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Back from a Big Weekend

September 8th, 2009 · 3 Comments

OK, guess it’s time for getting back to work after a weekend of WorldFest, Green Building Art Show, racquetball, U of L football (thanks, Chris, for the tickets), Bluegrass Music Fest, Biking with the Mayor and some golf. It was another great success for the Hike & Bike, and really gratifying to hear the Mayor [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Books · Chris Thieneman · Education · High School · Mayor's Race 2010 · Music · Sports · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Gaining Weekend Momentum Edition

September 3rd, 2009 · 7 Comments

Hang in there. One more day ’til the Labor Day weekend starts. What the hell, go ahead and start. Eye-ing Hal’s Seat: As soon as Hal Heiner announces that he’s running for Mayor in a week or two, retired police officer Kevan Rumpel is ready to run for his 19th District Metro Council seat in [...]

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Tags: Dan Mongiardo · High School · Jack Conway · Legal · Metro Council · Reporters · Senate Race · Sports

The News Just Keeps on Coming

September 2nd, 2009 · 3 Comments

Fit to Sue: Even though Hal Heiner tried to talk him out of it, Chris Thieneman will hold a press conference on Thursday on Fourth Street to publicize his planned lawsuit against the city over this Cordish $950,000 loan mess. Heiner worries the suit might affect AG Jack Conway’s opinion on the issue, expected to [...]

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Tags: Chris Thieneman · High School · Insight Comm. · Internet · Jack Conway · Legal · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Council · Sports

Finishing Strong for August

August 31st, 2009 · 10 Comments

Last day of August. Back to work, and there’s plenty of material. Let’s get into some of it… “This is better than a hole in the head.”: Excellent quote from attorney Jon Fleischaker, in a C-J story about the Kelly Downard-Jim King ordinance designed to prevent another one of those Cordish loans.  [Courier] The Movie [...]

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Tags: Butchertown · Cordish · High School · Legal · Mayor's Race 2010 · Politics · Scandal · Sports · University of Louisville · Zoning

Not Just Any Friday…

August 28th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Here’s some stuff that’s worth reporting… They’re Not Evil, They’re Your Insurance Company: Wonder how many Humana employees the P.R. staff there considered before offering up Max Shireman to the NYTimes as a typical, non-evil employee? The big paper did a story on how tough it is to work for a company in the middle [...]

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Tags: Art · Books · Charity · High School · Horse Industry · Legal · Music · South End

Going to College Edition

August 20th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Wondering if I can figure out a way to sneak into a keg party after moving Josh into the dorm at U of L this afternoon . . . Laughing Matter: Get in on the funny. Sunday at the Comedy Caravan. Free Tickets from us. Marty Pollio, who’s really funny, is the headliner. Did we [...]

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Tags: Advertising · Butchertown · Celebrity · High School · Republican Party · Senate Race · South End · Sports · WHAS

Dept. of No Fooling and Yo We Ain’t Leaving

August 19th, 2009 · 10 Comments

A Polling We Will Go: The first Survey USA poll of the U.S. Senate race came out yesterday. Mongiardo leads Conway overall 39-31. Grayson leads Paul 37-26. Of course there’s more to the story. [Page One] Why Our Court System is Messed Up: Because ex-PRP coach Jason Stinson was re-indicted on wanton endangerment after his [...]

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Tags: Butchertown · Education · Health Care · High School · Housing · JCPS · Legal · Polls · Scandal · Senate Race · Sports · University of Louisville · WDRB

Predicting Politics and Weather

August 11th, 2009 · 6 Comments

How To Be Popular: If you’re on the Metro Council, use your Neighborhood Development Fund to pick up debris in your district. While most people with flood damage spent the weekend hauling their crap to drop-off sites, Marianne Butler’s constituents in District 15 waited for curbside pickups, provided by Butler for about $10K. Many Council [...]

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Tags: High School · Kentucky Derby · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Council · Metro Government · Republican Party · Sports · Weather

It’s Our Weekly TGIF Edition

August 7th, 2009 · 12 Comments

Senate Approves Barzun, Northup: We’re happy that Matthew Barzun is going to be the new U.S. Ambassador to Sweden. Less enthused about Anne Northup getting a new job as a commissioner of the Consumer Product and Safety Commission. Both were approved by the Senate today. [Courier] At least they’re being nice: The local GOP is [...]

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Tags: Awards · Books · High School · John Yarmuth · KET · Republican Party · Sports

Coach’s Story Doesn’t Make Sense

August 3rd, 2009 · 4 Comments

At what point, I wonder, did Butler High girls’ basketball coach Eddy Wilson realize he’d crossed the ethical line? Was it after a hundred text messages (on his way to 555), some after midnight, to a member of his team? JCPS fired the coach of Butler’s 2008 state champs, saying he had spent more than [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · High School · JCPS · Parenting