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Shanklin Mess Drags On For Yet Another Day

July 25th, 2013 by admin · 1 Comment

Bob Gunnell and crew are at it again! Using their white flight fear to proclaim something that is a proven success will be a failure. They can’t handle the reality that Brownsboro Road is a residential area, not a business through-way for people afraid of anyone who is brown. [WDRB]

Wondering how batshit crazy people can be in Kentucky when it comes to science education? [C-J/AKN]

When will these senseless crimes stop? Police are investigating an overnight shooting and a stabbing that sent two men to the hospital. Both incidents happened within a few blocks, but police did not say if there is a connection between the two crimes. [WHAS11]

Will Mandy Connell’s replacement be as racist or as tea-obsessed as her? [84WHAS]

Graphic and disturbing details were revealed Wednesday in the case against Oldham County resident Gail Kelly, who is accused of killing her long-time boyfriend, Michael Evans, with a hatchet. [WLKY]

Remember Melissa Mershon? The board of Directors at Supplies Over Seas chose her yesterday as the next executive director. [Flashback Funtimes]

Crews are working to renovate a one-mile stretch of Grinstead Drive to reduce the number of crashes. Where’s all the white flight fear for Grinstead? [WAVE3]

When it comes to job benefits, Matthew Barzun is about to enjoy some of the best. As the new U.S. ambassador to the U.K., he’ll live in Winfield House, a London mansion set on 12 acres with gardens second only to those in Buckingham Palace in size. He’ll be able to borrow art from museums for free and host the president as an overnight guest when he’s in town. [Bloomberg Businessweek]

Louisville Metro’s internal auditor says there were two questions he considered when reviewing the relationship between Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin and the ex-offender program she helped oversee: did her relatives benefit and was there double billing? [WFPL]

The Louisville Board of Water Works has scheduled a special meeting for 2 p.m. Thursday to name a new president and CEO for Louisville Water Co. [Business First]

A detour route associated with the Ohio River Bridges Project that would divert truck traffic through downtown Jeffersonville raised some concerns the last time it was presented to city officials. [News & Tribune]

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  • 1 jack // Jul 25, 2013 at 4:55 pm

    I ask again, what is the job description of the Safe Neighborhoods Violence Prevention figurehead? What is the plan? There has been lot’s of violence lately and the position that Fisher created is silent.

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