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Know How Many Kids In Louisville Are Homeless?

October 25th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Low-income Kentuckians working in Indiana would be eligible for a break on Ohio River bridge tolls under a plan to be considered in the 2014 General Assembly. [WDRB] One of Louisville’s historic landmarks is scheduled to reopen to the public next March after a $3.4 million renovation. The interior work is meant to bring the [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Health Care · Homeless · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Taxes · University of Louisville · Youth

Youth Homelessness Is Possible In Possibility City!

September 24th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Under a “concept” unveiled to the school board Monday, JCPS administrators are prepared to make dramatic changes to some of the district’s failing schools in an effort to improve student and teacher performance. [WDRB] Sorry, this isn’t going to lessen the extreme impact of tolls on this community. The Transit Authority of River City on [...]

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Does Downtown Need Even More Shelters?

September 10th, 2013 · Comments Off

Allegations of four police officers breaking the law with a 15-year-old girl come from counties west and south of Louisville. [WDRB] It seems counterintuitive — shrink the size of your tax district so you can increase revenue. But that’s what the Louisville Arena Authority is proposing to help reduce the KFC Yum! Center’s annual revenue [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Death · Education · Gambling · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Police · Scandal · State Government · Zoning

Does Everyone Get Rich Under Jim Ramsey?

September 5th, 2013 · 8 Comments

The wife of slain Bardstown Police officer Jason Ellis is thanking the Nelson County community for the weeks of support. Amy Ellis released a letter early Thursday through the Fraternal Order of Police. [WDRB] Two potential developments near the Ohio River in Jeffersonville received mixed responses from the City Council Monday night. [News & Tribune] [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · University of Louisville

Louisville’s Gonna Ignore The Homeless Problem

August 19th, 2013 · Comments Off

Whether you go for the food, the rides or the exhibits, your first fair attraction will be the parking. After many people complained about time and hassle in the past, the Kentucky State Fair says it is off to a much better start this year thanks to a revamped system. [WDRB] Former Jefferson County Constable [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Economy · Education · Gays · Homeless · Indiana · Jack Conway · JCPS · Lexington · Ohio River Bridges · UPS

Louisville Should Care More About Homeless In IN

August 9th, 2013 · Comments Off

It’s a summer crackdown on crimes in Victory Park, like gambling, drugs and loitering. Despite seeing gang graffiti on trees, residents say the park has really cleaned up, and they are thanking the police patrols. [WDRB] Councilman David Yates (D-25) will propose sweeping changes to controls governing Louisville Metro Council Neighborhood Development Funds. Yates will [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Construction · Crime · Dogs · Economy · Gambling · Highlands · Homeless · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government · Politics · State Government · UPS · West End

Imagine Jerry Abramson Running For Governor…

August 6th, 2013 · Comments Off

The city of Jeffersonville is considering spending up to $30,000 on a consultant to find a long-term solution to the city’s problem with homelessness. [WDRB] Something tells us this isn’t going to make the people of La Grange very happy. Starting in October, the paychecks of people who work in La Grange will be taxed [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · Jerry Abramson · LG&E · Politics · Taxes

Surprise: Barbara Shanklin Throwing Major Shade

March 29th, 2013 · Comments Off

They are children, experiencing a kind of violence and hate that most of us could never imagine: “It was complicated, very complicated,” says Ozine Byolmwngu, who immigrated from the Congo. [WDRB] Hundreds of demonstrators, along with the Chicago Teachers Union, marched through the city today demanding that City Hall walk back its plan to close [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Death · Economy · Ethics · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Immigration · Indiana · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Youth

There Are Some Terrible Southern Indiana Stories

March 14th, 2013 · Comments Off

Way to go, racist twits of Southern Indiana. Community members protested outside the school board headquarters in New Albany, Ind. Wednesday morning, saying school officials haven’t done enough to prevent racism. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Ethics Commission is expected to issue findings today on whether Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin violated metro ethics laws and should be [...]

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Tags: Death · Discrimination · Ethics · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Race

Louisville Ignores The Looming Pension Disaster

February 28th, 2013 · Comments Off

JCPS Principals at some of the district’s lowest performing schools get to keep their job. The move is in response to a surprising report from the Kentucky Department of Education. [WDRB] Kate Hopkins didn’t know the man in the casket, never met him or his family. Yet, Hopkins attended the funeral of Francisco Carmona, 48, [...]

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