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Sadiqa Reynolds: The Reason LMAS Is A Disaster

August 20th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Time to follow up on yesterday’s big story regarding Louisville Metro Animal Services. As you’re well aware by now, Metro Council has formed an investigative committee to dig in to the flustercuck that is LMAS. If you’re living under a rock, here’s the presser: This is a big moment in Louisville. After years and years [...]

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

King Exploring Disciplinary Measures For Council

August 20th, 2014 · No Comments

The number of guns confiscated at Louisville airport’s security has more than doubled in a year’s time. [WDRB] Burton has sued Norton Brownsboro not for malpractice but instead for violating the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act, which prohibits “unfair, false, misleading or deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of any trade or commerce.” [C-J/AKN] The [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Discrimination · Dogs · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Jim King · Legal · Metro Council · Politics · Race · Scandal · Senate Race · Sports · University of Louisville · Water

Major LMAS Scandal Update: New Committee

August 19th, 2014 · 15 Comments

If you’re not familiar with the Sadie-Margaret Brosko scandal, get caught up because it’s about to be a big deal again: Just When You Thought Greg Couldn’t Get Worse [July 8, 2014] The LMAS Official-Turned-Fischer-Staffer Scandal Gets Real: Proof Margaret Brosko & Other Metro Officials Are Corrupt & Lack Any Compassion [July 22, 2014] Transparency: [...]

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

Fischer Half-Dodged Public Concerns Over LMAS

August 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Greg Fischer recently held his fancy little internet chat for privileged people and it was about as dumb as you’d expect. Though, they did let at least a slight mention of Metro Animal Services slip through: FROM FAKEBOOK Nice to see people calling him out. Though, not nice to see him making an ass out [...]

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

Who Will File The First LMAS-Related Lawsuit?

August 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Remember this 2012 case in Kentucky? Some enterprising citizen of Possibility City needs to get in touch with the Animal Legal Defense Fund. File suit against Metro Government and Louisville Metro Animal Services.

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

How Many People Actually Use Bike Lanes?

August 7th, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Louisville Bats Baseball Club will donate more than $6,800 to Kosair Children’s Hospital, the beneficiary of the first ever Star Wars Night held on Sunday, July 27 at Louisville Slugger Field. [WDRB] Dr. Forest Arnold worries about the growing menace of CRE — a deadly superbug that preys on hospitalized patients and kills about [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Charity · Crime · Discrimination · Dogs · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Music · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · Senate Race · Sports · TARC · Youth

Hot Mess Called Cordish Is Just Making Excuses

August 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

Yes, kids, your tax dollars paid someone to say your tax dollars are hurting your tax dollars. KFC! Yum Center has actually “added competition and hurt” another taxpayer-subsidized entertainment venue in downtown Louisville: 4th Street Live. That’s according to a long-time Louisville real estate appraiser hired by the Cordish Co., the Baltimore-based developers that own [...]

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Tags: Arena · Business · Charity · Cordish · Courier-Journal · Dogs · Economy · Gannett · Greg Fischer · Housing · Indiana · Lexington · LMPD · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Travel

We Love “Deb” Lots And You Should, Too

August 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Could tobacco help prevent the transmission of HIV? Researchers from the University of Louisville are leading an international effort to find out. [WDRB] House Democrats’ top priority in January could be allowing local governments to temporarily raise taxes to help pay for construction projects, House Speaker Greg Stumbo said last week. [C-J/AKN] Congressman John Yarmuth [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Celebrity · Crime · Death · Dogs · Economy · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Judges · Scandal · Taxes · University of Louisville

Greg Fischer’s Horrific LMAS Scandal Rages On

August 4th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Had Kenneth Simmons worked a normal 40-hour week, he would have earned about $45,000 a year, on average, during the last six years of his career as a jail officer for Louisville Metro Corrections. Instead, Simmons worked what he described as an “ungodly” amount of overtime, pushing his average pay from 2008 to 2013 above [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Dogs · Education · Ford · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Metro Government · Neighborhoods · Politics · Race · Scandal · Steve Beshear

Fischer Still Playing Games With LMAS Scandal

August 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Jefferson County jury deliberated for about an hour Thursday before finding in favor of The Courier-Journal and its parent company in an age discrimination lawsuit brought by a newspaper executive who was fired in 2011. [WDRB] Thought Cordish was gonna do all that? The city is moving to find a new life for the [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Cordish · Courier-Journal · Death · Dogs · Downtown · Gambling · Gannett · Greg Fischer · Housing · Indiana · Judges · Metro Council · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Parks · Scandal · University of Louisville · West End

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