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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

Media: Potential Suicide Is Not A Twitter Joke

December 31st, 2013 · 2 Comments

If someone’s about to jump to their death, PUT THE DAMN PHONE DOWN. There’s no reason to tweet photos of that! Also no reason to run video footage of it on the noon “news.” Jesus H. It’s like no one has any sense anymore. [Louisville Media Failure] Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said 2013 was the [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Construction · Education · Greg Fischer · Guns · Hype · Indiana · Maps · Sex · University of Kentucky · WAVE

Don’t Forget The Less Fortunate On This Day

November 28th, 2013 · Comments Off

St. Matthews Police now say the Kroger employee who was shot and killed on Saturday was targeted. [WDRB] Leaving the freezing streets behind for awhile, they filed into the basement of the Jefferson Street Baptist Center on Wednesday afternoon, peeling off tattered coats and layers of other clothing. They looked exhausted as they sat down [...]

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Tags: Charity · Construction · Death · Economy · Guns · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · Police · State Government

Barbara Shanklin Cost The City HOW Much?

August 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment

We’ll find out next week how much tolls will be on the Ohio River bridges, as officials with the project prepare to lay the groundwork for tolling in the coming weeks. [WDRB] A judge assassinated while serving on Kentucky’s highest court more than a century ago has been memorialized with a portrait in the Capitol. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Construction · Green · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Library · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · Poverty

The New Water Co Guy Makes HOW Much?

August 21st, 2013 · Comments Off

That sound you hear is Time Warner Cable blowing off serious concerns about service in Louisville. You aren’t surprised but you’re probably not happy that the service is worse than Insight provided. [WDRB] The Louisville Board of Water Works on Tuesday approved a salary of $238,403 for James Brammell, the new president and CEO of [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Cable · Construction · Crime · Dogs · Education · Indiana · Lexington · Politics · Senate Race · Water

Louisville Should Care More About Homeless In IN

August 9th, 2013 · Comments Off

It’s a summer crackdown on crimes in Victory Park, like gambling, drugs and loitering. Despite seeing gang graffiti on trees, residents say the park has really cleaned up, and they are thanking the police patrols. [WDRB] Councilman David Yates (D-25) will propose sweeping changes to controls governing Louisville Metro Council Neighborhood Development Funds. Yates will [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Construction · Crime · Dogs · Economy · Gambling · Highlands · Homeless · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government · Politics · State Government · UPS · West End

Imagine If That Chemical Leak Was In Prospect

June 12th, 2013 · 6 Comments

Yesterday just was not a good day for Louisville. A serious school bus accident and a plane crash will certainly make you thankful for being safe. [WDRB & More WDRB] Watching video of that bus accident yesterday will really freak you out. Shot from a trucker’s dash cam. [Click the Clicky] Saying it is “very [...]

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Tags: Business · Construction · Education · Highlands · Hype · Indiana · Insight Comm. · JCPS · Politics · Possibility City · University of Louisville · West End

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