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A Pig Got Loose On The Highway & It Was Great

November 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Raking leaves, crocheting, and yoga classes are just a few services that won’t ever cost you a penny. Through the Louisville TimeBank, time and community become currency. [WDRB] Representatives for a union of Metropolitan Sewer District employees said a strike is “absolutely” still an option after the MSD board rejected their “last best” offer on [...]

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Tags: Death · Immigration · Indiana · Legal · Metro Government · MSD · Politics · Possibility City · State Government

When Will The Crazy Shooting Deaths End?

November 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The hits just keep coming for JCPS. Jefferson County Public Schools paid its former public information officer Lauren Roberts $200,000 last fall to settle a dispute over how she left the district. [WDRB] The Metropolitan Sewer District board has scheduled a special meeting on Monday to consider an employee union’s “last, best and final offer” [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Death · Discrimination · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · Internet · JCPS · LG&E · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Politics

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

MSD & LWC Will Probably Ruin Everything Forever

November 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tucked away off a busy stretch of main street, a small driveway leads to an urban mural. [WDRB] A full merger of the Louisville Water Co. and the Metropolitan Sewer District into a “One Water” agency as once envisioned by Mayor Greg Fischer would be a tremendous challenge and not recommended, Jefferson County Attorney Mike [...]

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Tags: Art · Business · Death · Discrimination · Dogs · Economy · Gays · Immigration · Indiana · MSD · Sports · Water · Weather

YAY! It’s Katie King Coronation Day, Louisville!

November 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

We’re obviously joking. The former owner of a mastiff is facing animal cruelty charges after the dog’s four-pound tumor went untreated for months. [WDRB] The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency next week will begin a second round of air sampling at eight homes near the long-closed Lees Lane hazardous waste landfill, after discovering 13 homes with [...]

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Tags: Advertising · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Death · Dogs · Downtown · Education · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Politics · Senate Race

JCTA Put Its Foot In Its Mouth With That One

October 31st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Some Jefferson County teachers are upset after their names were included without their knowledge in a political advertisement sent to approximately 50,000 voters by the Jefferson County Teachers Association. [WDRB] A record 548,815 people are registered to vote in Jefferson County in the general election Tuesday, Nov. 4, newly released figures by the Jefferson County [...]

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Tags: Bellarmine · Churchill Downs · Death · Dogs · Domestic Violence · Downtown · Election · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Oops · Politics

Maybe Clark Co’s Sheriff Really Was A Disaster?

October 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

LMPD homicide detectives had their hands full Saturday with two unrelated homicide investigations and no arrests. [WDRB] Hot-button topics like charter schools, education funding and student testing will all be on the table Monday as the Jefferson County Board of Education tries to wrangle out a list of priorities for the upcoming legislative session. [C-J/AKN] [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Death · Discrimination · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · Race · Senate Race

Probably Time To Start Ignoring Josh Young?

October 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Maybe this kid will get his ducks in a row if media stop giving him attention? Less than a week after being cited for shoplifting, police have arrested 18-year-old Josh Young on another charge. [WDRB] Really? Just breaking even? The festival honoring the 100th anniversary of the Belle of Louisville was a success by nearly [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Dogs · Education · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Lottery · Police · Scandal · University of Louisville

Is Soccer Really Going To Be A Thing Now?

October 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Louisville City FC is now offering a special incentive to be a part of the club from the beginning. [WDRB] In just over the two-year minimum it takes to age straight bourbon, the number of Kentucky distilleries has tripled, according to a economic impact survey released Tuesday. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another fun murder in Possibility [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Death · Democrats · Economy · Education · Health Care · Indiana · Politics · Scandal · Sports · University of Louisville

Nothing To See, Move Along, Name A Baby Hippo

October 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Two years after the death of Bryan Lewis, his family says it will not give up on the search for his killer. [WDRB] A deputy sheriff who was suspended for 15 days for reporting that Jefferson District Court Judge Gina Kay Calvert had talked about her campaign on the record in open court has sued [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Death · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Legal · Neighborhoods · Police · Republican Party · Water

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