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Will The Pedestrian Bridge EVER Open In SoIN??

March 21st, 2014 by admin · 2 Comments

Fifteen-thousand jobs and $87 billion: that’s how much the Ohio River Bridges project is expected to add to the local economy. [WDRB]

A Kentucky Bar Association hearing officer has affirmed a private reprimand issued to Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell for violating an ethics rule by improperly communicating with judges on “the merits of a case.” [C-J/AKN]

A deadly DUI case has been dismissed because the lead officer is now under investigation. [WHAS11]

Forty-eight senators and 149 members of the House have signed a letter putting pressure on President Barack Obama to sign an executive order providing workplace protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans. [HuffPo]

A federal judge has denied a request by the parents of a missing Indiana University student to seal evidence they deem sensitive in their lawsuit against two men who were among the last to see her alive. [WLKY]

The Kentucky Supreme Court has turned away a request from a convicted sex offender to reconsider his bid to take the bar exam and become a practicing lawyer. [H-L]

Investigators are looking into two fires in different parts of Louisville that are considered suspicious. [WAVE3]

The fight against breast and ovarian cancers will again be the focus of Kentucky Oaks Day at Churchill Downs. [WFPL]

Whiskey, fast food and health care make Kentucky a member of Brand Finance’s Billion Dollar Brands Club. [Business First]

Says a lot about Greg Fischer when he has the courage to stand up when his gay counterpart in Lexington won’t. [Page One]

If Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore has his way, the Big Four bridge will be open to pedestrian traffic the Wednesday before the Kentucky Derby. [News & Tribune]

Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Churchill Downs · Death · Discrimination · Gays · Greg Fischer · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Derby · Ohio River Bridges · Oops

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 The Tim // Mar 21, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    The Jeff end of the Big Four Bridge should be named Moore’s Folly. There’s no flippin’ excuse for it not to be open.

  • 2 The 'ole Highlander // Mar 24, 2014 at 8:45 am

    The Tim: After this past weekend, maybe Jeffersonville doesn’t want the un-policed hoodlums from the Waterfront Park having an easier access to their city to deliver their mayhem — figuring that southern Indiana already has enough crime for the time being!!!!