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Will You Miss Mayor Jerry While He’s Gone?

November 7th, 2014 · 4 Comments

This made Steve Beshear really happy. The same-sex marriage movement lost its first major case in a federal appeals court Thursday after a lengthy string of victories, creating a split among the nation’s circuit courts that virtually guarantees Supreme Court review. [USA Today] He’ll be the fourth man in charge of Clark County deputies in [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Dogs · Economy · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Indiana · Jack Conway · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · John Yarmuth · Judges · Police · Politics · State Government · Steve Beshear

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

Woah, Greg Stumbo Has An Actual Good Idea

February 12th, 2014 · Comments Off

Clark County officials must cut almost $5 million from their budget. The county council voted Monday night to do so, one week after the Indiana Dept. of Local Government Finance ordered the cuts. [WDRB] Citizens can now have access to details about nearly every government-owned parcel of land and building in Louisville. [C-J/AKN] We haven’t [...]

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Tags: Business · Economy · Greg Stumbo · Indiana · LG&E · Metro Government · Parks · State Government

See? That Committee Stopped All The Violence!

October 29th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Riders on city buses will be able to use a pre-paid card starting next summer, when the Transit Authority of River City unveils a new electronic operating system. [WDRB] They’re working hard to combat what Steve Beshear and Greg Stumbo do in Kentucky under the guise of “jobs” (when it’s really just campaign cash and [...]

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Tags: Business · Churchill Downs · Greg Stumbo · Guns · JCPS · Oops · Parks · Politics · Poverty · Steve Beshear · TARC

Scandals Now In Frankfort Instead Of Louisville

September 27th, 2013 · 12 Comments

The University of Louisville has announced a huge gift to expand its athletic facilities. [WDRB] A city official has pledged that a Tuesday deadline to have the houses occupied will be met, but the niece of New Albany City Councilwoman Diane McCartin-Benedetti won’t be purchasing the Midtown home she had intended to buy. [News & [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Education · Greg Stumbo · Indiana · Scandal · Sports · State Government · University of Louisville

Booze Apparently Causes Louisville’s Problems

September 4th, 2013 · Comments Off

The Louisville-Southern Indiana metro area has regained all 42,000 jobs lost during the 2007-09 economic recession, according to the latest information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. [WDRB] To stave off tolls, some people in Northern Kentucky want a state sales tax increase to fund the $2.5 billion Brent Spence Bridge replacement and renovation. [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Books · Discrimination · Economy · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · State Government · University of Kentucky

Environmental Problems In Lousiville? Puppies & Rainbows, Nothing To See Here, Move Along

June 28th, 2013 · Comments Off

State and federal officials say they’ll begin cleaning up the neighborhood around the old Black Leaf chemical plant later this summer. But residents are skeptical about whether enough is being done to make their homes safe. [WDRB] Kentucky and Indiana have decided not to pursue lower tolls for poor and minority drivers on Ohio River [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Greg Stumbo · Indiana · Lexington · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Police · Poverty

Local Media Remains Complicit In LMAS Messes

March 18th, 2013 · Comments Off

A loud “boom” noise that might have startled or awakened residents likely was the result of a Marine Corps Reserve Unit conducting a training exercise on Fort Knox. You’d think Ft. Knox would alert Louisville when stuff like that is going down. [WDRB] What Americans keep ignoring about Finland’s school success. Everyone agrees the United [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Dogs · Education · Ford · Greg Stumbo · Guns · Housing · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government

The Ohio River? What A Miserable Place To Die

January 28th, 2013 · Comments Off

Retailers now have the option to charge a checkout fee when you use your credit card. The new checkout fee would offset the fee retailers pay credit card processors. [WDRB] A military veteran who was confronted by Louisville police last year at Mid City Mall has filed a lawsuit over the incident claiming he was [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Education · Greg Stumbo · Guns · Housing · Indiana · LMPD · State Government · Steve Beshear · West End

A Local Paper Loses Yet Another Prominent Name

November 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] You literally cannot walk anywhere in Louisville without getting killed dead. [WDRB] Lexington has decided to follow in Louisville’s footsteps by shutting out the poorest people in the Commonwealth by charging for news. [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Death · Education · Greg Stumbo · Guns · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Lexington · Newspaper · State Government · University of Louisville · West End