West Wings It: Jean West hosted the CW Louisville Live morning show today. A good move. She’s just filling in until Craig Hoffman returns, she says.
A Conspiracy Theory: Let’s connect the dots between Jerry Abramson, the downtown arena, the Water Company site, Cordish, gaming, Steve Beshear, his old law firm. Can you find a conspiracy in there? [Page One]
Never Mind: TARC found some stimulus money so it can avoid the fare increases and service cuts threatened at its last board meeting. Today the TARC board approved using 10 percent of its $18 million in stimulus money for operations, the maximum allowed. Bus fare remains a buck fifty. [Courier]
No Gay Pictures, Or Else: Really? The Southern Baptist Convention is in town and is getting ready to kick out a Texas church because it didn’t take a strong enough stand against gays in regard to whether or not to include pictures of gay families in the church directory. Not making this up. [Peter Smith]
Maybe Turfway Could Move to Ohio: If the Buckeye State adopts slots, and Kentucky doesn’t, Turfway Park president Bob Elliston says his facility will close in 2010. Take heart. Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland has long opposed slots, but recently reversed his position. [Courier]
X-tending High School Football Deal: Bisig Impact Group’s Radio Network will be doing St. Xavier sports on radio for another five years. The deal includes football, basketball and baseball games, airing on 790 WKRD-AM and online. X has been on the radio with Bisig for 17 years. [Biz First]
Slots Surprise: Not likely, but wouldn’t it be cool if the Senate budget committee considering the slots bill actually approved it. It arrived at 4. David Williams says it won’t get out of committee. [BG Politics]
Wilder the Victim?: How did this story about a Jeffersonville attorney turn into a pity party for Larry Wilder? The Mayor vows to punish the police officer who took the photo, and everybody’s lining up to protect the guy who got drunk and passed out in a garbage can. You get the feeling the photographer is going to get more punishment than the attorney. [News & Tribune]