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Let’s Pretend Everything Is Amazing For 2 Weeks

April 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments

The secret to Derby Pie’s success: magic, obviously. Don’t even try explaining it. [WDRB] Looky there, it’s Mitch McConnell spreading minimum wage fear. Instead of spreading racially-charged anti-Obama rhetoric (and that’s what it is— fear of a black man or a scary Muslim, at least in Kentucky), Granny Mitch ought to focus on ripping apart [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Death · Derby Festival · Education · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Mitch McConnell · Newspaper · Possibility City · Race · Senate Race

GE Conquered Local News Outletts Yesterday

April 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments

GE is launching a new way to do business and has chosen Louisville to be the city that leads it. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Government has agreed to pay $450,000 to a former police detective who says he was demoted to patrol officer on the graveyard shift for trying to help an imprisoned woman prove [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Death · Education · Hype · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Government · State Government · WAVE

Why Waste So Much Time & Energy On GLI?

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Suicide prevention sheds a longstanding taboo: talking about attempts. [NY Times] The U.S. Secretary of Transportation is warning that gridlock in Washington could halt big transportation projects in Kentucky and across the country. [WDRB] Drivers downtown can’t miss the progress being made on a new Interstate 65 bridge and its approaches. But work on the [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Contests · Death · Downtown · Economy · Education · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky

Yes, Lexington Also Murders People In Its Parks

April 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Local ownership announced strides Monday morning towards locking in the necessary investments to bring a pro soccer team to Louisville. [WDRB] If there’s one thing Louisville loves more than running over pedestrians or shooting folks, it’s a school bus crash. [C-J/AKN] Louisville Metro Police said they are pleased with the security measures put in place [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · LMPD · Sports · Steve Beshear · Thunder

UofL: Officially The Land Of Unchecked Corruption

April 4th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The bright colors signature to the Kentucky Derby are a stark contrast to what organizations fighting human trafficking say the annual event can bring. [WDRB] Jeffersonville’s ramp to the Big Four Bridge will open with a ribbon cutting ceremony at noon April 30, the day of the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Great Steamboat Race. [C-J/AKN] The [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Highlands · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · Senate Race · State Government · University of Louisville · Weather

What Caused Everybody’s Tweeter To Assplode?

April 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Oh, not much, just this: FROM TWITTER THE URBANS! OH GOD! We collectively give up.

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Tags: Death · Highlands · Hype · Race

Does Your TV Have You Sufficiently Terrified?

March 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

An email sent by a Metro Police deputy chief reveals concerns that teen flash mobs could escalate to violence. “The major concern is that someone is going to get killed during an incident. That someone could be a very young child that is involved,” Gentry wrote. [WDRB] City officials rushed on Wednesday to prove to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Discrimination · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · State Government · Thunder

Nope, Greg Fischer’s Promises Don’t Materialize

March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

After years of neglect, city officials had enough with the empty, trash-filled lot at 863 S. 24th Street in Louisville’s California neighborhood. [WDRB] The University of Louisville is opening up its car sharing program to the general public. People should support this so it spreads around the city. [C-J/AKN] It’s official. Wal-Mart is setting up [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Democrats · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Housing · Hype · Indiana · Lexington · Mitch McConnell · Senate Race · University of Louisville · Weather · West End · Youth

Will The Pedestrian Bridge EVER Open In SoIN??

March 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments

Fifteen-thousand jobs and $87 billion: that’s how much the Ohio River Bridges project is expected to add to the local economy. [WDRB] A Kentucky Bar Association hearing officer has affirmed a private reprimand issued to Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell for violating an ethics rule by improperly communicating with judges on “the merits of a [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Churchill Downs · Death · Discrimination · Gays · Greg Fischer · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Derby · Ohio River Bridges · Oops

The JeffCo Pension War With Frankfort Heats Up

March 19th, 2014 · 6 Comments

A Jefferson County city says they simply can’t afford to continue paying pensions to retired city workers, and they’re asking that the money already paid out to those individuals be returned. [WDRB] The Metro Board of Zoning Adjustment has approved a controversial request by the JBS USA pork packing plant in Butchertown to expand its [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Education · Housing · Indiana · Politics · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · Zoning

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