You’ve Probably Already Skipped Out For Thunder

JCPS officials are responding to an FBI memo sent to local law enforcement claiming a gang of middle schoolers is responsible for the downtown mob violence in late March. [WDRB]

The University of Louisville announced Thursday that it has reached its fundraising goal of $1 billion for its capital campaign, which began in 2007. [C-J/AKN]

We are just days away from the kick off of the Kentucky Derby Festival – Thunder Over Louisville. [WHAS11]

Mitch McConnell has spent his career being weak on health care. So where is Alison Grimes? Sitting on her hands. [Page One]

A man implicated in the Kroger shooting was offered a plea deal in robbery case, but he hasn’t taken it yet. [WLKY]

The University of Kentucky will pay about $792,000 to its men’s and women’s basketball coaches after the postseason, in which the women made it to the NCAA Sweet 16 and the men got to the NCAA title game. [H-L]

A verbal argument on a TARC bus between two passengers turned physical when one of them pulled out a knife. [WAVE3]

Just a handful of the reasons Louisville should oppose this kind of merger between Comcast and Time Warner. [HuffPo]

Does Walmart fit with the vision of west Louisville’s economic and jobs plan? Attica Scott is a bit delusional if she thinks creating jobs where there were none — in an area there there is almost no other business to compete with — just delusional. [WFPL]

A Louisville man who pleaded guilty to a deadly drunk driving accident in 2009 is facing another DUI charge. [WLEX18]

Wait for it, wait for it… yet another soon-to-be-closed joint is opening up at 4th Street Live. Workers appear to be putting the finishing touches on Tavern on Fourth, a new bar opening at the Fourth Street Live entertainment district downtown. [Business First]

Employees of Greater Clark County Schools have a little extra time to decide whether to retire this year and get severance benefits after a vote at Tuesday’s board of trustees meeting. [News & Tribune]

1 thought on “You’ve Probably Already Skipped Out For Thunder

  1. “Remembering Those Bright College Years”

    Funny that little Berea College (instead of monsetr-sized UK or UofL) has typically had the largest endowment in KY. Perhaps Berea’s graduates, though much smaller in number, more appreciate what the Berea experience did for them (and most all of them were from poverty in Appalachia). This is legitimately what colleges call “value-added.” Go figure.

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