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Greg Fischer’s Silver Spoon Is Showing Again

June 24th, 2014 by admin · 1 Comment

The University of Kentucky has struck a new multimedia rights deal that makes it among the highest-paid universities in the country for athletic and campus media rights. [WDRB]

But Jim King can’t do a goddamn thing about Metro Animal Services? He just sits on his hands making excuses. The Louisville Metro Council budget approved Thursday applies the brakes to Mayor Greg Fischer’s urban bike network, blocking further spending on new bike lanes unless certain conditions are met. [C-J/AKN]

Jefferson County Public Schools is cutting take-home cars to save cash. [WHAS11]

It is still legal to deny Americans housing because of their sexual orientation under federal law, which does not prohibit discrimination based on sexuality. Federal studies have shown that even when the law prohibits it, sexual minorities are routinely shut out of housing opportunities that are made available to straight people. [NY Times]

Friends are rallying to show support for the family a Kentucky Marine. [WLKY]

Violent and legal: the shocking ways school kids are being pinned down and isolated against their will. [ProPublica]

Police and a Louisville family are searching for a missing 12-year-old girl who they fear may be trying to connect with a man she met online. [WAVE3]

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details]

Greg Fischer once again proves how much of a damn fool he truly is. Raising the minimum wage hasn’t been much of a topic in Louisville? Really? Louisville gets what it deserves by electing these idiots. [WFPL]

Economists say there are more than 2 million “missing households” in the U.S. — young people who bunk with family or friends rather than buying their own home. New data suggest this trend continues. [NPR]

Is there good news ahead for Almost Family Inc.? [Business First]

Members of the State Budget Committee took a detailed look Friday at how Gov. Mike Pence would pay for “Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0,” his proposal to expand insurance coverage using a state-run plan instead of traditional Medicaid. [News & Tribune]

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  • 1 Laurie Spezzano // Jun 25, 2014 at 8:43 am

    “If you did this at home, you’d be arrested”. The school restraint story is ugly and TRUE. Right here in River City and its lovely suburbs and Blue Ribbon schools, practices that have been abandoned in prisons and mental institutions are being used on children with autism all the time. Kids are traumatized until their parents finally give up and remove their child from school.

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