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President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments

This week President Barack Obama discussed ensuring equal pay for equal work:

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Tags: Discrimination · Economy · Politics · Video

Greg Fischer Still Twiddling Thumbs On Violence

April 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

The Jeffersonville side of the Big Four Bridge is expected to open April 30, Mayor Mike Moore tells WDRB. [WDRB] Metro Councilman David James watched the raw video of a fight and subsequent stabbing of two teenagers on a Louisville bus and said the incident raised concerns about city bus safety. [C-J/AKN] Several violent incidents [...]

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Tags: Automobile · Business · Discrimination · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Race · Senate Race · TARC

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

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

JCPS Teaching Kids About Debt’s A Good Sign

March 20th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Rising expenses and declining revenue. That’s the reality facing mental health and drug treatment centers in Kentucky. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District has interviewed 40 of its employees for continued work within the troubled agency, its director, Keith Talley Sr., said Wednesday. [C-J/AKN] The Kentucky primary is not too far away and [...]

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Tags: Cable · Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Steve Beshear

Gov. Steve Beshear Conveniently Forgets That Discrimination Is Terrible For Business

March 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Here’s Governor Steve Beshear (D-Homophobe) pretending that Kentucky is great for business:

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Gays · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

It’s All Puppies & Rainbows This Friday Morning

March 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments

The University of Louisville School of Medicine has been placed on probation by its accrediting body, according to a press release issued Thursday. [WDRB] A consulting firm that created a reorganization plan for the troubled Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District also has worked for more than one large company that the public agency regulates [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Dogs · Economy · Education · Gays · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · State Government · Steve Beshear · Taxes · University of Louisville

Ugh. Another Day, Another Pedestrian Death.

March 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Another day, another pedestrian death here in Possibility City. Police in Shively have confirmed that one person has died after being struck by a vehicle on Dixie Highway. [WDRB] The four finalists are in for Jefferson County Public Schools’ first “school of innovation” — a hunt for an out-of-the box approach for students whom traditional [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Discrimination · Economy · Ford · Gays · Guns · Health Care · Housing · JCPS · Police · Politics · Weather

Some Bad Ideas From The Past Just Won’t Die

March 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

An audit of Metro government grants to Louisville arts groups, community ministries and social-services agencies found that, in most cases, the recipients failed to submit proof that the money was spent properly. [WDRB] You’ll cackle when you see the sketches featuring a giant LOUISVILLE sign. With a goal of making downtown Louisville easier to navigate [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Ethics · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Hype · Jim King · Metro Government · Politics · Possibility City · State Government · Steve Beshear · Water

Gay Marriage Suit Filed In Southern Indiana

March 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

We hear from attorneys on the case that suit has been filed in the Southern District of Indiana on behalf of four couples. They’re suing for the right to get married / the right to have their marriages recognized by the state. Looks like the gay marriage legal fight in Kentucky has jumped the river. [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Gays · Indiana

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