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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 · No Comments

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‚Äôs [...]

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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

Hooboy, $9 MillIion For The Indiana Bridge Ramp

April 4th, 2013 · Comments Off

We’ve received more hate mail for not mentioning that she’s unavailable for the parade than we have anything else in two years. WTF? Many fans were pulling for Louisville native Jennifer Lawrence to be this year’s grand marshal for the Pegasus Parade. [WDRB] Working from a Louisville motel, the prostitute from Chicago found clients through [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Derby Festival · Downtown · Education · Indiana · LG&E · Ohio River Bridges · State Government