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Why Waste So Much Time & Energy On GLI?

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Suicide prevention sheds a longstanding taboo: talking about attempts. [NY Times] The U.S. Secretary of Transportation is warning that gridlock in Washington could halt big transportation projects in Kentucky and across the country. [WDRB] Drivers downtown can’t miss the progress being made on a new Interstate 65 bridge and its approaches. But work on the [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Contests · Death · Downtown · Economy · Education · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky

Endorsing In District 9 Is Just Plain Silliness

February 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Louisville Metro Animal Services is rotting to the ground. Animal lovers across the country are taking to Facebook, outraged by pictures allegedly taken at a Spencer County kennel. [WDRB] Amos McGrew suffered from frequent ear infections, requiring ear tubes inserted two years in a row at two different hospitals. [C-J/AKN] On Monday crews began [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Death · Dogs · Greater Louisville Inc. · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Politics · State Government

Louisville Is Proof That Smoking Bans Do Work

January 9th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Its doors won’t open for another two years. But don’t be fooled by the tarps, chain link fences, earth movers and hard hats – there’s a lot of work going on inside the currently-closed Speed Art Museum. [WDRB] In a scene reminiscent of show-and-tell, about 30 adults sit in a circle in a cheerfully decorated [...]

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Tags: Art · Bourbon · Charity · Education · Health Care · JCPS · LMPD · Possibility City · Smoking Ban · Sports · State Government · University of Kentucky

GLI’s A Giant Waste For Anyone But Mega Corps

November 21st, 2013 · 4 Comments

The five biggest donors to Greater Louisville Inc. in 2012 – KentuckyOne Health, LG&E, Chase, PNC and Brown-Forman – gave at least $100,000 each, according to new information from the chamber. Meanwhile, Louisville’s biggest private employer, UPS, gave $50,000. And Ford Motor Co., which got GLI’s help in securing a $240 million economic development award [...]

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Tags: Art · Greater Louisville Inc. · Health Care · JCPS · Lexington · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · University of Louisville

Local Artist With Great Mission Gets Attention

September 4th, 2013 · Comments Off

We’ve written quite a bit about An Act of Dog over the years, so it’s nice to see Mark and Marina get national attention: CLICK Click here to support the effort. It’s happening in your city.

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Tags: Art · Dogs

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

August 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady discusses student artists displaying their talents in this year’s Adopt-a-Highway Program Contest:

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Tags: Art · Contests · State Government · Video · Youth

Plenty For Art, Little For Major Existing Problems

May 22nd, 2013 · 4 Comments

More than two dozen buildings in both Louisville and southern Indiana still have to be demolished or moved to make way for the new downtown bridge. [WDRB] An alternative census estimate shows that more of America’s seniors than originally thought are living in poverty — and that means the poverty rate could spike under certain [...]

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Tags: Art · Business · Death · Dogs · Indiana · Lexington · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Poverty · Religion · TV · Weather

Frankfort: Where Corruption Always Wins The War

May 13th, 2013 · Comments Off

Officials at Kentucky’s largest art museum announced the museum will be reopening sooner than they thought. One building is being renovated and another demolished. Something else is occurring on a much smaller scale inside of the building that still stands. [WDRB] How much money has your physician received from the drug industry? Do a quick [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Contests · Discrimination · Downtown · Health Care · Indiana · Jack Conway · Neighborhoods · Police · Race · State Government

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

The Latest Horsey Capital Survey Results Are In

January 24th, 2013 · 5 Comments

The current economy has increased demand for apartment living in the Louisville area. This is benefiting one locally owned company. [WDRB] State education officials are urging schools to compete for a national award that recognizes outstanding efforts in environmental impact and health. [WLEX18] You can’t even ride TARC these days without some woman snorting drugs. [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Economy · Horse Industry · Housing · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Kentucky Kingdom · Race · Steve Beshear · TARC · Taxes · University of Kentucky