Will The Pedestrian Bridge EVER Open In SoIN??

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]

2 thoughts on “Will The Pedestrian Bridge EVER Open In SoIN??

  1. 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 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!!!!

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