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2014 Golden Poo Awards – GO VOTE! Last Call!

July 12th, 2014 · Comments Off

It’s the final weekend to get your nominations in for the Golden Poo Awards. It’s been a hot minute since we’ve held them, so please chime in. Love a politician or public d-bag? Hate them? Think they’re corrupt? Want to see someone awful win a very fitting award? This is your opportunity to make your [...]

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Tags: Awards · Contests

Will Fiber Internets Become An Affordable Thing?

July 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Remember, this is Louisville, so anything that can go wrong will definitely go wrong. Gigabit-speed Internet may soon be coming to Louisville. The Louisville Metro Council is expected to approve contracts with three different companies for fiber Internet installation at its meeting next Tuesday. [WDRB] The tax on Jefferson County hotel rooms would rise 1 [...]

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Tags: Awards · Business · Contests · Crime · Dining · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Internet · Jail · Lexington · Metro Council · Police · Taxes · Youth

You Already Know You Can’t Trust Greg Fischer

July 7th, 2014 · 2 Comments

It’s almost been two weeks since this scene on River Road shocked witnesses, the EMS Community, and the victim’s families. [WDRB] Focusing on the strategies and programs in place to improve academic achievement and ensuring schools have the resources they need are at the top of Donna Hargens’ to-do list as she begins the final [...]

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Tags: Awards · Business · Contests · Death · Education · Guns · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Republican Party

Greg Probably Still Clueless Re: Minimum Wage

July 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore has announced his candidacy for re-election. Which is a real shame for Jeffersonville. [WDRB] Two Louisville bicycling organizations are inviting the public to participate in a five-mile bike ride on Friday to celebrate new dedicated bike lanes that connect Old Louisville with the Highlands. [C-J/AKN] A civil suit was filed against [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bikes · Business · Contests · Death · Discrimination · Greg Fischer · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Metro Council · Race

2014 Is The Year Of Golden New Beginnings

June 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

After a loooong hiatus (remember when one of our judges died? it sucked after that), the Golden Poo Awards are BACK! The first year’s winners were great. So great that Keith Hall smashed his glorious pile and mailed it back to us. Second year’s were fun, as well. The third year? Well, we started but [...]

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Fischer To Poor People: Fuck You Poor People

June 26th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Just when you thought Bill Lamb couldn’t get more disconnected from reality‚Ķ Taxing cyclists because he’s not man enough to control himself or his emotional reactions. What’ll get his manties in a twist next? This city should be paying cyclists because it gets cars off our already crumbling streets. The environmental benefit is just an [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bad Behavior · Bikes · Crime · Death · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Horse Industry · Housing · Hype · Indiana · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Parks · Politics · Steve Beshear · Taxes · WDRB · Youth

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

Major Greg Fischer Pee Alert Is Beyond Funny

October 4th, 2013 · Comments Off

Shively police say they are searching for a suspect in a shooting outside an apartment complex that left one person dead and another injured. [WDRB] Three attorneys have been nominated to fill the Jefferson District Court seat vacated when Judge Angela McCormick Bisig was elected to circuit judge last November. [C-J/AKN] The case against USA [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bad Behavior · Celebrity · Charity · Death · Economy · Greg Fischer · Guns · Housing · Hype · Indiana · Judges · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · South End

Louisville Should Force A CERS-KERS Separation

March 8th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Alexcia Simmons has been named the Kentucky Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for her sound character, leadership skills and willingness to give back to the community. [WDRB] The public has been invited to open-house events for the east-end crossing of the Ohio River Bridges Project. [News & Tribune] [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Awards · Bad Behavior · Crime · Indiana · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · University of Louisville · Youth

Where Are The No Tolls People On The Latest?

February 26th, 2013 · Comments Off

Oldham County’s school superintendent is pushing for increased security upgrades that could cost the district between $1.5 and $1.75 million. [WDRB] The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has turned back a challenge from a bidder who claimed it submitted the least expensive and best deal for the downtown portion of the Ohio River Bridges Project. In a [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bad Behavior · Business · Education · Greg Fischer · Guns · Indiana · Jeffersontown · John Yarmuth · Newspaper · Ohio River Bridges · State Government

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