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Maybe Clark Co’s Sheriff Really Was A Disaster?

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments

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

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

Council Democrats Apparently Lack All Courage

October 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

From the Department of Things That Make This Possibility City… A fire run to a Louisville residence led to the arrest of two people after police say firefighters found something illegal inside the home. [WDRB] In a dozen years representing the Louisville Metro Council’s 5th District centered in the Shawnee and Portland, Democrat Cheri Bryant [...]

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Tags: Business · Cable · Charity · Death · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Police · Politics · Senate Race · Youth

The Gays Caused That Big Hail Storm. Amen.

October 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Walking up to Aleazia Caldwell’s home, he could not wait to ask me my favorite TLC song. “Scrubs!” I replied. As fast as he could, he slammed the CD into his boom box, set up on the porch of his home on 32nd street in Louisville’s west end. [WDRB] Two years after the city of [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Library · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Polls · Poverty · Senate Race · University of Louisville · Youth

No Way Around It. Yesterday Was Just Horrible.

October 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

Officials say one person has been shot and one person has been taken into custody after a shooting at Fern Creek High School Tuesday. [WDRB] A child was been found dead in Cherokee Park Tuesday evening, Louisville Metro Police said, and the incident is being treated as a death investigation. [C-J/AKN] Officials confirm that a [...]

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Tags: Banking · Chris Thieneman · Death · Discrimination · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Parks · Politics · Senate Race · State Government

Central Principal Needs Some Prompt Education

September 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

West Virginia plans to frack beneath the Ohio River, which supplies drinking water to millions. Like everyone in Louisville. [Think Progress] KFC Corp., a unit of Louisville-based Yum Brands, says 77 of its fried chicken restaurants across the country could be “in jeopardy” because of a real estate dispute with a California investment group. [WDRB] [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · Police · Polls · State Government · TARC · Transparency · Water · Youth

Will A Food Hub Change Louisville’s West End?

September 22nd, 2014 · 4 Comments

Weeds growing between the concrete, broken chain linked fences, and crumbled bricks. It’s the site of a former tobacco plant. [WDRB] The Jefferson County Board of Education is poised to vote Monday on this school year’s $1.3 billion working budget, which includes money for school-based mental health counselors and “transition centers” at middle and high [...]

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Tags: Art · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Legal · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Race · TARC · University of Louisville · West End

Let’s Take Racism More Seriously, Louisville

September 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Officials with Jefferson County Public Schools unveiled a plan to the school board Monday on where to place two new innovative schools that will open in time for the 2015-16 school year. [WDRB] The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday the crew of a UPS jet that crashed last year in Birmingham, Ala., made mistakes [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Courier-Journal · Discrimination · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Newspaper · Parks · Police · Politics · Race · University of Louisville · UPS · WDRB · Youth

JCPS Continues To Make It Rain For Union Guy

August 25th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Brent McKim is paid about $75,000 annually by Jefferson County Public Schools — the going rate for a high school physics teacher with a master’s degree and 23 years’ experience. Yet, it’s been more than a decade since McKim has taught a class or had any duties at a particular school. [WDRB] You can go [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Business · Crime · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Public Relations · Race · Sports · Taxes · University of Kentucky · Weather · Youth

King Exploring Disciplinary Measures For Council

August 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

The number of guns confiscated at Louisville airport’s security has more than doubled in a year’s time. [WDRB] Burton has sued Norton Brownsboro not for malpractice but instead for violating the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act, which prohibits “unfair, false, misleading or deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of any trade or commerce.” [C-J/AKN] The [...]

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