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These Awful Shootings & Stabbings Need To End

June 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville police chief Steve Conrad says if you want to keep the city safe, you have to pay for it. And that’s why he wants an additional $7 million. [WDRB] Woah, mob violence overtime cost the city almost a million dollars. But at least people are going back downtown. [C-J/AKN & More C-J/AKN] The University [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Bad Behavior · Business · Crime · Downtown · Education · Festival · Guns · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · Music · University of Kentucky · Weather

TARC: Still Scaring Meemaws Watching TV

March 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Two teens are in the hospital after a stabbing that happened on a TARC bus early Sunday morning, according to LMPD. [WDRB] Here’s the latest in Greg Fischer nonsense. The consulting firm that came up with a reorganization plan for the troubled Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District has been working with at least one [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Bad Behavior · Books · Death · Education · Greg Fischer · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · LG&E · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · TARC · Youth

At Least Indiana Takes Transportation Seriously

March 27th, 2013 · 1 Comment

You can learn about different walks of life thanks to an exhibit on loan from the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. [WDRB] The Kentucky General Assembly voted Tuesday night to overturn Gov. Steve Beshear’s veto of controversial legislation known as the “religious freedom” bill, which was opposed by many human and gay rights groups and leaders of [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Art · Domestic Violence · Gays · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Kingdom · Ohio River Bridges · Poverty · State Government · Youth

Annual Youth Rights Conference This Weekend

April 18th, 2011 · Comments Off

The ACLU of Kentucky and the Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice will host the annual Youth Rights Conference this Saturday at the University of Louisville Student Activities Center. High school students from across Kentucky will come together to learn more about civil liberties. Discussion will primarily focus on issues of healthy relationships, comprehensive [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Discrimination · Education · University of Louisville · Youth

What Questions Do You Have For State Legislators?

November 18th, 2010 · 8 Comments

If you love the Louisville Palace, this story about its rich history is terrific. [LEO Weekly] The Ali Center is celebrating an important milestone. [FOX 41] How many accidents have to happen in a single mine before Steve Beshear’s administration will take action? How many people have to die? Yet all you Democrats in Louisville [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Bad Behavior · Charity · Concerts · Dining · Possibility City · Smoking Ban · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville

Rep. Jenkins’ Escaped Cat Monster Terrorizing City

April 9th, 2010 · 1 Comment

This week Fairdale Bigfoot provides advice about the Pope Lick Goat Monster. Nobody realizes that it isn’t a goat. It’s actually a large cat that escaped from Rep. Joni Jenkins cat farm some years ago. [Consuming Louisville] Yesterday Congressman John Yarmuth delivered a $95,000 check to the Muhammad Ali Center to support the educational outreach [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Congress · Dan Mongiardo · Democrats · Greg Fischer · John Yarmuth · LG&E · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Politics

There Are Still Some Major Problems at UofL

April 8th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Anyone surprised that a University of Louisville professor was denied tenure? It’s because she wasn’t part of the Robert Felner machine that still exists at UofL. You wouldn’t believe the stories I’m hearing from UofL these days. [C-J] Yesterday Mike Slaton, running against Tom Riner in the 41st State House District, announced endorsements from: The [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Bad Behavior · Courier-Journal · Economy · Education · John Yarmuth · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Slugger Field · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville

Good Monday Morning, You Sleepy Bums!

November 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

People still believe that “protesting” in downtown Louisville on a weekend – when no one is there – will have some sort of magical impact on what happens in Washington, D.C. [WHAS11] University of Louisville graduate Monica Marks won a Rhodes Scholarship. Huzzuh! Good things DO happen in Louisville! She plans to spend two years [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Dan Mongiardo · Economy · Education · Health Care · Newspaper · State Government · Steve Beshear · Taxes · University of Louisville

Important, Life-Saving Advancements in News

August 24th, 2009 · 6 Comments

But Does It Forecast Floods?: In Lexington, CBS affiliate WKYT is spending $1 million on a fancy new weather radar thingie that it not-so-sheepishly proclaims is “the most important, life-saving advancement in weather technology and forecasting ever in Kentucky.” Of course, the folks at WLEX across town says it’s no big whoop. [LexGo] Nutty Flavor [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Courier-Journal · Health Care · Jack Conway · Politics · Senate Race · State Government

And Now, Our Whole Main Purpose

July 6th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Sun’s out, so the holiday must be over. We’ll skip all the Sarah Palin news (though we recommend Maureen Dowd’s column), the Steve McNair story that’s just beginning, and your need to know details of Michael Jackson’s memorial service, and tell you what’s going on around here. Mayor’s List:  There’s more speculation on the list [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Fired · Gambling · Gannett · Guns · Horse Industry · Jerry Abramson · Metro Government · Steve Beshear