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People Aren’t Happy About Those Traffic Cams

November 20th, 2014 · No Comments

The Louisville Water Company approved a smaller rate increase after some arm-twisting, apparently. [WDRB] A lawyer who on Friday won a big ruling that revives a battle in Louisville over whiskey fungus from aging bourbon said city officials could solve the problem, if they wanted to. [C-J/AKN] A task force met Tuesday night to discuss [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Discrimination · Economy · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Legal · Metro Government · Police · Politics · State Government · Taxes · Water

JCPS Is Finally Reviewing Monstrous Salaries

November 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

TARC celebrated its 40th birthday Monday by announcing it will soon have the largest fleet of all-electric buses in the country. TARC will put a fleet of 10 new Zerobuses on the road by the end of the year. [WDRB] Max St. John cringes when he hears a gay slur tossed out in the hallways [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Congress · Discrimination · Economy · Gays · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · TARC

MSD & LWC Will Probably Ruin Everything Forever

November 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tucked away off a busy stretch of main street, a small driveway leads to an urban mural. [WDRB] A full merger of the Louisville Water Co. and the Metropolitan Sewer District into a “One Water” agency as once envisioned by Mayor Greg Fischer would be a tremendous challenge and not recommended, Jefferson County Attorney Mike [...]

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Tags: Art · Business · Death · Discrimination · Dogs · Economy · Gays · Immigration · Indiana · MSD · Sports · Water · Weather

4th St. Opens Up, Tries To Swallow Everyone

November 10th, 2014 · 2 Comments

People who live near Liberty Tire Recycling are firing back after massive flames broke out at the facility earlier this week. The lawsuit claims Liberty Tire was negligent and should compensate those affected by the fire. [WDRB] After Metro Council President Jim King asked for assistance in clarifying to what extent a council member must [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bellarmine · Bourbon · Crime · Discrimination · Dogs · Economy · Education · Ethics · Gays · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Jim King · Legal · LMPD · MSD · Politics · Religion · University of Louisville

Will You Miss Mayor Jerry While He’s Gone?

November 7th, 2014 · 4 Comments

This made Steve Beshear really happy. The same-sex marriage movement lost its first major case in a federal appeals court Thursday after a lengthy string of victories, creating a split among the nation’s circuit courts that virtually guarantees Supreme Court review. [USA Today] He’ll be the fourth man in charge of Clark County deputies in [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Dogs · Economy · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Indiana · Jack Conway · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · John Yarmuth · Judges · Police · Politics · State Government · Steve Beshear

LG&E Wants Even More Of Your Sweet Cash

November 6th, 2014 · 4 Comments

The longtime member of the Jefferson County Board of Education who lost her bid for re-election Tuesday says she will continue to advocate for children. [WDRB] With nearly all votes counted, Jefferson County District Court Judge Donald Armstrong was on track to be ousted by voters Tuesday, despite the throng of prosecutors who challenged incumbent [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Dogs · Economy · Education · Election · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · LG&E · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Police · Politics · Senate Race · Weather

Rep. Yarmuth’s Testimony Pushing For Wage Hike

November 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment

If you missed it a few days ago, here’s Rep. John Yarmuth testifying in Louisville in support of raising the minimum wage:

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Tags: Economy · John Yarmuth · Metro Council

No One Is Surprised By Last Night’s Results

November 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Democratic U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth is easily winning re-election in Kentucky’s 3rd congressional district. [WDRB] In Louisville, only the nose knows when it comes to enforcing odor regulations. As JBS Swift and the city wrestle over complaints of a slaughterhouse stench, the company is now questioning the city’s reliance on a decades-old subjective odor standard [...]

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Tags: Business · Butchertown · Economy · Education · Gambling · Indiana · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Senate Race

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

November 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama focused on helping women and working families:

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Tags: Economy · Politics · Video

Is Soccer Really Going To Be A Thing Now?

October 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Louisville City FC is now offering a special incentive to be a part of the club from the beginning. [WDRB] In just over the two-year minimum it takes to age straight bourbon, the number of Kentucky distilleries has tripled, according to a economic impact survey released Tuesday. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another fun murder in Possibility [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Death · Democrats · Economy · Education · Health Care · Indiana · Politics · Scandal · Sports · University of Louisville

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