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If Louisville’s PubTrans Is Good, What’s Bad?

October 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

For decades, it’s been an oasis of agricultural land at the intersection of Interstate 64 and the Watterson Expressway. But the family trusts that control Oxmoor Farm appear to be reviving long-delayed plans to develop what is perhaps the most desirable acreage in Louisville. [WDRB] Didn’t we ridicule this back before it kicked off? Over [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Construction · Economy · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Horse Industry · Housing · Hype · Immigration · Indiana · Judges · Politics · Religion · Senate Race

Possibility City Turns A Blind Eye To Homeless

October 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville’s largest homeless camp is now gone and trees are being cleared where about 40 people used to live. [WDRB] Really, LMPD? You didn’t even bother to check out the dude’s camp site? No wonder there’s so much distrust. [C-J/AKN] Talk about being at the right place at the right time. [WHAS11] Lexington is likely [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Dogs · Education · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Oops · Politics · Senate Race · Smoking Ban · University of Kentucky

Of Course Macfarlane Is Trying To Walk It All Back

October 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Oldham County Jail was built in 1989. Over 25-years-later, the technology is outdated and county officials say it’s time for an upgrade. [WDRB] What kind of delusional crack is Cathy Zion smoking? This member of the Metro Animal Services SPOT Board wrote a letter to the editor chastising the entire city for having a [...]

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Tags: Congress · Death · Debate · Education · Ford · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Government · Oops · Politics · Polls · Race · Zoning

The Gays Caused That Big Hail Storm. Amen.

October 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Walking up to Aleazia Caldwell’s home, he could not wait to ask me my favorite TLC song. “Scrubs!” I replied. As fast as he could, he slammed the CD into his boom box, set up on the porch of his home on 32nd street in Louisville’s west end. [WDRB] Two years after the city of [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Library · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Polls · Poverty · Senate Race · University of Louisville · Youth

Help Give That Poor Kid A Dignified Funeral

October 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Will you help pay for Ray Allen Etheridge’s funeral? He’s the homeless kid found murdered in Cherokee Park. You can donate at any PNC branch, despite what the story says. [WDRB] Errrr. Nope. Master P is paying for it all. Glad to see someone step up like that! Despite a judicial rule against endorsements, a [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Crime · Death · Health Care · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Lexington · Oops · Police · Politics · Travel · Youth

Central Principal Needs Some Prompt Education

September 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

West Virginia plans to frack beneath the Ohio River, which supplies drinking water to millions. Like everyone in Louisville. [Think Progress] KFC Corp., a unit of Louisville-based Yum Brands, says 77 of its fried chicken restaurants across the country could be “in jeopardy” because of a real estate dispute with a California investment group. [WDRB] [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · Police · Polls · State Government · TARC · Transparency · Water · Youth

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Occasional Video Update

September 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

Late last week Papaw Beshear decided to do another video update. This time he focused on the drop in Kentucky’s uninsured rate:

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

Fischer’s Govt. Can’t Even Maintain Its Buildings

September 25th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Problems plaguing two Louisville government buildings are so severe that officials are ordering everyone to leave. [WDRB] The Kentucky Supreme Court has accepted the state bar association’s recommendation to dismiss a disciplinary complaint against Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell. [C-J/AKN] Underground tunnel blasting for the East End Crossing was canceled for this week. There will [...]

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Tags: Bellarmine · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Judges · LMPD · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Police

Let’s Roll Our Collective Eyes At Lynn Winter

September 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

The closing of a popular restaurant more than a year-and-a-half ago continues to have an impact on some small nearby businesses. [WDRB] Joseph Oberhansley walked into a Utah prison 14 years ago, a bullet lodged in his brain, and chose two words to tattoo across his back: “murderous deeds.” [C-J/AKN] This… just… what were these [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Death · Health Care · Indiana · Legal · Politics · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Youth

Will A Food Hub Change Louisville’s West End?

September 22nd, 2014 · 4 Comments

Weeds growing between the concrete, broken chain linked fences, and crumbled bricks. It’s the site of a former tobacco plant. [WDRB] The Jefferson County Board of Education is poised to vote Monday on this school year’s $1.3 billion working budget, which includes money for school-based mental health counselors and “transition centers” at middle and high [...]

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Tags: Art · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Legal · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Race · TARC · University of Louisville · West End

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