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Come On, WLKY, Enough With Autoplay Videos!

July 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A well traveled stretch of road near the University of Louisville will soon go from two lanes to one, in both directions. [WDRB] Maybe they don’t know which outdoor activities are available, or how to access them. Or maybe they don’t think they have the time. [C-J/AKN] We may be honest, but a new study [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Festival · Gays · Greg Fischer · Immigration · Indiana · Metro Government · Possibility City · Scandal · University of Louisville · West End · Youth

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

UofL Continues To Play A Game Of Secrecy

July 17th, 2014 · 4 Comments

It’s Louisville’s signature event of the summer — but before Forecastle music rumbles the Ohio River, we’re hearing sounds of setup and seeing what makes this year’s festival bigger than ever. [WDRB] Pretty sure we were the first to tell you GE was in talks to sell its appliance business. [C-J/AKN] Medical emergency runs in [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Crime · Downtown · Festival · Indiana · Internet · Legal · Metro Council · Music · Taxes · University of Louisville · Youth

These Awful Shootings & Stabbings Need To End

June 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville police chief Steve Conrad says if you want to keep the city safe, you have to pay for it. And that’s why he wants an additional $7 million. [WDRB] Woah, mob violence overtime cost the city almost a million dollars. But at least people are going back downtown. [C-J/AKN & More C-J/AKN] The University [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Bad Behavior · Business · Crime · Downtown · Education · Festival · Guns · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · Music · University of Kentucky · Weather

Fischer Content With Living In Fantasy World

June 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Louisville non-profit says the mayor’s proposed budget cuts its funding by more than $13,000. They say it’s money that could mean the difference between life and death. [WDRB] Greg Fischer says the LG&E fee compromise will cause pain. What planet is this man living on? As if the original proposal wasn’t even worse for [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Festival · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · LG&E · Music · Politics · Republican Party · Senate Race · Taxes · University of Louisville · West End

Everyone’s Super-Mad About MSD Rate Increases

May 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

A week after a state audit criticized JCPS for not spending enough of its $1 billion budget on students, there’s news that the district will create dozens of new positions outside the classroom. [WDRB] Louisville’s sewer rates will rise another 5.5 percent starting Aug. 1 to pay for an ongoing $850 million project to stop [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Charity · Construction · Dogs · Economy · Festival · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LG&E · Metro Government · Movies · MSD · Parks · Sports

TV Wakes Up To Animal Abuse, Ignores LMAS

March 6th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Clarksville, Ind. says it’s the oldest town in the Old Northwest Territory. Now leaders are exploring whether it should become a city. [WDRB] If the event is losing $70,000 per year, why on earth is it entirely free? Why not charge a buck per person? The Waterfront Independence Festival, a two-day free public fireworks and [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Economy · Festival · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Steve Beshear

Maybe Greg Fischer Had A Contact Buzz(word)

July 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Did Greg Fischer have a contact high or was it a staffer? The errant tweet was deleted but it’s an illustration of the professionalism or lack thereof in Metro Government.

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Tags: Festival · Greg Fischer · Oops

Ethics? What Ethics? There Are No Ethics Here

July 17th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Want to be involved in a new effort from Page One and The ‘Ville Voice to focus on ad-free, citizen-funded investigative journalism? It’ll trend toward more long form work. [Jump In] Don’t worry, that dang bridge is never going to reopen. You should probably just call in sick. [FOX41] Today at 1:30 the Metro Council [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Ethics · Festival · Gannett · Journalism · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · WHAS · Zoning

Fischer Giving More Money To Cordish Failures

February 22nd, 2012 · 20 Comments

There’s a movement under way to oust Harold Workman from the Kentucky State Fair Board. It needs to happen. This is the first sign that the board has life in it in a long time. Unfortunately, it may be too little, too late. The state owes Ed Hart tons of money while workman rakes in [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cordish · Festival · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Indiana · LG&E · LMPD · Metro Council · Movies · Race · State Government · Travel

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