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Entries from February 2011

Historic Rosewell Estate Suffered Storm Damage

February 28th, 2011 · 4 Comments

The historic Rosewell Estate in the eastern part of the county was significantly damaged by storms last night. The 1820s Greek Revival mansion is on the National Register of Historic Places and was being preserved as part of the Ohio River Bridges Debacle. CLICK TO ENLARGE The home suffered broken windows and, according to the […]

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Tags: Landmark · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Weather

Take Action To Support Clean Energy

February 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

You are an elitist living in the big city of Louisville So do this. Take action in support of clean energy in Kentucky. It’s not only a growth industry – it’s necessary for our future. P.S. No, I don’t believe in a million years that it’s got a shot in the dark.

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Tags: Green · State Government

You’ve Got Time & Money, So Let’s Do This

February 28th, 2011 · 3 Comments

In this period of political rancor it’s easy to forget those who are most often ignored. It’s easy to forget how blessed you are. Easy to distance yourself from the reality that kids often aren’t just hungry or alone – they’re without parents who care or altogether without families. Sometimes kids have suffered such severe […]

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Tags: Charity · Education · Possibility City · Youth

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

February 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama discussed this country’s nightmarish budget:

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Tags: Economy · Politics · Video

Let’s Please Start Loving Louisville For What It Is

February 28th, 2011 · 4 Comments

I’m baaaaaack. What kind of debauchery is in store this week? Uh, Greg, Louisville is NEVER going to be an international player if it can’t even be a player in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. A severe lack of promised transparency – just to benefit your family – isn’t helping matters. You get to shoulder a […]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Economy · Greg Fischer · Police · State Government · Transparency · Youth

Governor Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

February 25th, 2011 · 3 Comments

This week Governor Steve Beshear discusses safeguarding our seniors:

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Tags: State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Metro Council Having Bed & Breakfast Nightmares

February 25th, 2011 · 10 Comments

Last night, in a moment of serious panic and fear, the Metro Council approved an ordinance that updates the land development code – specifically the portion that issues conditional use permits. Here’s what some Democratic Councilcritters had to say about it all: “I requested the Planning Commission to review the Land Development Code to protect […]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Democrats · Metro Government · Neighborhoods · Oops

Main Street Association On The Iron Quarter

February 25th, 2011 · 2 Comments

The Main Street Association sent a letter to the AKN/C-J, Greg Fischer, Todd Blue and Metro Councilcritters to reaffirm its 2010 position regarding the Iron Quarter buildings. Couldn’t find the letter anywhere on the paper’s website, so let’s just dig in: In light of the recent announcement concerning the agreement reached between Mayor Greg Fischer […]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Criticism · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Landmark · Metro Council · Oops · Scandal · Transparency

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

February 25th, 2011 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady discusses a short line railroad improvement project:

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Tags: Business · State Government · Video

Looks Like Judy Green’s Pants Are Sagging Again

February 25th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Want a copy of Rand Paul’s new book about the Tea Party and his ascension to Jim Bunning’s former U.S. Senate seat? Then enter to win. I’ve got buncha copies to give away. Today’s the last day to enter. [Page One] This evening at 6:30 P.M. UofL student Brett McGrath – with the United Nations […]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Books · Contests · Economy · Education · LMPD · Metro Council · Metro Government · Religion · State Government · Steve Beshear