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Do Body Cameras Make You Feel Any Safer?

December 12th, 2014 · No Comments

Police and officials with Jefferson County Public Schools are investigating after an incident involving a Jeffersontown High School bus returning from a basketball game at Shawnee High School Wednesday evening. [WDRB] An audit requested by Metro Councilman Dan Johnson shows he requested a repaving project on a street where he owns property and that he [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Congress · Democrats · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Council · Police · Politics · State Government · Water

Attica Scott’s Being Smeared By Greg Fischer

December 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

The former guidance counselor at Louisville Male High School failed to ensure a proper testing environment and during the administration of the ACT Compass test in the fall of 2013, according to an investigation conducted by Jefferson County Public Schools. [WDRB] Attica Scott is telling the truth about Greg Fischer. He threatened a veto because [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Downtown · Economy · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Council · Police · Race

JCPS Kinda Sucks At Managing Its PR Messes

November 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Way to go, Bullitt County, for being bigoted redneck central. You’ve made the national news again for something horrific. A Kentucky fire chief is being criticized for racist comments after he refused to help a family of stranded motorists because they were black, and then suggested that an Asian-American television reporter did not understand English. [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Charity · Democrats · Discrimination · Downtown · Economy · Gays · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Jack Conway · JCPS · Metro Government · Poverty · State Government · Travel · Youth

Anchorage Mess Is About Rich Folks’ Money

November 17th, 2014 · 6 Comments

When railroad giant CSX Corp. moves freight between Louisville and Indianapolis, it’s forced to lower speeds, keep trains shorter and carry lighter loads. [WDRB] Here’s another fun made-up thing for Greg Fischer’s staff to push around all week. [C-J/AKN] The key to the new downtown hotels is a major expansion of the downtown convention center. [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Charity · Construction · Crime · Death · Dogs · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · Legal · Metro Council · Metro Government · Ryder Cup · Scandal · State Government · Travel · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Youth

Of Course Jim King Opposes A Basic Living Wage

November 13th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Jerry Abramson is abandoning the insignificant and obscure office to which he was elected — lieutenant governor of Kentucky – for an even more insignificant and obscure office in the White House — deputy assistant to the president and director of intergovernmental affairs. [WDRB] Residents near Louisville International Airport who don’t qualify for free home [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Downtown · Education · Gays · Indiana · Internet · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Metro Council · Neighborhoods · Religion · Taxes

YAY! It’s Katie King Coronation Day, Louisville!

November 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

We’re obviously joking. The former owner of a mastiff is facing animal cruelty charges after the dog’s four-pound tumor went untreated for months. [WDRB] The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency next week will begin a second round of air sampling at eight homes near the long-closed Lees Lane hazardous waste landfill, after discovering 13 homes with [...]

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Tags: Advertising · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Death · Dogs · Downtown · Education · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Politics · Senate Race

Katie & Jim King Once Again Buying A Judgeship

November 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

What? A wealthy group funded in part by David Jones, Jr’s family is trying to choke JCPS and force neighborhood and charter schools? Surely not. Surely this Hal Heiner-tied group isn’t trying to further segregate our school system on both racial and economic fronts. [WDRB] Jefferson County Public Schools continues to struggle hiring teachers who [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Downtown · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Jim King · Judges · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Polls · Senate Race

JCTA Put Its Foot In Its Mouth With That One

October 31st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Some Jefferson County teachers are upset after their names were included without their knowledge in a political advertisement sent to approximately 50,000 voters by the Jefferson County Teachers Association. [WDRB] A record 548,815 people are registered to vote in Jefferson County in the general election Tuesday, Nov. 4, newly released figures by the Jefferson County [...]

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Tags: Bellarmine · Churchill Downs · Death · Dogs · Domestic Violence · Downtown · Election · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Oops · Politics

Sadly, Education In Kentucky Continues To Suffer

October 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

Elderly and low income neighbors in Jeffersonville are caught in the middle of a zoning fight that could force them out of their home. [WDRB] Your dying local newspaper got at least a few school board endorsements right, it seems. Not endorsing people like Horne was a wise move. [C-J/AKN] Prosecutors said they plan to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Butchertown · Downtown · Education · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Zoning

Yet Another Crazy Judge Does Something Crazy

September 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment

It was August 27th, just before 6:00 p.m when gunshots were heard throughout the Shawnee neighborhood. Shell casings dotted the street in the aftermath. The shooting left 16-month-old Ne’Riah Miller dead and her mother in the hospital. [WDRB] What the hell is wrong with a handful of judges in Louisville? What’s with the revolving door [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Crime · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Judges · Lexington · LMPD · Metro Council · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · Transparency · University of Louisville · West End

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