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Why Waste So Much Time & Energy On GLI?

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Suicide prevention sheds a longstanding taboo: talking about attempts. [NY Times] The U.S. Secretary of Transportation is warning that gridlock in Washington could halt big transportation projects in Kentucky and across the country. [WDRB] Drivers downtown can’t miss the progress being made on a new Interstate 65 bridge and its approaches. But work on the [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Contests · Death · Downtown · Economy · Education · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky

Metro Council Scandal Rages On Like Crazy

March 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

A local company is working to help diagnose Alzheimer’s in its earliest stages. [WDRB] In an effort its spokesman has described as “outreach to rednecks,” the Kentucky Baptist Convention is leading “Second Amendment Celebrations,” where churches around the state give away guns as door prizes to lure in nonbelievers in hopes of converting them to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Charity · Death · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Politics · Polls · Race · Religion · Scandal · Water · Youth

It’s Okay To Daytime Drink When It’s This Cold

January 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

It will cost less to build two new Ohio River bridges, but the savings announced Friday won’t necessarily translate into lower tolls for drivers. [WDRB] When Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government issued a challenge last week for developers to develop a new mobile app or product using TARC’s real-time data, it had a clear goal in [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Charity · Cordish · Education · Gannett · Health Care · Ohio River Bridges · TARC · Travel · University of Louisville · Weather

JCTA Finally Noticed The Big Pension Mess

January 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Bill Lamb may just be one of the most self-entitled people in all of Louisville media. Interesting to see him continue pushing the myth of entitled welfare queens. [WDRB] Jeffersontown officials hope a revised tax break proposal will attract new businesses to the city as well as encourage existing ones to expand. The City Council [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Jeffersontown · LMPD · Metro Council · Police · Poverty · Senate Race · State Government · Water · WDRB · Youth

Everything With Arena Is Puppies & Rainbows

January 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments

You’ve been reading our arena coverage for years so you already know that people like Jim King are spinning. [WDRB] A new Louisville program targets mentally ill stuck in the system’s revolving door. A fter years of being caught in an endless cycle of mental illness, homelessness and stints in jail, 52-year-old Rodney Aubrey sipped [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Ford · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Possibility City · Water · West End

Louisville Is Proof That Smoking Bans Do Work

January 9th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Its doors won’t open for another two years. But don’t be fooled by the tarps, chain link fences, earth movers and hard hats – there’s a lot of work going on inside the currently-closed Speed Art Museum. [WDRB] In a scene reminiscent of show-and-tell, about 30 adults sit in a circle in a cheerfully decorated [...]

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Tags: Art · Bourbon · Charity · Education · Health Care · JCPS · LMPD · Possibility City · Smoking Ban · Sports · State Government · University of Kentucky

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

Fischer Could Stop Family Dollar In One Call

December 13th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Only Greg Fischer’s corrupt zoning folks (Bill Bardenwerper) think this is a good idea. Nulu leaders say a Family Dollar discount store isn’t a good fit for the rapidly gentrifying neighborhood centered along E. Market Street. [WDRB] Kentucky’s horse racing regulators voted Wednesday to change medication rules, bringing the state closer to becoming the 11th [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Crime · Dogs · Economy · Horse Industry · Indiana · LMPD · Police · State Government · Zoning

Hopefully Tolls Won’t Harm New Albany’s Growth

December 11th, 2013 · Comments Off

Way to go, Louisville, killing another pedestrian. A worker for a local cement company died on the job Tuesday night. Police say the Cemex employee was trying to stop traffic for a back hoe when he was hit. So maybe not a pedestrian like everyone else – but we still have a high number of [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Charity · Death · Indiana · LMPD · Politics

Really, Jeffersonville? Help Your Homeless

December 10th, 2013 · Comments Off

UPS is helping to spread holiday cheer this Christmas — and what better way than with one of its signature shipping containers? [WDRB] She wakes to the sound of breathing. The smaller children lie tangled beside her, their chests rising and falling under winter coats and wool blankets. [NY Times] When is water not a [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Charity · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Poverty · Scandal · State Government · Steve Beshear · UPS

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