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Thank You to Our Radio Girlfriend, Francene

October 28th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Thanks, Francene, for having us on the radio this A.M. to discuss Gilles Meloche and the corrupt Jerry Abramson – the man who has supported and promoted the sickening cloud hanging over Metro Animal Services. If you missed our appearance, we may post a clip in a day or so. Or maybe we’ll just read [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Francene · Radio

Another Monday & Week of Hot Political Messes

October 26th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Kentucky State Auditor Crit Luallen is Governing Magazine’s 2009 Public Official of the Year. We’ve got all the details. [Page One] Jerry Abramson admits an anti-incumbent backlash is hitting mayors. It’s too bad he’s delusional enough to think people only dislike him because he’s an incumbent. [Politico] A meth head in Bashford Manor was critically [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bad Behavior · Economy · Education · Ford · Francene · Jerry Abramson · Jim King · Mayor's Race 2010 · State Government · University of Louisville

Governor Beshear Just on Francene’s Show

September 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

Governor Steve Beshear was just on Francene. “Quite honestly, Francene, I got a little chuckle out of it. It’s amazing the ingenuity of folks and what they can do these days… it is cut and pasted and spliced.” He then compared the profanity-filled rant from Mongiardo it to the casino/slot machine mail piece of him. [...]

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Tags: Clear Channel · Dan Mongiardo · Democrats · Francene · Morning Shows · Oops · Politics · Radio · Scandal · Senate Race · Steve Beshear

Looking for Trouble Edition

September 16th, 2009 · 7 Comments

A personal thanks to radio hostess with the most Francene for talking with my Public Speaking class last night at Brown Mackie College.  All those principles we’ve been talking about — confidence, knowing your material, making eye contact, etc. — she reinforced in a big way. Media Trouble, Part 1: Didn’t take long for one [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Downtown · Francene · Internet · Jim King · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Council · Metro Government · Sports · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Health Care Crowd Gets Some Answers

September 3rd, 2009 · 30 Comments

by John LaFollette The ‘Ville Voice Correspondent In his opening remarks before the town hall meeting he hosted Wednesday night at Central High School to talk about health care reform, John Yarmuth said, “This isn’t about me.” For all the bad news he bore — to mostly antithetical ears, at that — he might as [...]

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Tags: Downtown · Francene · Health Care · John Yarmuth

Bats Extend Clear Channel Deal

June 17th, 2009 · Comments Off

The Louisville Bats’ contract with Clear Channel radio has been extended through 2013. Clear Channel GM Bill Gentry announced the contract extension during Francene’s show, broadcast from the Bats’ early game at Slugger Field. Bats’ games are broadcast on 790 WKRD-AM. Bats GM Dale Owens, discussing some upcoming potential attractions, said the team hopes to [...]

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Tags: Clear Channel · Francene · Louisville Bats · Media · Radio · Slugger Field

Finally, Some Spring-like News

March 20th, 2009 · 3 Comments

There is news outside of basketball, like this… “Gloomy Jerry Abramson”: In his story about the soaring jobless rate, the C-J’s Joe Gerth used an adjective rarely used in connection with our upbeat chief. The news is gloomy — about 1 in 10 people can’t find a job. Don’t forget that Francene’s doing her radio [...]

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Tags: Death · Documentary · Dogs · Economy · Francene · Green · Health Care · Jerry Abramson · Water

More to Life Than Basketball Edition

March 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Time to quit filling out those brackets and get to work… Forde Takes the Cards: If you really want to be in-the-know about all this NCAA Tournament buzz – read Pat Forde’s column at ESPN. If you can’t wait until the end of the piece to know who he picks — we just told you. [...]

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Tags: Economy · Francene · Gannett · Grants · Green · Health Care · Highlands · Housing · Jerry Abramson · Kentucky Derby · Newspaper · Sports · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Page One & The ‘Ville Voice on TeeVee

February 17th, 2009 · Comments Off

Crit Luallen’s damning audit of Metro Housing in Louisville, the gay hate legislation in Frankfort, Francene and the JobJam this Saturday and Jim Bulleit speaking out. The first few seconds were cut off because the CW apparently can’t figure out how to start at 10:00 A.M. instead of a minute before, killing our TiVo.

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · CW · Discrimination · Francene · Gays · Housing · Hype · John Yarmuth · Morning Shows · Politics · State Government · TV · Water · WLKY

Page One & ‘Ville Voice on TeeVee

February 10th, 2009 · Comments Off

This week we focus on getting people jobs (we’re putting our money where our mouths are), crazy Doug Hawkins and bombs and all the shenanigans in Frankfort.

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bombs · Business · CW · Doug Hawkins · Economy · Francene · Hype · Media · Morning Shows · Oops · Politics · State Government · TV · Video