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Entries Tagged as 'Greg Fischer'

OH GOD OH GOD THERE’S POOP IN THE WATER

July 31st, 2014 · Comments Off

The Affordable Care Act has Louisville’s health department exchanging patients for policy, cutting back on child immunizations and preventative care for women. [WDRB] They didn’t require passports, as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency threatened for access by Kentucky residents to its climate change hearings this month and next. But for the first time, the Metropolitan [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Discrimination · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Lexington · MSD · Parks · Police · Polls · Scandal · State Government

Do You Smell The JCPS-Teacher Mess Brewing?

July 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

Simmons College is expanding its campus with a building on 4th Street in downtown Louisville, but leaders say it is more than an expansion. [WDRB] A $25 million project at Bellarmine University will add a three-story, curving building in front of the main administration building overlooking Newburg Road β€” and connect the two buildings at [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bellarmine · Crime · Dogs · Education · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Scandal · State Government · Taxes · West End

Woah, What Happened To Summer Break, Kids?

July 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

Already planning a new elementary school in Norton Commons, Jefferson County Public Schools is looking to free-up more space in fast-growing eastern Louisville by converting Kennedy Metro — an alternative middle school near Jeffersontown – into an elementary school. [WDRB] Hold on to your wigs, ladies, cause Ann Oldfather is about to eat Possibility City [...]

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Tags: Charity · Crime · Death · Economy · Education · Ford · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Oops · Politics · Scandal · Senate Race · Youth

Come On, WLKY, Enough With Autoplay Videos!

July 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A well traveled stretch of road near the University of Louisville will soon go from two lanes to one, in both directions. [WDRB] Maybe they don’t know which outdoor activities are available, or how to access them. Or maybe they don’t think they have the time. [C-J/AKN] We may be honest, but a new study [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Festival · Gays · Greg Fischer · Immigration · Indiana · Metro Government · Possibility City · Scandal · University of Louisville · West End · Youth

A Deeper Look At That Fischer/LMAS Coverup

July 24th, 2014 · 7 Comments

By now, you probably know all about the latest Louisville Metro Animal Services scandal that Greg Fischer is involved in. You know he, the mayor, is ultimately responsible for this mess. Even though he’ll inevitably have a sacrificial lamb that he’ll use to throw to the media. But if you don’t, here’s a nice refresher: [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Metro Government · Scandal · Transparency

Transparency: Fischer Put His Foot In His Mouth

July 23rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Here’s what Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer had to say recently: β€œAnd it might sound trite, but the government is the people and it is the citizens, so there are no secrets.” – Mayor Greg Fischer July 14, 2014. Just a week later, we broke this scandal that flies in the face of everything Greg Fischer [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Scandal · Transparency

Fischer-LMAS Scandal Still Churning Stomachs

July 23rd, 2014 · 6 Comments

An elderly woman’s wish has been granted, and WDRB’s Rachel Collier was there as she was surprised with a gift that will change how she lives. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Housing Authority is reevaluating a plan that would implement a $75 monthly rent for randomly selected Section 8 participants after housing advocates called the proposed [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Dogs · Economy · Festival · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Metro Government · Old Louisville · Politics · Scandal · Transparency · Travel · University of Louisville · Youth

The LMAS Official-Turned-Fischer-Staffer Scandal Gets Real: Proof Margaret Brosko & Other Metro Officials Are Corrupt & Lack Any Compassion

July 22nd, 2014 · 38 Comments

Want a nice roundup of some of our significant LMAS stories? You’ll find a decent list of them by clicking here. Original story below. … In February 2013, Louisville Metro Animal Services received a young and beautiful Pitbull named Sadie. She was friendly, likable and loving but had what amounted to a dangling leg from [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Metro Government · Scandal

The Water Company Costs You Even More $$$

July 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off

The water in New Albany is back to normal, following a small ink spill that turned a creek blue. [WDRB] U.S. Census Bureau data show cycling to work is more popular with those in lower-income households than with the wealthy. A larger percentage of Hispanics and multiracial Americans bike to work than do whites and [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Celebrity · Death · Greg Fischer · Guns · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Water · Youth

Take Your Cancer Sticks Elsewhere, Park Goers

July 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Louisville Metro Police are giving out free moped and scooter locks as part of an effort to reduce thefts in the Metro area. [WDRB] Before facing allegations of standardized test violations at Male High School, former Principal David Mike led struggling Western High to a celebrated turnaround. [C-J/AKN] Is J-town the worst part of Louisville? [...]

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Tags: Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Jeffersontown · LMPD · Parks · Smoking Ban · University of Louisville · Youth

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