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Can’t A Wealthy Person Help Out In Jeffersonville?

January 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Developer Todd Blue is getting ready to build a surface parking lot on the vacant ground he owns behind the newly stabilized Whiskey Row facades on W. Main Street, according to a plan filed with Louisville Metro government. [WDRB] This continues to be one of the dumbest waste of taxpayer dollars in Kentucky – fighting [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Charity · Downtown · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · Possibility City · Race · Smoking Ban · Sports

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Update

January 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

On Friday, Governor Steve Beshear discussed improving Kentucky’s business climate: Spoiler alert: Frankfort won’t be improving Kentucky’s business climate.

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Tags: Business · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Who’ll Move To The Portland Neighborhood Next?

January 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

Yep, $26 million of your tax dollars are paying for unbelievable discrimination at Sunrise on the basis of sexual orientation in 2014. [WDRB] Four things that put cities’ record-low murder rates into context. Over the same period that murders dropped in large cities, they have risen in suburbs. [Think Progress] Here’s the latest press release [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Discrimination · Education · Ford · Indiana · Movies · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges · Parks · Poverty · Race · WHAS · Youth

We’re Surprised GLI Is Apparently Still A Thing

January 3rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

Greater Louisville Inc., the metro chamber of commerce, has three legislative priorities for the 2014 Kentucky General Assembly, according to a New Year email blast from GLI CEO Craig Richard. [WDRB] The Rev. Frank M. Smith Jr. delivered a fervent sermon to a packed house at Westwood Presbyterian Church near Chickasaw Park on New Year’s [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Greater Louisville Inc. · Health Care · Indiana · Metro Government · State Government

We’re Stuck Wondering Who’ll Replace Ward-Pugh

January 2nd, 2014 · 7 Comments

It’s truly unfortunate that televised media in Louisville has chosen to focus on one incident that may not be much more than hype. Instead, Louisville’s press has been sitting on its hands for years when it comes to the hot mess that is Metro Animal Services. It’s much worse than a case or two of [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Business · Economy · Greg Fischer · Guns · Horse Industry · Hype · Indiana · Metro Council · Politics · Race · Taxes

Everything’s Still Puppies & Rainbows, Move Along

December 30th, 2013 · 3 Comments

It’s tale of two Louisville shopping districts: one seeing a last minute frenzy, the other lackluster sales. The reason(s) everyone but the folks in television and at the newspaper admit: Jerry Abramson and Cordish. [WDRB] Louisville International Airport is nearing completion of two taxiway projects that airport officials say will make it easier and safer [...]

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Tags: Arena · Business · Cordish · Crime · Downtown · Guns · Indiana · Lexington · State Government · TV · WAVE · West End

Indiana State Govt May Be Worse Than Kentucky

December 19th, 2013 · Comments Off

The highest number ever of Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) teachers have earned the highest professional standard in teaching. [WDRB] We love Louisville like crazy but come on. Louisville has been recognized in the current issue of National Geographic Traveler magazine as one of 20 “Best of the World” destinations. [C-J/AKN] A federal judge has [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Economy · Education · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Politics · Polls · State Government · Travel

Possibility City: Who Will Be Gunned Down Next?

December 18th, 2013 · 3 Comments

A teenager standing at a bus stop became Louisville’s latest murder victim Monday night. [WDRB] The Metropolitan Sewer District board agreed Monday to pay a $101,000 fine for 250 illegal sewage discharges during the first half of 2013, totaling about 152 million gallons, MSD officials said. [C-J/AKN] A group of Louisville residents who say coal [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Hype · Indiana · Lexington · LG&E · MSD · Scandal · Senate Race · South End · University of Louisville · West End

How Many Gun & Pedestrian Deaths Today, Folks?

December 17th, 2013 · Comments Off

Humana, Louisville’s biggest white-collar employer, doesn’t provide enough support to local entrepreneurs, according to a new report commissioned by Greater Louisville Inc., the metro chamber of commerce. [WDRB] The Lyndon and Louisville Metro fire departments are moving ahead with discussions about a possible operating agreement. [C-J/AKN] Since WHAS11′s new news director thinks it’s appropriate to [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Death · Discrimination · Greater Louisville Inc. · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Lexington · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Travel · Water

Please Support Dare To Care If You Can Afford It

December 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

You can’t even drive on Louisville streets these days without your vehicle getting sucked into a giant hole. [WDRB] Ford Motor Co. says it will hire more than 11,000 people in the U.S. and Asia next year to support an aggressive rollout of new vehicles. [C-J/AKN] As school safety in this country is re-examined, tonight [...]

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