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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

You Excited To Pay Tons For Bridge Tolls?

August 28th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Metro Corrections is expected to move inmates from the old jail where they were being held to relieve overcrowding back to the main jail sometime Tuesday. [WDRB] Sharp opinions on the federal Affordable Care Act were aired Tuesday in Lexington at a U.S. Congressional field hearing and at a news conference by two conservative groups [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Education · Gannett · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Jail · John Yarmuth · Ohio River Bridges · UPS

Can Barbara Shanklin Be An Effective Leader?

August 5th, 2013 · 1 Comment

PEE ALERT! Metro Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin is talking for the first time since narrowly escaping being voted off the council. Despite the recent controversy, Shanklin says she believes she can still be effective. [WDRB] A program that teams higher education with primary schools is coming this fall to another public school in Jefferson County. [WFPL] [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Education · Ethics · Gannett · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · South End · University of Kentucky

Dishonest Governor Says Pension Crisis Solved

June 14th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Four young men were still in the hospital Wednesday — one in critical condition — after the small plane they were in crashed at the Seneca Golf Course Tuesday night. A family member told WDRB that one of the victims was warned ahead of time not to go up in the air, and that the [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Downtown · Gannett · Gays · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky

The Inside Scoop On Your Late Newspapers

February 28th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Yeah, we know, no one is too worried about it but we thought we’d share the inside scoop on this: That’s on the bottom of P1 of a local newspaper. But they left a little bit of information out. Turns out the “computer system problem” was Gannett-wide. The system used for all papers failed (apparently [...]

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Tags: Gannett · Newspaper · Oops