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Some Warm & Sunshine-y Stories For You This A.M.

September 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here’s a lesson in how local media continues to scare the bejeebers out of people. [WDRB] This cannibal murder mess in Jeffersonville gets more horrific and screwed up by the minute. [C-J/AKN] Just a reminder: the Water Company CEO got to keep his job after a nightmare of a DUI. Compare that to an LG&E [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Economy · Green · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Politics · State Government · University of Louisville · Water

Haul Ass To The Fair When You Get Off Work!

August 15th, 2014 · 8 Comments

We’ve been hearing about what a disaster Helene Kramer already is in her new JCPS job and, well, it’s pretty clear. If she can’t come up with a better response than that when it comes to RAISING PROPERTY TAXES LIKE CRAZY? Put a fork in her. She’s done. P.S. When we say disaster? We hear [...]

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Tags: Business · Ford · Green · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Lexington · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Sports · Taxes · University of Louisville · WAVE

Murder Becomes A Hot Topic In Possibility City

June 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

Fiber internet that people can afford? We’ll believe it when we see it. [WDRB] Here’s some important environmental trivia for your next cocktail party: Louisville has 1.2 million potential tree planting sites. [C-J/AKN] This is apparently news. At least it’s not mugshot central like WAVE. [WHAS11] Just around the curve of Glenn’s Creek from Old [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Construction · Crime · Downtown · Economy · Green · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Possibility City · Steve Beshear

Fun Metro Council Hype Gets More Hype-y

June 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The new 2 percent “fee” most Metro residents will pay on natural gas. The annual hike in property tax rates for Jefferson County Public Schools. Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed local-option sales tax. Some Metro Council Republicans worry a series of little tax increases is quietly adding up — and keeping Louisville’s economy from growing. [WDRB] [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Crime · Economy · Education · Green · Greg Fischer · Housing · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Parks · Scandal · State Government · Taxes · University of Louisville · Youth

Let’s All Freak Completely Out Instead Of Working

March 27th, 2014 · 3 Comments

A woman punched in the face by a teenage boy during a string of assaults and robberies in downtown Louisville tells WDRB she was scared for her life and the lives of her children. [WDRB] A longtime Southern Indiana businessman told Indiana officials during a Tuesday public hearing for the Ohio River Bridges Project that [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Downtown · Education · Green · Greg Fischer · Indiana · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Senate Race · Youth

Are You A Car-Free Louisvillian? Speak Up

January 31st, 2014 · 3 Comments

A growing number of people living in Louisville are choosing not to own an automobile. Are you one of those car-free people? I want to hear your story! You’ll find my direct email address here (you don’t have to use the form – just use the address listed there). If you don’t think it’s important [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Green · Possibility City · Travel

We’ll Make Your Friday A Little More Black

November 29th, 2013 · Comments Off

Feeding Louisville’s homeless, shelters in our area are usually flooded with volunteers on Thanksgiving and around the holidays but what about the rest of the year? Our Hidden Hero this month serves up compassion and friendship, along with warm clothes and hot food, every week of the year. [WDRB] The 2014 U.S. Senate race for [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Death · Discrimination · Fairness · Gays · Green · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Poverty · West End

People Now Realizing Tolls Are New Reality

September 26th, 2013 · 1 Comment

A proposed ordinance seeking to ban the sale of liquor in Louisville between 2 and 4 a.m. is what brought a group to Portland on Wednesday evening. [WDRB] Louisville officials announced a $27 million deal Tuesday to improve efficiency in city buildings with upgrades such as new equipment such as chillers and boilers. Under the [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Economy · Green · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Housing · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · State Government · Taxes · University of Louisville

Barbara Shanklin Cost The City HOW Much?

August 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment

We’ll find out next week how much tolls will be on the Ohio River bridges, as officials with the project prepare to lay the groundwork for tolling in the coming weeks. [WDRB] A judge assassinated while serving on Kentucky’s highest court more than a century ago has been memorialized with a portrait in the Capitol. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Construction · Green · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Library · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · Poverty

Drama At JCPS Is About To Get A Lot Crazier

April 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off

General Electric is hoping to bring some excitement to the chore of doing laundry with a line of high-efficiency, front-loading washers and dryers. The new line means about 200 new jobs in Louisville. [WLKY] Why the hell is government constantly creating charities? The Louisville Water Co. has created a charitable affiliate, the Louisville Water Foundation, [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Education · Green · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · MSD · Scandal · State Government · Water

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