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Everyone Rolling Their Eyes At A Ferris Wheel

February 11th, 2014 by admin · 1 Comment

For decades, all they’ve wanted to do is forget about their very dark and painful pasts. But local women are sharing their stories of childhood sexual abuse, hoping to heal other victims. [WDRB]

Long-discussed plans for the Waterfront Botanical Gardens envisioned on a 23-acre former city landfill at River Road and Frankfort Avenue are finally moving to the front burner, supporters say. [C-J/AKN]

Seriously, this is the dumbest thing since the LOUISVILLE sign. A damn ferris wheel. It’s like these SOBs have no concept of how normal people (translate: all of Louisville except Mockingbird Valley) live. [WHAS11]

The harsh winter season has Kentucky officials looking for ways to conserve dwindling salt supplies. [H-L]

Why is Rand Paul talking about Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky? [The Atlantic]

Clark County residents may be looking at a one-time tax increase. The Clark County Council is meeting Monday night to tackle a $5 million shortfall in the 2014 budget, the fourth such shortfall it has faced since 2010. [WLKY]

People in East Hampton (in New England, where Matt Bevin is from) are mad about Matt Bevin’s dam. [Page One]

A Louisville mother suspects she was beaten with a baseball bat by several people who first attacked the woman’s 17-year-old daughter at their home. [WAVE3]

A peek at the first full month of jobs data for 2014 revealed some counter-intuitive data for the construction industry. [Business First]

The Environmental Protection Agency is under deadline to finalize the country’s first-ever measures regulating coal ash by next December, and it’s considering two different options: one that would regulate the material as a hazardous material, and the other as a “special waste.” [WFPL]

A special prosecutor has been appointed to determine if Clark County Drug Court employees will face criminal charges. [News & Tribune]

If you’re uninsured, your odds of being financially ruined if you go to the emergency room are quite high. [Mother Jones]

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  • 1 fleur-de-gris // Feb 11, 2014 at 9:00 am

    I don’t mind the Ferris Wheel idea – primarily because I think it’s a placeholder for continued thinking about what should be there.

    Watching the video, though, it’s interesting how the freeway is represented as invisible. Not gone. Just a translucent apparition floating tight up against the new amenities proposed…

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