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So Many Neighborhoods With 50%+ Poverty Rates

January 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you missed Governor Steve Beshear’s address last night or just didn’t want to watch, here’s a PDF of his remarks. [SOTC 2014] Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is asking the public for ideas about how the city’s vacant lots can be redeveloped — and he’s willing to put some money on the table to get [...]

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Tags: Business First · Dogs · Economy · Greg Fischer · Internet · Jerry Abramson · LG&E · Poverty · Scandal · Senate Race · Smoking Ban · State Government · Steve Beshear

A Lesson In Combating Negative Press With GE

February 22nd, 2013 · 2 Comments

What do you do when you’re experiencing a non-stop flow of stories about layoffs and business cuts in Louisville? After you just convinced the public to believe you were moving 500 jobs back to Louisville and wouldn’t ever do anything like cut jobs? You get your friends at a local business publication called Business First [...]

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Tags: Business First · Oops

Support Your Local Food Trucks & Ride A Bike

November 3rd, 2011 · 7 Comments

A positive note, finally! Louisville music is a big deal and it’s in the latest Nylon Magazine. Cheyenne Marie Mize is mentioned at the link but Nerves Junior and other music highlights are in the print edition. The now-defunct ear X-tacy and WFPK even get lots of page space. [Nylon] Remember J.D. Byrider? Looks like [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Business First · Dining · Greg Fischer · Hype · Metro Council · Music · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Poverty · Religion

Definitive End To The Ice Machine & Award Stories?

April 26th, 2010 · 6 Comments

Yes, I’m harping on this again because the story isn’t finished. By now, everybody has seen or heard Greg Fischer say he was Inc. Magazine’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 1990. If not, click here pronto. By now, everybody has seen photos of the award Fischer actually won – provided by his campaign. Proving even [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Business First · Democrats · Greg Fischer · Mayor's Race 2010 · Oops · Politics