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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

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

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