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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

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

Way Too Much JCPS News To Rehash Today

April 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

On Tuesday, the Fund for the Arts Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve Christen Boone as Designate President and CEO of the Fund for the Arts, according to a news release. [WDRB] They prayed, they sang, they held up signs and they made demands — for an end to zero tolerance policies in Jefferson [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Charity · Churchill Downs · Education · Gambling · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Music · Race · Scandal · State Government · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Water

Greg Fischer Won’t Hype The Urban Sprawl Study

April 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville Metro officials have reached a deal with Underhill Associates to convert the historic Colonial Gardens property across from Iroquois Park into a development anchored by locally owned businesses such as restaurants and coffee shops. [WDRB] It will probably come as no surprise to residents and visitors of Kentuckiana that Louisville has ranked poorly in [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Horse Industry · Indiana · Lexington · Possibility City · South End · State Government · Thunder · Youth

Wow, White Panic Has Just Cold TAKEN OVER

April 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

The city of Louisville joins forces with a private waste company to get more businesses downtown to recycle. [WDRB] Major Pee Alert! Because white panic is getting worse and worse. This time in J-town. [C-J/AKN] Legislation in Kentucky that was designed to set euthanasia standards for shelter animals took an unexpected turn when it went [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Possibility City · Race · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear

Will The Pedestrian Bridge EVER Open In SoIN??

March 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments

Fifteen-thousand jobs and $87 billion: that’s how much the Ohio River Bridges project is expected to add to the local economy. [WDRB] A Kentucky Bar Association hearing officer has affirmed a private reprimand issued to Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell for violating an ethics rule by improperly communicating with judges on “the merits of a [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Churchill Downs · Death · Discrimination · Gays · Greg Fischer · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Derby · Ohio River Bridges · Oops

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

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