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Bill the Bike Bully

August 27th, 2009 · 39 Comments

Bill Lamb is always asking for feedback on his on-air editorials. So here’s some. The other day Lamb was advocating that police start ticketing bicyclists, all because he happens to see some going the wrong way on one-way streets or blowing through stop signs or darting into traffic off sidewalks. Now, this thinking goes against [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Fox 41 · Metro Government

And They May Even Talk About Sports

August 27th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Hmmm. A new sports radio talk show focused on UK and U of L. Whatever will they come up to talk about? It will be interesting to see if callers to these new shows actually want to talk about athletes and games, or the indiscretions of certain coaches. This weekend, WGTK-970 AM will begin airing [...]

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Tags: Radio · Sports · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

A Metro Council Snoring Session

August 27th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Tonight’s Metro Council meeting may end up among the shortest on record, with nothing of real significance coming up for a vote. There are two things worth noting. The Council will address the idea of changing the name of 34th Street to honor the late Rev. Louis Coleman. But Judy Green’s resolution only asks the [...]

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Tags: Cordish · Metro Council · Metro Government · Race

Thank God We’re All a Little Safer Now

August 27th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Let’s hear it for Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate’s decision to strike down a state law that said “dependence on Almighty God as being vital to the Commonwealth,” was required language in homeland security documents. The language came from Kentucky’s Homeland Security office, which required crediting Almighty God in official reports. The department was required [...]

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Tags: Jack Conway · Religion · State Government

Pitino Fans, Go Ahead and Change the Station

August 27th, 2009 · 12 Comments

No one in the local TV market led a newscast with Ted Kennedy or Jim King or the nutjob who shot somebody down at Waterfront Park. Sorry, Coach, you can’t tell people what to watch, and they wouldn’t change the station from this soap opera if you begged them to. Which, I guess, you did. [...]

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