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It’s A Just Okay & Really Bad Week For JCPS

June 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments

You’ve already read the response from the school district but here’s another story about it. JCPS issued its response Monday night almost a month after a state audit found the district spends more money on administration – and less on instruction – than similarly sized school districts. [WDRB] No one looks out from the shattered [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Death · Education · Health Care · Horse Industry · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Scandal · South End · Youth

Greg Fischer’s Silver Spoon Is Showing Again

June 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The University of Kentucky has struck a new multimedia rights deal that makes it among the highest-paid universities in the country for athletic and campus media rights. [WDRB] But Jim King can’t do a goddamn thing about Metro Animal Services? He just sits on his hands making excuses. The Louisville Metro Council budget approved Thursday [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Business · Discrimination · Economy · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Jim King · Metro Council · Sports · University of Kentucky · Youth

Seriously, Just Build The Damn Walmart Already

June 23rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

The heroin epidemic is terrible but no one is paying attention to a group of people having a funtimes walk on the Big Four Bridge. [WDRB] All the fights over the West End Walmart are adding up to be some of the dumbest in years here in Possibility City. There is NOTHING in that part [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Economy · Guns · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Legal · Possibility City · Sports · University of Kentucky · West End · Youth

Let’s All Act Surprised By UofL’s Big Audit Stunt

June 20th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Two big traffic changes are about to hit thousands of drivers in Kentuckiana. The 2nd Street Bridge (Clark Memorial Bridge) will shut down on Tuesday, July 8th. That means drivers will be able to use it all day on Monday, but it’ll close at midnight and be off limits for six weeks. [WDRB] Southern Indiana [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Construction · Economy · Health Care · Homeless · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Ohio River Bridges · Sports · University of Louisville · Youth

Murder Becomes A Hot Topic In Possibility City

June 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

Fiber internet that people can afford? We’ll believe it when we see it. [WDRB] Here’s some important environmental trivia for your next cocktail party: Louisville has 1.2 million potential tree planting sites. [C-J/AKN] This is apparently news. At least it’s not mugshot central like WAVE. [WHAS11] Just around the curve of Glenn’s Creek from Old [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Construction · Crime · Downtown · Economy · Green · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Possibility City · Steve Beshear

Governor Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

June 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

Late last week Governor Steve Beshear hollered about the e-cancer stick ban for kids:

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

JCPS Just Can’t Catch A Break In The News

June 12th, 2014 · 3 Comments

A JCPS teacher sues the principal of Moore Traditional High School, alleging years of discrimination based on sexual orientation. [WDRB] It’s the fall of 1985 and the 17-year-old version of me steps on to the campus of Morehead State University. I really have no clue how I made it this far and, even scarier, I [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Courier-Journal · Discrimination · Education · Gas · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Lexington · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Neighborhoods · Newspaper · Possibility City · University of Kentucky

Everyone Is Afraid To Get Shot On The Snyder

June 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A woman says she saw two men running from the area of the Snyder shooting. [WDRB] Contributions to the 61st annual WHAS Crusade for Children totaled $5,637,680. [C-J/AKN] Louisville Metro Police officers are turning to the public to get answers about who may have fired shots into a car on the Gene Snyder Freeway over [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Charity · Democrats · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Legal · Lexington · LMPD · Metro Council · Scandal

Yes, Poverty Is Still A Very Big Deal For JCPS

June 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The idea behind merging Louisville and Jefferson County in 2003 was to have – as Metro Council President Jim King put it earlier this year — “one government, one entity that manages the entire county.” Yet, more than a decade later, the promise of merger remains at least partially unfulfilled. The new 2 percent “franchise [...]

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Tags: Crime · Economy · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · LG&E · Mitch McConnell · Newspaper · Politics · Possibility City · Poverty · Republican Party · Taxes · Youth

Fischer Content With Living In Fantasy World

June 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Louisville non-profit says the mayor’s proposed budget cuts its funding by more than $13,000. They say it’s money that could mean the difference between life and death. [WDRB] Greg Fischer says the LG&E fee compromise will cause pain. What planet is this man living on? As if the original proposal wasn’t even worse for [...]

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