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JCPS Kinda Sucks At Managing Its PR Messes

November 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Way to go, Bullitt County, for being bigoted redneck central. You’ve made the national news again for something horrific. A Kentucky fire chief is being criticized for racist comments after he refused to help a family of stranded motorists because they were black, and then suggested that an Asian-American television reporter did not understand English. [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Charity · Democrats · Discrimination · Downtown · Economy · Gays · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Jack Conway · JCPS · Metro Government · Poverty · State Government · Travel · Youth

People Aren’t Happy About Those Traffic Cams

November 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Louisville Water Company approved a smaller rate increase after some arm-twisting, apparently. [WDRB] A lawyer who on Friday won a big ruling that revives a battle in Louisville over whiskey fungus from aging bourbon said city officials could solve the problem, if they wanted to. [C-J/AKN] A task force met Tuesday night to discuss [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Discrimination · Economy · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Legal · Metro Government · Police · Politics · State Government · Taxes · Water

When Will The Crazy Shooting Deaths End?

November 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The hits just keep coming for JCPS. Jefferson County Public Schools paid its former public information officer Lauren Roberts $200,000 last fall to settle a dispute over how she left the district. [WDRB] The Metropolitan Sewer District board has scheduled a special meeting on Monday to consider an employee union’s “last, best and final offer” [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Death · Discrimination · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · Internet · JCPS · LG&E · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Politics

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Update

November 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

Earlier today Governor Steve Beshear released a video focusing on going tobacco-free:

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

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

November 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama focused on the health care open enrollment:

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Tags: Health Care · Politics · Video

Louisville Needs A New Frankfort Leader Now

November 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments

A state audit released in May found that JCPS is spending too much on high-dollar administrators, and not enough on students. Six months later, the district gets a new progress report with a grade school leaders did not see coming. [WDRB] Walmart has filed a development plan with the city for its much-anticipated western Louisville [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Democrats · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Parks · Politics · Poverty · State Government · Travel · West End

4th St. Opens Up, Tries To Swallow Everyone

November 10th, 2014 · 2 Comments

People who live near Liberty Tire Recycling are firing back after massive flames broke out at the facility earlier this week. The lawsuit claims Liberty Tire was negligent and should compensate those affected by the fire. [WDRB] After Metro Council President Jim King asked for assistance in clarifying to what extent a council member must [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bellarmine · Bourbon · Crime · Discrimination · Dogs · Economy · Education · Ethics · Gays · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Jim King · Legal · LMPD · MSD · Politics · Religion · University of Louisville

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

YAY! It’s Katie King Coronation Day, Louisville!

November 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

We’re obviously joking. The former owner of a mastiff is facing animal cruelty charges after the dog’s four-pound tumor went untreated for months. [WDRB] The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency next week will begin a second round of air sampling at eight homes near the long-closed Lees Lane hazardous waste landfill, after discovering 13 homes with [...]

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Tags: Advertising · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Death · Dogs · Downtown · Education · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Politics · Senate Race

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Update

November 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Late last week Governor Steve Beshear discussed kynect open enrollment:

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Tags: Health Care · Steve Beshear · Video

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