Fischer Content With Living In Fantasy World

A Louisville non-profit says the mayor’s proposed budget cuts its funding by more than $13,000. They say it’s money that could mean the difference between life and death. [WDRB]

Greg Fischer says the LG&E fee compromise will cause pain. What planet is this man living on? As if the original proposal wasn’t even worse for the average citizen? Message to Greg: Stop listening to the mega-wealthy people you surround yourself with. Most people can’t afford to pay an extra couple hundred bucks per year to cover your every whim and want. You walk into disaster after disaster with your foot in your mouth and look more like an out-of-touch fool each time. [C-J/AKN]

Louisville’s Forecastle Festival made the list of must-see summer music according to Vogue. [WHAS11]

About two dozen people attended a $1,000-a-plate breakfast in January for a U.S. Senate candidate from Kentucky. They gathered at the Washington lobbying firm Podesta Group, founded by Democratic power brokers Tony and John Podesta, the latter of whom advises President Barack Obama on climate change policy, including last week’s proposed greenhouse gas restrictions. [John Cheves]

A driver was shot while driving along Interstate 265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) on Saturday. [WLKY]

The federal judge who struck down Wisconsin’s gay marriage ban thinks state officials have a thing or two to learn about the history of marriage as a social institution. [HuffPo]

For all the races Saturday at Churchill Downs, there was one horse people couldn’t get off their minds. [WAVE3]

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From the Department of Things That Are Just For Show… Joined by dozens of residents and elected officials, the Jefferson County Republican Party opened new headquarters in west Louisville on Saturday in an effort to better reach black voters. [WFPL]

The Triple Crown drought continues as California Chrome failed to win the Belmont Stakes. [HuffPo]

Officials from Louisville-based Norton Healthcare Inc. and the University of Louisville have been meeting in the last week for mediation related to the dispute about Kosair Children’s Hospital. [Business First]

A large downtown hotel and retail development project could be in jeopardy, following concerns of a sewer board member about a pipe proposed to run underneath the development. [News & Tribune]

1 thought on “Fischer Content With Living In Fantasy World

  1. “Feudin’ Hospitals”

    Dr. Noknow: “I just can’t understand why Kosair and UofL don’t get along.”

    Dr. Doom: “Does UofL get along with anybody in Louisville?”

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