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All Those JCPS Bus Crashes Are Troubling

May 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

Greg Fischer’s top guy may not care how LMEMS folks are treated but this story proves just how important they are. [WDRB] The Southern Indiana Botanical Society has been blending socialization, education and public service since 1994. Boasting just less than 80 members, SIBS is open to professional and amateur gardeners alike. [C-J/AKN] We no [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Construction · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Steve Beshear

It Takes An Old Sports Celeb To Get Attention?

May 2nd, 2013 · 3 Comments

The city’s only black-owned newspaper wants the public to give feedback about African Americans serving on Metro Council and in other offices. Something tells us this isn’t going to go over so well. [WDRB] Several African-American lawmakers are concerned about a potential “pattern of disrimination” at Fourth Street Live after a former Louisville Cardinals basketball [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Construction · Cordish · Discrimination · Dogs · Education · Ethics · Indiana · JCPS · Jim King · Lexington · Metro Council · Race

Poop On A Bridge Is The Hottest News In Town

March 25th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Louisville sees a triple homicide for the first time in nearly a year. Police found three men, shot dead, outside an apartment building in south Louisville off Georgetown Place, south of Berry Boulevard. [WDRB] Officials who run Louisville International Airport have agreed to sell 18.4 acres in an industrial park near the airport to a [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Construction · Death · Dogs · Economy · Ethics · Guns · Indiana · Jerry Abramson · Lexington · Oops · State Government

Broke Metro Gubmint Folks: Greg Says Give More

March 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment

It’s really tough not to make obvious jokes about this. Mayor Greg Fischer helped open the new Teen Computer Center known as “The Loft.” [WDRB] The walls of one of Louisville’s longtime downtown retailers were pulled apart at the beams Monday. All to make way for a bridge a majority of residents don’t want and [...]

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Tags: Charity · Construction · Death · Downtown · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Library · Ohio River Bridges

Here’s More Of That Famous Fischer Transparency

December 27th, 2011 · Comments Off

You know what’s crazy? We hear this guy has moved his entire office to the second floor of the Homebuilders Association. While he sits on the audit committee. While on the transition team. While making all decisions for planning and zoning. Isn’t that a bit of, uh, um… a bit of an appearance of impropriety?

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Tags: Construction · Greg Fischer · Oops · Rumors · Transparency

Editorial Board Spins Again For Hospital Merger

December 14th, 2011 · 10 Comments

Thankfully, the city of Louisville is withholding funds to the University of Louisville Hospital over concerns about merger. Do we even need to address the crocodile tears the editorial board is crying over this? [C-J/AKN] Today at noon, during the Louisville Forum, the University of Louisville Hospital will face common sense opposition for the first [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Construction · Dogs · Economy · Health Care · JCPS · Metro Council · Metro Government · MSD · Oops · University of Louisville

Greg Let The Drunk Driver Come Back To Work

December 8th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Greg Fischer appointed the first black auditor in city history. It’s a good move for Louisville on one front. [WFPL] Ruh ro – here come the big dogs calling Greg Fischer out for pulling a campaign finance bait and switch. [C-J/AKN] These folks in Los Angeles are crying about 18 dogs getting euthanized. They need [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Construction · Dogs · Gannett · Greg Fischer · Jerry Abramson · Metro Government · Oops · Parks · Police · State Government · Taxes

Horse Slaughtering Stories Make You Feel Great

November 23rd, 2011 · 4 Comments

Here’s hoping you’ve figured out that there’s more to the story at the University of Kentucky. Take a look at the real reason trustees are nervous. Pay attention to what faculty think of administrators. [Page One Here & Here] John Timmons explained why his legendary music store closed down. Without bothering to mention a refusal [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Construction · Economy · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Metro Government · Music · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Race · Radio · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky · WHAS

Things Haven’t Changed For Metro Animal Services

October 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The RiverPark Place marina and housing project has secured financing and work on the project will resume. [C-J/AKN] Despite the Metro Animal Services audit committee suggesting that this job be eliminated, LMAS is hiring for it. Imagine that. [Click the Clicky] Darryl Owens wants to change how the legal system treats young children. [H-L] Really? [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Charity · Construction · Courier-Journal · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Jack Conway · Legal · Metro Government · Music · Oops · State Government · Taxes · Youth

$30,000 For That Faux “Survey”? Really? Wow

August 11th, 2011 · 7 Comments

Stephen George is leaving his job as editor of the City Paper in Nashville to go to work as press secretary for U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper of Tennessee. Another great journalist lost to politics. [Nashville Post] Really, what the hell is with Metro EMS? Is the entire place falling apart? [FOX41] Why wouldn’t these folks [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Construction · Dining · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Hype · Insight Comm. · Jack Conway · JCPS · Journalism · Metro Government · Politics · Polls · Republican Party · University of Louisville