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Wicker Is Probably A Birther & Flat-Earther, Too

October 8th, 2012 by admin · 1 Comment

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Cindy Brown Kinloch argues her house is a living creature. At least, she treats it like one – using old refrigerator glass as windows near the top of her roof to help heat and cool off her home with the help of passive solar energy. [WDRB]

Churchill Downs Inc. is buying a Mississippi casino and hotel for $141 million cash. The company said on Friday the agreement to buy Riverwalk Casino and Hotel in Vicksburg is contingent on receiving a gaming license. The deal is expected to close by year’s end. [H-L]

Of course the Metro Council promised to give up a week’s pay as part of a furlough deal. Of course none of them followed through with those promises. Even after issuing press releases to tout the empty promises. [C-J/AKN]

A Jefferson County constable has reached a plea deal with prosecutors. Constable David Whitlock is charged with assault and wanton endangerment for shooting a woman suspected of shoplifting at the Walmart in Pleasure Ridge Park last November. [WAVE3]

The wealthiest one-third of lawmakers were largely immune from the Great Recession, taking the fewest financial hits and watching their investments quickly recover and rise to new heights. [WaPo]

Have you been following that crazy Dixie Highway-Metro Council fence snafu? One of the business owners took down the fence. [WHAS11]

The final pieces of a massive Artic(sic) exhibit at the Louisville Zoo are coming together. [H-L]

The boyfriend of a woman who was hit and killed while they refueled her car talked about the crash that took the life of his girlfriend of three weeks. [WLKY]

Mark Foley, former United States Representative from Florida, appeared as part of the “Real Time With Bill Maher” roundtable on Friday, and for a moment, things got super awkward. Guess which local right-wing radio personality was friends with Foley and defending him on-air as he was admitting to that gross scandal. [HuffPo]

Republican congressional candidate Brooks Wicker joined a chorus of conservatives who are claiming the September jobs report was manipulated by President Obama for political purposes. [WFPL]

Louisville ranks as the worst city in America to live in for nasal allergy sufferers, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. [Business First]

Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Congress · Green · Guns · Metro Council · Republican Party · South End

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  • 1 Roger // Oct 8, 2012 at 8:44 am

    Maybe if something were done about how horrible that Thornhill’s building and lot is, and has been for decades, there wouldn’t be a need for a privacy fence.

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