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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

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

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Rambling

July 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Last week Governor Bigot took time out of his busy schedule of covering up for his staffers (like now-deceased Fontaine Banks) and giving no-bid contracts to transportation attorneys to talk about kids:

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Tags: Education · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video · Youth

This Compassionate City Is So Compassionate

July 9th, 2014 · No Comments

A new nickname for the River City could be the Bourbon City. The Kentucky Distillers’ Association is planning to open a satellite office in downtown Louisville because of its booming bourbon scene. [WDRB] Metro United Way is cutting funding to about a dozen charities in the Louisville area, leaving some of the nonprofits scrambling to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Charity · Death · Education · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Police · Race · West End

Karen Sypher Is Poking Her Head Up Again

July 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville Male High School Principal David Mike and two other school staffers could face disciplinary actions at the hands of the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board following the results of an investigation into allegations of cheating on a standardized test. [WDRB] A Wayside Christian Mission emergency shelter has begun an $11.8 million renovation that will [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Courier-Journal · Education · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Politics · Water · WDRB · Youth

You Already Know You Can’t Trust Greg Fischer

July 7th, 2014 · 2 Comments

It’s almost been two weeks since this scene on River Road shocked witnesses, the EMS Community, and the victim’s families. [WDRB] Focusing on the strategies and programs in place to improve academic achievement and ensuring schools have the resources they need are at the top of Donna Hargens’ to-do list as she begins the final [...]

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Tags: Awards · Business · Contests · Death · Education · Guns · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Republican Party

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

We Already Know Some Officers Racially Profile

June 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Make sure you’re caught up on the latest in the Will Coursey sex scandal. Complete with newspaper and video realness, gurl. [Page One] Louisville has grown slightly this decade, but new Census estimates show outlying areas are adding people at a faster rate. [WDRB] A burst of cannon fire signaled the end of three years [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Dining · Education · Greg Fischer · Hype · Indiana · Lexington · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Politics · Race · Senate Race · Sports · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

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