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Ugh. Another Day, Another Pedestrian Death.

March 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Another day, another pedestrian death here in Possibility City. Police in Shively have confirmed that one person has died after being struck by a vehicle on Dixie Highway. [WDRB] The four finalists are in for Jefferson County Public Schools’ first “school of innovation” — a hunt for an out-of-the box approach for students whom traditional [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Discrimination · Economy · Ford · Gays · Guns · Health Care · Housing · JCPS · Police · Politics · Weather

KentuckyOne Lives Up To The Negative Predictions

March 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Whether it’s from an asthma attack, drug overdose or cardiac arrest, patients having difficulty breathing will no longer be cared for by respiratory therapists at three Louisville-area emergency rooms as a result of the recent layoffs at KentuckyOne Health. [WDRB] U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth is calling for an investigation into the VA’s purchase of land [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Ford · Gays · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Music · State Government

JCPS Will Officially Cancel Summer In 3, 2…

March 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Snow and ice can’t damper the spirits of the Kentucky Derby Festival. The 42nd edition of the Pegasus Pins went on sale Monday morning. [WDRB] As the bankruptcy case for Seven Counties Services heads to trial [yesterday], public agencies across Kentucky are watching to see if the court will clear an exit from the state’s [...]

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Tags: Derby Festival · Discrimination · Ford · Health Care · Highlands · Indiana · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · State Government · University of Kentucky · Water · Weather

Possibility City Is Just A Dream – Not A Reality

January 23rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission will hold its quarterly public forum to discuss the Bluegrass Pipeline Today at 6:00 P.M., Department for Environmental Protection, 300 Fair Oaks Lane, Frankfort. [Press Release] The era of one-way streets in downtown Louisville may be coming to an end. As part of his two-year highway plan, Kentucky Gov. Steve [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Ford · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Metro Government · Possibility City · Poverty · State Government · Steve Beshear · Travel · Water · Weather · Youth

Everything With Arena Is Puppies & Rainbows

January 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments

You’ve been reading our arena coverage for years so you already know that people like Jim King are spinning. [WDRB] A new Louisville program targets mentally ill stuck in the system’s revolving door. A fter years of being caught in an endless cycle of mental illness, homelessness and stints in jail, 52-year-old Rodney Aubrey sipped [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Ford · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Possibility City · Water · West End

Who’ll Move To The Portland Neighborhood Next?

January 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

Yep, $26 million of your tax dollars are paying for unbelievable discrimination at Sunrise on the basis of sexual orientation in 2014. [WDRB] Four things that put cities’ record-low murder rates into context. Over the same period that murders dropped in large cities, they have risen in suburbs. [Think Progress] Here’s the latest press release [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Discrimination · Education · Ford · Indiana · Movies · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges · Parks · Poverty · Race · WHAS · Youth

Someone In Middletown’s Setting A Great Example

December 20th, 2013 · Comments Off

Jeffersonville Police said Thursday that two people who were found dead in a burned out home last month died from self-inflicted gunshot wounds. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro ethics commission on Thursday will examine a complaint against council member Tom Owen alleging that he improperly benefited from land and loan deals. [C-J/AKN] Aaaand the complaint was [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Death · Education · Ethics · Ford · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Metro Council · State Government

Please Support Dare To Care If You Can Afford It

December 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

You can’t even drive on Louisville streets these days without your vehicle getting sucked into a giant hole. [WDRB] Ford Motor Co. says it will hire more than 11,000 people in the U.S. and Asia next year to support an aggressive rollout of new vehicles. [C-J/AKN] As school safety in this country is re-examined, tonight [...]

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Tags: Business · Celebrity · Charity · Education · Ford · Guns · Health Care · Ohio River Bridges · Polls · Possibility City · Poverty · State Government

At Least Ford Is A Big Bright Spot This Week

November 4th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Jefferson County captured most of the population growth in the Greater Louisville region over the last decade, but jobs did not follow. [WDRB] Rather than bother covering the $426,000 verdict Laurel Harper won against the University of Louisville, the paper decided to run a story about encouraging young women to run for office. Just like [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Death · Economy · Ford · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · Newspaper · University of Louisville

Barbara Shanklin’s Trial Is Never Going To End

July 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin admitted to making mistakes two or three times on the witness stand Tuesday during the ethics trial that could remove her from office. If you’re watching this circus, you know how hateful and unprofessional she’s gotten. And her attorney? Hahaha. [WDRB] Louisville Metro Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin admitted Tuesday night that she failed [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Education · Ethics · Ford · Indiana · Metro Council · Oops · Politics · Senate Race · State Government · Transparency

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