plan to bring broadband to remote parts of the state has sputtered and its future looks increasingly bleak. State leaders told rural residents it would create better business opportunities. But instead, they keep getting left behind.”

WPSD: McCracken County Public Library publishes WPSD digital archive dating back to 1957

WPSD: McCracken County Public Library publishes WPSD digital archive dating back to 1957. “A lot’s changed at WPSD over the years. Some of you may remember when we had a bowling alley in the building. We taped and aired ‘Romper Room,’ hosted ‘Dance Party,’ and held a Saturday night wrestling match. Of course, people remember legends like Tom Butler. Now, you can relive our history, thanks to the McCracken County Public Library.”

Courier Journal: Who did Matt Bevin pardon and why? Look up his Kentucky pardons on our exclusive database

Courier Journal: Who did Matt Bevin pardon and why? Look up his Kentucky pardons on our exclusive database. “Gov. Matt Bevin issued 254 pardons between his loss to Andy Beshear on Election Day and the end of his term…. Those 254 pardons are among the more than 670 pardons and commutations Bevin issued during his final two months in office. The Courier Journal is working to provide details from each pardon order filed with the Secretary of State’s office.”

University of Kentucky: UK Libraries Makes 13,000+ Lexington Herald-Leader Images Available Online

University of Kentucky: UK Libraries Makes 13,000+ Lexington Herald-Leader Images Available Online. “This fall, the University of Kentucky Libraries Special Collections Research Center launched a custom digital library for the John C. Wyatt Lexington Herald-Leader (LHL) photographs collection. The site provides access to more than 13,000 digitized images with advanced search features, location mapping, an integrated collection guide viewer and more.”

Ars Technica: Algorithms should have made courts more fair. What went wrong?

Ars Technica: Algorithms should have made courts more fair. What went wrong?. “Kentucky lawmakers thought requiring that judges consult an algorithm when deciding whether to hold a defendant in jail before trial would make the state’s justice system cheaper and fairer by setting more people free. That’s not how it turned out.”

Louisville Courier Journal: Zillow says Kentucky is overcharging for public real estate records. So it’s suing

Louisville Courier-Journal: Zillow says Kentucky is overcharging for public real estate records. So it’s suing. “In the lawsuit, Zillow is challenging the constitutionality of a Kentucky law that allows government agencies to charge ‘commercial’ parties such as Zillow much more for access to public records than other ‘noncommercial’ companies. “