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Some Warm & Sunshine-y Stories For You This A.M.

September 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s a lesson in how local media continues to scare the bejeebers out of people. [WDRB] This cannibal murder mess in Jeffersonville gets more horrific and screwed up by the minute. [C-J/AKN] Just a reminder: the Water Company CEO got to keep his job after a nightmare of a DUI. Compare that to an LG&E [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Economy · Green · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Politics · State Government · University of Louisville · Water

GLI: Working Hard To Keep Everybody Down

September 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Jefferson County Public Schools has hired a new team to help its most vulnerable students. [WDRB] Of course GLI opposes a living wage for workers in Louisville. Remember, these are people put in charge by Greg Fischer. Arguing that increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 locally would hurt local businesses and possibly result in job [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Economy · Greater Louisville Inc. · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Religion · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Another Puppies & Rainbows Possibility City Day!

September 9th, 2014 · 3 Comments

If you missed it, Greg Fischer’s Louisville Metro Animal Services scandal just got a lot worse. [Last Night] Cavers discover miles of passageways leading to a whole new river system under southern Indiana and they say it could lead to much more. [WDRB] Electrolux is buying the Louisville-based appliance business from General Electric for $3.3 [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Business · Death · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government · Oops · Police · Politics · Poverty · Scandal

Vice President Biden’s Weekly Video Address

September 8th, 2014 · No Comments

This week Vice President Trans Am focused on giving the middle class a chance:

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Tags: Economy · Politics · Video

Something’s Gotta Be In The “Pure Tap”, Right???

September 8th, 2014 · No Comments

It’s mid-morning and the seventh graders in Molly Duffield’s third-period class at Newburg Middle School are walking around the room with yardsticks, golf balls and scientific calculators. [WDRB] Jefferson District Judge Sandra McLaughlin is basically a disaster who ought to be disbarred. [C-J/AKN] More than 100 people came to the “Bridge Louisville” meeting Saturday, bringing [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Crime · Economy · Education · Health Care · Indiana · Judges · Legal · LMPD · Police · Politics · Senate Race · University of Louisville · Youth

Is Everyone Just Getting Stabbed These Days?

September 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

A new multi-million dollar marina is on hold after Jeffersonville City Council tabled a proposed plan at their meeting Tuesday night, sending it back to Plan Commission for further review. [WDRB] As they debate a proposed increase in the local minimum wage, Louisville Metro Council members will likely approve exemptions as they work toward boosting [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Death · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Lexington · Metro Council · Politics · Senate Race · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Clarksville Law Enforcement Sounds Kinda Crazy

August 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Protestors lined the sidewalk across the street from the WDRB News building Tuesday morning to protest a recent “Point of View” editorial by WDRB President and General Manager Bill Lamb. WDRB gave Scott an opportunity to sit down for an interview, but she declined. [WDRB] For the first time in 15 years, there is no [...]

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Tags: Economy · Education · Ford · Guns · Indiana · Judges · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Oops · Politics · Polls · Race · UPS

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

August 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama continued to focus on the economy, which is barely a thing these days:

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Tags: Economy · Politics · Video

JCPS Continues To Make It Rain For Union Guy

August 25th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Brent McKim is paid about $75,000 annually by Jefferson County Public Schools — the going rate for a high school physics teacher with a master’s degree and 23 years’ experience. Yet, it’s been more than a decade since McKim has taught a class or had any duties at a particular school. [WDRB] You can go [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Business · Crime · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Public Relations · Race · Sports · Taxes · University of Kentucky · Weather · Youth

Rep. Yarmuth Calls Again For Raising The Wage

August 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

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

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