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Greg Fischer Won’t Hype The Urban Sprawl Study

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Louisville Metro officials have reached a deal with Underhill Associates to convert the historic Colonial Gardens property across from Iroquois Park into a development anchored by locally owned businesses such as restaurants and coffee shops. [WDRB] It will probably come as no surprise to residents and visitors of Kentuckiana that Louisville has ranked poorly in [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Horse Industry · Indiana · Lexington · Possibility City · South End · State Government · Thunder · Youth

Tolls + Local Option Taxes = You Can’t Afford It

January 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Metro Police say a 24-year-old woman found in the Portland neighborhood was murdered, and it’s what her family has been saying all along. [WDRB] This has got to be one of the dumbest government fights in years. Liquor Barn on Shelbyville Road in St. Matthews has appealed a ruling by the state Alcoholic Beverage Control [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Construction · Death · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · LG&E · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Water · Weather

Q: Why Is Louisville So Backward Sometimes?

January 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

A: Because of people like Cheri Bryant Hamilton, who believe the presence of Kentucky bourbon in Kroger is the end of the world. Just check out her statement from yesterday: “I, and others in our community, applaud the decision by the U.S. Circuit Court which restores control of the expansion of liquor sales in Metro [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Hype · Metro Council

Can’t A Wealthy Person Help Out In Jeffersonville?

January 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Developer Todd Blue is getting ready to build a surface parking lot on the vacant ground he owns behind the newly stabilized Whiskey Row facades on W. Main Street, according to a plan filed with Louisville Metro government. [WDRB] This continues to be one of the dumbest waste of taxpayer dollars in Kentucky – fighting [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Charity · Downtown · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · Possibility City · Race · Smoking Ban · Sports

Hopefully Tolls Won’t Harm New Albany’s Growth

December 11th, 2013 · Comments Off

Way to go, Louisville, killing another pedestrian. A worker for a local cement company died on the job Tuesday night. Police say the Cemex employee was trying to stop traffic for a back hoe when he was hit. So maybe not a pedestrian like everyone else – but we still have a high number of [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Charity · Death · Indiana · LMPD · Politics

Kentucky May Just Never Be Energy Efficient

November 26th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Several local organizations are in desperate need of food and clothing for the area’s poor and homeless. [WDRB] A case pending before the Kentucky Court of Appeals could affect how dozens of libraries across the state are funded. [C-J/AKN] From tragedy to life saving. We are taking a look at a national program with roots [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Charity · Death · Education · Guns · Indiana · Library · Lottery · University of Louisville

Big Win For Traffic School & Court Fees

November 19th, 2013 · Comments Off

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer confirms the city is in negotiations to bring a major retailer to the site of the old Philip Morris plant in West Louisville. [WDRB] The three former judges, who not only retired, but also completed their service as senior judges to enhance their pensions, are running for re-election to the bench. [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Guns · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Judges · Metro Government · West End

Is Indiana Trying To Burn Itself Down Now?

November 1st, 2013 · Comments Off

Families say they’re terrified after a series of mysterious fires in one New Albany neighborhood. [WDRB] Bevin has taken some fierce jabs from McConnell in recent days as the state’s senior senator accused him of being a liar and possible criminal. [H-L] A memorial honoring veterans of the Vietnam War was erected on The Belvedere [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Death · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Kentucky Kingdom · Politics · Senate Race · Steve Beshear

Know How Many Kids In Louisville Are Homeless?

October 25th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Low-income Kentuckians working in Indiana would be eligible for a break on Ohio River bridge tolls under a plan to be considered in the 2014 General Assembly. [WDRB] One of Louisville’s historic landmarks is scheduled to reopen to the public next March after a $3.4 million renovation. The interior work is meant to bring the [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Health Care · Homeless · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Taxes · University of Louisville · Youth

Big Four Bridge May Never Open In Indiana

October 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

Guess what won’t change a damn thing in Louisville: Limiting alcohol sales after 2:00 A.M. Because there’s not a snowball’s chance in hell that 2:00 A.M. is any different than 1:30 A.M. or 5:00 A.M. [WDRB] The view across 28th Street in Parkland has turned a little greener for Rhonda Buress. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Education · Indiana · Jack Conway · LMPD · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Parks · Possibility City · Senate Race · University of Kentucky · West End

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