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No One Is Surprised By Last Night’s Results

November 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Democratic U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth is easily winning re-election in Kentucky’s 3rd congressional district. [WDRB] In Louisville, only the nose knows when it comes to enforcing odor regulations. As JBS Swift and the city wrestle over complaints of a slaughterhouse stench, the company is now questioning the city’s reliance on a decades-old subjective odor standard [...]

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Tags: Business · Butchertown · Economy · Education · Gambling · Indiana · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Senate Race

Sadly, Education In Kentucky Continues To Suffer

October 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

Elderly and low income neighbors in Jeffersonville are caught in the middle of a zoning fight that could force them out of their home. [WDRB] Your dying local newspaper got at least a few school board endorsements right, it seems. Not endorsing people like Horne was a wise move. [C-J/AKN] Prosecutors said they plan to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Butchertown · Downtown · Education · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Zoning

Really? 5-Sentence Story On Big JCPS Pay Raise?

September 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

He sure seems like a nice guy. A Clarksville firefighter is behind bars after police say he shot a dog. Gary Crowe, Jr. is charged with attempted killing of a domestic animal and intimidation. [WDRB] Because of course they gave them even more time. The Metro Board of Zoning Adjustment on Monday gave the JBS [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Butchertown · Death · Dining · Dogs · Downtown · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · LMPD · Oops

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

The Old Butchertown-Swift Slap Fight Rages On

April 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

With opening night just three days away, the finish line is fast approaching at Churchill Downs. [WDRB] KFC Yum! Center officials say they don’t intend to pay $7.5 million the Kentucky State Fair Board claims it’s lost since the new arena began siphoning business from Freedom Hall when it started hosting University of Louisville basketball [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Butchertown · Churchill Downs · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Oops · State Government

Many Ignore What Master P Tries To Highlight

June 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Rapper Master P is highlighting a growing problem in Louisville. The Hip hop mogul is planning a documentary that will partially be filmed and produced in Louisville. It will highlight the effects of chronic incarceration, and also show the impact violence has on youth. [WDRB] The number of children in the United States living in [...]

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Tags: Butchertown · Death · Discrimination · Education · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Politics · Poverty · Race · Steve Beshear

Really, White House Tours? They’re That Important?

March 11th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Greg Fischer needs to rethink his strategy because this abandoned properties bill is solid. Just because the city could take over vacant properties doesn’t mean it would have to. [C-J/AKN] Sounds like Mellwood/Story Ave on the average afternoon. Chinese officials say they have fished out 900 dead pigs from a Shanghai river that is a [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Butchertown · Death · Greg Fischer · Indiana · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Steve Beshear · Zoning

Nope, Definitely Not Most Compassionate Or Safest

May 18th, 2012 · 6 Comments

What was that, Greg, about Louisville being the most compassionate city in the country? What was that, again, about Louisville being the safest city in the nation? Quit with the damn buzz words. You looked and sounded like an imbecile while 95% of the city was stressed and saddened over yesterday’s tragic mess of death. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Butchertown · Death · Economy · Greg Fischer · Guns · Hype · Metro Government · Politics · West End · WLKY

4/20 & Folks Almost Just Assploded, From Pot

April 20th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Since the mainstream won’t talk about it, you probably won’t find out about it. But here’s a good look at the corruption at the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and its latest shenanigans involving the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge. [Page One] Remember last year when we told you Lynn Fischer thought she was taking over the local Democratic [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Butchertown · Democrats · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Indiana · Jack Conway · Metro Government · MSD · Politics · Rumors · State Government · Water

Another $112K Metro Government Job Announced

January 19th, 2012 · 8 Comments

Does Louisville really need a “director of performance improvement” to be hired by Greg Fischer? At the tune of $112,000 per year? She’s supposed to “bring the best of private sector accountability, transparency and efficiency to metro government.” This story reads like a straight-up press release. [C-J/AKN] Here’s Jim Ramsey complaining about budget cuts. He [...]

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Tags: Arena · Awards · Butchertown · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · James Ramsey · Metro Government · Oops · Sports · State Government · University of Louisville · Youth

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