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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

MSD & Water Co. Merger Should Be Questioned

February 6th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Churchill Downs Inc. claims it was defrauded by an Atlantic City casino executive in a deal that would have allowed the Louisville company to launch an online gambling operation in New Jersey. [WDRB] These zoning shenanigans happened in the Highlands because of Greg Fischer’s folks. Surprising that people still can’t believe it. [C-J/AKN] Someone actually [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Gambling · Gays · Homeless · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Government · MSD · University of Louisville · Water · WAVE · Weather · West End

Are You Relieved That Bus Service Is Closing?

November 22nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Jeffersonville couple catches a pair of thieves in the act, and now they want the entire neighborhood to know about it. Their solution — what’s being called the Tree of Shame. [WDRB] Embattled school bus contractor Commonwealth Bus Service and Transportation will be closing its doors Nov. 30, company president Mary Dunaway told Jefferson [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Congress · Crime · Discrimination · Education · Gambling · Gays · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Oops · Poverty · Race · Radio · State Government · WLKY

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