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There’s A Lot Of Fun JCPS Stuff Going On Today

January 22nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

If you missed Governor Steve Beshear’s budget address last night, go give it a read and download all the supporting fact sheets. [Page One] A state legislative panel is reviewing the lease agreements college basketball programs have at public arenas as part of an evaluation of the University of Louisville’s revenue-sharing deal at the KFC [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Dogs · Economy · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Smoking Ban · South End · State Government · Steve Beshear

Ignore All The Arena Spin You Know Is Nonsense

January 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

We got a comment on yesterday’s roundup that caused us to do a bit of digging. Here it is: The continued (and deliberate) misinformation of its financial debacle by the Louisville Arena Authority spokespeople (whomever) is getting to the point that is is approaching criminality. There are people all over the nation who have purchased [...]

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Tags: Arena · Possibility City

Everything With Arena Is Puppies & Rainbows

January 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments

You’ve been reading our arena coverage for years so you already know that people like Jim King are spinning. [WDRB] A new Louisville program targets mentally ill stuck in the system’s revolving door. A fter years of being caught in an endless cycle of mental illness, homelessness and stints in jail, 52-year-old Rodney Aubrey sipped [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Ford · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Possibility City · Water · West End

We’re Stuck Wondering Who’ll Replace Ward-Pugh

January 2nd, 2014 · 7 Comments

It’s truly unfortunate that televised media in Louisville has chosen to focus on one incident that may not be much more than hype. Instead, Louisville’s press has been sitting on its hands for years when it comes to the hot mess that is Metro Animal Services. It’s much worse than a case or two of [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Business · Economy · Greg Fischer · Guns · Horse Industry · Hype · Indiana · Metro Council · Politics · Race · Taxes

Everything’s Still Puppies & Rainbows, Move Along

December 30th, 2013 · 3 Comments

It’s tale of two Louisville shopping districts: one seeing a last minute frenzy, the other lackluster sales. The reason(s) everyone but the folks in television and at the newspaper admit: Jerry Abramson and Cordish. [WDRB] Louisville International Airport is nearing completion of two taxiway projects that airport officials say will make it easier and safer [...]

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Tags: Arena · Business · Cordish · Crime · Downtown · Guns · Indiana · Lexington · State Government · TV · WAVE · West End

Wow, Those Bridge Bonds Sure Sound Great

December 6th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Kentucky bridge bonds rated one step above junk status. Two credit rating agencies have weighed in on $747 million in bonds Kentucky plans to sell next week to finance its share of the Ohio River Bridges Project. [WDRB] Why a public utility needs a charitable foundation, we’ll never know, but here’s this thing anyway. The [...]

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Tags: Arena · Awards · Charity · Economy · Education · Hype · Indiana · Kentucky Kingdom · Legal · LG&E · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · University of Louisville

A Little Bit More On The Arena Debacle…

November 18th, 2013 · 7 Comments

First, some related stories: UofL: Land Of The Appearance Of Impropriety [October 25, 2010] Damning New Report Questions Arena’s Future [January 29, 2013] Some Interesting Arena Tidbits For Filing Away [February 6, 2013] We Get Interesting Comments About The Arena [May 15, 2013] Funtimes Arena Messes Will Never Go Away [September 24, 2013] By now [...]

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Tags: Arena · Greg Fischer · Jim King · Oops · Possibility City

The Arena Is Maybe The End Of The World…?

November 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Moody’s Investors Service has lowered its confidence in the ability of arena officials to repay the construction debt on the KFC Yum! Center, citing the dependence on a special taxing district, high operating expenses and a lease with the University of Louisville that limits the building’s profit potential. Check back here on TVV at noon [...]

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Tags: Arena · Dogs · Education · Greater Louisville Inc. · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Kingdom · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · West End

How Complacent Will You Be Today, Folks?

October 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

Something tells us this lady would not spend more than a few minutes in a cage at Metro Animal Services. Primarily because she doesn’t want to get a disease that kills her within a week or two. [WDRB] Do you remember Evan Bayh, the guy in Indiana who ran from a potential challenge to avoid [...]

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Tags: Arena · Chris Thieneman · Dining · Dogs · Education · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Oops · State Government · University of Louisville

Funtimes Arena Messes Will Never Go Away

September 24th, 2013 · 8 Comments

State legislators were advised that the Louisville Arena Authority bond issue required the Arena Authority to set aside money for the Kentucky Fair Board. That money would make up for the revenue lost due to the University of Louisville leaving Freedom Hall, which is controlled by the Fair Board. Legislators were also told that specific [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · State Government