Metro Council Rolls Eyes At Greg Fischer’s Mess

Here’s hoping everyone saw how biased WHAS11 was at 6:00 P.M. when it gave Bob Gunnell’s distortions the finale word in the NBA shenanigans. It’s like they’re trying to out-hype WAVE. Also convenient that at after Miller’s presser was announced, Jim Ramsey mysteriously decided to hold a presser at the same time. [Teevee Disasters]

J. Bruce Miller, a Louisville attorney who has worked for 30 years to weave the city into the NBA, said the study counts only job creation and a portion of the taxes, not other consumer spending. Dan Rascher, president of Sports Economics in California and a source cited in the report, said the number is misleading and the economy’s impact should be around $50 to $70 million. [Business First]

Police have identified two suspects wanted in connection with a fatal stabbing Monday morning in Jeffersonville. 55-year-old Robert Eader was found stabbed to death early Monday in his own apartment on Spring St. in downtown Jeffersonville. [WDRB]

The very same thing could be said about Morgan McGarvey. Newly elected state Senator Morgan McGarvey, D-Louisville, lashes out a Senate Republican Mitch McConnell in a Courier-Journal editorial, saying the GOP leader is only interested in attaining more power. [WFPL]

A former high-ranking official in Gov. Steve Beshear’s administration faces ethics charges for allegedly pressuring state employees to give money to Beshear’s re-election campaign in 2010. [Bluegrass Politics]

The former McMahan fire chief convicted on fraud and money laundering charges is scheduled for a hearing Tuesday in federal court. [WLKY]

Looks like Matthew Barzun could maybe be heading to London. [Bloomberg]

It is beyond crazy that anyone would think someone who confesses to murder should be allowed out on bail. [WAVE3]

As the 1960s dawned, few Americans had ever seen a baby elephant. It had been more than 40 years since an elephant had been born in North America, and then only at a circus — never in a zoo. [The Seattle Times]

Jeffersonville City Council approved seeking a third-party audit over City Court funds before the City Clerk assumes control over finances and employees of the court. [News & Tribune]

Here’s your duh moment of the week. Louisville Metro Council members of both parties are questioning Mayor Greg Fischer for creating a new director for violence prevention in the wake of a West End shooting spree. [More WFPL]

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