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The Norm: One Hot JCPS Mess After Another

December 15th, 2014 · No Comments

A student at Ball State University wants to start a conversation about mental illness and suicide through film, but he needs the public’s help. [WDRB] Appealing his firing in the wake of high-profile testing violations, former Male High School Principal David Mike wrapped up his case on Friday before a state tribunal — arguing that [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Crime · Economy · Education · Guns · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Police · State Government · TARC

Yep, Felner Cronies Continue To Wreak Havoc

December 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Aaaand the rumors have begun about Toni Konz fishing for a job with the Kentucky Department of Education, just like Nancy Rodriguez. Remember, they’re just rumors. Even though there’s an established pattern of Holliday fluff. [WDRB] In 2008, Louisville set out to boost its college-educated workforce — setting the goal for half its working-age adults [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Crime · Discrimination · Education · Health Care · Indiana · Lexington · LMPD · Music · Race · Scandal · University of Louisville

A Million Bucks To Study Louisville’s Character

November 26th, 2014 · 3 Comments

A new grant will help protect JCPS student athletes while they’re playing sports. The grant was officially accepted by JCPS during a board meeting on Monday night. [WDRB] National preservationists will spend $1 million over the next three years to study Louisville, devising plans to help preserve smaller buildings in “character-rich” areas and neighborhoods and [...]

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Tags: Art · Business · Crime · Death · Dining · Education · Gambling · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Lottery · Police · Race

Not As Good As Transportation Lady But It’ll Do

November 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation People focus on the theft of copper wire in highway systems:

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Tags: Crime · State Government · Video

Anchorage Mess Is About Rich Folks’ Money

November 17th, 2014 · 6 Comments

When railroad giant CSX Corp. moves freight between Louisville and Indianapolis, it’s forced to lower speeds, keep trains shorter and carry lighter loads. [WDRB] Here’s another fun made-up thing for Greg Fischer’s staff to push around all week. [C-J/AKN] The key to the new downtown hotels is a major expansion of the downtown convention center. [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Charity · Construction · Crime · Death · Dogs · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · Legal · Metro Council · Metro Government · Ryder Cup · Scandal · State Government · Travel · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Youth

4th St. Opens Up, Tries To Swallow Everyone

November 10th, 2014 · 2 Comments

People who live near Liberty Tire Recycling are firing back after massive flames broke out at the facility earlier this week. The lawsuit claims Liberty Tire was negligent and should compensate those affected by the fire. [WDRB] After Metro Council President Jim King asked for assistance in clarifying to what extent a council member must [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bellarmine · Bourbon · Crime · Discrimination · Dogs · Economy · Education · Ethics · Gays · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Jim King · Legal · LMPD · MSD · Politics · Religion · University of Louisville

MSD Turned Into A Real You-Know-What Show

October 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

Valley High School was put on level four security Monday afternoon, after two students reported seeing someone with a gun on campus. [WDRB] Angry union workers at Metropolitan Sewer District threatened a strike when they appeared before the agency’s board Monday to vent their frustration over contract negotiations that have remained unresolved for more than [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Travel

Human Trafficking, Stabbing And Electric Buses

October 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

The first person in Louisville convicted of human trafficking was sentenced to 10 years in prison with no probation Monday morning. [WDRB] In June, 16-year-old Elivar Mazariegos stepped off a bus in the desert town of Altar, Mexico, 1,900 miles north of his rural village in Guatemala, where a death threat had pushed him to [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Crime · Gays · Health Care · Homeless · Immigration · Indiana · Music · Politics · Poverty · TARC

Don’t Worry! Possibility City Is Totally Crime-Free

October 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A plan to transform Maupin Elementary into a school that will be based on arts and humanities in an effort to boost student achievement was approved by the Jefferson County Board of Education on Monday. [WDRB] Two politically savvy and seasoned candidates, incumbent Republican Kevin Kramer and longtime labor leader Larry Hujo, are battling for [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Crime · Death · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Movies · Oops · Politics · Senate Race · Weather · West End

The Gays Are Taking Over Everything In Indiana

October 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville’s notorious drug dealer, Ricky Kelly, returned to court Monday morning, charged with murder — and prosecutors are grappling with a decision they have to make. [WDRB] John Yarmuth and Michael Macfarlane, his Republican opponent in next month’s election, took shot at one another during a testy one-hour debate on Kentucky Educational Television on Monday. [...]

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Tags: Crime · Debate · Gays · Homeless · Housing · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Judges · Legal · Lexington · Metro Council · Police · Politics · Polls · Senate Race · Water

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