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Entries from January 2011

Lexington’s New Mayor Pulls A Crazy One

January 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Dear Jim Gray: You just probably killed your entire administration. Hiring Jane Driskell? REALLY? Have you not read about ANY of the hoopla in Louisville? Wow. Check this from the Herald-Leader: Jane Driskell will be Commissioner of Finance and Administration… -SNIP- Driskell comes to Lexington from Louisville city hall where for 12 years she served [...]

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Tags: Lexington · Metro Government · Oops

2010 In Photos From The University of Louisville

January 4th, 2011 · Comments Off

Tom Fougerousse, main photographer at the University of Louisville, has released a terrific gallery highlighting 2010 in photos. Here’s a sample: You should really take the time to review the entire gallery. Definitely worth your time.

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Tags: Hype · Possibility City · University of Louisville

Beshear & Fischer Make A Bridges Announcement

January 4th, 2011 · 13 Comments

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels and Mayor Greg Fischer just made an announcement that they plan to explore “cost cutting’ options for the Ohio River Bridges Nightmare, saving more than $500 million. Check the release from Beshear’s office: The leaders also signaled their desire to keep the Sherman Minton Bridge (I-64) and [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Steve Beshear

Congressman John Yarmuth Says It Gets Better

January 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment

In the wake of discrimination, bullying and general homophobia, Congressman John Yarmuth has filmed an ‘It Gets Better’ video: Regardless of your politics, it’s tough not to like what he has to say in that video. The points he makes should make Louisville proud – not just because of him, but because Louisville is a [...]

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Tags: Congress · Discrimination · Gays · John Yarmuth · Possibility City · Video

Jerry’s Event Was Way Less Circus-Esque, Really

January 4th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Want to win tickets to the Actors Theatre-Second City production of It Takes A ‘Ville!? Here’s your chance. [The 'Ville Voice] Here’s what we said on Page One last night about the Andrew Compton update: Horrific news on the Andrew Compton front: LMPD says they found areas where blood had been cleaned up in the [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Contests · Greg Fischer · Hype · Jerry Abramson · Metro Government · Possibility City

They Were Spotted Floating Toward Indiana

January 3rd, 2011 · 2 Comments

Know how the only thing missing from the Greg Fischer Coronation Circus was balloons? Check it. About 100 balloons were spotted floating toward Indiana: No word on whether Jerry Abramson was holding the string.

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Indiana

Mayor Greg Fischer Must Act Immediately At LMAS

January 3rd, 2011 · 10 Comments

Last week we kinda foamed at the mouth over news of the latest scandal at Metro Animal Services. But check this comment we found on the WAVE3 “investigation” story: Liberty Justice Way to go, WAVE3. Outstanding. It’s really an amazing piece of investigative journalism when you ask the target of your inquiry if he is [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Greg Fischer · Metro Government · Rumors

Win Tickets To Second City: It Takes A ‘Ville!

January 3rd, 2011 · 2 Comments

What better way to start off a new year than with a show at Actors Theatre? So let’s do just that. I’m giving away tickets to The Second City: It Takes A ‘Ville!. About the show: World-famous comedy, tailor-made for Louisville! The Second City, one of the world’s most celebrated comedy troupes, uses its signature [...]

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Tags: Contests · Possibility City

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

January 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off

In President Barack Obama’s first weekly address of 2011, he discusses the economy and encourages Republicans to take their responsibility of governing seriously:

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Tags: Economy · Politics · Republican Party · Video

Why I Am Embarrassed For Greg Fischer

January 3rd, 2011 · 33 Comments

His inaugural circus. Plain and simple. I want to like Greg – even after all the crap – but things like this just keep making my eyes bug out. In these recessionary times, massive amounts of money should not be spent on some gigantic dog and pony show. This does not send a good message [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Metro Government · Politics