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UofL Continues To Play A Game Of Secrecy

July 17th, 2014 · 4 Comments

It’s Louisville’s signature event of the summer — but before Forecastle music rumbles the Ohio River, we’re hearing sounds of setup and seeing what makes this year’s festival bigger than ever. [WDRB] Pretty sure we were the first to tell you GE was in talks to sell its appliance business. [C-J/AKN] Medical emergency runs in [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Crime · Downtown · Festival · Indiana · Internet · Legal · Metro Council · Music · Taxes · University of Louisville · Youth

Crazed Teatoots Vandalize Smoking Ban Signs

July 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Are you a generous person or someone who loves animals? Help Jackson the Dachshund out ASAP, as he needs surgery! Jessica has been a tireless advocate for years and has definitely given more than she’s received. Let’s all pitch in. [Go Fund Me!] A longtime educator with Jefferson County Public Schools has been named an [...]

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Tags: Arena · Dining · Downtown · Education · Indiana · Internet · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Police · Possibility City · Smoking Ban

It’s A Great Thing That Portland Is Being Saved

July 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

World Cup fever is here, and millions are glued to the TV. Now, a Louisville business is flying high thanks to fans cheering on their home country. [WDRB] A group of 2,000 young adults will be at work for the next eight weeks thanks to Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s SummerWorks program. [C-J/AKN] Reminder: Greg Fischer [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Downtown · Economy · Education · Health Care · Immigration · Indiana · Jack Conway · John Yarmuth · Neighborhoods · Senate Race · Sports · Youth

Losing Faith In LMPD: Because Of Greg Fischer?

June 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

Wondering how to further discourage people from coming downtown? Jack up parking rates and make it tougher to park on the weekends. POSSIBILITY CITY! To think a majority of you folks repeatedly vote for Greg Fischer only to have this sort of thing repeatedly happen. Anyone with sense (not him) could have avoided all of [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Discrimination · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Lexington · LMPD · Oops · Politics · Poverty · Rumors · Steve Beshear · Weather · Youth

Fischer To Poor People: Fuck You Poor People

June 26th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Just when you thought Bill Lamb couldn’t get more disconnected from reality… Taxing cyclists because he’s not man enough to control himself or his emotional reactions. What’ll get his manties in a twist next? This city should be paying cyclists because it gets cars off our already crumbling streets. The environmental benefit is just an [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bad Behavior · Bikes · Crime · Death · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Horse Industry · Housing · Hype · Indiana · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Parks · Politics · Steve Beshear · Taxes · WDRB · Youth

Murder Becomes A Hot Topic In Possibility City

June 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

Fiber internet that people can afford? We’ll believe it when we see it. [WDRB] Here’s some important environmental trivia for your next cocktail party: Louisville has 1.2 million potential tree planting sites. [C-J/AKN] This is apparently news. At least it’s not mugshot central like WAVE. [WHAS11] Just around the curve of Glenn’s Creek from Old [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Construction · Crime · Downtown · Economy · Green · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Possibility City · Steve Beshear

Thank Goodness Council Isn’t A Reality Show

June 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

Okay, who is surprised? Two residents of Dismas House file a civil lawsuit, saying they were sexually assaulted. [WDRB] A western Louisville resident filed an ethics complaint against Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton, alleging that she used her position to have city crews pick up junk from family property. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another senseless shooting in [...]

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Tags: Automobile · Bad Behavior · Crime · Death · Downtown · Economy · Education · Ford · Guns · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Council · Oops · Youth

These Awful Shootings & Stabbings Need To End

June 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville police chief Steve Conrad says if you want to keep the city safe, you have to pay for it. And that’s why he wants an additional $7 million. [WDRB] Woah, mob violence overtime cost the city almost a million dollars. But at least people are going back downtown. [C-J/AKN & More C-J/AKN] The University [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Bad Behavior · Business · Crime · Downtown · Education · Festival · Guns · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · Music · University of Kentucky · Weather

Council Republicans Must Love Being Hated

May 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Uh…. One person was injured when JCPS bus #9703 hit the wall of Westport Middle School Thursday morning. [WDRB] With $13 million bankrolled for improvements in the emerging Nulu neighborhood east of downtown, consultants have recommended redesigning part of East Market Street as a boulevard, with a median divider and an 8-foot-wide bike trail on [...]

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Tags: Automobile · Business · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Council · Oops · Police · Politics · Republican Party · Senate Race · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Study Isn’t Necessary: LMPD Needs More Help

April 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off

It has hosted college and professional basketball games, high school graduations and roller derby clashes. Louis Armstrong played there, as did musicians from Elvis Presley to My Morning Jacket. [WDRB] The Waterfront Development Corp. is scrambling to offset the legislature’s abrupt slashing of all state funding for the agency — $420,000 a year for each [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Cordish · Downtown · Education · Gays · Indiana · LMPD · Oops · Politics · State Government

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