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Fischer Still Downplaying, Running From Report

December 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment

You know some stations would rather go out of business that credit anyone critical. WDRB can apparently dish it and take it without getting bent out of shape because the adults are maybe in charge again. Also, fun to watch Fischer squirm, isn’t it? [WDRB] A Louisville Metro Council committee issued a scathing report Wednesday [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Police · Scandal · State Government · University of Louisville

Fischer Administration Excoriated In Council Report

December 18th, 2014 · 4 Comments

If you missed it last night, the Metro Council released a scathing report about Animal Services and the Fischer Coverup. You’ll want to check it out. Sadiqa Reynolds, Donald Robinson, Margaret Brosko and Fischer himself torn to shreds. And they’re still trying to fight transparency in the matter. [The 'Ville Voice] Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Dogs · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Judges · Metro Council · Metro Government · Scandal · State Government · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Youth

People Thought Minimum Wage Hike Would Occur?

December 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Sure, raising the minimum wage is the right thing to do in this country. But was anyone really naïve enough to believe that this current Metro Council would be able to pull something like that off? They can’t even handle a simple Metro Animal Services investigation. [WDRB] Everyone is freaking out about this… The Metropolitan [...]

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Tags: Banking · Death · Education · Guns · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Poverty

Louisville’s Apparently Just A Giant Heat Island

December 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Gallopalooza is back and this time it’s with a bourbon twist. [WDRB] More people are dying in LMPD shootings and racist wingnuts are freaking out. [C-J/AKN] Anthony Merida said when he arrived at Porcia Mills’ South Louisville apartment complex Friday to check on her and their son it was obvious very quickly something wasn’t right. [...]

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Tags: Death · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · LMPD · Police · Politics · Race · State Government · Travel · Youth

Do Body Cameras Make You Feel Any Safer?

December 12th, 2014 · No Comments

Police and officials with Jefferson County Public Schools are investigating after an incident involving a Jeffersontown High School bus returning from a basketball game at Shawnee High School Wednesday evening. [WDRB] An audit requested by Metro Councilman Dan Johnson shows he requested a repaving project on a street where he owns property and that he [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Congress · Democrats · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Council · Police · Politics · State Government · Water

Maybe The CWF Could’ve Informed Everybody

December 10th, 2014 · No Comments

The Center for Women and Families is falling well short of its goal to collect $30,000 in gift cards for the holiday season, according to a news release. [WDRB] Is this the beginning of Zipcar taking over Louisville? Cross your fingers. [C-J/AKN] Ready to be terrified? Hundreds of elves flooded the Galt House Tuesday morning–trying [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Economy · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Legal · Poverty · Travel · Youth

Papaw Beshear Wants You To Get A Flu Shot

December 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Last week Papaw Bigot hollered about the flu vaccine: Just don’t let the nurse who gives you the shot be gay or you’ll, you know, catch the gay.

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Tags: Health Care · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Yep, Felner Cronies Continue To Wreak Havoc

December 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Aaaand the rumors have begun about Toni Konz fishing for a job with the Kentucky Department of Education, just like Nancy Rodriguez. Remember, they’re just rumors. Even though there’s an established pattern of Holliday fluff. [WDRB] In 2008, Louisville set out to boost its college-educated workforce — setting the goal for half its working-age adults [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Crime · Discrimination · Education · Health Care · Indiana · Lexington · LMPD · Music · Race · Scandal · University of Louisville

Another Day, Another Shooting, More Outrage

December 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Muhammad Ali is probably the most famous Kentuckian since Abraham Lincoln. Now there’s a controversial new effort to have Ali’s image on display alongside Lincoln at the State Capitol. [WDRB] Louisville doctors announced late Monday afternoon that they surgically removed the hand they transplanted onto a 67-year-old Bowling Green man last week because it was [...]

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Tags: Business · Economy · Education · Guns · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · State Government

Do “Compassionate” Cities Really Kill This Much?

December 2nd, 2014 · 11 Comments

What on earth? A Louisville man, caught texting and talking on the phone inside a movie theater, was tazed during a confrontation with a deputy. [WDRB] With expensive equipment wearing out earlier than expected, the Metropolitan Sewer District has begun to weigh the future of its money-losing Louisville Green fertilizer production. [C-J/AKN] A Louisville teenager [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Guns · Health Care · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Race · Republican Party · State Government · University of Louisville · Youth