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Bridge Tolls? What Tolls? Nothing To See Here

August 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Southern Indiana chamber of commerce is asking state officials to consider changes to traffic and toll plans in an effort to ease the Ohio River Bridges Project’s financial burden on local businesses. [WDRB] Who in Possibility City believes the Gannett split doesn’t have a serious impact on the company’s “local commitment”? That’s right — [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Charity · Construction · Courier-Journal · Dogs · Education · Gannett · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges

Hot Mess Called Cordish Is Just Making Excuses

August 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

Yes, kids, your tax dollars paid someone to say your tax dollars are hurting your tax dollars. KFC! Yum Center has actually “added competition and hurt” another taxpayer-subsidized entertainment venue in downtown Louisville: 4th Street Live. That’s according to a long-time Louisville real estate appraiser hired by the Cordish Co., the Baltimore-based developers that own [...]

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Tags: Arena · Business · Charity · Cordish · Courier-Journal · Dogs · Economy · Gannett · Greg Fischer · Housing · Indiana · Lexington · LMPD · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Travel

Fischer Still Playing Games With LMAS Scandal

August 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Jefferson County jury deliberated for about an hour Thursday before finding in favor of The Courier-Journal and its parent company in an age discrimination lawsuit brought by a newspaper executive who was fired in 2011. [WDRB] Thought Cordish was gonna do all that? The city is moving to find a new life for the [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Cordish · Courier-Journal · Death · Dogs · Downtown · Gambling · Gannett · Greg Fischer · Housing · Indiana · Judges · Metro Council · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Parks · Scandal · University of Louisville · West End

LG&E Gets Fined Every Waking Minute, Probably

July 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Another day, another bus accident, nothing to see here, move along. [WDRB] Tax-increment financing districts and property tax caps continued to have a negative effect on Greater Clark County Schools last year, as assessed property values dropped about $50 million to $2.3 billion, according to the district’s chief financial officer, citing its latest annual report [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Dogs · Gannett · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Internet · JCPS · LG&E · Metro Council · Poverty

It’s Okay To Daytime Drink When It’s This Cold

January 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

It will cost less to build two new Ohio River bridges, but the savings announced Friday won’t necessarily translate into lower tolls for drivers. [WDRB] When Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government issued a challenge last week for developers to develop a new mobile app or product using TARC’s real-time data, it had a clear goal in [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Charity · Cordish · Education · Gannett · Health Care · Ohio River Bridges · TARC · Travel · University of Louisville · Weather

Here’s Your Fun Daily Newspaper Moment

December 11th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Imagine that: Gannett Co, the parent company of the nationally distributed newspaper, announced on Wednesday that it planned to include pages of USA Today in 35 of its local community papers after a fall test proved successful. The move, which will happen through the first quarter of next year, will increase USA Today’s circulation, a [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Gannett

Fun Gannett/C-J Rumors To Share With You

December 5th, 2013 · 5 Comments

We hear through the rumor mill at A Kentucky Newspaper that changes are coming next month. The Butterfly Project is about to land, according to our sources. There will allegedly be just FOUR sections in the paper, with one of those sections being USA Today material. No wonder everyone is jumping ship. It’s a real [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Gannett · Newspaper · Rumors

All The Gannett Fun Is Apparently Just Beginning

October 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

Remember last year when we wrote about Mike Huot and why reporters at A Kentucky Newspaper are constantly stressed? Well… Huot’s fight is ongoing and he’s thankfully not giving up: More than a year after one of Gannett’s most highly paid former circulation executives charged in a lawsuit that his dismissal constituted age discrimination, both [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Gannett · Legal

Alochol Bans & Hospital Fights? Possibility City!

September 11th, 2013 · Comments Off

Statements have been released from the two healthcare giants in regards to a legal battle. [WDRB] So… Michael McFarlane of Prospect is maybe planning to run against John Yarmuth? Rumor has it he’s telling folks he can waste $2 million on the race. [3rd District Funtimes Failures?] This just has terrible and sad written all [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bourbon · Death · Gannett · Health Care · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Rumors · University of Louisville

Lexington Tries To Repeat Louisville’s Disasters

September 9th, 2013 · Comments Off

Strategy, structure and action are all part of JCPS’s progress under superintendent Donna Hargens. [WDRB] Norton Healthcare filed suit Friday in Franklin Circuit Court, asking the court “to declare (University of Louisville) threats against Kosair Children’s Hospital to be without legal basis.” [C-J/AKN] Churchill Downs opened its historic gates on Friday to a rare September [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Churchill Downs · Education · Gannett · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Lexington · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · University of Louisville