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You Excited To Pay Tons For Bridge Tolls?

August 28th, 2013 by admin · 3 Comments

Metro Corrections is expected to move inmates from the old jail where they were being held to relieve overcrowding back to the main jail sometime Tuesday. [WDRB]

Sharp opinions on the federal Affordable Care Act were aired Tuesday in Lexington at a U.S. Congressional field hearing and at a news conference by two conservative groups that said U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell should do more to block the law. [H-L]

With construction well underway on two new Ohio River bridges we’re getting a new look at how the tolling may work. [WHAS11]

It sure is fun reading talking points provided by Gannett executives to explain continued cuts. [Gannett Blog]

The public is hearing the 911 calls made after a UPS plane crashed in Birmingham. [WLKY]

Louisville is one of the ten best places in the country to live. Louisville, Colorado, that is. [HuffPo]

With back to school and all the activities surrounding it, this is a busy time of year for a lot of families. Horse racing fans can add one more event to the calendar. [WAVE3]

The toll rates for the Ohio River Bridges Project are to be revealed at a meetingnext week, Kentucky officials said Monday. [C-J/AKN]

The Clark-Floyd Counties Convention-Tourism Bureau and the town of Clarksville have made a $300,000 contribution to a capital campaign that is raising funds for improvements and new exhibits at the Falls of the Ohio State Park in Southern Indiana. [Business First]

Nawbny will just cold eminent domain you in order to build a swimming hole these days. [News & Tribune]

Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday is calling the next legislative session a “make or break year” for education in the state. Spoiler alert: it’s a break. [WFPL]

Tags: Churchill Downs · Education · Gannett · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Jail · John Yarmuth · Ohio River Bridges · UPS

3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 The Tim // Aug 28, 2013 at 8:32 am

    The Louisville, CO, is pronounced Lewis-ville. I have friends who live near there.

  • 2 Jason Puckett // Aug 28, 2013 at 9:40 am

    I’ve noticed that seems to be the case for other Louisville’s as well, at least in Georgia and Nebraska.

  • 3 G'town Reader // Aug 28, 2013 at 11:49 pm

    In many discussions in the media about the bridge tolls, they throw around what sounds like a “name brand” for transponders or other devices that will track tolls owed. Have they already awarded a contract to the toll takers without having established the toll?