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In District 8, Brandon Coan Edges Reily and Five Others

The margin was 116 votes. He got 24 percent of the Democratic vote in the primary, 2,275 individuals who helped Brandon Coan edge Stephen Reily in the most hotly-contested and expensive, Metro Council race in, maybe ever. The margin didn’t matter at the Monkey Wrench last night, as more than a hundred supporters anxiously awaited the official word, which came shortly after 7. From the time votes started coming in, it was evident that despite the presence of five other candidates, this race would come down to the former Greg Fischer aide and the wealthy businessman and philanthropist who raised…

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Dee Maaske as Vera and Michael Goldsmith as Leo in 4000 Miles at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Photo by Bill Brymer.

Actors Theatre’s 4000 Miles Examines Whether Grandmother Knows Best

LouisvilleKY’s Actors Theatre’s Latest In the new play 4000 Miles at Actors Theatre, the focus is on the relationship between a young adult and his grandmother. Like any good family drama, it will have you thinking of your own life, or your grandmother or a son. That’s certainly what happened with me, as I thought of my rebellious and independent son Nick and the special bond he had with my late mother, Dorothy. Like Nick, young Leo is on a quest to make his own way in the world, via a bicycling adventure across the country which has come to an end…