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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

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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