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Care What Family Court Candidates Think?

October 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Then show up to this forum! The Center for Women & Families, ElderServe and The Mary Byron Foundation are sponsoring a forum for Jefferson County Family Court candidates. Six of the ten Family Court seats in the county are up this year and that’s sure to shake things up. Candace Mosley of the National District [...]

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Tags: Domestic Violence · Judges

Another Day, Another Domestic Violence Death

October 13th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Really? Selling the ingredients for sizzurp? [WDRB] A woman shot Thursday by her husband in an apparent murder suicide became the 10th victim killed in a domestic assault incident inside city limits this year. [C-J/AKN] Kentucky Baptists will vote later this year on whether to sever ties with a Louisville member church that says it [...]

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Tags: Bellarmine · Death · Domestic Violence · Gays · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Race · Religion · Senate Race · Sports · University of Louisville

UofL’s Endowment’s Bigger Than Your Endowment

February 3rd, 2014 · 7 Comments

The cycle of violence starts early and spirals into adulthood, but Jefferson County attorney’s are hoping to put an end to it. [WDRB] The Metropolitan Sewer District is spending $50 million to build a 17-million-gallon sewage storage basin on a nearly 5-acre site in Smoketown that was a public works complex. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Death · Domestic Violence · Education · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · MSD · Polls · Republican Party · State Government · University of Louisville · Youth

Quick, Everyone Roll Your Eyes At David James

January 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

State officials say Kentucky’s number of domestic violence victims is much higher than the national average. Legislators say they want to help some victims who have not been able to get necessary protection in the past. [WDRB] Oh, look, Martha Elson noticed that there’s a bridge being built in the East End. And some people [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Domestic Violence · Economy · Gays · Indiana · Lexington · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government

How Many Area People Would $500,000 Feed?

June 25th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Louisville Metro Police Officer Jim Wood is taking a stand against domestic violence. Would also be helpful for someone of his stature to encourage people to take mental health seriously, as well. [WDRB] The number of people employed in construction jobs in Kentucky in May was 64,500, a 2.6 percent decrease from the 66,200 employed [...]

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Tags: Death · Discrimination · Domestic Violence · Economy · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Kingdom · Ohio River Bridges · Police

At Least Indiana Takes Transportation Seriously

March 27th, 2013 · 1 Comment

You can learn about different walks of life thanks to an exhibit on loan from the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. [WDRB] The Kentucky General Assembly voted Tuesday night to overturn Gov. Steve Beshear’s veto of controversial legislation known as the “religious freedom” bill, which was opposed by many human and gay rights groups and leaders of [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Art · Domestic Violence · Gays · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Kingdom · Ohio River Bridges · Poverty · State Government · Youth

Will Indiana Save Us All From Tolls? Yeah, Right

March 26th, 2013 · Comments Off

Kentucky’s senior U.S. Senator says it’s (health care reform) going to be the biggest issue of the 2014 campaign. [WDRB] Looks like Possibility City really dodged a bullet over that Kentucky Kingdom mess. Nearly 70 years ago, Evansville industrialist Louis J. Koch opened a theme park, with a Mother Goose ride and a toy shop [...]

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Tags: Banking · Death · Domestic Violence · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Kentucky Kingdom · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · State Government

Naming Names On The House Bill 9 Shenanigans

March 25th, 2013 · Comments Off

Note: This story is such a big deal that we’re hyping it up again. Are you familiar with House Bill 9? AN ACT relating to domestic violence. Amend KRS 403.720, relating to domestic violence orders, to include dating partners among the class of persons allowed to obtain domestic violence protective orders. It’s common sense legislation [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Domestic Violence · State Government

Indiana Wins The Award For Worst News Week

March 4th, 2013 · 3 Comments

New information in the murder of a 17-year-old Clarksville teenager. Clark County prosecutor Jeremy Mull tells WDRB that the teen was sexually assaulted before she was murdered. [WDRB] The state could proceed to write regulations that would enforce toll collections on the Ohio River Bridges Project under a bill passed by the House on Friday. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Dogs · Domestic Violence · Indiana · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Weather · Zoning

Everyone Should Just Stop Answering Their Doors

March 1st, 2013 · Comments Off

On Wednesday, 59-year-old Dianne Porter got an unexpected knock at the door close to 6:00 p.m. And then she was pepper sprayed and robbed. Crazy! [WDRB] Advocates for protections against domestic violence hugged and even shed some tears Thursday morning after a Kentucky Senate committee passed a measure to extend protections to dating couples. It’s [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Domestic Violence · Downtown · Gambling · Gays · Horse Industry · Indiana · State Government