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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

How Many Of You Called In Sick This Morning?

May 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

The website promises Derby deals, but some customers say it should read “Derby steals.” WDRB News has uncovered why a company that has been in trouble for leaving Derby customers hanging in the past, is under investigation again. [WDRB] The race for Jefferson County attorney pits a political neophyte without much money against a well-financed [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Bourbon · Business · Churchill Downs · Crime · Economy · Horse Industry · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Lexington

You Are Already Drunk For Oaks At 8:00 A.M.

May 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

Yum! Brands is about to get a new CEO. David Novak, who has served in the top spot since 1999, is stepping down to become the executive chairman. [WDRB] Twelve days before the Kentucky Derby, trainer Steve Asmussen pointedly started a conversation with reporters with a query of his own: “Any PETA questions?” [C-J/AKN] After [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Churchill Downs · Horse Industry · Indiana · Journalism · Kentucky Derby · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Police · University of Louisville

WAVE3 Sure Loves It Some “BREAKING” News

April 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

The dean of the University of Louisville’s College of Business is stepping down after about a year on the job. [WDRB] Louisville youth with the Teen Leadership Council organized the first West of Ninth 5k Beautification Run/Walk Saturday to encourage and support a vision to enhance the area’s economic conditions and help beautify West Louisville. [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Churchill Downs · Death · Education · Housing · Hype · Indiana · University of Louisville · West End · Youth

It’s Possible (To Get Shot Or Run Over) Here!!!1!

April 25th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Kentucky State Police say a mother and daughter found dead in their Nelson County home Tuesday were murdered. [WDRB] Corporate leaders from Louisville-based Churchill Downs Inc. talked about the new over-sized video board at its namesake track and other issues facing the company in a Thursday conference call with investors and analysts to discuss the [...]

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Tags: Business · Churchill Downs · Death · Guns · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Possibility City · State Government

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