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Everyone’s Apparently Still Nervous About Thunder

April 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

After rumors of possible violence at this weekend’s Thunder Over Louisville, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer explained why more than just teens must be held accountable for any violence — including the recent mayhem at downtown. [WDRB] This Indiana loon sounds like he’d do really well in Frankfort. Indiana’s top official in charge of improving the [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Cable · Downtown · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Guns · Homeless · Indiana · Thunder · Youth

Tina Ward-Pugh Snaps Back At Greg Fischer

February 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

Pictures of alleged animal abuse in Spencer County are making the rounds on the internet. But county officials are standing by their decision not to charge the owner. [WDRB] Dozens of employees at the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District must reapply for their jobs after audits criticized the agency. [C-J/AKN] The Kentucky general assembly [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Economy · Education · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Metro Council · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · UPS

Louisville Must Be An Internet No Man’s Land

February 20th, 2014 · 2 Comments

On Wednesday morning, the Indiana Supreme Court suspended operations at the Clark County Drug Court. [WDRB] Here’s an interesting gay marriage fight in Kentucky flashback to 1973, featuring J. Bruce Miller, et al. [Click the Clicky] Have you seen the crazy comments on this story about anti-gay conversion therapy nutsos? [WHAS11] The 2014 General Assembly [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Gambling · Gays · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · Metro Council · State Government · Taxes

MSD & Water Co. Merger Should Be Questioned

February 6th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Churchill Downs Inc. claims it was defrauded by an Atlantic City casino executive in a deal that would have allowed the Louisville company to launch an online gambling operation in New Jersey. [WDRB] These zoning shenanigans happened in the Highlands because of Greg Fischer’s folks. Surprising that people still can’t believe it. [C-J/AKN] Someone actually [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Gambling · Gays · Homeless · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Government · MSD · University of Louisville · Water · WAVE · Weather · West End

Some Freaking Out About Walmart In West End

January 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Using federal funds for the Ohio River Bridges Project, Kentucky awarded a $1.9 million contract last year to Kentucky State University to oversee a program preparing workers for building a downtown bridge and new Spaghetti Junction interchange. But as it nears its one-year anniversary next month, Bridges to Opportunities has resulted in just three people [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cordish · Discrimination · Gambling · Indiana · Judges · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · West End

Looked Under An Overpass Lately, Louisvillians?

December 9th, 2013 · 5 Comments

It is being called a life-saving groundbreaking. On Friday, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3), Metro Councilman David Tandy and the Family Health Centers (FHC) Board of Governors broke ground on the East Broadway Community Health Center, the largest expansion project in the 37-year history of the nonprofit agency. [WDRB] Six-year-old Sheylin Christian sat on the hotel [...]

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Tags: Death · Economy · Gambling · Health Care · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · Jeffersontown · Jerry Abramson · Poverty

Are You Relieved That Bus Service Is Closing?

November 22nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Jeffersonville couple catches a pair of thieves in the act, and now they want the entire neighborhood to know about it. Their solution — what’s being called the Tree of Shame. [WDRB] Embattled school bus contractor Commonwealth Bus Service and Transportation will be closing its doors Nov. 30, company president Mary Dunaway told Jefferson [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Congress · Crime · Discrimination · Education · Gambling · Gays · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Oops · Poverty · Race · Radio · State Government · WLKY

Woah, Tolls Are Bad News Bears. Who Knew???

November 7th, 2013 · 4 Comments

As colder weather approaches, many residents in our area will have a hard time paying their utility bills. [WDRB] New Albany plans to file a complaint with the Indiana Utilities Regulatory Commission against Louisville Gas and Electric Co. over alleged development issues pertaining to the construction of a power station near Interstate 265. [News & [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Education · Gambling · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Poverty · Race · State Government · Weather

Hospital Turf Wars Are Worse Than High School

October 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

Some businesses along Frankfort Avenue are banding together after recently being hit by thieves. [WDRB] In the most recent FEC reporting quarter, Alison Grimes spent tons on travel. Ed Marksberry questions how she could do so much traveling while also doing her job as Secretary of State. [Page One] It was erected on the Belvedere [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Crime · Death · Frankfort Ave. · Gambling · High School · Indiana · Senate Race · Sports · Youth

Does Downtown Need Even More Shelters?

September 10th, 2013 · Comments Off

Allegations of four police officers breaking the law with a 15-year-old girl come from counties west and south of Louisville. [WDRB] It seems counterintuitive — shrink the size of your tax district so you can increase revenue. But that’s what the Louisville Arena Authority is proposing to help reduce the KFC Yum! Center’s annual revenue [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Death · Education · Gambling · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Police · Scandal · State Government · Zoning

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