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Woah, What Happened To Summer Break, Kids?

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Already planning a new elementary school in Norton Commons, Jefferson County Public Schools is looking to free-up more space in fast-growing eastern Louisville by converting Kennedy Metro — an alternative middle school near Jeffersontown – into an elementary school. [WDRB] Hold on to your wigs, ladies, cause Ann Oldfather is about to eat Possibility City [...]

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Tags: Charity · Crime · Death · Economy · Education · Ford · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Oops · Politics · Scandal · Senate Race · Youth

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments

Because so many people are getting killed in Louisville when they go for a walk, this week the Transportation Lady focuses on pedestrian safety: Moral of this story? DO NOT go outside in Louisville. Especially if you are poor or live in a more suburban area. Oh! KYTC also does other videos – like this [...]

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Tags: Death · State Government · Travel · Video

The Water Company Costs You Even More $$$

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

The water in New Albany is back to normal, following a small ink spill that turned a creek blue. [WDRB] U.S. Census Bureau data show cycling to work is more popular with those in lower-income households than with the wealthy. A larger percentage of Hispanics and multiracial Americans bike to work than do whites and [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Celebrity · Death · Greg Fischer · Guns · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Water · Youth

Of Course LMEMS Is Involved In Another Mess

July 10th, 2014 · 4 Comments

A controversial policy will remain in place at Louisville’s Atherton High School. The policy allows transgender students to use the restrooms and locker rooms of their choice. [WDRB] Louisville officials face an uphill legal battle trying to force Norfolk Southern Corp. to allow pedestrian traffic on one side of the K and I railroad bridge. [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Death · Discrimination · Ford · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Newspaper · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Senate Race

This Compassionate City Is So Compassionate

July 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

A new nickname for the River City could be the Bourbon City. The Kentucky Distillers’ Association is planning to open a satellite office in downtown Louisville because of its booming bourbon scene. [WDRB] Metro United Way is cutting funding to about a dozen charities in the Louisville area, leaving some of the nonprofits scrambling to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Charity · Death · Education · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Police · Race · West End

You Already Know You Can’t Trust Greg Fischer

July 7th, 2014 · 2 Comments

It’s almost been two weeks since this scene on River Road shocked witnesses, the EMS Community, and the victim’s families. [WDRB] Focusing on the strategies and programs in place to improve academic achievement and ensuring schools have the resources they need are at the top of Donna Hargens’ to-do list as she begins the final [...]

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Tags: Awards · Business · Contests · Death · Education · Guns · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Republican Party

Greg Probably Still Clueless Re: Minimum Wage

July 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore has announced his candidacy for re-election. Which is a real shame for Jeffersonville. [WDRB] Two Louisville bicycling organizations are inviting the public to participate in a five-mile bike ride on Friday to celebrate new dedicated bike lanes that connect Old Louisville with the Highlands. [C-J/AKN] A civil suit was filed against [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bikes · Business · Contests · Death · Discrimination · Greg Fischer · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Metro Council · Race

Corrupt UofL Honchos Still Fighting Transparency

July 2nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Storm and tornado-resistant homes being built at the site of former public housing in Louisville. Right now, multi-million dollar development is under construction in the Smoketown neighborhood. [WDRB] A federal judge today ruled that same-sex couples have a right to marry in Kentucky. [C-J/AKN] The Louisville Slugger Museum is extending its hours during the summer [...]

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Tags: Art · Death · Discrimination · Gays · Health Care · Housing · Immigration · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Ohio River Bridges · TARC · University of Louisville · West End

Fischer To Poor People: Fuck You Poor People

June 26th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Just when you thought Bill Lamb couldn’t get more disconnected from reality… Taxing cyclists because he’s not man enough to control himself or his emotional reactions. What’ll get his manties in a twist next? This city should be paying cyclists because it gets cars off our already crumbling streets. The environmental benefit is just an [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bad Behavior · Bikes · Crime · Death · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Horse Industry · Housing · Hype · Indiana · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Parks · Politics · Steve Beshear · Taxes · WDRB · Youth

It’s A Just Okay & Really Bad Week For JCPS

June 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments

You’ve already read the response from the school district but here’s another story about it. JCPS issued its response Monday night almost a month after a state audit found the district spends more money on administration – and less on instruction – than similarly sized school districts. [WDRB] No one looks out from the shattered [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Death · Education · Health Care · Horse Industry · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Scandal · South End · Youth

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