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Paul Oliva

Paul Oliva is the Lexington Times Editor Emeritus. He grew up in Lexington.

Editor-in-Chief of The Atlantic withdraws from University of Kentucky speaking event amid student concerns
Jeffrey Goldberg interviews U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at The Brooking Institution's 2016 Saban Forum at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C. on December 4, 2016. [State Department Photo/Public Domain]
Education, Equality, Gaza Strip, News

Editor-in-Chief of The Atlantic withdraws from University of Kentucky speaking event amid student concerns

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Jeffrey Goldberg, Editor-in-Chief of The Atlantic, withdrew from a scheduled speaking event at the University of Kentucky (UK) Wednesday, citing a last-minute schedule change, amidst concerns...

"Safer Kentucky Act" appears to be stalled in Senate Judiciary Committee
FRANKFORT, Jan. 18 – Rep. Jared Bauman, R-Louisville, (center); Rep. John Hodgson, R-Fisherville, (left); and House Majority Whip Jason Nemes, R-Middletown, listen as members of the House Standing Committee on Judiciary ask questions about House Bill 5, legislation related to crime. LRC Public Information
Equality, KY Legislature, News

“Safer Kentucky Act” appears to be stalled in Senate Judiciary Committee

FRANKFORT, Ky.–A controversial Kentucky bill, HB 5, dubbed the “Safer Kentucky Act” by its GOP sponsor, appears to be stalled in committee. The bill quickly passed out of the...

Lexington "Business Park" would impact forested habitat of endangered bat species
An Indiana Bat (Myotis sodalis) being held by a bat researcher in 2004 (i.e., pre-WNS)(Note: For safety purposes, bat researchers and others now routinely wear protective gloves. Bats should not be captured or handled with bare hands). Andrew King - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Environment, Featured, Local Government, News

Lexington “Business Park” would impact forested habitat of endangered bat species

LEXINGTON, Ky.–In a contentious move set to be discussed at Tuesday’s Urban County Council Work Session, Mayor Linda Gorton’s Chief Development Officer, Kevin Atkins, has proposed the removal of...