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Woah, Louisville Got Some Good Green Press!

February 25th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Louisville’s congressman expects just one part of the president’s gun control plans to pass Congress this year. He sees it as a start in efforts that re-awakened the nation and Louisville’s interest in gun violence issues. [WDRB] When storms, disease or old age down trees and limbs in city parks, the wood waste will now [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Gays · Green · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Race · University of Louisville

Wicker Is Probably A Birther & Flat-Earther, Too

October 8th, 2012 · 1 Comment

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] Cindy Brown Kinloch argues her house is a living creature. At least, she treats it like one – using old refrigerator glass as windows near the top of her roof to help heat [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Congress · Green · Guns · Metro Council · Republican Party · South End

NuLu Gets Some Major White House Exposure

September 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

Check this out from the White House website: Zachary Riles and his wife Laila Alizadeh moved from the Pacific Northwest to her hometown of Louisville, KY with hopes of raising a family there. While looking for a new home, they quickly saw that the green housing options they had grown accustomed to in the Northwest [...]

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Tags: Business · Green · Neighborhoods · Possibility City

Fancy New Electric TARC Buses You’ll Never Ride

September 19th, 2012 · Comments Off

Since TARC recently announced that it’s receiving a $4.4 million grant for electric buses like this: We thought it’d be a good idea to get to know those buses:

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Tags: Grants · Green · TARC · Video

See? Louisville Should Build Greener Homes, Too

May 29th, 2012 · 3 Comments

This Whitley County project is producing homes with little or no energy costs. And it’s why Kentucky can have nice things. [H-L] Wondering why things at Metro Animal Services are still a disaster? [WLKY] This will make Brave Mouth-Breathing Teabagger Patriot Marilyn Parker’s head explode: “If you get to the stage where you can persuade [...]

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Tags: Death · Dogs · Gannett · Green · Horse Industry · Housing · Kentucky Kingdom · Metro Government · Newspaper · Politics

Can’t Afford Trash Pick-Up But Can Afford This

January 11th, 2012 · 7 Comments

We’re all about environmental responsibility and are even more about our government doing the right thing when it comes to environmental stewardship. Which is why we’re having a mixed reaction to this: Today, I named Maria Koetter as the city’s first Director of Sustainability. She has more than 20 years in the environmental experience, most [...]

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Tags: Green · Greg Fischer · Metro Government

Shocking Fischer Double Standard With Parks Guy

October 27th, 2011 · 10 Comments

We get that a puppy was stolen from Sandy’s Pet Shop. We get that it was a live animal in need of a home. But spending news time on a story about it? When countless businesses lose more money from theft every day? The girl in the security footage could even be a minor. [WHAS11] [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Business · Clear Channel · Cordish · Dogs · Green · Greg Fischer · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · John Yarmuth · Metro Council · Metro Government · Parks · WAVE · WDRB

Justin Scally Should Just Pay The Bills Himself

October 4th, 2011 · Comments Off

Dear Ed Hart: It’s no secret why the fair board didn’t give you the Kentucky Kingdom deal. The gossip from all of them is that they think you’re a jerk/Steve Beshear doesn’t like you. And you know I know what I’m talking about. You need to get the money you’re owed by the state ASAP [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Death · Festival · Green · Greg Fischer · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Kingdom · Metro Government · Music · State Government · University of Kentucky

It’s Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh On A Hustler

July 28th, 2011 · 7 Comments

Seriously: CLICK TO ENLARGE She rode around on an electric Hustler Zeon Lawn Mower at the Billy Goat Hill Community Garden to show off the latest in green technology. “This is a very important day for the district as we move forward with our Green Triangle initiative,” said Ward-Pugh. “If we are serious about being [...]

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Tags: Green · Metro Council · Neighborhoods

You’re Just All Probably Flooded Out Right Now

April 25th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Is this a ruh ro moment for Steve Pence? Unindicted co-conspirator? Wow. [C-J/AKN] Here’s the Associated Press version of the Steve Pence story. [H-L] 40% of Republicans say that President Barack Obama wasn’t born in the United States. And with that, mouth-breathers unite. [Slate] Jefferson County Public Schools now has 16 hybrid electric school buses. [...]

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Tags: Economy · Green · Greg Fischer · JCPS · Legal · Politics · Polls · Republican Party · Weather