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Rep. Yarmuth On The Environmental Budget

February 26th, 2015 · No Comments

Here’s Congressman John Yarmuth discussion environmental budget priorities with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy:

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Transparency Is Not A Thing In Possibility City

February 19th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Homicide detectives are investigating after a man was found with a gunshot wound inside the Hampton Inn on Jefferson Street in downtown Louisville just before 11 o’clock Monday night. [WDRB] Because there’s no such thing as transparency in Louisville! The question of whether the Metropolitan Sewer District was violating the state’s open records rules from […]

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Rep. Yarmuth Calls Out Republican Nonsense

February 17th, 2015 · No Comments

Here’s Congressman John Yarmuth complaining about the crazy Republican push to shutdown Homeland Security because they’re butthurt:

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An Overdue Update From Rep. John Yarmuth

February 5th, 2015 · Comments Off

It’s been a hot minute since we’ve heard from Congressman John Yarmuth, so it’s time for some videos! Here he is speaking on the Republicans’ 56th vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act: Urging his colleagues to reauthorize the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act: Finally, his response to the State of the Union:

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Abramson Having Fun Getting Lost In Warshington

February 2nd, 2015 · 4 Comments

Just on the other side of Interstate 65 from the University of Louisville campus, a block that once contained an aging apartment building and unkempt rental houses is now the latest example of the student-housing arms race at U of L. [WDRB] Ford Motor Co. announced Thursday morning that hourly workers would receive an average […]

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Tags: Charity · Congress · Crime · Dining · Discrimination · Ford · Gays · Housing · Indiana · Jail · Jerry Abramson · LMPD · Politics · University of Louisville

Hargens Likely To Receive A Magical Review

January 13th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Louisville Metro Police officers conducted an investigation at Highland Middle School on Monday morning, according to JCPS spokesperson Ben Jackey. [WDRB] That former University of Louisville basketball star Junior Bridgeman is reportedly in talks to purchase the Atlanta Hawks as part of an ownership group has again sparked conversation locally about chances the city lands […]

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Hopefully Not Another Downtown Disappointment

January 8th, 2015 · 13 Comments

Everyone hopes it comes to fruition but we’re already hearing from doubtful powerbrokers. An Omni hotel set for downtown will climb higher into the city skyline than initially planned, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said Tuesday in outlining terms of a deal finalized last month. [WDRB] That’s right — Greg Fischer loves keeping the worst of […]

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JCPS Probably Literally Flushing $ Down The Drain

January 5th, 2015 · 1 Comment

JCPS has paid out nearly $10 million in legal claims since 2009 that were not covered by its insurance company because the individual claims didn’t meet the district’s $500,000 per claim deductible, according to records obtained by WDRB News under the state’s open records law. The district’s annual liability insurance premium has also increased nearly […]

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Do Body Cameras Make You Feel Any Safer?

December 12th, 2014 · Comments Off

Police and officials with Jefferson County Public Schools are investigating after an incident involving a Jeffersontown High School bus returning from a basketball game at Shawnee High School Wednesday evening. [WDRB] An audit requested by Metro Councilman Dan Johnson shows he requested a repaving project on a street where he owns property and that he […]

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JCPS Is Finally Reviewing Monstrous Salaries

November 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

TARC celebrated its 40th birthday Monday by announcing it will soon have the largest fleet of all-electric buses in the country. TARC will put a fleet of 10 new Zerobuses on the road by the end of the year. [WDRB] Max St. John cringes when he hears a gay slur tossed out in the hallways […]

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