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Just Like That, Another Cordish Scandal Sweeps Louisville, Greg Fischer’s Crew Ignores It

October 30th, 2012 by admin · 1 Comment

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Despite eight years in business and more than $20 million in taxpayer subsidies, Fourth Street Live has not turned a profit. At least, not according to the confidential profit-and-loss statements that the developer of the downtown entertainment district shares annually with Louisville metro government. That’s not to say Fourth Street Live isn’t making money for its developer, the Baltimore-based Cordish Cos. [C-J/AKN]

The UPS Worldport in Louisville is about to become much busier because of Hurricane Sandy. UPS has shut down its sorting activities at its regional hub in Philadelphia, which means its flights from Europe to the east coast will fly directly into Louisville. [WDRB]

In the Ben Chandler-Andy Barr congressional race debate, Andy Barr refuses to say whether abortion is okay in cases of rape or incest. Are Democrats fuming mad over that? Nah, because Ben Chandler is just as wingnutty when it comes to giving women the right to choose as Andy Barr. Democratic hypocrisy at its finest. [Page One]

What a waste of taxpayer dollars. Police in southwestern Indiana are looking for a thief. They’re trying to find whoever swiped 100 Mittens Romney campaign signs. [WHAS11]

Voters in several states will weigh in next month on some of the most contentious issues in public education, including teacher tenure, charter schools and merit pay for teachers, as a national fight over education reform hits the ballot box. [Reuters]

Remember Mel Ignatow? The FBI just released all of his records. Now you can re-live the mess of the man who got away with murder. [WLKY]

Biologists from Northern Kentucky University have begun studying whether restoration efforts will give forests and banks the ability to keep honeysuckle from returning once the invasive plant has been rooted out. [H-L]

David Milburn, who was just named interim principal of Jeffersonville High School on Thursday, has been placed on administrative leave, the Greater Clark Schools superintendent announced Monday. For allegedly shoplifting! [C-J/AKN]

Leading up to the Nov. 6 election, two political action committees (PAC) are supporting two separate Jefferson County Board of Education candidates. [WFPL]

Two children are dead and others were injured after a school bus crashed and rolled over in Carroll County. No matter how many times you see a story about the crash, you’ll feel terrible. What an awful situation. [WAVE3]

Wrapping up its fall meet Saturday, Keeneland Race Course smashed records for wagering and attendance. [Business First]

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1 response so far ↓

  • 1 jack // Oct 30, 2012 at 7:50 pm

    They don’t ignore it. They don’t see it as a problem. It’s the culture and it’s perfectly normal.

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