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President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

June 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama discussed bringing workplace policies into the 21st Century — because all Americans should be able to afford to care for a family member in need::

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Economy · Politics · Video

Seriously, Just Build The Damn Walmart Already

June 23rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

The heroin epidemic is terrible but no one is paying attention to a group of people having a funtimes walk on the Big Four Bridge. [WDRB] All the fights over the West End Walmart are adding up to be some of the dumbest in years here in Possibility City. There is NOTHING in that part [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Economy · Guns · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Legal · Possibility City · Sports · University of Kentucky · West End · Youth

Let’s All Act Surprised By UofL’s Big Audit Stunt

June 20th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Two big traffic changes are about to hit thousands of drivers in Kentuckiana. The 2nd Street Bridge (Clark Memorial Bridge) will shut down on Tuesday, July 8th. That means drivers will be able to use it all day on Monday, but it’ll close at midnight and be off limits for six weeks. [WDRB] Southern Indiana [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Construction · Economy · Health Care · Homeless · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Ohio River Bridges · Sports · University of Louisville · Youth

Murder Becomes A Hot Topic In Possibility City

June 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

Fiber internet that people can afford? We’ll believe it when we see it. [WDRB] Here’s some important environmental trivia for your next cocktail party: Louisville has 1.2 million potential tree planting sites. [C-J/AKN] This is apparently news. At least it’s not mugshot central like WAVE. [WHAS11] Just around the curve of Glenn’s Creek from Old [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Construction · Crime · Downtown · Economy · Green · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Possibility City · Steve Beshear

JCPS Truly Works Hard To Feed Children Well

June 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Just take a guess at who the card belongs to. Louisville Metro Police say they’ve arrested a woman after she was found with a stolen access card belonging to a “high ranking” Louisville Metro EMS administrative employee. [WDRB] Allison “Jamie” Kleinhelter has collected only $4,000 of the $120,000 awarded to her in 2011 when a [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Branding · Business · Economy · Education · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Government · Police · Sports · TV · University of Louisville · WAVE

Fun Metro Council Hype Gets More Hype-y

June 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The new 2 percent “fee” most Metro residents will pay on natural gas. The annual hike in property tax rates for Jefferson County Public Schools. Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed local-option sales tax. Some Metro Council Republicans worry a series of little tax increases is quietly adding up — and keeping Louisville’s economy from growing. [WDRB] [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Crime · Economy · Education · Green · Greg Fischer · Housing · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Parks · Scandal · State Government · Taxes · University of Louisville · Youth

These Awful Shootings & Stabbings Need To End

June 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville police chief Steve Conrad says if you want to keep the city safe, you have to pay for it. And that’s why he wants an additional $7 million. [WDRB] Woah, mob violence overtime cost the city almost a million dollars. But at least people are going back downtown. [C-J/AKN & More C-J/AKN] The University [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Bad Behavior · Business · Crime · Downtown · Education · Festival · Guns · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · Music · University of Kentucky · Weather

Fischer Content With Living In Fantasy World

June 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Louisville non-profit says the mayor’s proposed budget cuts its funding by more than $13,000. They say it’s money that could mean the difference between life and death. [WDRB] Greg Fischer says the LG&E fee compromise will cause pain. What planet is this man living on? As if the original proposal wasn’t even worse for [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Festival · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · LG&E · Music · Politics · Republican Party · Senate Race · Taxes · University of Louisville · West End

Everybody Is Just Cold Getting Stabbed Now

June 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

Well, this is supremely embarrassing, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. [WDRB] Despite claiming not being able to remember events as recent as one week ago, Stan Curtis pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing more than $183,000 from U.S.A. Harvest, the charity he founded. [C-J/AKN] Police are investigating after a domestic dispute lead to a stabbing and [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Crime · Education · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Indiana · LG&E · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Politics · Senate Race · State Government · Taxes

Some Things You Can Freak Out About Today

June 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Watching Marianne Butler get outsmarted by Republicans (because she thinks she’s the smartest person in the room, much like Jim King) is hilarious. The Metro Council’s minority Republican members are asking Democratic budget chair Marianne Butler to resign her post, claiming she failed to forward a list of budget priorities to Mayor Greg Fischer. [WDRB] [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Charity · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Lexington · Metro Council · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · Sports · Youth

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