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Everything With Arena Is Puppies & Rainbows

January 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments

You’ve been reading our arena coverage for years so you already know that people like Jim King are spinning. [WDRB] A new Louisville program targets mentally ill stuck in the system’s revolving door. A fter years of being caught in an endless cycle of mental illness, homelessness and stints in jail, 52-year-old Rodney Aubrey sipped [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Ford · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Possibility City · Water · West End

We’re Stuck Wondering Who’ll Replace Ward-Pugh

January 2nd, 2014 · 7 Comments

It’s truly unfortunate that televised media in Louisville has chosen to focus on one incident that may not be much more than hype. Instead, Louisville’s press has been sitting on its hands for years when it comes to the hot mess that is Metro Animal Services. It’s much worse than a case or two of [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Business · Economy · Greg Fischer · Guns · Horse Industry · Hype · Indiana · Metro Council · Politics · Race · Taxes

Media: Potential Suicide Is Not A Twitter Joke

December 31st, 2013 · 2 Comments

If someone’s about to jump to their death, PUT THE DAMN PHONE DOWN. There’s no reason to tweet photos of that! Also no reason to run video footage of it on the noon “news.” Jesus H. It’s like no one has any sense anymore. [Louisville Media Failure] Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said 2013 was the [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Construction · Education · Greg Fischer · Guns · Hype · Indiana · Maps · Sex · University of Kentucky · WAVE

Everything’s Still Puppies & Rainbows, Move Along

December 30th, 2013 · 3 Comments

It’s tale of two Louisville shopping districts: one seeing a last minute frenzy, the other lackluster sales. The reason(s) everyone but the folks in television and at the newspaper admit: Jerry Abramson and Cordish. [WDRB] Louisville International Airport is nearing completion of two taxiway projects that airport officials say will make it easier and safer [...]

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Tags: Arena · Business · Cordish · Crime · Downtown · Guns · Indiana · Lexington · State Government · TV · WAVE · West End

Here’s Some Stuff To Rot Your Brains…

December 27th, 2013 · Comments Off

It’s the holidays, so we’re obviously going to be light on content. But it’s time for a quick round-up! One of the few I’ve written for The ‘Ville Voice in a long time. Glad to be back at it. – Jake One month after a St. Matthews Kroger employee was gunned down at the end [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Charity · Death · Discrimination · Economy · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Possibility City

How Many Gun & Pedestrian Deaths Today, Folks?

December 17th, 2013 · Comments Off

Humana, Louisville’s biggest white-collar employer, doesn’t provide enough support to local entrepreneurs, according to a new report commissioned by Greater Louisville Inc., the metro chamber of commerce. [WDRB] The Lyndon and Louisville Metro fire departments are moving ahead with discussions about a possible operating agreement. [C-J/AKN] Since WHAS11′s new news director thinks it’s appropriate to [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Death · Discrimination · Greater Louisville Inc. · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Lexington · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Travel · Water

Yarmuth Marks Anniversary Of Newtown Tragedy

December 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

On Saturday morning, Congressman John Yarmuth marked the anniversary of Newtown: “In the year since a gunman murdered 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School, more than 190 children in the United States have lost their lives to guns. Families in our community and across the country have suffered unimaginable grief and [...]

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Tags: Guns · John Yarmuth

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

December 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama discussed marked the one-year anniversary of the tragic shooting in Newtown, Connecticut:

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Tags: Death · Guns · Politics · Video

Please Support Dare To Care If You Can Afford It

December 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

You can’t even drive on Louisville streets these days without your vehicle getting sucked into a giant hole. [WDRB] Ford Motor Co. says it will hire more than 11,000 people in the U.S. and Asia next year to support an aggressive rollout of new vehicles. [C-J/AKN] As school safety in this country is re-examined, tonight [...]

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Tags: Business · Celebrity · Charity · Education · Ford · Guns · Health Care · Ohio River Bridges · Polls · Possibility City · Poverty · State Government

Jeffersonville Is About To Smell Really Interesting

December 4th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Something tells us we’re about to start smelling a disaster in Jeffersonville. Consider this your final notice: that’s the word from Jeffersonville city leaders Tuesday afternoon after approving plans to shut off water service for customers behind on their sewer bills. [WDRB] University of Louisville Hospital is developing a new plan for psychiatric services under [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Ethics · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · University of Louisville · UPS