Everyone’s Apparently Still Nervous About Thunder

After rumors of possible violence at this weekend’s Thunder Over Louisville, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer explained why more than just teens must be held accountable for any violence — including the recent mayhem at downtown. [WDRB]

This Indiana loon sounds like he’d do really well in Frankfort. Indiana’s top official in charge of improving the state’s air quality has angered some of his staff with a remark expressing skepticism about global warming. [C-J/AKN]

People always seem to forget this but the bridge is closing for Thunder! [WHAS11]

Sir Paul McCartney will aim his Out There tour for Louisville’s KFC Yum Center on June 26. Tickets for the former Beatle’s first date in the region since an August 2011 performance at Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park will go on sale Monday. [H-L]

U.S. childhood obesity rates have increased over the past 14 years, according to a study published on Monday, casting doubt on a recent analysis by government health researchers that found a sharp drop in preschool obesity rates over the past decade. [HuffPo]

Another day, another senseless shooting in Possibility City! Compassion central. [WLKY]

Why won’t Alison Grimes hit Mitch McConnell on his ridiculous support of the Iraq War? [Page One]

Another arrest involving a large group downtown has been made following the recent mob violence. [WAVE3]

Wagering and attendance at Horseshoe Southern Indiana casino were down in March compared with March 2013, according to figures released from the Indiana Gaming Commission. [Business First]

The most recent Louisville Homeless Census shows that 8,608 people visited a shelter or spent time on the street in 2013. [WFPL]

The Clark County Democrats needed a new face to lead them. They chose a familiar one. [News & Tribune]

Local media isn’t paying enough attention to the potential Comcast-Time Warner merger. It’s a disaster in the making for a city already suffering from no competition. [Fast Company]

1 thought on “Everyone’s Apparently Still Nervous About Thunder

  1. We’ll be OK for Thunder. If violence does break out the LMPD will just call for air support. Napalm on the Great Lawn will be a great start to the evening fireworks…

    …just kidding, now.

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