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Judge “Re-Enfranchises” Lexington-Fayette voters

by David Schankula Every ten years, Kentucky’s state legislature convenes to redraw the electoral map in ways that both offend and define democracy. It is gerrymandering season in Frankfort and a month and a half in, it seems Kentucky’s legislators […]

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The Rupp Arena Task Force Recs

What Could Be The Rupp Task Force Recs by David Schankula The final public meeting of Jim Gray's Rupp Area Task Force was a collegial affair. A lot of thank yous, a

Webbs Squander Goodwill (and the only hole they’re digging…)

Over the past few months, the Webbs have tried to get real friendly. They tried to invest in good will. They tried to change their tune. They tried

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The Rupp Arena Public Meeting — an overview of current thinking

BY DAVID SCHANKULA Early on at Buster's last night, Stan Harvey put up a slide of an old Adolph Rupp quote about opportunity and told the crowd it was

New hopes for the CentrePointe block

On Thursday, June 2nd, three hundred people packed an old courtroom at the Lexington History Museum to hear new details about the stalled CentrePointe project. The following Monday,

A NEW HOPE? — The Webbs Open Up on CentrePointe

This article appears on Page 4 of the June 16th issue of ACE.By David M. F. Schankula***On Thursday, June 2nd, three hundred people packed an old courtroom at

Is Commerce Lexington the pro-coal, anti-union wing of LFUCG that decides economic policy?

by David SchankulaWith the revelations from ProgressLex this past week that the soon-to-be unveiled economic strategy report prepared by Angelou Economics for Commerce Lexington and the city of

GUEST OPINION ON THE MAYOR’S RACE BY DAVID SCHANKULA

This Friday night, October 15, the UK basketball season begins and as we here in the Big Blue Nation prepare for this madness, it is important to remember

A Barefoot and Progressive Take on the Primary

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Visual Block: Richie Wireman (video)

A brief video accompanying Richie Wireman’s Visual Block exhibit Friday, November 20 (Ace’s November 19 coverstory, on stands now, by



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