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You’ve Probably Already Skipped Out For Thunder

April 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

JCPS officials are responding to an FBI memo sent to local law enforcement claiming a gang of middle schoolers is responsible for the downtown mob violence in late March. [WDRB] The University of Louisville announced Thursday that it has reached its fundraising goal of $1 billion for its capital campaign, which began in 2007. [C-J/AKN] [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Derby Festival · Downtown · Education · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Senate Race · Thunder · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Youth

Everyone’s Apparently Still Nervous About Thunder

April 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

After rumors of possible violence at this weekend’s Thunder Over Louisville, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer explained why more than just teens must be held accountable for any violence — including the recent mayhem at downtown. [WDRB] This Indiana loon sounds like he’d do really well in Frankfort. Indiana’s top official in charge of improving the [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Cable · Downtown · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Guns · Homeless · Indiana · Thunder · Youth

JCPS Teaching Kids About Debt’s A Good Sign

March 20th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Rising expenses and declining revenue. That’s the reality facing mental health and drug treatment centers in Kentucky. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District has interviewed 40 of its employees for continued work within the troubled agency, its director, Keith Talley Sr., said Wednesday. [C-J/AKN] The Kentucky primary is not too far away and [...]

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Tags: Cable · Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Steve Beshear

Downtown Grocery? Yes, Please, Says Everyone

March 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Two national developers announced plans Thursday to build a 600-room hotel, upscale grocery store and 200-unit apartment complex downtown – a project Mayor Greg Fischer called a “huge leap forward” for the Louisville area. Here’s hoping Cordish doesn’t ruin it. [WDRB] Convention and tourism officials have cobbled together a financial plan to pay the $175 [...]

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Tags: Cable · Congress · Construction · Death · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · State Government · Taxes

Most People Hate Idea Of Over TWC-Comcast

February 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments

This is what generosity looks like in Kentucky. The family tell us they are speechless, grateful. So let’s help them hit their mark to bring his body home for a proper funeral. [GoFundMe] It’s really safe to say that Louisvillians are not happy about a potential Time Warner-Comcast merger. [WDRB] A veteran assistant Jefferson County [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Charity · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Oops · University of Louisville · Youth

Have Extra Cash? Consider Helping A Family Out

February 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

An Eastern Kentucky family is in need. Many of you have deep pockets, so please consider helping them. [Sad Situation] Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s local-option sales tax proposal took legislative form Tuesday, but even the bill’s sponsor doubts its chances in the 2014 session of the General Assembly. [WDRB] A Kentucky judge on Tuesday ordered [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Charity · Derby Festival · Greg Fischer · Guns · Indiana · Media · Police · Politics · Senate Race · State Government · Taxes · University of Louisville · WDRB

Here’s Some Stuff To Rot Your Brains…

December 27th, 2013 · Comments Off

It’s the holidays, so we’re obviously going to be light on content. But it’s time for a quick round-up! One of the few I’ve written for The ‘Ville Voice in a long time. Glad to be back at it. – Jake One month after a St. Matthews Kroger employee was gunned down at the end [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Charity · Death · Discrimination · Economy · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Possibility City

Woo, Another Cable Provider Screwing Louisville

December 24th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Metro Council Democrats and Marty Meyer hyped the crap out of this one instance of David Yates cleaning up some trash. Four or five press releases, telephone calls, non-stop barrage of hype. He’s apparently trying to raise his profile but it’s not going to happen hyping things like this in such a manner. [WDRB] He [...]

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Tags: Cable · Charity · Death · Democrats · Economy · Hype · Immigration · Indiana · John Yarmuth · LG&E · Metro Council · Police

Senseless Gun Deaths Can Occur Anywhere

November 25th, 2013 · 1 Comment

According to statistics from the Center for Women and Families, it’s an issue that affects one in five women and one in fourteen men in their lifetime. [WDRB] All kinds of pseudo-East Enders are freaking out because someone was murdered in the parking lot of the fancy Kroger on Hubbards Lane. [C-J/AKN] JCPS is releasing [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Charity · Death · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Homeless · Indiana · Lexington · LG&E · Metro Council · Youth

Your Tolly Thing Will Track You Everywhere

September 16th, 2013 · 1 Comment

The family of a man hit and critically injured Thursday during a hit and run on I-64 is pleading for information that will lead to an arrest. [WDRB] More than 100 Kentucky bridges have advanced deterioration and are at risk of collapsing, federal records show, and the head of the state’s transportation agency blames the [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Education · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · South End · State Government · Steve Beshear