It’s Thursday and It’s Cold Out There

Political communications analyst Kathleen Hall Jamieson will discuss money and media in Barack Obama’s 2008 victory at the University of Louisville. October 19, 6:00 P.M. in Speed Art Museum Auditorium. [Press Release]

East Market Street’s newest street art installation wants to build a relationship. And it is amazing. Be sure to watch the video provided by one of my most favorite local websites. [Broken Sidewalk]

This could turn out to be a mess. New elementary reports are getting mixed reviews. [Toni Konz]

The Metro ethics tip line is up and running. Anyone had an experience with it so far? [WFPL & WHAS11]

Gannett Company sold $500 Million in new bonds on Tuesday. Anyone holding their breath? [NY Times]

First Lady of Kentucky Jane Beshear will speak at the opening night (tonight!) of the Louisville International Festival of Film. 7:30 P.M. at Kentucky Center for the Arts, lobby and Bomhard Theatre. [Press Release]

You ready for this? The Kentucky Public Service Commission has decided to allow LG&E and KU to keep special accounts for paying for ice storm damage. And the companies are this close to raising rates to help. [C-J]

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