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This Compassionate City Is So Compassionate

July 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

A new nickname for the River City could be the Bourbon City. The Kentucky Distillers’ Association is planning to open a satellite office in downtown Louisville because of its booming bourbon scene. [WDRB] Metro United Way is cutting funding to about a dozen charities in the Louisville area, leaving some of the nonprofits scrambling to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Charity · Death · Education · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Police · Race · West End

Karen Sypher Is Poking Her Head Up Again

July 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville Male High School Principal David Mike and two other school staffers could face disciplinary actions at the hands of the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board following the results of an investigation into allegations of cheating on a standardized test. [WDRB] A Wayside Christian Mission emergency shelter has begun an $11.8 million renovation that will [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Courier-Journal · Education · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Politics · Water · WDRB · 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

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

Everyone Is Afraid To Get Shot On The Snyder

June 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A woman says she saw two men running from the area of the Snyder shooting. [WDRB] Contributions to the 61st annual WHAS Crusade for Children totaled $5,637,680. [C-J/AKN] Louisville Metro Police officers are turning to the public to get answers about who may have fired shots into a car on the Gene Snyder Freeway over [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Charity · Democrats · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Legal · Lexington · LMPD · Metro Council · Scandal

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

Even New Albany Takes Unwanted Pets Seriously

June 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

New Albany Police Chief Todd Bailey has asked the Indiana State Police to investigate the New Albany Police Department. [WDRB] A Metro Council committee last Tuesday tabled an effort to stop allowing new transitional housing and halfway shelters in certain west Louisville neighborhoods while members decide how to address neighborhood concerns about a proliferation of [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Charity · Chris Thieneman · Construction · Dogs · Economy · Ford · Greg Fischer · Housing · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government · Oops · Police · Poverty · State Government · West End

Everyone’s Super-Mad About MSD Rate Increases

May 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

A week after a state audit criticized JCPS for not spending enough of its $1 billion budget on students, there’s news that the district will create dozens of new positions outside the classroom. [WDRB] Louisville’s sewer rates will rise another 5.5 percent starting Aug. 1 to pay for an ongoing $850 million project to stop [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Charity · Construction · Dogs · Economy · Festival · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LG&E · Metro Government · Movies · MSD · Parks · Sports

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