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Rep. Yarmuth Calls Again For Raising The Wage

August 13th, 2014 · No Comments

If you missed it like most people, Congressman John Yarmuth was on the teevee saying Congress needs to raise the minimum wage:

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Tags: Congress · Economy · John Yarmuth · Video

Hot Mess Called Cordish Is Just Making Excuses

August 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

Yes, kids, your tax dollars paid someone to say your tax dollars are hurting your tax dollars. KFC! Yum Center has actually “added competition and hurt” another taxpayer-subsidized entertainment venue in downtown Louisville: 4th Street Live. That’s according to a long-time Louisville real estate appraiser hired by the Cordish Co., the Baltimore-based developers that own [...]

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Tags: Arena · Business · Charity · Cordish · Courier-Journal · Dogs · Economy · Gannett · Greg Fischer · Housing · Indiana · Lexington · LMPD · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Travel

We Love “Deb” Lots And You Should, Too

August 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Could tobacco help prevent the transmission of HIV? Researchers from the University of Louisville are leading an international effort to find out. [WDRB] House Democrats’ top priority in January could be allowing local governments to temporarily raise taxes to help pay for construction projects, House Speaker Greg Stumbo said last week. [C-J/AKN] Congressman John Yarmuth [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Celebrity · Crime · Death · Dogs · Economy · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Judges · Scandal · Taxes · University of Louisville

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

August 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama pushes Congress to help the middle class, which won’t happen:

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Tags: Congress · Economy · Politics · Video

Rep. John Yarmuth On Boosting The Middle Class

July 31st, 2014 · Comments Off

It’s an election year and Democrats need help. So here’s John Yarmuth on the teevee promoting the Democrats’ “plan” to boost the middle class:

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Tags: Congress · Democrats · Economy · John Yarmuth · Video

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Update

July 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

On Friday, Papaw Bigot hollered about Kentucky receiving a national award for job creation and securing investments: Sadly, most everyone in Kentucky now knows that Beshear’s hype about job creation is just that.

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Tags: Economy · Hype · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Woah, What Happened To Summer Break, Kids?

July 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

Already planning a new elementary school in Norton Commons, Jefferson County Public Schools is looking to free-up more space in fast-growing eastern Louisville by converting Kennedy Metro — an alternative middle school near Jeffersontown – into an elementary school. [WDRB] Hold on to your wigs, ladies, cause Ann Oldfather is about to eat Possibility City [...]

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Tags: Charity · Crime · Death · Economy · Education · Ford · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Oops · Politics · Scandal · Senate Race · Youth

Fischer-LMAS Scandal Still Churning Stomachs

July 23rd, 2014 · 6 Comments

An elderly woman’s wish has been granted, and WDRB’s Rachel Collier was there as she was surprised with a gift that will change how she lives. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Housing Authority is reevaluating a plan that would implement a $75 monthly rent for randomly selected Section 8 participants after housing advocates called the proposed [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Dogs · Economy · Festival · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Metro Government · Old Louisville · Politics · Scandal · Transparency · Travel · University of Louisville · Youth

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

July 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama focused on equipping workers with the skills employers need now and in the future:

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Tags: Economy · Politics · Video

Business First OBSESSED With Term “Hispanic”

July 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

Four groups will present their ideas for the newest JCPS school [WDRB] Louisville Metro Council members intend to add their voice to a growing chorus calling for a state referendum on the automatic restoration of voting rights for most nonviolent felons who have served their time. [C-J/AKN] Community members came together July 19 using sports [...]

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Tags: Crime · Economy · Education · Hype · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LG&E · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Race

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