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Possibility City Is Filled With Death This Week

April 24th, 2013 by admin · 1 Comment

Another day, another murder in Possibility City. Homicide detectives are investigating Louisville’s latest murder. It happened just after 2 a.m. Wednesday off Southern Parkway near Churchill Downs. [WDRB]

The city has given two lawyers exclusive rights to develop a $200 million, mixed-use project on riverfront land abandoned by the Museum Plaza investors nearly two years ago. [C-J/AKN]

Police are investigating after a man was found dead in Beargrass Creek on Grinstead Drive near Lexington Avenue. (Will they ever learn street names?) [WHAS11]

Parks, gardens and green space in urban areas can improve the wellbeing and quality of life of people living there, says a University of Exeter study. Using data from 5,000 UK households over 17 years, researchers found that living in a greener area had a significant positive effect. [BBC]

Wait, no, even more horrible crap in Louisville. A police investigation is underway after a man was shot in the chest in Louisville. [WLKY]

You know what’s unfortunate? Watching Alison Lundergan Grimes refuse to answer Joe Arnold’s questions about the Progress Kentucky scandal. [Page One]

Jefferson County Public School’s superintendent has no plans to facilitate a meeting between Kentucky’s Commissioner of Education and the Jefferson County Teacher’s Association. The best part of this story is the photo of Brent McKim captioned with “Terry Holliday” – ha. [WAVE3]

A former Kentucky Department of Agriculture employee who took time off to appear on The Amazing Race television show in 2011 has pressed the state for compensatory time payments he claims he is owed. Richie’s Folks are just magical for pee alerts. Magical. [H-L]

The group launched by Gabrielle Giffords will start airing gut-punch radio ads against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte, highlighting the Republicans’ votes against the Democrats’ failed gun control legislation. [Politico]

Oh, look, the paper picked up on a story we mentioned weeks (months?) ago. It’s a good one, though, about buying up medical debt. [C-J/AKN]

Restaurant giant Yum! Brands Inc. reported a decline in revenue and profit during the first quarter, primarily as a result of continued challenges in its China division. [Business First]

The New Albany Redevelopment Commission is considering whether to open a piece of property up for commercial development or leave it as a stormwater detention basin. [News & Tribune]

Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Democrats · Downtown · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Museum Plaza · Parks · Politics · Scandal · State Government

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  • 1 Jeff // Apr 25, 2013 at 8:53 am

    Awesome. Another chance for an enterprising developer to get millions of dollars in free land from the city with no accountability or guarantees that they’ll actually do anything with it. Possibility City.

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