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People Now Realizing Tolls Are New Reality

September 26th, 2013 · 1 Comment

A proposed ordinance seeking to ban the sale of liquor in Louisville between 2 and 4 a.m. is what brought a group to Portland on Wednesday evening. [WDRB] Louisville officials announced a $27 million deal Tuesday to improve efficiency in city buildings with upgrades such as new equipment such as chillers and boilers. Under the [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Economy · Green · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Housing · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · State Government · Taxes · University of Louisville

Possibility City! Another Day, Another JCPS Crash

September 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment

U of L and Norton Healthcare have yet to meet to iron out their issues, and they’ve already made a big step toward a resolution. [WDRB] Barbara Webb is watching her husband, Al, slowly descend into the fog of Alzheimer’s, his memory dissipating and abilities slipping away. [C-J/AKN] A spokesperson for Jefferson County Public Schools [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Oops · Politics · Poverty · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville

Metro Council Still Wasting Time On Alcohol

September 17th, 2013 · Comments Off

The Metro Council will consider expanding a proposed liquor ban to include beer, and the public has a say in the matter today. [WDRB] The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has confirmed “severe deficiencies” in Louisville’s air monitoring network, even as state officials have issued another new audit that finds more problems with local air pollution [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government · Scandal · State Government · West End

Wasting Even MORE Time & Money On Alochol

September 13th, 2013 · Comments Off

Firefighters rescued a 2-year-old girl and an adult from an 18-foot sinkhole in a practice football field at Russell Lee Park Thursday evening. They were later reported to have suffered no serious injuries. [WDRB] Following several high profile cases of embezzlement and misuse of funds at the University of Louisville, the school’s board of trustees [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Economy · Education · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Council · State Government · Travel · University of Louisville

Alochol Bans & Hospital Fights? Possibility City!

September 11th, 2013 · Comments Off

Statements have been released from the two healthcare giants in regards to a legal battle. [WDRB] So… Michael McFarlane of Prospect is maybe planning to run against John Yarmuth? Rumor has it he’s telling folks he can waste $2 million on the race. [3rd District Funtimes Failures?] This just has terrible and sad written all [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bourbon · Death · Gannett · Health Care · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Rumors · University of Louisville

Booze Apparently Causes Louisville’s Problems

September 4th, 2013 · Comments Off

The Louisville-Southern Indiana metro area has regained all 42,000 jobs lost during the 2007-09 economic recession, according to the latest information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. [WDRB] To stave off tolls, some people in Northern Kentucky want a state sales tax increase to fund the $2.5 billion Brent Spence Bridge replacement and renovation. [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Books · Discrimination · Economy · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · State Government · University of Kentucky

Metro Council Is Embarrassing The Entire City

August 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off

Calls for change were coupled with emotions and accusations of “grandstanding” Tuesday as a council committee met to consider “sweeping changes” to ethics rules and how council members spend discretionary funds. [WDRB] A collision between a Jefferson County Public Schools bus and a care sent nine people, including seven children with minor injuries, to hospitals [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Banking · Economy · Education · Ethics · Gambling · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · TARC

Will Every Other Station Follow WDRB’s Lead?

July 8th, 2013 · Comments Off

Isn’t it time for night club owners to start using metal detectors? May not stop all shootings – especially ones that occur outside, as guns can be stored in a vehicle – but let’s not pretend this hasn’t happened several times in recent years. [WDRB] When you think summer, you might think of cold beer [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Death · Democrats · Dogs · Economy · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Senate Race · WDRB

Indiana Scandals Calm Compared To Metro Council

May 24th, 2013 · Comments Off

Awww, lookit, Al Mohler is really upset that the Boy Scouts have decided to stop hating on gay kids. He’s the Rush Limbaugh of the church world. But even Rush Limbaugh isn’t that uptight. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Council on Monday approved a resolution urging Norfolk Southern Railroad to allow cyclists and pedestrians on the [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Arena · Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Gays · Indiana · Metro Council · Police · Scandal · State Government

JCPS Sounds Like A Bunch Of Fun Right Now

May 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

Jefferson County Public Schools is projected to lay off 41 teachers before the start of the next school year. The district blames budget cuts, especially cuts in federal funding because of the sequestration and a loss of stimulus funds. It could also be blamed on poor management and those, you know, 100+ people making more [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Economy · Education · Gambling · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · State Government

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