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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 · No Comments

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 · No Comments

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

Take Your Cancer Sticks Elsewhere, Park Goers

July 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Louisville Metro Police are giving out free moped and scooter locks as part of an effort to reduce thefts in the Metro area. [WDRB] Before facing allegations of standardized test violations at Male High School, former Principal David Mike led struggling Western High to a celebrated turnaround. [C-J/AKN] Is J-town the worst part of Louisville? [...]

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Tags: Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Jeffersontown · LMPD · Parks · Smoking Ban · University of Louisville · Youth

Ramsey Should Be The UofL Sacrificial Lamb

July 4th, 2014 · 4 Comments

It’s time for these Sunrise hacks to be cut off from the government milk cow. The fact that Steve Beshear allows those folks to continue to get wealthy under the charade of helping children with Jesus should make your skin crawl. [WDRB] Nothing ever changes at the University of Louisville under Jim Ramsey. And it [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Economy · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Race · State Government · University of Louisville · Weather · WHAS · Youth

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

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Update

June 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week Governor Bigot hollers about the Kentucky Innovation Network, which is apparently a thing despite Kentucky’s horrible business and economic climate: Spoiler alert: Those business growth statistics were what Beshear claimed — I.E., all the junk his office touts via press release as jobs created. We love Kentucky but let’s keep it real.

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

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

June 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama focused on economic priorities for the middle class:

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Tags: Economy · Politics · Video

Greg Fischer’s Silver Spoon Is Showing Again

June 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The University of Kentucky has struck a new multimedia rights deal that makes it among the highest-paid universities in the country for athletic and campus media rights. [WDRB] But Jim King can’t do a goddamn thing about Metro Animal Services? He just sits on his hands making excuses. The Louisville Metro Council budget approved Thursday [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Business · Discrimination · Economy · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Jim King · Metro Council · Sports · University of Kentucky · Youth

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

June 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama discussed bringing workplace policies into the 21st Century — because all Americans should be able to afford to care for a family member in need::

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Economy · Politics · Video

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