Have A Few Extra Bucks? Help A Child In Need

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WHY aren’t you making the world a better place for kids at Home of the Innocents? More than 120 kids have holiday wish lists. [CLICK HERE]

There are thousands of vacant properties across Metro Louisville and thousands of people who need a place to live. But there is an effort to bridge the gap between the two. [WDRB]

Can you imagine what it would be like if Louisville had a mayor who had this kind of sense? Mayor Jim Gray said Wednesday that he will fight to have the city regain control of its police and fire pension fund if officials cannot reach an agreement with police and fire unions to reduce the pension’s unfunded liability and make it sustainable in the future. [H-L]

One woman is hurt, after a yacht caught fire and exploded on Thrusday while in the Marina at the Rose Island Yacht Club in Prospect. North Oldham firefighters found a 41 foot yacht fully engulfed in flames when they arrived at the Marina at about two Thursday afternoon. [WHAS11]

Melvin G. Alexander will join KentuckyOne Health Inc. as chief financial officer, starting Dec. 4, according to the company’s Web site. [Business First]

A local ministry group set up along Interstate 65 on Thursday night and handed out meals, clothes and blankets to homeless community members who said city workers cleared out their camp and took their belongings Wednesday morning. [News & Tribune]

You can’t even walk around Valley Station these days without getting hit by a train. [WAVE3]

Good morning, Warrers On Christmas. Much has happened since our last intelligence briefing. Somebody alert Mandy Connell. [Wonkette]

Newly released dash cam video from a Louisville Metro police cruiser shows the discovery of a convenience store clerk who was bound and locked in the trunk of his own car. [WLKY]

You’ll get a huge kick out of this story. Wednesday was “Business Appreciation Day” in Corbin. And along with a free lunch for the business community, the City of Corbin served up Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson as guest speaker. [Times-Tribune]

Authorities are announcing details Thursday about the construction of a nearly $1 billion of new pollution controls at LG&E’s Mill Creek power plant in southwest Louisville. [C-J/AKN]

1 thought on “Have A Few Extra Bucks? Help A Child In Need

  1. I’m confused about the Lexington pension fund issue, as they are their own pension plan – they aren’t part of the state pension fund. Their problem is that, for example, if you are a police officer with a minor medical disablity, MINOR, they disable you out completely and you stop working, and draw a full medical pension. It is bankrupting their system.

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