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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

You’ve Probably Already Skipped Out For Thunder

April 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

JCPS officials are responding to an FBI memo sent to local law enforcement claiming a gang of middle schoolers is responsible for the downtown mob violence in late March. [WDRB] The University of Louisville announced Thursday that it has reached its fundraising goal of $1 billion for its capital campaign, which began in 2007. [C-J/AKN] [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Derby Festival · Downtown · Education · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Senate Race · Thunder · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Youth

Everyone Is Really Hung Over This Morning

April 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Kentucky Derby Festival will hold its annual Republic Bank Pegasus Parade Position Draw on Tuesday, April 8. That’s today if you aren’t paying attention [WDRB] Housing battles homelessness in Louisville. Brian Scarsbrook had been homeless for more than a year, battling drug addiction and haunted by memories of childhood neglect and abuse. [C-J/AKN] Louisville [...]

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Tags: Derby Festival · Homeless · Horse Industry · Housing · Hype · Indiana · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Parks · Thunder

JCPS Will Officially Cancel Summer In 3, 2…

March 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Snow and ice can’t damper the spirits of the Kentucky Derby Festival. The 42nd edition of the Pegasus Pins went on sale Monday morning. [WDRB] As the bankruptcy case for Seven Counties Services heads to trial [yesterday], public agencies across Kentucky are watching to see if the court will clear an exit from the state’s [...]

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Tags: Derby Festival · Discrimination · Ford · Health Care · Highlands · Indiana · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · State Government · University of Kentucky · Water · Weather

Step Up & Help That Soup Kitchen, Louisville

February 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

An organization that has served millions of meals to less fortunate families is now in need of help. [WDRB] The Metropolitan Sewer District on Monday approved an agreement to consolidate some of its operations with the Louisville Water Co., in an effort to save $100 million over 10 years. [C-J/AKN] The source of several loud [...]

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Tags: Charity · Derby Festival · Economy · Indiana · MSD · Politics · Senate Race · State Government · Water

Have Extra Cash? Consider Helping A Family Out

February 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

An Eastern Kentucky family is in need. Many of you have deep pockets, so please consider helping them. [Sad Situation] Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s local-option sales tax proposal took legislative form Tuesday, but even the bill’s sponsor doubts its chances in the 2014 session of the General Assembly. [WDRB] A Kentucky judge on Tuesday ordered [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Charity · Derby Festival · Greg Fischer · Guns · Indiana · Media · Police · Politics · Senate Race · State Government · Taxes · University of Louisville · WDRB

Firefighter Mess Rages On Thanks To Metro Govt

May 1st, 2013 · Comments Off

A man is found dead on Oak Street between 6th Street and 7th Street. Possibility City. [WDRB] It is called the sport of kings and it has been in this haven of racecourses, stables and studs since the 17th century, when King Charles I and his courtiers made the 100-mile journey here by horse-drawn carriages. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Derby Festival · Horse Industry · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Legal · Lexington · Metro Government · State Government

Governor Beshear’s Sometimes Video Address

April 26th, 2013 · Comments Off

This week, Papaw Beshear and Jane discuss the fancy Kentucky Derby celebration:

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Tags: Derby Festival · Horse Industry · Kentucky Derby · Steve Beshear · Video

Don’t Let Fear Keep You Away From Everything

April 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

One local group says it’s concerned about possible plans to demolish a historic home in their community. [WDRB] Lexington officials find ways to handle run-down and abandoned property. Could Louisville learn a thing or two? [H-L] A brutal attack was reported early Sunday morning inside a South Louisville movie theater. [WHAS11] A new nanotechnology to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Derby Festival · Ford · Housing · Indiana · Jail · Kentucky Derby · Lexington · Metro Council · South End · Steve Beshear · Thunder · University of Louisville

Kentucky Really Dodged A Holiday World Bullet

April 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

In the great words of Dubya, “Is our students learning?” A Jefferson County Public Schools teacher has been arrested after police say she sexually abused a student. [WDRB] After his horse Java’s War won the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes on Saturday at Keeneland, trainer Kenny McPeek, the old Tates Creek High School graduate, was asked [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Derby Festival · Dogs · Education · Guns · Horse Industry · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · Transparency · University of Louisville