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Corrupt UofL Honchos Still Fighting Transparency

July 2nd, 2014 by admin · 2 Comments

Storm and tornado-resistant homes being built at the site of former public housing in Louisville. Right now, multi-million dollar development is under construction in the Smoketown neighborhood. [WDRB]

A federal judge today ruled that same-sex couples have a right to marry in Kentucky. [C-J/AKN]

The Louisville Slugger Museum is extending its hours during the summer and discounting the price during them. [WHAS11]

Hal Rogers should support funding for syringe access to help fight the heroin plague. But he won’t because he’s both a dishonest coward and someone who allows his backwater ignorance to prevent him from common sense decisions. [H-L]

TARC says it’s coming to the rescue for drivers concerned with the upcoming closure of the Clark Memorial Bridge. [WLKY]

The state attorney general’s office has asked University of Louisville to explain why it still won’t release a high-profile audit that examined the school’s financial controls. The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting has sought a copy of the report since April and last month filed an appeal with the attorney general following the university’s denial of a public records request. [Kristina Goetz]

Will these senseless shootings in the West End ever stop? [WAVE3]

Starting in August, the Obama administration will dramatically revamp and cut back the formula it uses to send transportation funds to the states unless Congress replenishes the Highway Trust Fund. [HuffPo]

A regional study says Kentucky public school students have more access to arts education programs than students in nine other southeastern states, but Kentucky Arts Council officials question the data used in the report. [WFPL]

Congressman John Yarmuth on immigration reform: “Every day we wait to fix our broken immigration system, more families are separated, businesses face continued uncertainty, and we miss out on new economic opportunities. The Senate has already acted, and I’m extremely disappointed that Speaker Boehner is bending to a minority of House Republicans and blocking a vote on commonsense, comprehensive immigration reform, which I believe would pass the House tomorrow.” [Press Release]

A week from today, the Clark Memorial Bridge will be closed for six weeks. As a way to ease congestion during the closure, the Ohio River Bridges Project and Transit Authority of River City are encouraging residents to ride the bus. [Business First]

It is now easier for Hoosiers to find out where methamphetamine activity is taking place in their communities. [News & Tribune]

Tags: Art · Death · Discrimination · Gays · Health Care · Housing · Immigration · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Ohio River Bridges · TARC · University of Louisville · West End

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  • 1 Novena // Jul 2, 2014 at 8:10 am

    “Watergate at Belknap”

    Prof. Dubaius: “Looks like our honchos are not givin’ up any audit report to the Commonwealth.”

    “Prof Nosuprisa: “Yeah, they want everybody here to stonewall it.”

    Prof. Dubaius: “Just what Tricky Dick Nixon instructed.”

  • 2 The 'ole Highlander // Jul 2, 2014 at 5:43 pm

    Amazing comment from Comb-Over. He hopes to have ALL the recommendations implemented “BY THIS TIME NEXT YEAR”……!!!!! In other words — there has been more than $7mm stolen and it will be a year before the taxpayers can know that no more will be stolen!!!!! Head– hits — Desk.

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