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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

Indiana Wins All Terrible Awards For The Week

November 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] Quick, everybody freak out over rising gas prices! The world is gonna end! OH NOES!!1! [WDRB] Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad announced Wednesday that his department was revising its pursuit policy to [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bad Behavior · Death · Economy · Gas · Housing · Hype · Indiana · LG&E · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

November 2nd, 2012 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady highlights the Governor’s Ambassador Awards ceremony and a KYTC employe whose lifesaving actions resulted in the Outstanding Customer Service award: Way to go.

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Tags: Awards · State Government · Video

Steve Beshear Releases Special Arts Awards Video

October 9th, 2012 · Comments Off

Steve Beshear has gotten bored with connecting with state employees and his constituents, as you are well aware. The once-required weekly video address (for state employees) now comes once every few weeks, if at all post-election. But he released a “special message” yesterday about the Governor’s Awards in the Arts Ceremony taking place today at [...]

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Tags: Art · Awards · Steve Beshear · Video

We Won’t Be Riding JCPS Buses Any Time Soon

October 1st, 2012 · Comments Off

All but one of the 51 students hurt in Friday morning’s school bus crash have been released from the hospital. The student is listed in good condition at Kosair Children’s Hospital. [WDRB] A dozen witnesses testified on Thursday about the hours-long waits, multiple trips and misinformation they experienced in getting the voter ID cards required [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bourbon · Death · Discrimination · Economy · JCPS · Lexington · LMPD · Movies · State Government · West End · Youth

Louisville Yearns To Become Murder Capital Of US

September 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

How do you make poor Kentuckians even more poor? Tax their food. Which is what the Steve Beshear-Jerry Abramson “tax reform” folks want to do. [AP] Who will get hired to build the new Ohio River Bridges Debacle? Federal rules prevent guaranteeing bridge jobs will go to local workers. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another shooting in [...]

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Tags: Art · Awards · Death · Education · Guns · Horse Industry · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Poverty · Travel

Everybody Freak! Louisville Is A Giant Meth Lab!

September 14th, 2012 · 10 Comments

A new preservation program is focusing on saving Louisville’s shotgun houses. [WDRB] You can’t even ride a bike in Louisville these days without some road rage nut from Bardstown hitting you. [C-J/AKN] A Louisville man allegedly told his cousin he planned to take the fall for his stepson’s murder, instead of his teenage son taking [...]

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