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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

Everyone Getting Murder-Suicided At Gas Stations

September 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

When will this murder-suicide crap at gas stations end? A double shooting Monday night leaves a woman in critical condition and a man dead. [WDRB] Using giant stencils and a whole lot of yellow, white and black paint, a quartet of artists created whimsical Creative Crosswalks designs at four intersections in downtown Jeffersonville on Sunday. [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Health Care · Indiana · John Yarmuth · MSD · Politics · Senate Race

This Kid Needs Your Help. Consider Stepping Up.

September 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Indiana and Kentucky have selected a Virginia-based company to oversee the toll system for the Ohio River Bridges Project. The contract, estimated at $39.9 million, includes installing, operating and maintaining the toll equipment for seven years, said Kendra York, Indiana’s public finance director. [WDRB] Churchill Downs Incorporated announced Churchill Downs, its namesake racetrack, and Yum! [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bourbon · Charity · Churchill Downs · Death · Education · Health Care · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Ohio River Bridges · Police

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

September 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

Late last week Steve Beshear released his video focusing on the decline in teen smoking:

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

Is Everything In Clark County, Ind. Crazy Corrupt?

September 15th, 2014 · 9 Comments

Does this stink of unnecessary fearmongering? On Wednesday morning, police say a student at Hite Elementary was approached by a stranger in the neighborhood behind her school. [WDRB] It’s fine and dandy to profess your extreme level of transparency. That is — if you’re actually transparent and not cherry picking what gets released. Like with [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Death · Festival · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Highlands · Hype · Indiana · Judges · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Senate Race · Transparency · University of Louisville · West End

Dan Johnson’s Gonna Retire Soon. Wonder Why?

September 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Kentucky is seeking to join a handful of states that regulate companies such as Uber and Lyft, whose smartphone-driven businesses are now competing with taxis in Louisville, Lexington and other cities across the country. [WDRB] Retired Metro narcotics detectives say he was like a modern-day Robin Hood. He bought shoes and book bags for teenagers [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Death · Downtown · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Police · Politics · Senate Race

GLI: Working Hard To Keep Everybody Down

September 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Jefferson County Public Schools has hired a new team to help its most vulnerable students. [WDRB] Of course GLI opposes a living wage for workers in Louisville. Remember, these are people put in charge by Greg Fischer. Arguing that increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 locally would hurt local businesses and possibly result in job [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Economy · Greater Louisville Inc. · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Religion · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

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