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Hospital Turf Wars Are Worse Than High School

October 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

Some businesses along Frankfort Avenue are banding together after recently being hit by thieves. [WDRB] In the most recent FEC reporting quarter, Alison Grimes spent tons on travel. Ed Marksberry questions how she could do so much traveling while also doing her job as Secretary of State. [Page One] It was erected on the Belvedere [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Crime · Death · Frankfort Ave. · Gambling · High School · Indiana · Senate Race · Sports · Youth

Brooks Wicker: Dumber Than We Thought Possible

October 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Wow, Brooks Wicker, John Yarmuth’s Republican opponent, is a lot dumber than we thought. From his latest email blast where he attempts to “fact check” Yarmuth: Also during the KET Debate, John Yarmuth said seniors would not see a reduction in Medicare Advantage benefits under the Affordable Care Act. -SNIP- Mr. Yarmuth doesn’t seem to [...]

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Tags: High School · Hype · John Yarmuth · Republican Party

Rubbertown? Nothing To See, Just Move Along

August 2nd, 2012 · 1 Comment

Get the popcorn ready, ladies and meemaws! Louisville Metro Councilman David Yates, D-25, is raising ethics concerns about allegations that fellow Councilman Dan Johnson, D-21, made an offer to buy the historic Colonial Gardens property in the midst of a city funded feasibility study. [WFPL] The Jefferson County Constable charged with shooting a woman in [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Gays · Greg Fischer · High School · Metro Council · Poverty · Scandal · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Fireworks Are The Most Important Thing Now

December 16th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Maybe it’s time for us to start talking about the folks who defamed us? Maybe we should name names, tell you were they work, who they’re involved with, which faux journalists they are, how much money they’ve taken from Jonathan Miller and his sister, their involvement with Jack Conway and Elaine Walker and what they [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Gambling · Greg Fischer · High School · Metro Council · MSD · Oops · Travel · University of Louisville

How Much Cash Can Uncle Jimmy Let Disappear?

August 26th, 2011 · 11 Comments

Of course the editorial board would lightly chastise Greg Fischer over the least ridiculous thing he’s done in months. [-C-J/AKN] You should probably nominate someone for the third category of the Golden Poo Awards ASAP. This one involves pearl clutching – the most insincere kind! [Page One] Just in case you were wondering where some [...]

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Tags: Art · Awards · Bad Behavior · Business · Courier-Journal · Greg Fischer · High School · James Ramsey · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Council · Oops · TARC · University of Louisville · Youth

Kentucky’s U.S. Senate Race Has Now Turned Crazy

May 20th, 2010 · 9 Comments

Did you see Rand Paul defend segregated lunch counters on Rachel Maddow last night? No, I’m not remotely exaggerating. [WATCH IT NOW] If you missed the mayoral victory speeches on Tuesday night, check out Dan Klepal’s story for video. [C-J] You folks should support this youth rugby league. Just saying. [More C-J] Greg Fischer’s people [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Congress · Courier-Journal · Education · Greg Fischer · High School · LMPD · Mayor's Race 2010 · Politics · Scandal · Senate Race · Sports · University of Louisville · Youth

Governor Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

February 19th, 2010 · Comments Off

This week First Lady Jane Beshear joins her husband, Governor Steve Beshear, to spend 2:51 discussing Kentucky’s high school drop-out rate and proposed legislation to raise the drop-out age:

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Tags: Education · High School · Steve Beshear · Video · Youth

JCPS Gets Something Majorly RIGHT!

December 14th, 2009 · 10 Comments

Wow. I love being able to write positive stories about Jefferson County Public Schools (or anything in education, really). And this is certainly a major win. JCPS just announced that Central High School Magnet Career Academy is unveiling an in-school, student-run bank. The grand opening will be held this Wednesday, 12/16, at 10:00 A.M. Fifth [...]

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Tags: Banking · Business · Education · High School · JCPS

C-J: Somebody Forget Something Again?

December 9th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Check out the top of this past Sunday’s Courier-Journal: MISSING ST X & TRINITY SCORE How can someone overlook such a major omission?

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Tags: Courier-Journal · High School · Newspaper · Oops · Sports

Guess Kentucky’s Just Stagnant These Days

December 9th, 2009 · Comments Off

Special election bloodbath last night. Republicans cleaned up in both the House and Senate races. Steve Beshear might as well pack his bags after last night’s massive losses. [Page One] Jason Stinson said he wasn’t at fault in Max Gilpin’s death. [Toni Konz] Charlie Strong will be the University of Louisville’s new coach. [WHAS11] Osama [...]

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Tags: High School · Lexington · Neighborhoods · Politics · Sports · State Government · TARC · University of Louisville · Wayside Mission