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Hot Mess Called Cordish Is Just Making Excuses

August 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

Yes, kids, your tax dollars paid someone to say your tax dollars are hurting your tax dollars. KFC! Yum Center has actually “added competition and hurt” another taxpayer-subsidized entertainment venue in downtown Louisville: 4th Street Live. That’s according to a long-time Louisville real estate appraiser hired by the Cordish Co., the Baltimore-based developers that own [...]

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Tags: Arena · Business · Charity · Cordish · Courier-Journal · Dogs · Economy · Gannett · Greg Fischer · Housing · Indiana · Lexington · LMPD · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Travel

We Love “Deb” Lots And You Should, Too

August 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Could tobacco help prevent the transmission of HIV? Researchers from the University of Louisville are leading an international effort to find out. [WDRB] House Democrats’ top priority in January could be allowing local governments to temporarily raise taxes to help pay for construction projects, House Speaker Greg Stumbo said last week. [C-J/AKN] Congressman John Yarmuth [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Celebrity · Crime · Death · Dogs · Economy · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Judges · Scandal · Taxes · University of Louisville

OH GOD OH GOD THERE’S POOP IN THE WATER

July 31st, 2014 · Comments Off

The Affordable Care Act has Louisville’s health department exchanging patients for policy, cutting back on child immunizations and preventative care for women. [WDRB] They didn’t require passports, as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency threatened for access by Kentucky residents to its climate change hearings this month and next. But for the first time, the Metropolitan [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Discrimination · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Lexington · MSD · Parks · Police · Polls · Scandal · State Government

MSD Probably Just Wants Your Entire Paycheck

July 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

A Louisville construction firm has accused the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet of issuing a “fraudulent letter” that kept the company from landing a contract on the $2.3 billion Ohio River Bridges Project, according to a federal lawsuit filed last week. [WDRB] Yesterday, Middletown announced that it has formed a chamber of commerce. Which… apparently matters in [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Dogs · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Polls · Senate Race · University of Louisville

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

July 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama focused on closing corporate tax loopholes:

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Tags: Business · Politics · Taxes · Video

Come On, WLKY, Enough With Autoplay Videos!

July 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A well traveled stretch of road near the University of Louisville will soon go from two lanes to one, in both directions. [WDRB] Maybe they don’t know which outdoor activities are available, or how to access them. Or maybe they don’t think they have the time. [C-J/AKN] We may be honest, but a new study [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Festival · Gays · Greg Fischer · Immigration · Indiana · Metro Government · Possibility City · Scandal · University of Louisville · West End · Youth

Fischer-LMAS Scandal Still Churning Stomachs

July 23rd, 2014 · 6 Comments

An elderly woman’s wish has been granted, and WDRB’s Rachel Collier was there as she was surprised with a gift that will change how she lives. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Housing Authority is reevaluating a plan that would implement a $75 monthly rent for randomly selected Section 8 participants after housing advocates called the proposed [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Dogs · Economy · Festival · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Metro Government · Old Louisville · Politics · Scandal · Transparency · Travel · University of Louisville · Youth

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Update

July 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

Late last week Governor Steve Bigot garbled a bunch of words together to make a video about entrepreneurs, which sadly means next to nothing for Kentucky:

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Tags: Business · Hype · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

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

Hardcore Porno Gay Causing KY Kingdom Drama

July 15th, 2014 · 4 Comments

JCPS spends $780,000 for Summer Boost program helping 500 students. Some JCPS students are back in class, improving their reading skills as part of a special endeavor called the Summer Boost program, in which teachers are reading with students, both in groups and one-on-one. [WDRB] University of Louisville President James Ramsey is for the first [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Congress · Discrimination · Gambling · Gays · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Judges · Kentucky Kingdom · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Poverty · University of Louisville

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