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Will The Pedestrian Bridge EVER Open In SoIN??

March 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments

Fifteen-thousand jobs and $87 billion: that’s how much the Ohio River Bridges project is expected to add to the local economy. [WDRB] A Kentucky Bar Association hearing officer has affirmed a private reprimand issued to Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell for violating an ethics rule by improperly communicating with judges on “the merits of a [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Churchill Downs · Death · Discrimination · Gays · Greg Fischer · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Derby · Ohio River Bridges · Oops

The JeffCo Pension War With Frankfort Heats Up

March 19th, 2014 · 6 Comments

A Jefferson County city says they simply can’t afford to continue paying pensions to retired city workers, and they’re asking that the money already paid out to those individuals be returned. [WDRB] The Metro Board of Zoning Adjustment has approved a controversial request by the JBS USA pork packing plant in Butchertown to expand its [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Education · Housing · Indiana · Politics · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · Zoning

Gov. Steve Beshear Conveniently Forgets That Discrimination Is Terrible For Business

March 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Here’s Governor Steve Beshear (D-Homophobe) pretending that Kentucky is great for business:

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Gays · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

KentuckyOne Lives Up To The Negative Predictions

March 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Whether it’s from an asthma attack, drug overdose or cardiac arrest, patients having difficulty breathing will no longer be cared for by respiratory therapists at three Louisville-area emergency rooms as a result of the recent layoffs at KentuckyOne Health. [WDRB] U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth is calling for an investigation into the VA’s purchase of land [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Ford · Gays · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Music · State Government

Tina Ward-Pugh Snaps Back At Greg Fischer

February 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

Pictures of alleged animal abuse in Spencer County are making the rounds on the internet. But county officials are standing by their decision not to charge the owner. [WDRB] Dozens of employees at the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District must reapply for their jobs after audits criticized the agency. [C-J/AKN] The Kentucky general assembly [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Economy · Education · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Metro Council · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · UPS

Woah, Greg Stumbo Has An Actual Good Idea

February 12th, 2014 · Comments Off

Clark County officials must cut almost $5 million from their budget. The county council voted Monday night to do so, one week after the Indiana Dept. of Local Government Finance ordered the cuts. [WDRB] Citizens can now have access to details about nearly every government-owned parcel of land and building in Louisville. [C-J/AKN] We haven’t [...]

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Tags: Business · Economy · Greg Stumbo · Indiana · LG&E · Metro Government · Parks · State Government

Remember The Awful/Failed LOUISVILLE Sign?

February 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Police say the bank robbery suspect who shot himself at Cherokee Park on Thursday may be connected to another robbery in December. [WDRB] Jackie Green is right – the idea of putting a ferris wheel at Waterfront Park is as stupid as that old LOUISVILLE sign. [C-J/AKN] It’s said to be the largest audit ever [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Sports

The Highlands Bank Robbery Is An Insane Story

February 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

We can’t decide if this is worthy of a cringe or not. Josh Young, the teen who last year was found not guilty of killing his 14-year-old stepbrother, is taping an upcoming appearance on Dr. Phil. [WDRB] Basically, nothing has changed and polls this early unfortunately don’t mean much. Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes holds a [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Highlands · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Polls · Taxes

Increased Sales Taxes Hit The Homeless Hard

February 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

After visiting the Masonic Home of Louisville last year, state inspectors discovered five violations that they believed placed residents of the nursing home in “immediate jeopardy.” [WDRB] Walnut Street was a racially diverse artery of Louisville long before mandated desegregation. [C-J/AKN] The Red Cross wants you to donate blood to help those in need. But [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Economy · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Possibility City

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Sporadic Video Update

January 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Governor Steve Beshear finally got around to releasing another video update last week and he focused on Kentucky’s motor vehicle exports:

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Tags: Automobile · Business · Steve Beshear · Video

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