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TARC: Still Scaring Meemaws Watching TV

March 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Two teens are in the hospital after a stabbing that happened on a TARC bus early Sunday morning, according to LMPD. [WDRB] Here’s the latest in Greg Fischer nonsense. The consulting firm that came up with a reorganization plan for the troubled Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District has been working with at least one […]

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Tags: Ali Center · Bad Behavior · Books · Death · Education · Greg Fischer · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · LG&E · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · TARC · Youth

You’ll Want To Buy This New Book Immediately

January 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

Sarah Baird, once a fixture in the halls of Frankfort and known to any politician who is anybody, has written a book that will blow your mind. Are you ready for it? Get ready. Ready now? LOOK: CLICK TO GO BUY ON AMAZON It’s called Kentucky Sweets: Bourbon Balls, Spoonbread & Mile High Pie and […]

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Tags: Books · Bourbon

Booze Apparently Causes Louisville’s Problems

September 4th, 2013 · Comments Off

The Louisville-Southern Indiana metro area has regained all 42,000 jobs lost during the 2007-09 economic recession, according to the latest information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. [WDRB] To stave off tolls, some people in Northern Kentucky want a state sales tax increase to fund the $2.5 billion Brent Spence Bridge replacement and renovation. […]

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Tags: Alcohol · Books · Discrimination · Economy · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · State Government · University of Kentucky

Just In Case You’re Hungry For Cornbread…

September 5th, 2012 · Comments Off

Hungry for Cornbread? Jim Higdon will be at the St. Charles Exchange on Monday, September 10 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Go get this: THE PASTIES ARE OUR ADDITION Signed by Higdon.

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Tags: Books · Dining

Cornbread On Audio, Win A Free Book To Celebrate

July 18th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Have you heard how GQ described Jim Higdon’s The Cornbread Mafia? “[A] lucidly spun tale…. Think Tarantino on Kentucky bluegrass, scored with Creedence and vigorously reported.” —GQ We’ve written about it a ton over the past few months and it’s time to write about it again. Because the audio book has officially been released! You […]

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Tags: Books · Contests

Get Ready For Barry Bernson’s New Book & DVD

June 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment

We’re not fans of giving people free advertising – especially when those people are Carol Butler, who had that fancy do-nothing-for-$80,000-per-year “job” with Jerry Abramson. So you know this is a big deal. We’re fans of Barry Bernson and think getting hyped up over his upcoming book is a good thing: The DVD alone (you […]

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Tags: Anchor · Books · Reporters

Possibility City’s Super-Compassionate These Days

April 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

Police are cracking down on human trafficking in Louisville. Something you probably didn’t know was an issue. [FOX41] You’ll probably want to read this story about the poorest county in America celebrating prom. Yes, it’s in Kentucky. [HuffPo] Really, Greg? We’re going to keep talking about what a compassionate city Louisville is while people are […]

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Tags: Books · Business · Contests · Greg Fischer · LMPD · Metro Government · Possibility City · Poverty · Water

It’s Kentucky Derby Time! Check This Book Out

April 26th, 2012 · 9 Comments

In honor of the Kentucky Derby, we’re giving away two copies of The Kentucky Derby – How the Rn for the Roses Became America’s Premier Sporting Event by James C. Nicholson. All thanks to the University Press of Kentucky. “You may never get to experience the thrill of entering the winner’s circle and smelling the […]

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Tags: Books · Contests · Kentucky Derby

Karen Sypher’s Guy Going Insane?

April 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment

Seriously. Look at the nuts going insane today.

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Books

Last Call For “Cornbread Mafia” Contest Entries

April 16th, 2012 · Comments Off

We decided to extend the contest to win copies of Cornbread Mafia another day. There was such a huge email response that it seemed only fair to give everyone a shot. And… we’re expecting to have more copies than planned to give away. So enter by midnight tonight.

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Tags: Books · Contests · Scandal