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When Will The Crazy Shooting Deaths End?

November 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The hits just keep coming for JCPS. Jefferson County Public Schools paid its former public information officer Lauren Roberts $200,000 last fall to settle a dispute over how she left the district. [WDRB] The Metropolitan Sewer District board has scheduled a special meeting on Monday to consider an employee union’s “last, best and final offer” [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Death · Discrimination · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · Internet · JCPS · LG&E · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Politics

Of Course Jim King Opposes A Basic Living Wage

November 13th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Jerry Abramson is abandoning the insignificant and obscure office to which he was elected — lieutenant governor of Kentucky – for an even more insignificant and obscure office in the White House — deputy assistant to the president and director of intergovernmental affairs. [WDRB] Residents near Louisville International Airport who don’t qualify for free home [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Downtown · Education · Gays · Indiana · Internet · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Metro Council · Neighborhoods · Religion · Taxes

JCPS Is Finally Reviewing Monstrous Salaries

November 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

TARC celebrated its 40th birthday Monday by announcing it will soon have the largest fleet of all-electric buses in the country. TARC will put a fleet of 10 new Zerobuses on the road by the end of the year. [WDRB] Max St. John cringes when he hears a gay slur tossed out in the hallways [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Congress · Discrimination · Economy · Gays · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · TARC

MSD & LWC Will Probably Ruin Everything Forever

November 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tucked away off a busy stretch of main street, a small driveway leads to an urban mural. [WDRB] A full merger of the Louisville Water Co. and the Metropolitan Sewer District into a “One Water” agency as once envisioned by Mayor Greg Fischer would be a tremendous challenge and not recommended, Jefferson County Attorney Mike [...]

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Tags: Art · Business · Death · Discrimination · Dogs · Economy · Gays · Immigration · Indiana · MSD · Sports · Water · Weather

4th St. Opens Up, Tries To Swallow Everyone

November 10th, 2014 · 2 Comments

People who live near Liberty Tire Recycling are firing back after massive flames broke out at the facility earlier this week. The lawsuit claims Liberty Tire was negligent and should compensate those affected by the fire. [WDRB] After Metro Council President Jim King asked for assistance in clarifying to what extent a council member must [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bellarmine · Bourbon · Crime · Discrimination · Dogs · Economy · Education · Ethics · Gays · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Jim King · Legal · LMPD · MSD · Politics · Religion · University of Louisville

Will You Miss Mayor Jerry While He’s Gone?

November 7th, 2014 · 4 Comments

This made Steve Beshear really happy. The same-sex marriage movement lost its first major case in a federal appeals court Thursday after a lengthy string of victories, creating a split among the nation’s circuit courts that virtually guarantees Supreme Court review. [USA Today] He’ll be the fourth man in charge of Clark County deputies in [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Dogs · Economy · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Indiana · Jack Conway · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · John Yarmuth · Judges · Police · Politics · State Government · Steve Beshear

Human Trafficking, Stabbing And Electric Buses

October 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

The first person in Louisville convicted of human trafficking was sentenced to 10 years in prison with no probation Monday morning. [WDRB] In June, 16-year-old Elivar Mazariegos stepped off a bus in the desert town of Altar, Mexico, 1,900 miles north of his rural village in Guatemala, where a death threat had pushed him to [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Crime · Gays · Health Care · Homeless · Immigration · Indiana · Music · Politics · Poverty · TARC

Nothing To See, Move Along, Name A Baby Hippo

October 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Two years after the death of Bryan Lewis, his family says it will not give up on the search for his killer. [WDRB] A deputy sheriff who was suspended for 15 days for reporting that Jefferson District Court Judge Gina Kay Calvert had talked about her campaign on the record in open court has sued [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Death · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Legal · Neighborhoods · Police · Republican Party · Water

If Louisville’s PubTrans Is Good, What’s Bad?

October 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

For decades, it’s been an oasis of agricultural land at the intersection of Interstate 64 and the Watterson Expressway. But the family trusts that control Oxmoor Farm appear to be reviving long-delayed plans to develop what is perhaps the most desirable acreage in Louisville. [WDRB] Didn’t we ridicule this back before it kicked off? Over [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Construction · Economy · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Horse Industry · Housing · Hype · Immigration · Indiana · Judges · Politics · Religion · Senate Race

Council Democrats Apparently Lack All Courage

October 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

From the Department of Things That Make This Possibility City… A fire run to a Louisville residence led to the arrest of two people after police say firefighters found something illegal inside the home. [WDRB] In a dozen years representing the Louisville Metro Council’s 5th District centered in the Shawnee and Portland, Democrat Cheri Bryant [...]

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