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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

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