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Whoa, State Retirement System Got Noticed, Kinda

July 23rd, 2012 by jake · 4 Comments

You’ve read us for several years and now you’ve got the chance to help create our new ad-free project. Your contribution can be public or private (but you have to tell us in writing that you want it to be public) – it’s up to you. [Our New Project]

In the back room of Muth’s Candies in Louisville, Ky., Jonathon Skaggs and Bobby Masterson are busy dipping marshmallows into a copper pot. [NPR]

You can’t even live in New Albany these days without getting shot dead when trying to pick up your kid. [FOX41/WDRB/Whatever]

Here you go, possibility city, making the national news for something awful. A 17-year-old Kentucky girl who was upset by the plea deal reached by a pair of teenagers who sexually assaulted her is now facing a contempt charge for tweeting their names in violation of a court order. [HuffPo]

A homeowner in Oldham County had a scare Saturday afternoon when they found a yellow substance on the ground near their front door. [WAVE3]

Wondering why the Beshear Administration and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services have been on a public relations campaign to cover up bad news lately? Like the news that the Cabinet has been held in contempt? Maybe it’s because reviews of child abuse deaths are not always completed. [H-L]

You’re all probably gonna die because of some algae in Indianner!!1! OH NOES! Also, it’s not really algae – it’s cyanobacteria. [WHAS11]

Woah, Tom Loftus accidentally noticed Kentucky Retirement Systems. But just barely. He glossed over it in a story about the Steve Beshear budget nightmare. [C-J/AKN]

Nothing to see here, move along, just a tiny little oil spill at the Louisville Zoo. Puppies and rainbows. Cookies and milk. [WLKY]

Quick, let’s kill a whole buncha folks in the Commonwealth again. Kentucky is the latest state to switch to a single-drug execution method for inmates on death row. [WFPL]

Louisville-based restaurant companies’ stocks took a hit Friday morning after Denver-based Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., reported missing revenue projections in its second-quarter earnings report released Thursday. [Business First]

Today at 10:00 A.M. a bunch of folks (John Yarmuth, Papaw Beshear, Greg Fischer, et al) will make a “bridges project announcement.” I.E., the first phase of the silly “Downtown Crossing” portion of interstate alignment. Specifically, they’ll discuss the preservation of a portion of the Vermont American complex and the demolition of several buildings in the path of the new interstate alignment that are allegedly “contaminated.” [Press Releases]

Tags: Business · Death · Dining · Hype · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · Scandal · State Government

4 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Troy // Jul 23, 2012 at 8:39 am

    “FOX41/WDRB/Whatever”: I’m no expert, but I’m pretty sure it’s just “WDRB” now. I haven’t seen any of the “Fox41″ branding in over a year.

  • 2 Uptown // Jul 23, 2012 at 8:42 am

    Pretty sure they are poking fun at the station’s identity crisis

  • 3 Joel // Jul 23, 2012 at 9:36 am

    There’s a petition on change.org about the Savannah Dietrich case here: http://www.change.org/petitions/kentucky-district-court-drop-charges-against-savannah-dietrich. In less than 24 hours it’s garnered over 40,000 signatures.

  • 4 jack // Jul 23, 2012 at 5:19 pm

    I read that the contempt charge was dropped.

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