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Council Democrats Apparently Lack All Courage

October 14th, 2014 · No Comments

From the Department of Things That Make This Possibility City… A fire run to a Louisville residence led to the arrest of two people after police say firefighters found something illegal inside the home. [WDRB] In a dozen years representing the Louisville Metro Council’s 5th District centered in the Shawnee and Portland, Democrat Cheri Bryant [...]

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Tags: Business · Cable · Charity · Death · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Police · Politics · Senate Race · Youth

Help Give That Poor Kid A Dignified Funeral

October 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Will you help pay for Ray Allen Etheridge’s funeral? He’s the homeless kid found murdered in Cherokee Park. You can donate at any PNC branch, despite what the story says. [WDRB] Errrr. Nope. Master P is paying for it all. Glad to see someone step up like that! Despite a judicial rule against endorsements, a [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Crime · Death · Health Care · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Lexington · Oops · Police · Politics · Travel · Youth

Central Principal Needs Some Prompt Education

September 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

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 · Comments Off

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 · Comments Off

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

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