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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

Metro Govt Insider Thoughts On Tax Increases

March 26th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Here’s more from one of the Metro Government insiders sharing their anonymous (for readers, anyway) thoughts: A Tax Increase? Seriously? When Fischer Cannot Even Demonstrate Control Over His Current Operating Funds? We all know that Fischer wants to increase taxes. He gives his tax “initiative” a positive, benign-sounding name (with the word “TAX” only seen [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Hype · Metro Government · Taxes

Racist Wingnuts Come Out Of The Cracks Again

March 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

According to the latest reports from police, at least 17 incidents were reported after a group of approximately 200 teens began robbing and assaulting people Saturday night. [WDRB] Is Steve Conrad shooting heroin? Violence is common ALL OVER Louisville. Suggesting otherwise is ridiculous. [C-J/AKN] Police believe different groups of teenagers are responsible for a series [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Religion · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · West End · Youth

Nope, Greg Fischer’s Promises Don’t Materialize

March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

After years of neglect, city officials had enough with the empty, trash-filled lot at 863 S. 24th Street in Louisville’s California neighborhood. [WDRB] The University of Louisville is opening up its car sharing program to the general public. People should support this so it spreads around the city. [C-J/AKN] It’s official. Wal-Mart is setting up [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Democrats · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Housing · Hype · Indiana · Lexington · Mitch McConnell · Senate Race · University of Louisville · Weather · West End · Youth

Will The Pedestrian Bridge EVER Open In SoIN??

March 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments

Fifteen-thousand jobs and $87 billion: that’s how much the Ohio River Bridges project is expected to add to the local economy. [WDRB] A Kentucky Bar Association hearing officer has affirmed a private reprimand issued to Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell for violating an ethics rule by improperly communicating with judges on “the merits of a [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Churchill Downs · Death · Discrimination · Gays · Greg Fischer · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Derby · Ohio River Bridges · Oops

Metro Folks: The Mayor’s Staff And LouieStat

March 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

More from Metro Government insiders… Why doesn’t the Mayor’s senior staff participate in LouieStat? If you www yourself to the Mayor’s Page on the Metro Website there are ten individuals listed as his “Senior Staff”. If you scroll down, there is a list of many, many of Fischer’s accomplishments. There are other odds and ends, [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Metro Government

TARC: Still Scaring Meemaws Watching TV

March 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Two teens are in the hospital after a stabbing that happened on a TARC bus early Sunday morning, according to LMPD. [WDRB] Here’s the latest in Greg Fischer nonsense. The consulting firm that came up with a reorganization plan for the troubled Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District has been working with at least one [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Bad Behavior · Books · Death · Education · Greg Fischer · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · LG&E · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · TARC · Youth

How Many Hotels Does Downtown Really Need?

March 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The cold and snowy winter weather has made it tough on area homebuilders. [WDRB] Wasn’t this Tina’s campaign headquarters at some point? A long-vacant Frankfort Avenue transmission repair shop and adjoining property owned by developer Todd Blue has been fenced off, blocking parking that had been used by customers of nearby businesses and the general [...]

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Tags: Bellarmine · Downtown · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Politics · State Government · Weather

Some Bad Ideas From The Past Just Won’t Die

March 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

An audit of Metro government grants to Louisville arts groups, community ministries and social-services agencies found that, in most cases, the recipients failed to submit proof that the money was spent properly. [WDRB] You’ll cackle when you see the sketches featuring a giant LOUISVILLE sign. With a goal of making downtown Louisville easier to navigate [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Ethics · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Hype · Jim King · Metro Government · Politics · Possibility City · State Government · Steve Beshear · Water

Downtown Grocery? Yes, Please, Says Everyone

March 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Two national developers announced plans Thursday to build a 600-room hotel, upscale grocery store and 200-unit apartment complex downtown – a project Mayor Greg Fischer called a “huge leap forward” for the Louisville area. Here’s hoping Cordish doesn’t ruin it. [WDRB] Convention and tourism officials have cobbled together a financial plan to pay the $175 [...]

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Tags: Cable · Congress · Construction · Death · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · State Government · Taxes

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