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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

GLI Changed Its Mind On That Church Meeting

September 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

Waaaaait a minute. Look what’s happened with Greater Louisville Inc. They’ve changed their minds. Check this out: FROM GLI’S SITE Just the other day it was being held at a mega church on the eastern edge of town. Now? It’s taking place downtown. Interesting how that works. Perhaps GLI will now get back to advocating [...]

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Tags: Business · Greater Louisville Inc. · Oops · Religion

LG&E Managed Its DUI Scandal Better Than LWC

September 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you’re going over the Kennedy Bridge in the next few months, you may notice some new equipment as temporary transponder readers were put up on Friday. [WDRB] If the spokesperson for LG&E gets fired for a DUI, why shouldn’t the overpaid CEO of the Louisville Water Company be fired for the same? [C-J/AKN] The [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Crime · Guns · Immigration · Indiana · Music · Ohio River Bridges · Police · State Government · Water

GLI Grows More Disconnected By The Minute

September 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Just how out-of-touch is Greater Louisville Inc these days? They’re holding events at a church. Early on a Monday morning. CLICK TO ENLARGE Like there aren’t a ton of businesses in the J-town area large enough to accommodate the handful of folks who’ll show up? No wonder businesses have been fleeing left and right.

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Tags: Business · Greater Louisville Inc. · Possibility City

We Tried To Find Positive Stories For The Roundup

September 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

A family, living in the Shawnee neighborhood, says it’s getting death threats following the murder of an infant. Now, there’s an extra police presence in front of the home where it happened. [WDRB] Dealing another blow to LG&E’s plans for a coal ash dump on its Trimble County power plant property, the U.S. Environmental Protection [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Death · Dogs · Education · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · LG&E · Ohio River Bridges · West End · Youth

Minor Drug Offenders Serve More Time Than That

September 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

Kentucky and Indiana lack a plan for out-of-state toll collection. [WDRB] The JBS Swift plant in Butchertown has been cited for humane slaughter violations. Seems like only yesterday the paper was screwing that story up and libeling a former WHAS11 employee. [C-J/AKN] Oh, wait, here’s another story about JBS Swift. [C-J/AKN] This has got to [...]

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Tags: Business · Butchertown · Death · Dogs · Indiana · Lexington · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · Scandal · Weather · West End

When Will The Killing Stop In Possibility City?

August 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville is being recognized for its efforts to get more businesses connected to the Internet. [WDRB] A Metropolitan Sewer District investment program that had been sharply criticized by the state auditor in late 2011 has been found by the U.S. Treasury Department to have violated federal regulations. [C-J/AKN] The coroner said marijuana, heroin, amphetamine and [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Death · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Parks · University of Louisville · Water

Greg Fischer: He’s The Opposite Of Transparent

August 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

The city of Jeffersonville is changing its plans for a marina that’s been vacant since the first of the year, after construction bids were more expensive than expected. [WDRB] Chris declined to comment if Kindred had asked the city for financial incentives to assist its project. Because he can’t be caught being transparent with taxpayers [...]

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Tags: Art · Business · Downtown · Education · Guns · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Mitch McConnell · Music · Politics · Scandal · Senate Race · Taxes · Transparency

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