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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

Bridge Tolls? What Tolls? Nothing To See Here

August 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Southern Indiana chamber of commerce is asking state officials to consider changes to traffic and toll plans in an effort to ease the Ohio River Bridges Project’s financial burden on local businesses. [WDRB] Who in Possibility City believes the Gannett split doesn’t have a serious impact on the company’s “local commitment”? That’s right — [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Charity · Construction · Courier-Journal · Dogs · Education · Gannett · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges

Let’s All Act Surprised By UofL’s Big Audit Stunt

June 20th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Two big traffic changes are about to hit thousands of drivers in Kentuckiana. The 2nd Street Bridge (Clark Memorial Bridge) will shut down on Tuesday, July 8th. That means drivers will be able to use it all day on Monday, but it’ll close at midnight and be off limits for six weeks. [WDRB] Southern Indiana [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Construction · Economy · Health Care · Homeless · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Ohio River Bridges · Sports · University of Louisville · Youth

Murder Becomes A Hot Topic In Possibility City

June 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

Fiber internet that people can afford? We’ll believe it when we see it. [WDRB] Here’s some important environmental trivia for your next cocktail party: Louisville has 1.2 million potential tree planting sites. [C-J/AKN] This is apparently news. At least it’s not mugshot central like WAVE. [WHAS11] Just around the curve of Glenn’s Creek from Old [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Construction · Crime · Downtown · Economy · Green · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Possibility City · Steve Beshear

Even New Albany Takes Unwanted Pets Seriously

June 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

New Albany Police Chief Todd Bailey has asked the Indiana State Police to investigate the New Albany Police Department. [WDRB] A Metro Council committee last Tuesday tabled an effort to stop allowing new transitional housing and halfway shelters in certain west Louisville neighborhoods while members decide how to address neighborhood concerns about a proliferation of [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Charity · Chris Thieneman · Construction · Dogs · Economy · Ford · Greg Fischer · Housing · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government · Oops · Police · Poverty · State Government · West End

Everyone’s Super-Mad About MSD Rate Increases

May 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

A week after a state audit criticized JCPS for not spending enough of its $1 billion budget on students, there’s news that the district will create dozens of new positions outside the classroom. [WDRB] Louisville’s sewer rates will rise another 5.5 percent starting Aug. 1 to pay for an ongoing $850 million project to stop [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Charity · Construction · Dogs · Economy · Festival · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LG&E · Metro Government · Movies · MSD · Parks · Sports

Downtown Grocery? Yes, Please, Says Everyone

March 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Two national developers announced plans Thursday to build a 600-room hotel, upscale grocery store and 200-unit apartment complex downtown – a project Mayor Greg Fischer called a “huge leap forward” for the Louisville area. Here’s hoping Cordish doesn’t ruin it. [WDRB] Convention and tourism officials have cobbled together a financial plan to pay the $175 [...]

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Tags: Cable · Congress · Construction · Death · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · State Government · Taxes

Everyone Rolling Their Eyes At A Ferris Wheel

February 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

For decades, all they’ve wanted to do is forget about their very dark and painful pasts. But local women are sharing their stories of childhood sexual abuse, hoping to heal other victims. [WDRB] Long-discussed plans for the Waterfront Botanical Gardens envisioned on a 23-acre former city landfill at River Road and Frankfort Avenue are finally [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Construction · Economy · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Parks · Politics · Possibility City · Republican Party · Weather

Tolls + Local Option Taxes = You Can’t Afford It

January 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Metro Police say a 24-year-old woman found in the Portland neighborhood was murdered, and it’s what her family has been saying all along. [WDRB] This has got to be one of the dumbest government fights in years. Liquor Barn on Shelbyville Road in St. Matthews has appealed a ruling by the state Alcoholic Beverage Control [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Construction · Death · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · LG&E · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Water · Weather

Yep, This Round-Up Is Kind Of A Drag Today

January 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Kentucky Supreme Court is set to hear an appeal in the long-running case of an escaped inmate from an Oklahoma prison facing a death sentence in the slaying of a Kentucky distillery worker. [WDRB] A consulting firm that won $1.1 million in University of Louisville contracts — virtually all without bids — to evaluate [...]

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Tags: Construction · Death · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Race · Senate Race · Taxes · University of Louisville · Water

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