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Dem Electeds Now Meddling For Private Business

June 7th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Why on earth are your taxpayer dollars paying for Greg Fischer, Jerry Abramson and Jim King to get involved in the WDRB/Time Warner Cable dispute? [Business First] Something all of these paywall stories neglect to address when comparing the Courier-Journal to the New York Times: the Courier-Journal is not the New York Times and will [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Bikes · Churchill Downs · Crime · Greg Fischer · Guns · Hype · Indiana · Jerry Abramson · Jim King · John Yarmuth · Metro Council · Newspaper · Politics · University of Louisville

Cyndi Lauper Really DID Scare All The Meemaws

May 4th, 2012 · 5 Comments

We told you meemaw would be upset about Cyndi Lauper! She dropped the f-bomb on live television and it was awesome. Dawne Gee almost died on the spot. She literally wet herself and all the anchors at other stations had heart palps. (Okay, maybe it wasn’t so awesome for all the little kids who had [...]

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Tags: Art · Business · Churchill Downs · Debate · Derby Festival · Economy · Gannett · Horse Industry · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Derby · Oops · Politics

It’s Oaks Day Eve. Are You Already Tanked, Maybe?

May 3rd, 2012 · 1 Comment

Way to go, Dismas. One of your folks tried to rape a woman at the Humane Society. [FOX41] What happens in Kentucky when you’re profiting from the foreclosure crisis? You run for office as a Democrat! Specifically, for the 19th District State Senate district in Louisville. [Page One] What will make the food desert bloom? [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Cordish · Democrats · Derby Festival · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Poverty · Steve Beshear · Taxes

Southern Indiana Has Turned Into A Creepy Circus

May 2nd, 2012 · 6 Comments

Maybe Glenn Kessler of the Washington Post needs a reality check? Because the bridges situation in Louisville isn’t puppies and rainbows, as he’d have you believe. Most of Kentucky’s bridges are falling apart. [WaPo] We’re fans of 21C but that thing is both gigantic and hideous. It’ll be defaced in 3, 2… [C-J/AKN] What was [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · Youth

Wait, How Many Attended Thunder Over Louisville?

April 23rd, 2012 · 5 Comments

General Electric’s profits were hit by one-off charges. The company made $3.03 billion in the first quarter, down 10% from the same period last year. [BBC] The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights last week publicly accepted three conciliation agreements in fair housing cases, including one in Madison County. [John Cheves] 400,000 plus people attended Thunder [...]

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Tags: Art · Business · Charity · Derby Festival · Discrimination · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Thunder

Greater Clark County Loves It Some JCPS Rejects

April 10th, 2012 · 3 Comments

What would you do if your home, place of employment and entire community were wiped off the face of the earth by a tornado? Recovery in Eastern Kentucky will take a long time and only the Red Cross remains on the ground supporting the people who most need it. [Click Here To Give] Let’s get [...]

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Tags: Art · Charity · Congress · Greg Fischer · Guns · Indiana · Jeffersontown · Jim King · LMPD · Republican Party · Scandal · State Government · Taxes · University of Louisville · Weather

Yarmuth’s Congressional Art Winners Are Awesome

April 6th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Yesterday, Congressman John Yarmuth’s office announced the winners of his Congressional Art Competition. Mary-Kathryn Smith of Assumption High School was the top pick. Here’s a look at “Fear at Night” by Smith, an oil painting: “This competition is about cultivating a love of art and encouraging young people to get involved in creative endeavors,” Yarmuth [...]

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Tags: Art · Congress · Contests · John Yarmuth · Youth

Bridge Is Opening, Media Will Freak For Weeks

February 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments

The end of a golden age of state subsidies heralds a new era of tighter management and creative fund-raising in British arts. Maybe a model for arts in Kentucky to begin exploring? [The Economist] You mean the University of Louisville Hospital is searching for new partners with which it may merge? You don’t say. [C-J/AKN] [...]

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Tags: Art · Death · Discrimination · Gays · Health Care · Kentucky Derby · Ohio River Bridges · Poverty · Religion · Scandal · State Government · Taxes · Travel · University of Louisville

Actors Theater Is Why Louisville Has Nice Things

January 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment

This A Kentucky Newspaper story about Greg Fischer turning to Facebook to ask questions about the budget is interesting. Doesn’t mention that he deleted nearly every comment perceived as negative – even when true and honest. [C-J/AKN] What was that, again, about the Legislative Ethics Commission not being under the direct control of the good [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Crime · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Journalism · Newspaper · Oops · State Government · Travel · WHAS

Will Greg Fischer Sing & Dance For Rich Folks?

January 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

Greg Fischer and Joe Pusateri are co-hosting the annual Fund for the Arts showcase and kick-off next Tuesday. According to an email blast from Barbara Sexton Smith, they have a “BIG announcement, great show and a surprise finale” – so you can only bet it will be super-embarrassing for Louisville. We can’t get to the [...]

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Tags: Art · Greg Fischer · Hype