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VA Hospital Scandal: Yep, It’s Still Going On

February 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

“The social injustice and inequitable opportunities need to end and I really, really felt compelled to really take on the challenge,” is what Houston Barber said in reference to taking on the position of principal of the Academy at Shawnee. [WDRB] In December 2010, a Louisville appraiser hired for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Education · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · LG&E · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Scandal · University of Louisville

A Super-Quick Look At Young Crime Today…

February 11th, 2014 · 3 Comments

There’s been a lot of chatter among media-types about the PNC Bank robbery in the Highlands last week. Three guys robbed the bank and attempted to escape through Cherokee Triangle and Cherokee Park. When eventually stopped by police, two of the suspects – an unnamed minor and Brad Scarbrough – got out of their get-away [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Crime · Media · Youth

This LG&E News Will Anger Quite A Few People

December 5th, 2013 · Comments Off

He spent nearly 15 years in prison for a crime he says he didn’t commit. Now, two years after earning his freedom, Kerry Porter says there are still unanswered questions. [WDRB] Sadly, what do we know is a waste of time in Louisville? Task forces and committees. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has set up a [...]

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Tags: Automobile · Banking · Crime · Economy · Education · Hype · Indiana · LG&E · Metro Government · Oops · Possibility City · West End

Metro Council Will Always Embarass Louisville

October 10th, 2013 · 3 Comments

An in-depth archeological investigation is set to begin this week on land in Jeffersonville, Ind., thought to be home to the city’s founding fort. [WDRB] Metro Councilwoman Mary Woolridge told others deliberating whether to oust Barbara Shanklin from office earlier this year that she wouldn’t vote to remove her because she is an African-American woman, [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Business · Death · Indiana · Metro Council · Oops · Police · Scandal · Sports · State Government · Taxes

Metro Council Is Embarrassing The Entire City

August 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off

Calls for change were coupled with emotions and accusations of “grandstanding” Tuesday as a council committee met to consider “sweeping changes” to ethics rules and how council members spend discretionary funds. [WDRB] A collision between a Jefferson County Public Schools bus and a care sent nine people, including seven children with minor injuries, to hospitals [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Banking · Economy · Education · Ethics · Gambling · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · TARC

Nix 300 People But Give Ramsey A Fat Raise?

July 12th, 2013 · 3 Comments

There was no foul play involved in the deaths of a New Albany mother and her two children back in March. That’s the conclusion of the Floyd Co. Grand Jury. [WDRB] A committee of the University of Louisville board of trustees is recommending that university president James Ramsey be given a 6 percent pay raise [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Congress · Death · Education · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Poverty · University of Louisville

Hooboy, $9 MillIion For The Indiana Bridge Ramp

April 4th, 2013 · Comments Off

We’ve received more hate mail for not mentioning that she’s unavailable for the parade than we have anything else in two years. WTF? Many fans were pulling for Louisville native Jennifer Lawrence to be this year’s grand marshal for the Pegasus Parade. [WDRB] Working from a Louisville motel, the prostitute from Chicago found clients through [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Derby Festival · Downtown · Education · Indiana · LG&E · Ohio River Bridges · State Government

Will Indiana Save Us All From Tolls? Yeah, Right

March 26th, 2013 · Comments Off

Kentucky’s senior U.S. Senator says it’s (health care reform) going to be the biggest issue of the 2014 campaign. [WDRB] Looks like Possibility City really dodged a bullet over that Kentucky Kingdom mess. Nearly 70 years ago, Evansville industrialist Louis J. Koch opened a theme park, with a Mother Goose ride and a toy shop [...]

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Tags: Banking · Death · Domestic Violence · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Kentucky Kingdom · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · State Government

That School Bus Thing Is Maybe A Big Deal

February 1st, 2013 · Comments Off

Inside Louisville’s jail, moms, wives, and daughters are desperately trying to get clean of heroin. [WDRB] Americans may be turning away from the hard sciences at universities, but they are increasingly showing up at “science cafes” in local bars and restaurants to listen to scientific talks over a drink or a meal. [Reuters] How excited [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Education · Greater Louisville Inc. · Greg Fischer · Guns · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · LMPD · State Government

You Used To Fear TARC, Now Fear JCPS Buses

January 8th, 2013 · Comments Off

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. You can help. [Support Our New Project!] Prosecutors have chosen not to pursue criminal charges in a deadly daycare van crash that killed one person and injured several children. [WDRB] A former pub landlord from West Yorkshire has become the first person [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Education · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Oops · State Government