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The State Fair Board Is Still A Sad Disaster

December 3rd, 2013 by admin · 1 Comment

Private investigator Bill Clutter says it was during a recent meeting over coffee with David Camm in Old Louisville that he asked the now free man to come work for “Investigating Innocence” — a non-profit organization Clutter formed to help the wrongly convicted. [WDRB]

Louisville Metro Council members are encouraging the Kentucky General Assembly to enact legislation that would strengthen the city ethics commission’s powers. [C-J/AKN]

Another day, another Jefferson County Public Schools bus accident. WHAS11 has learned through MetroSafe there is a school bus accident at 15th and Rowan, in Downtown Louisville. [WHAS11]

We’re sitting on probably the largest McConnell research database in existence. What should we do with the data? [Page One]

A Louisville man serving probation for a beating death will be heading to jail. [WLKY]

The housing industry and consumer advocates are preparing for a frantic eleventh-hour push to save struggling homeowners from a hefty tax bill next year. [The Hill]

Even more money is being offered in the reward for information about the murder of a white person in the East End. [WAVE3]

The worst politician in the Commonwealth re-filed for his office. [SoS]

Spoiler alert: no one cares what Hal Heiner thinks about JCPS or education in general. [WFPL]

To encourage a more spirited search for more than 200 stolen bottles of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon and rye, Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton announced Monday that a $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction. [H-L]

On Black Friday, proclaimed the biggest holiday shopping day of the year, all 4,500 parking spaces at Mall St. Matthews were full with the cars of customers eager for the best deals. But when retailers at the mall tallied their tills, most fared about the same as last year. [Business First]

The Kentucky State Fair Board has submitted an operating budget request to the state that cites a long list of reasons why it’s losing money and indicates it will require more than $10 million to balance the books over the next biennium. [More C-J/AKN]

Tags: Bourbon · Business · Death · Economy · Education · Ethics · Housing · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · State Government

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  • 1 J. Bruce Miller // Dec 4, 2013 at 6:57 am

    On the Fair Board’s lack of money. Won’t be long before the ‘real story’ becomes public. The Courier-Journal was advised of its existence, but (apparently) hasn’t decided to avail themselves of it — so the public remains ‘uninformed.’ Not for long, though.

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