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Indiana Tries To Show Off With Fancy Cameras

May 1st, 2014 by admin · 2 Comments

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is reorganizing the city’s economic development efforts, including shifting some functions performed by Greater Louisville Inc., the metro chamber of commerce, to city staff. [WDRB]

Crisis management consultant Jonathan Bernstein lives near Santa Anita Park in California, where he has befriended some of the horse racing industry’s key participants. One recent day a trainer approached him. [C-J/AKN]

Twenty-one horses have been entered for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, one more than the maximum field of 20. [WHAS11]

We first mentioned this on Page One but the mainstream has finally run with it. The Keeneland Association said Tuesday that it will no longer advertise in the racing newsletter “Indian Charlie” or allow it to be distributed on Keeneland’s grounds. [H-L]

LMPD is telling the public how police plan to handle security for the festivities leading up to the Kentucky Derby. [WLKY]

When it comes to the quality of health care, there are two Americas. [HuffPo]

Jeffersonville administrators plan to install $90,000 worth of smart cameras near the Big Four Bridge, and a project manager said they wouldn’t require the same round-the-clock monitoring as security cameras in Louisville’s Waterfront Park. [WAVE3]

There are 18 states without the death penalty. A third of them have banned it since 2007. [WaPo]

On Tuesday night, the PBS show Frontline aired a documentary that took a deep look at the costs and challenges of the criminal justice system—and the focus was on Kentucky and a specific neighborhood in Louisville. [WFPL]

Louisville’s Sullivan University will launch a physician assistant program on June 30 with an initial enrollment of 25 students. [Business First]

It sits literally in the midst of a green space adjoining Sam Peden Community Park, and figuratively in the middle of an ongoing discussion about property and budget concerns. [News & Tribune]

Tags: Economy · Education · Greater Louisville Inc. · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Lexington · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Gary Guss // May 1, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    With the present state of dishabille within GLI, the mayor is making a good move. Too bad it had to come to this.

  • 2 jake // May 1, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    For once, I think he’s making a great move.

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