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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

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

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