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Entries from January 2008

BREAKING: Thieneman Drops out, Endorses Yarmuth

January 31st, 2008 · 9 Comments

It’s true, folks. Chris Thieneman just announced via the Francene show on 84WHAS radio that he is dropping out of the Congressional race and endorsing John Yarmuth. Stay tuned to this developing story. UPDATE @ 11:30: Joe Gerth has more on the story. Developer Chris Thieneman said this morning that he is dropping out of [...]

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Tags: Anne Northup · Chris Thieneman · Congress · John Yarmuth · Politics

Metro Council Meeting Updates

January 10th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Rick’s in the Metro Council chambers this evening gouging his eyes out with the rest of the press. He’s checking in periodically with updates. So far: Jim King (D-) was elected president council, votes 18-8. Kelly Downard (R-16), Robin Engel (R-22) and Doug Hawkins (R-25) all voted for King. Rest of the Rs went for [...]

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Tags: Mitch McConnell · Smoking Ban

Ken Herndon for Metro Council

January 8th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Ken Herndon, Louisville-Jefferson County’s Democratic Judge-Executive, has officially filed to run for the 6th District Metro Council seat that represents Old Louisville, several South Central neighborhoods, the area surrounding the University of Louisville and a portion of downtown. The 6th District seat is currently held by Democratic Councilman George Unseld. “I look forward to offering [...]

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Tags: Metro Council · Politics

Attention Kentucky Media

January 6th, 2008 · Comments Off

Tired of outdated and nonsensical non-compete clauses with your station/outlet/publication? Interested in putting an end to them once and for all? Contact Jake to express your concern, share your story or to get involved. Confidentiality assured. Our goal is to push legislation nixing the non-coms once and for all. Allowing station managers and human resources [...]

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Tags: Journalism · Media · Politics