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Must Be More Of Fischer’s Promised Transparency

September 4th, 2012 · 5 Comments

The hot mess in Greg Fischer’s administration continues. Ellen Hesen is merely providing legal CYA. Louisville Metro Public Works Director Ted Pullen resigned Friday afternoon, days after one of his subordinates filed a sexual discrimination lawsuit in Jefferson Circuit Court claiming he repeatedly passed her over for a promotion because of gender. [C-J/AKN] A company [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Fired · Gambling · Gays · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Legal · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · State Government · University of Louisville

Look What We Found Swept Under Fischer’s Rug

March 7th, 2012 · 7 Comments

More from the You Know What’s Crazy Dept! Before you read the rest of this, be sure to take a refresher on the scandal by clicking here. Metro Government and Lynne Fleming, specifically, are claiming that Joey Sears (the guy shiz-canned for making sure Metro Parks Director Mike Heitz stopped DRIVING DRUNK in Metro Govt [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Fired · Greg Fischer · Metro Government · Oops · Parks · Possibility City · Scandal

Why Didn’t Dan Spangler Do This?

January 22nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

Just figured out why Dan Spangler was really canned from WBKI. This: FROM THE WBKI FAKEBOOK It’s because he wouldn’t dress like that and dance to Beyonce’s Single Ladies. UPDATE: Woopsiedaisy. Looks like the station nixed their fancy sexytime pics from Fakebook. What a shame.

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Tags: Fired · Morning Shows · Scandal · TV

Kenya McGruder Let Go from Council

November 6th, 2009 · 12 Comments

I’m baaaaack. Miss me? Remember the Democratic Caucus Director of the Metro Council? Remember that hot mess a few months ago? Here’s a refresher: Why David Tandy Won’t Be Louisville’s Mayor [July 31] Regular Frankfort Rumor Mill Round-Up [August 3] Pay Disparity Within Metro Council Caucus [August 5] David Tandy Thinks He’s Running for Mayor [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Democrats · Fired · Metro Council · Politics · Scandal

Wills’ Proper Sendoff and the New Gal in Town

July 31st, 2009 · 10 Comments

This seems to be a year of departures on local TV, but none can match the sendoff WAVE-TV has given Tom Wills after four decades as the city’s senior meteorologist. WAVE has given Wills an entire week of tributes, bringing back former personalities (this morning it was ex-anchor Julie Nelson, now in Minneapolis) to record [...]

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Tags: Fired · Hires · WAVE · Weather · WHAS

All The Golden Poo You Want to Know

July 30th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Two Words — Golden Poo: Who do you think is most likely to run afoul of the law? Just look at the possibilities. [Golden Poo] And to Think They Want to Play a Media Team in Hoops: Check out this photo of the Metro Council contingent touring the arena site. David Tandy told me this [...]

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Tags: 8664 · Arena · Awards · Fired · Metro Council · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Ratings · Rumors · Transparency · WAVE · Weather

Scandalous Stuff from Sports, Etc.

July 22nd, 2009 · 6 Comments

Sexploits in Sports: Eric Crawford pointed out that the hottest video on the Internet over the weekend was a peephole shot that might have been sexy ESPN reporter Erin Andrews – naked. Which gave the paper on excuse to include a giant photo of her on his blog, while Crawford wrote about what an invasion [...]

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Tags: Blogging · Dan Mongiardo · ESPN · Fired · Internet · Jack Conway · Reporters · Senate Race · Sports · TV

Phony Quote Hall of Fame

July 21st, 2009 · 2 Comments

We’re always picking apart press releases, but this one we got yesterday from the Greater Louisville Sports Commission gets a nomination for our “Phony Quote Hall of Fame.” As you probably know and we’ve chronicled, just-released chief Diane McGraw was unceremoniously fired in a meeting with Board Chair Steve Higdon upon her return from vacation. [...]

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Tags: Criticism · Fired · Sports

McGraw Gets the Boot at Sports Commission

July 20th, 2009 · 18 Comments

Diane McGraw, executive director of the Greater Louisville Sports Commission, is out. As you remember, the ‘Ville Voice obtained an e-mail McGraw sent detailing her strained relationship with Convention and Visitors Bureau chief Jim Wood July 6. In addition to the public embarrassment caused by the e-mail, McGraw included a reference to the PGA Championship [...]

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Tags: Fired · Metro Government · Sports

Finally, A Price to Pay for Loose Spending

July 16th, 2009 · Comments Off

Reading about all the scandals coming out of Lexington involving lavish spending by executives at the airport, KACo, the Kentucky League of Cities and the public library, skeptics like us were starting to wonder what you have to do get fired in a public position. Sure, some housecleaning has been done at the airport, but [...]

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Tags: Fired · Lexington · Library