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Dan Johnson’s Gonna Retire Soon. Wonder Why?

September 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Kentucky is seeking to join a handful of states that regulate companies such as Uber and Lyft, whose smartphone-driven businesses are now competing with taxis in Louisville, Lexington and other cities across the country. [WDRB] Retired Metro narcotics detectives say he was like a modern-day Robin Hood. He bought shoes and book bags for teenagers [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Death · Downtown · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Police · Politics · Senate Race

GLI: Working Hard To Keep Everybody Down

September 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Jefferson County Public Schools has hired a new team to help its most vulnerable students. [WDRB] Of course GLI opposes a living wage for workers in Louisville. Remember, these are people put in charge by Greg Fischer. Arguing that increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 locally would hurt local businesses and possibly result in job [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Economy · Greater Louisville Inc. · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Religion · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Something’s Gotta Be In The “Pure Tap”, Right???

September 8th, 2014 · No Comments

It’s mid-morning and the seventh graders in Molly Duffield’s third-period class at Newburg Middle School are walking around the room with yardsticks, golf balls and scientific calculators. [WDRB] Jefferson District Judge Sandra McLaughlin is basically a disaster who ought to be disbarred. [C-J/AKN] More than 100 people came to the “Bridge Louisville” meeting Saturday, bringing [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Crime · Economy · Education · Health Care · Indiana · Judges · Legal · LMPD · Police · Politics · Senate Race · University of Louisville · Youth

LG&E Managed Its DUI Scandal Better Than LWC

September 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you’re going over the Kennedy Bridge in the next few months, you may notice some new equipment as temporary transponder readers were put up on Friday. [WDRB] If the spokesperson for LG&E gets fired for a DUI, why shouldn’t the overpaid CEO of the Louisville Water Company be fired for the same? [C-J/AKN] The [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Crime · Guns · Immigration · Indiana · Music · Ohio River Bridges · Police · State Government · Water

Greg Fischer: Are You Really This Inept? What???

August 28th, 2014 · 20 Comments

Seriously, folks, is Greg Fischer this inept? Is the man purposefully trying to sink his mayoral ship? Here’s some more of our “grade school journalism” for you to think about this morning. Courier-Journal: City staff brushes off animal services meeting An animal advocate was emotional Wednesday as she discussed a young pit bull that was [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Crime · Dogs · Ethics · Greg Fischer · Metro Council · Metro Government · Police · Scandal

JCPS Continues To Make It Rain For Union Guy

August 25th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Brent McKim is paid about $75,000 annually by Jefferson County Public Schools — the going rate for a high school physics teacher with a master’s degree and 23 years’ experience. Yet, it’s been more than a decade since McKim has taught a class or had any duties at a particular school. [WDRB] You can go [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Business · Crime · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Public Relations · Race · Sports · Taxes · University of Kentucky · Weather · Youth

Holy Wow! Hell Has Truly Frozen Over In Louisville

August 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

This is big – can you believe it? We’re on the same page as the paper! WHAT! And it involves Greg Fischer! Essentially, the paper points out that he’s full of it. Because the jackass had the audacity to lie to the media after we’d already published a mountain of evidence. [C-J/AKN] Authorities in Clarksville, [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Crime · Dining · Dogs · Downtown · Education · Ford · Greg Fischer · Guns · Housing · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government · Parks · Politics · Poverty · Scandal · Senate Race

Sadiqa Reynolds: The Reason LMAS Is A Disaster

August 20th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Time to follow up on yesterday’s big story regarding Louisville Metro Animal Services. As you’re well aware by now, Metro Council has formed an investigative committee to dig in to the flustercuck that is LMAS. If you’re living under a rock, here’s the presser: This is a big moment in Louisville. After years and years [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Crime · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Metro Council · Metro Government · Scandal

King Exploring Disciplinary Measures For Council

August 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

The number of guns confiscated at Louisville airport’s security has more than doubled in a year’s time. [WDRB] Burton has sued Norton Brownsboro not for malpractice but instead for violating the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act, which prohibits “unfair, false, misleading or deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of any trade or commerce.” [C-J/AKN] The [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Discrimination · Dogs · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Jim King · Legal · Metro Council · Politics · Race · Scandal · Senate Race · Sports · University of Louisville · Water

Puppies & Rainbows! Morning In Possibility City!

August 19th, 2014 · 6 Comments

The University of Louisville says it has enrolled more first-year students this year than ever before. [WDRB] Checking on how area homeless population is adjusting during bridge construction. [C-J/AKN] A Louisville hot dog vendor charged with murder in a road rage shooting is back in court. [WHAS11] You can’t even wear a towel and sing [...]

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Tags: Crime · Discrimination · Festival · Guns · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Legal · Lexington · Oops · Politics · Race · Senate Race · University of Louisville

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