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Central Principal Needs Some Prompt Education

September 30th, 2014 · No Comments

West Virginia plans to frack beneath the Ohio River, which supplies drinking water to millions. Like everyone in Louisville. [Think Progress] KFC Corp., a unit of Louisville-based Yum Brands, says 77 of its fried chicken restaurants across the country could be “in jeopardy” because of a real estate dispute with a California investment group. [WDRB] [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · Police · Polls · State Government · TARC · Transparency · Water · Youth

More Of That Epic Greg Fischer Transparency

September 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Just in case you needed more proof that Greg Fischer is so out-of-touch with the average citizen it’s painful. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says he has concerns about the proposal to increase the minimum wage in Louisville. [WDRB] Because that’ll make his already incompetent team function better with all those distractions? Mayor Greg Fischer is [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Death · Dogs · Downtown · Economy · Greg Fischer · Hype · Indiana · Journalism · Metro Council · Metro Government · Politics · Scandal · Sports

Really? 5-Sentence Story On Big JCPS Pay Raise?

September 24th, 2014 · No Comments

He sure seems like a nice guy. A Clarksville firefighter is behind bars after police say he shot a dog. Gary Crowe, Jr. is charged with attempted killing of a domestic animal and intimidation. [WDRB] Because of course they gave them even more time. The Metro Board of Zoning Adjustment on Monday gave the JBS [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Butchertown · Death · Dining · Dogs · Downtown · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · LMPD · Oops

Let’s Roll Our Collective Eyes At Lynn Winter

September 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

The closing of a popular restaurant more than a year-and-a-half ago continues to have an impact on some small nearby businesses. [WDRB] Joseph Oberhansley walked into a Utah prison 14 years ago, a bullet lodged in his brain, and chose two words to tattoo across his back: “murderous deeds.” [C-J/AKN] This… just… what were these [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Death · Health Care · Indiana · Legal · Politics · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Youth

Some Warm & Sunshine-y Stories For You This A.M.

September 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s a lesson in how local media continues to scare the bejeebers out of people. [WDRB] This cannibal murder mess in Jeffersonville gets more horrific and screwed up by the minute. [C-J/AKN] Just a reminder: the Water Company CEO got to keep his job after a nightmare of a DUI. Compare that to an LG&E [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Economy · Green · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Politics · State Government · University of Louisville · Water

Everyone Getting Murder-Suicided At Gas Stations

September 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

When will this murder-suicide crap at gas stations end? A double shooting Monday night leaves a woman in critical condition and a man dead. [WDRB] Using giant stencils and a whole lot of yellow, white and black paint, a quartet of artists created whimsical Creative Crosswalks designs at four intersections in downtown Jeffersonville on Sunday. [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Health Care · Indiana · John Yarmuth · MSD · Politics · Senate Race

Dan Johnson’s Gonna Retire Soon. Wonder Why?

September 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Kentucky is seeking to join a handful of states that regulate companies such as Uber and Lyft, whose smartphone-driven businesses are now competing with taxis in Louisville, Lexington and other cities across the country. [WDRB] Retired Metro narcotics detectives say he was like a modern-day Robin Hood. He bought shoes and book bags for teenagers [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Death · Downtown · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Police · Politics · Senate Race

GLI: Working Hard To Keep Everybody Down

September 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Jefferson County Public Schools has hired a new team to help its most vulnerable students. [WDRB] Of course GLI opposes a living wage for workers in Louisville. Remember, these are people put in charge by Greg Fischer. Arguing that increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 locally would hurt local businesses and possibly result in job [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Economy · Greater Louisville Inc. · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Religion · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Let’s Take Racism More Seriously, Louisville

September 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Officials with Jefferson County Public Schools unveiled a plan to the school board Monday on where to place two new innovative schools that will open in time for the 2015-16 school year. [WDRB] The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday the crew of a UPS jet that crashed last year in Birmingham, Ala., made mistakes [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Courier-Journal · Discrimination · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Newspaper · Parks · Police · Politics · Race · University of Louisville · UPS · WDRB · Youth

Another Puppies & Rainbows Possibility City Day!

September 9th, 2014 · 3 Comments

If you missed it, Greg Fischer’s Louisville Metro Animal Services scandal just got a lot worse. [Last Night] Cavers discover miles of passageways leading to a whole new river system under southern Indiana and they say it could lead to much more. [WDRB] Electrolux is buying the Louisville-based appliance business from General Electric for $3.3 [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Business · Death · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government · Oops · Police · Politics · Poverty · Scandal

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