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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July 15th, 2014 · 4 Comments
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July 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments
Haven House is trying to stretch its resources so they don’t have to turn anyone away. But they say the bridges project isn’t the only problem. [WDRB] You know we love the West End and always push the positives there but let’s get real a moment. It’s time to rain on Greg Fischer’s parade again. [...]
July 11th, 2014 · Comments Off
Remember, this is Louisville, so anything that can go wrong will definitely go wrong. Gigabit-speed Internet may soon be coming to Louisville. The Louisville Metro Council is expected to approve contracts with three different companies for fiber Internet installation at its meeting next Tuesday. [WDRB] The tax on Jefferson County hotel rooms would rise 1 [...]
July 9th, 2014 · Comments Off
Plan on advertising leading up to the general election? This is last call for everyone — even non-political advertisers. Get in touch now, as we’re limiting space for 2014.
July 7th, 2014 · Comments Off
Late last week Governator Steve Bigot hollered about the Barrel Tax Credit:
July 7th, 2014 · 2 Comments
It’s almost been two weeks since this scene on River Road shocked witnesses, the EMS Community, and the victim’s families. [WDRB] Focusing on the strategies and programs in place to improve academic achievement and ensuring schools have the resources they need are at the top of Donna Hargens’ to-do list as she begins the final [...]
July 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off
Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore has announced his candidacy for re-election. Which is a real shame for Jeffersonville. [WDRB] Two Louisville bicycling organizations are inviting the public to participate in a five-mile bike ride on Friday to celebrate new dedicated bike lanes that connect Old Louisville with the Highlands. [C-J/AKN] A civil suit was filed against [...]
July 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment
World Cup fever is here, and millions are glued to the TV. Now, a Louisville business is flying high thanks to fans cheering on their home country. [WDRB] A group of 2,000 young adults will be at work for the next eight weeks thanks to Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s SummerWorks program. [C-J/AKN] Reminder: Greg Fischer [...]
June 30th, 2014 · Comments Off
This week Governor Bigot hollers about the Kentucky Innovation Network, which is apparently a thing despite Kentucky’s horrible business and economic climate: Spoiler alert: Those business growth statistics were what Beshear claimed — I.E., all the junk his office touts via press release as jobs created. We love Kentucky but let’s keep it real.
June 30th, 2014 · Comments Off
Wondering how to further discourage people from coming downtown? Jack up parking rates and make it tougher to park on the weekends. POSSIBILITY CITY! To think a majority of you folks repeatedly vote for Greg Fischer only to have this sort of thing repeatedly happen. Anyone with sense (not him) could have avoided all of [...]