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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

More “Compassionate City” Bullshit Floats To Top

August 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments

Right now there is only an old run down tobacco barn on the site in rural eastern Shelby County. [WDRB] Want a load of bullshit to start your morning? Here’s some compassionate city nonsense, written by a PR lady, pushed by her law firm bosses. It’s absurd and offensive, sadly. [C-J/AKN] Louisville Metro Public Works [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Bourbon · Business · Education · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Senate Race

Holy Wow! Hell Has Truly Frozen Over In Louisville

August 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

This is big – can you believe it? We’re on the same page as the paper! WHAT! And it involves Greg Fischer! Essentially, the paper points out that he’s full of it. Because the jackass had the audacity to lie to the media after we’d already published a mountain of evidence. [C-J/AKN] Authorities in Clarksville, [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Crime · Dining · Dogs · Downtown · Education · Ford · Greg Fischer · Guns · Housing · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government · Parks · Politics · Poverty · Scandal · Senate Race

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

August 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama honed in on college affordability, which is no longer a thing in the United States:

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Tags: Education · Politics · Video

Bridge Tolls? What Tolls? Nothing To See Here

August 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Southern Indiana chamber of commerce is asking state officials to consider changes to traffic and toll plans in an effort to ease the Ohio River Bridges Project’s financial burden on local businesses. [WDRB] Who in Possibility City believes the Gannett split doesn’t have a serious impact on the company’s “local commitment”? That’s right — [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Charity · Construction · Courier-Journal · Dogs · Education · Gannett · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges

What, You Thought That Lawsuit Would Succeed?

August 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

An appeals court has upheld a federal judge’s ruling that dismissed a lawsuit over the Ohio River Bridges Project. [WDRB] An 18-year veteran corrections officer was indicted this week on allegations that he clocked in at the city jail, but worked an off-duty detail instead. [C-J/AKN] Really, enough with the charter schools nonsense. [WHAS11] In [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Education · Guns · Horse Industry · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics

Another Weekend, Another Bunch Of Fun Shootings

August 11th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Sitting around with his family has never felt so good for Leon Nelson. [WDRB] Jefferson County students with some of the most critical behavioral and mental health needs will get additional help this school year. [C-J/AKN] A shooting near downtown Louisville left one man in grave condition at University Hospital. [WHAS11] Lexington loves shooting people [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Crime · Dogs · Education · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Politics · Republican Party · Youth

Greg Fischer’s Horrific LMAS Scandal Rages On

August 4th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Had Kenneth Simmons worked a normal 40-hour week, he would have earned about $45,000 a year, on average, during the last six years of his career as a jail officer for Louisville Metro Corrections. Instead, Simmons worked what he described as an “ungodly” amount of overtime, pushing his average pay from 2008 to 2013 above [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Dogs · Education · Ford · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Metro Government · Neighborhoods · Politics · Race · Scandal · Steve Beshear

Do You Smell The JCPS-Teacher Mess Brewing?

July 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

Simmons College is expanding its campus with a building on 4th Street in downtown Louisville, but leaders say it is more than an expansion. [WDRB] A $25 million project at Bellarmine University will add a three-story, curving building in front of the main administration building overlooking Newburg Road — and connect the two buildings at [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bellarmine · Crime · Dogs · Education · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Scandal · State Government · Taxes · West End

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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