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Yarmuth To Push Council On Minimum Wage

October 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Louisville police have started a new search for a company to outfit officers with body cameras, slowing down an effort already behind the department’s self-imposed schedule. [WDRB] To get a feel for just how bitter the contract dispute is between the Metropolitan Sewer District and one of its two unions, Laborers International Union of North [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Banking · Indiana · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Politics · Poverty · Senate Race · TARC

No Way Around It. Yesterday Was Just Horrible.

October 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

Officials say one person has been shot and one person has been taken into custody after a shooting at Fern Creek High School Tuesday. [WDRB] A child was been found dead in Cherokee Park Tuesday evening, Louisville Metro Police said, and the incident is being treated as a death investigation. [C-J/AKN] Officials confirm that a [...]

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Tags: Banking · Chris Thieneman · Death · Discrimination · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Parks · Politics · Senate Race · State Government

Something’s Gotta Be In The “Pure Tap”, Right???

September 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

It’s mid-morning and the seventh graders in Molly Duffield’s third-period class at Newburg Middle School are walking around the room with yardsticks, golf balls and scientific calculators. [WDRB] Jefferson District Judge Sandra McLaughlin is basically a disaster who ought to be disbarred. [C-J/AKN] More than 100 people came to the “Bridge Louisville” meeting Saturday, bringing [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Crime · Economy · Education · Health Care · Indiana · Judges · Legal · LMPD · Police · Politics · Senate Race · University of Louisville · Youth

JCPS Continues To Make It Rain For Union Guy

August 25th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Brent McKim is paid about $75,000 annually by Jefferson County Public Schools — the going rate for a high school physics teacher with a master’s degree and 23 years’ experience. Yet, it’s been more than a decade since McKim has taught a class or had any duties at a particular school. [WDRB] You can go [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Business · Crime · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Public Relations · Race · Sports · Taxes · University of Kentucky · Weather · Youth

Selective Parent Outrage Makes For Eye Rolls

May 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville entrepreneur Kent Oyler has been named the next president and CEO of Greater Louisville Inc., the metro chamber of commerce. [WDRB] When it comes to fitness, Louisville is huffing and puffing far behind its peers. The American College of Sports Medicine ranked the area a lowly 49th for fitness among the nation’s 50 largest [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Banking · Business · Discrimination · Dogs · Education · Fairness · Greater Louisville Inc. · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Oops · Possibility City · Youth

Are You Ready For Non-Stop Political Ads?!

May 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

INDOT officials say construction on the Indiana side of the Big Four Bridge is complete, meaning the long-awaited opening of the ramp to the popular pedestrian bridge could happen this week. [WDRB] One of two Walmart stores that opened last year in Washington, D.C., has 83,000 square feet of retail space right on a street [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Business · Crime · Discrimination · Economy · Gays · Guns · Housing · Indiana · Media · Ohio River Bridges · Police · West End · Youth

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

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