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Youth Homelessness Is Possible In Possibility City!

September 24th, 2013 by admin · 1 Comment

Under a “concept” unveiled to the school board Monday, JCPS administrators are prepared to make dramatic changes to some of the district’s failing schools in an effort to improve student and teacher performance. [WDRB]

Sorry, this isn’t going to lessen the extreme impact of tolls on this community. The Transit Authority of River City on Monday announced $30 million on service and equipment upgrades, including 21 new buses with wider seats and free Wi-Fi connectivity, as part of an effort ordered by federal officials to lessen the impact of bridge tolls on low-income commuters. [C-J/AKN]

Here’s a shocker! Another Cordish hot mess has decided to close its doors at Fourth Street Visitors. [WHAS11]

A new bourbon-themed retailer will open downtown early next month as more distilleries and bourbon-related businesses make their way to Louisville’s Main Street. [Business First]

A major development in the Highlands would bring dozens of high-paying jobs to the area, but not everyone is happy about it. [WLKY]

The glory days of big hair in Kentucky. This story will make you wet yourself. [Slate]

Wayside Christian Mission is moving forward with plans to expand and renovate its facility near the Phoenix Hill neighborhood, and it’s all thanks to an infusion of cash from the Ohio River Bridges Project. [WAVE3]

In Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race, environmentalists says there’s little to distinguish Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes from Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell on coal. [WFPL]

Business First will publish its annual list of highest paid public officials in Friday’s print edition. [Business First]

Northern Kentuckians are about to discover what it feels like to have insane tolls shoved up their rear ends by Jerry Abramson and crew. People may not like it, but a new Brent Spence Bridge will not be built until the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky regions accept that tolls are the only way to get the project done, Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson says. [Enquirer]

A prominent conservative lobbying group is pushing for Indiana lawmakers to disclose what side they’ll take in next year’s expected vote on whether to put a ban on gay marriage into the state constitution. [News & Tribune]

Way to go, Kentucky, for still discriminating against people who are gay. Despite Louisville having a anti-gay discrimination ordinance. The same-sex partner of a woman charged with murder must testify against her and isn’t protected by the husband-wife privilege under state law, a Jefferson County judge ruled Monday. [H-L]

If you missed it yesterday, a prominent Democrat tried to buy Ed Marksberry out of the U.S. Senate race against Alison Grimes. [Page One]

Pressed by a tepid economy and slashed support programs, Louisville’s young adults increasingly are slipping into homelessness, officials said Monday. [C-J/AKN]

Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Democrats · Discrimination · Economy · Gays · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Kentucky Derby · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Poverty · Salaries · Senate Race

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  • 1 KYcactus // Sep 25, 2013 at 4:24 pm

    Just saw this link about Richard Bram…I was a photography student in 1992-93 at duPont Manual High in Louisville. Richard Bram came and spoke to our class, and I always remembered his photos and his candid street shots. I did not remember his name until reading this article. We were amazed at the time that he made these without getting roughed up by some of the tank top inebriated types. He told us he used a smaller, less intimidating camera to avoid tough situations. We very much enjoyed his art and his presentation to our class. His work was incredibly real and humorous and profound.

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