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JCTA Put Its Foot In Its Mouth With That One

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Some Jefferson County teachers are upset after their names were included without their knowledge in a political advertisement sent to approximately 50,000 voters by the Jefferson County Teachers Association. [WDRB] A record 548,815 people are registered to vote in Jefferson County in the general election Tuesday, Nov. 4, newly released figures by the Jefferson County [...]

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Tags: Bellarmine · Churchill Downs · Death · Dogs · Domestic Violence · Downtown · Election · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Oops · Politics

Human Trafficking, Stabbing And Electric Buses

October 28th, 2014 · No Comments

The first person in Louisville convicted of human trafficking was sentenced to 10 years in prison with no probation Monday morning. [WDRB] In June, 16-year-old Elivar Mazariegos stepped off a bus in the desert town of Altar, Mexico, 1,900 miles north of his rural village in Guatemala, where a death threat had pushed him to [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Crime · Gays · Health Care · Homeless · Immigration · Indiana · Music · Politics · Poverty · TARC

If Louisville’s PubTrans Is Good, What’s Bad?

October 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

For decades, it’s been an oasis of agricultural land at the intersection of Interstate 64 and the Watterson Expressway. But the family trusts that control Oxmoor Farm appear to be reviving long-delayed plans to develop what is perhaps the most desirable acreage in Louisville. [WDRB] Didn’t we ridicule this back before it kicked off? Over [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Construction · Economy · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Horse Industry · Housing · Hype · Immigration · Indiana · Judges · Politics · Religion · Senate Race

This Kid Needs Your Help. Consider Stepping Up.

September 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Indiana and Kentucky have selected a Virginia-based company to oversee the toll system for the Ohio River Bridges Project. The contract, estimated at $39.9 million, includes installing, operating and maintaining the toll equipment for seven years, said Kendra York, Indiana’s public finance director. [WDRB] Churchill Downs Incorporated announced Churchill Downs, its namesake racetrack, and Yum! [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bourbon · Charity · Churchill Downs · Death · Education · Health Care · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Ohio River Bridges · Police

Fischer Still Playing Games With LMAS Scandal

August 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Jefferson County jury deliberated for about an hour Thursday before finding in favor of The Courier-Journal and its parent company in an age discrimination lawsuit brought by a newspaper executive who was fired in 2011. [WDRB] Thought Cordish was gonna do all that? The city is moving to find a new life for the [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Cordish · Courier-Journal · Death · Dogs · Downtown · Gambling · Gannett · Greg Fischer · Housing · Indiana · Judges · Metro Council · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Parks · Scandal · University of Louisville · West End

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

Homelessness Is A Big Problem In Possibility City

May 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Across Kentucky and Indiana, people gathered on Memorial Day to pay tribute to those who died in service to America. [WDRB] Shortly after moving to Louisville, Patricia Mahaun stopped by the local veterans hospital in October, hoping to find a new doctor, get checked for a possible urinary tract infection and get a flu shot. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Crime · Dogs · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Lottery · Religion · Youth

Jeffersonville’s Embarrassing Mayor Strikes Again

May 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

West End residents are concerned with the growing number of halfway houses. It’s the part of West Louisville you don’t often see on the news. [WDRB] A boater who called the downtown Jeffersonville wharf home for nearly two decades before he and his wife were evicted from the docks earlier this year, is accusing Mayor [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Discrimination · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · LG&E · Politics · Scandal · Senate Race · Weather · West End

The State Transportation Plan Is Up For Review

May 8th, 2014 · 3 Comments

City officials have a plan to plant 5,000 trees by the end of the year. [WDRB] Louisville’s solid waste board Tuesday voted to ban the use of most plastic bags for yard waste, hoping the move will help make sure that leaves and other garden debris is composted — and doesn’t end up in local [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Crime · Death · Ethics · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Kentucky Derby · Possibility City · Scandal · State Government · Weather

All Kinds Of Fun Things Happening At The UofL

May 7th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The head of the union representing workers at the city’s Air Pollution Control District is suing Metro Government over plans to make employees reapply for their jobs. [WDRB] Regardless of how you feel about Mike O’Connell? His family deserves your kind thoughts. Matthew O’Connell, one of two sons of Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell, was [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Business · Churchill Downs · Death · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Lexington · Metro Council · Metro Government · Politics · State Government · University of Louisville

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