Dishonest Governor Says Pension Crisis Solved

Four young men were still in the hospital Wednesday — one in critical condition — after the small plane they were in crashed at the Seneca Golf Course Tuesday night. A family member told WDRB that one of the victims was warned ahead of time not to go up in the air, and that the pilot was inexperienced. [WDRB]

Gannett, best known as the newspaper publisher behind USA Today, is making a big bet on TV: It is paying $1.5 billion, and taking on $715 million in debt, to acquire local station owner Belo Corp. What that means for Louisville: not much. Maybe worse station management. But not much. [All Things D]

The Kentucky State Fair Board released a report today on the structural stability of Cardinal Stadium. It’s recommended that the outer perimeter of the stadium’s grandstand area be roped off by at least 15 feet in the event of falling brick or concrete. [WHAS11]

Seven Counties Services has announced it will extend health insurance to same-sex domestic partners for its employees. Bring on the plethora of mouth-breathers losing their minds. [WFPL]

The University of Kentucky and GE Appliances are teaming up to collaborate on research projects that will bring new innovations in the field of major appliances. [WAVE3]

Filmmaker waited 18 years to release documentary about Gatewood Galbraith. Growing up in Louisville’s Bingham family, Chris Iovenko was always interested in politics and was plugged in to the Kentucky Democratic Party. [H-L]

The owners of a bar spent the night cleaning up a mess after a vehicle ran into the building. [WLKY]

Two organizations dedicated to improving downtown have signed a management agreement that brings them together as the Louisville Downtown Partnership. [C-J/AKN]

The Ohio River Bridges Debacle is all a bunch of puppies and rainbows funtimes for the local business paper. [Here, Here & Here]

The low bid for the construction of Big Four Station came in on target Wednesday morning. Louisville-based Wycliffe Enterprises Inc. was the low bidder of the four proposals opened Wednesday. The base bid totaled $4.2 million with an alternate bid for a fiber-optic enclosure that totaled $35,000. [News & Tribune]

If you missed it, Steve Beshear went to Canada and lied about solving Kentucky’s pension crisis. [Page One]

2 thoughts on “Dishonest Governor Says Pension Crisis Solved

  1. Are their any elected officials in the Commonwealth of Kentucky that we can trust and believe in?

  2. Probably not. Because if any of them actually ‘leveled with the public’ and accurately told the public the magnitude of the problems we face, they’d never be re-elected. Kentuckians and Louisvillians simply want to “adore the fruity myth” and “ignore the brutal facts.” [Quote from Dr. Tom Clark, a nationally-famous, now deceased, professor of history.

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