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Louisville Eccentric Observer (LEO)

Cary Stemle,
Editor

The Louisville Eccentric Observer (LEO) was founded in 1990 as a free source of a wide range of opinions and commentary on current affairs, as well as a guide to local and regional entertainment and recreation opportunities.

Stephen George, Managing editor In addition to a variety of perspectives on contemporary issues, LEO carries several syndicated columns and features, including News of the Weird, Real Astrology, and The New York Times Crossword Puzzle. LEO also publishes only locally written reviews of books, movies, theater and other artistic performances, musical recordings, and local musicians.

LEO is distributed free every Wednesday through a network of more than 900 locations in Louisville, Ky. and Southern Indiana.

U.S. Representative John Yarmuth The newspaper's founders include John Yarmuth (now Kentucky's 3rd District congressman) and Denny Crum (then the coach of the University of Louisville men's basketball team).

LEO is a member of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies.

Program 209
The LEO weekly, photographer Keith Auerbach, a visit to the Little Loomhouse, and remembering Justice Louis Brandeis. Plus, an interview with Bennie Ivory, executive editor and vice president for news at The Courier-Journal. (#209)