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A Crime-Free Puppies & Rainbows Place To Be

July 3rd, 2013 · 2 Comments

What would you do if you were asked to falsify records at work? The man who headed the work release and community corrections in Clark County as of last Friday says he challenged an order to do just that. Then he was promptly let go. [WDRB] Louisville Metro Police say an arrest has been made [...]

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Tags: Automobile · Bad Behavior · Business · Crime · Death · Ford · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Oops · Police · Politics · Senate Race · Smoking Ban

The Shanklin Ethics Mess Is Never Going To End

May 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off

A 14-year metro police officer resigns before the police chief could fire him in a misconduct case that stretched more than a year. Chief Steve Conrad told WDRB News that 4th division Ofc. David Graham quit Wednesday afternoon. [WDRB] Comcast and Time Warner Cable may be two of the largest cable and Internet providers in [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Democrats · Ethics · Ford · Indiana · Insight Comm. · LMPD · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · Poverty · Senate Race · State Government

Did You Hear? Louisville’s Economy Just Magical

May 17th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Everybody is just cold getting murdered in Shiveley. Don’t tell any of your meemaws who live there. [WDRB] The Lexington Parking Authority board of commissioners voted Thursday to accept the proposed new city food truck ordinance, subject to several modifications. Seems Lexington takes food trucks more seriously than Louisville. [H-L] There‚Äôs been some progress after [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Economy · Ethics · Ford · Frankfort Ave. · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Jail · Lexington · Metro Council · Metro Government · Neighborhoods · Police · South End

Being Nonchalant With Tolls (Taxes) Unacceptable

May 14th, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has nabbed an accused wig thief, according to an arrest warrant. Gives a whole new meaning to wig snatching. [WDRB] What planet is Greg Fischer living on when he says membership of the board setting toll rates for bridges is not a major concern? [C-J/AKN] Who believes everything is all [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Ford · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Derby · Lexington · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government

At Least Lexington Takes Its Trees Seriously

April 17th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Bird poop is once again causing lane closures in Louisville. When you’ve got to go, you’ve got to go. [WDRB] With construction set to begin this summer on both the downtown Interstate 65 and eastern bridges, state transportation officials from Kentucky and Indiana updated the Jeffersonville City Council on Monday night. [C-J/AKN] Louisville restaurants are [...]

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Tags: Education · Ford · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · Thunder

Don’t Let Fear Keep You Away From Everything

April 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

One local group says it’s concerned about possible plans to demolish a historic home in their community. [WDRB] Lexington officials find ways to handle run-down and abandoned property. Could Louisville learn a thing or two? [H-L] A brutal attack was reported early Sunday morning inside a South Louisville movie theater. [WHAS11] A new nanotechnology to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Derby Festival · Ford · Housing · Indiana · Jail · Kentucky Derby · Lexington · Metro Council · South End · Steve Beshear · Thunder · University of Louisville

Local Media Remains Complicit In LMAS Messes

March 18th, 2013 · Comments Off

A loud “boom” noise that might have startled or awakened residents likely was the result of a Marine Corps Reserve Unit conducting a training exercise on Fort Knox. You’d think Ft. Knox would alert Louisville when stuff like that is going down. [WDRB] What Americans keep ignoring about Finland’s school success. Everyone agrees the United [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Dogs · Education · Ford · Greg Stumbo · Guns · Housing · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government

Southern Indiana Just Can’t Stop Suing Itself

February 15th, 2013 · 6 Comments

Derp, raising taxes was a bad idea to begin with. But no one can fault Tina Ward-Pugh for starting an important discussion about housing. [C-J/AKN] What, there are mouth-breathing bigots in Mt. Washington? You don’t say! A proposed Islamic cemetery is causing some concern in Mt. Washington. [WDRB] Have you checked the various scores for [...]

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Tags: Education · Ford · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Senate Race · State Government · West End

Now Jerry Abramson Is Trying To Ruin Charlotte

September 5th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Ford Motor Co. sold 197,249 vehicles in August, a 12.6 percent increase from the same month a year earlier. [Business First] Seems like only moments ago Joe Arnold was freaking out over these murals. Preservationists say they will do everything they can to preserve murals found in the sub-basement of a vacant Whiskey Row building [...]

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Tags: Arena · Art · Economy · Ford · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Jim King · Metro Government · Politics · State Government

BREAKING NEWS! You Can Buy Crack Pipes, Folks

August 7th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Ford Motor Co said some of its new plants in Asia will be able to build up to seven vehicles as part of the automaker’s new One Manufacturing flexible global production system, announced Monday at a management conference in Traverse City, Michigan. [Reuters] John Boel’s latest, earth-shattering discovery? Crack pipes are being sold in some [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Education · Ford · Greg Fischer · JCPS · Metro Council · WAVE · West End