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This Kid Needs Your Help. Consider Stepping Up.

September 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Indiana and Kentucky have selected a Virginia-based company to oversee the toll system for the Ohio River Bridges Project. The contract, estimated at $39.9 million, includes installing, operating and maintaining the toll equipment for seven years, said Kendra York, Indiana’s public finance director. [WDRB] Churchill Downs Incorporated announced Churchill Downs, its namesake racetrack, and Yum! [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bourbon · Charity · Churchill Downs · Death · Education · Health Care · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Ohio River Bridges · Police

Is Everyone Just Getting Stabbed These Days?

September 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

A new multi-million dollar marina is on hold after Jeffersonville City Council tabled a proposed plan at their meeting Tuesday night, sending it back to Plan Commission for further review. [WDRB] As they debate a proposed increase in the local minimum wage, Louisville Metro Council members will likely approve exemptions as they work toward boosting [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Death · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Lexington · Metro Council · Politics · Senate Race · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

More “Compassionate City” Bullshit Floats To Top

August 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments

Right now there is only an old run down tobacco barn on the site in rural eastern Shelby County. [WDRB] Want a load of bullshit to start your morning? Here’s some compassionate city nonsense, written by a PR lady, pushed by her law firm bosses. It’s absurd and offensive, sadly. [C-J/AKN] Louisville Metro Public Works [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Bourbon · Business · Education · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Senate Race

Legislators Outside Louisville Are Enviro-Ignorant

August 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

Just before 2 a.m. Saturday, emergency officials received a call about a shooting on Routt Road in Jeffersontown. [WDRB] The Transit Authority of River City is making what the transit officials call relatively minor service adjustments, with most of the changes to be in place by Monday. [C-J/AKN] It was a scary first day of [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Death · Discrimination · Gays · Guns · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Oops · Politics · TARC · UPS

Bridge Tolls? What Tolls? Nothing To See Here

August 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Southern Indiana chamber of commerce is asking state officials to consider changes to traffic and toll plans in an effort to ease the Ohio River Bridges Project’s financial burden on local businesses. [WDRB] Who in Possibility City believes the Gannett split doesn’t have a serious impact on the company’s “local commitment”? That’s right — [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Charity · Construction · Courier-Journal · Dogs · Education · Gannett · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges

Another Weekend, Another Bunch Of Fun Shootings

August 11th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Sitting around with his family has never felt so good for Leon Nelson. [WDRB] Jefferson County students with some of the most critical behavioral and mental health needs will get additional help this school year. [C-J/AKN] A shooting near downtown Louisville left one man in grave condition at University Hospital. [WHAS11] Lexington loves shooting people [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Crime · Dogs · Education · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Politics · Republican Party · Youth

Be Smart: Just Say No To Crappy Hipster Bourbon

August 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

What they’re not telling you is that their site was compromised and many pages were redirecting to sites that Google said were malware. We got dozens of emails about it and had to disable links for quite a while. [WDRB] The new school year will bring a lunch price increase as well as an expanded [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Politics · Sports · Taxes · WDRB · Youth

LG&E Gets Fined Every Waking Minute, Probably

July 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Another day, another bus accident, nothing to see here, move along. [WDRB] Tax-increment financing districts and property tax caps continued to have a negative effect on Greater Clark County Schools last year, as assessed property values dropped about $50 million to $2.3 billion, according to the district’s chief financial officer, citing its latest annual report [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Dogs · Gannett · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Internet · JCPS · LG&E · Metro Council · Poverty

UofL Continues To Play A Game Of Secrecy

July 17th, 2014 · 4 Comments

It’s Louisville’s signature event of the summer — but before Forecastle music rumbles the Ohio River, we’re hearing sounds of setup and seeing what makes this year’s festival bigger than ever. [WDRB] Pretty sure we were the first to tell you GE was in talks to sell its appliance business. [C-J/AKN] Medical emergency runs in [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Crime · Downtown · Festival · Indiana · Internet · Legal · Metro Council · Music · Taxes · University of Louisville · Youth

This Compassionate City Is So Compassionate

July 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

A new nickname for the River City could be the Bourbon City. The Kentucky Distillers’ Association is planning to open a satellite office in downtown Louisville because of its booming bourbon scene. [WDRB] Metro United Way is cutting funding to about a dozen charities in the Louisville area, leaving some of the nonprofits scrambling to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Charity · Death · Education · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Police · Race · West End

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