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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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Tags: Arena · Business · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Guns · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Sex · State Government

Jeffersonville Sweeping Out Homeless Population

February 8th, 2013 · 1 Comment

How many years did that take? Fourth Street Live in downtown Louisville changes its dress code in response to claims of racial discrimination. Be sure you check all the racist comments out. Way to go, Louisville mouth-breathers. [WDRB] The University of Louisville board of trustees voted Thursday to extend the appointment of School of Nursing [...]

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Tags: Business · Cordish · Death · Discrimination · Guns · Homeless · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville

Don’t Hold Your Breath On Kentucky Kingdom Yet

January 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off

Kentucky Kingdom could reopen within a year or two, according to the head of the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau, James Wood. It’s a signal that Ed Hart’s group and the state are near an agreement. [WDRB] Are we still pretending there’s not a real life racial divide in Louisville? Louisvilleā€™s largest law firms have [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Gambling · Gays · Health Care · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · Insight Comm. · Kentucky Kingdom · Race

Violence Prevention Not Going So Swell, Maybe

December 6th, 2012 · 7 Comments

We all love Louisville. It really is the new Portland, kinda. But the top travel destination in the United States? We’re all living in a delusional world if we believe that. [H-L] If you take a look at an alley off Parthenia Avenue in Louisville, you’ll find trash, tires, and old furniture everywhere. “Couches, mattresses,” [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Economy · Greg Fischer · Guns · Homeless · Housing · Indiana · State Government · Steve Beshear · Taxes · Travel

Have A Few Extra Bucks? Help A Child In Need

November 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] WHY aren’t you making the world a better place for kids at Home of the Innocents? More than 120 kids have holiday wish lists. [CLICK HERE] There are thousands of vacant properties across [...]

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Tags: Charity · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Jerry Abramson · Lexington · LG&E · LMPD · South End · Youth

Louisville Shouldn’t Ignore Looming Pension Disaster At Kentucky Retirement Systems

October 12th, 2012 · 8 Comments

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] Ohio River regulators have voted unanimously to allow a West Virginia company five more years to comply with new, more stringent pollution requirements. [WFPL] Helping the homeless is as easy as donating your [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Crime · Education · Homeless · Indiana · LMPD · Politics · South End · State Government · Water · WHAS · Youth

Did Possibility City Set A Homeless Man On Fire?

August 29th, 2012 · 1 Comment

While Marty Bell may have violated campaign law, we’re not sure he can be disqualified. Fining him seems more appropriate. [C-J/AKN] Take a look at that view: Jerry Abramson, Greg Fischer and Larry Clark. Possibility City or all that’s wrong with politics? [WLKY] A judge in Louisville has decided to open files in a juvenile [...]

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Tags: Business · Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Ethics · Gays · Greg Fischer · Homeless · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Legal · Lexington · Metro Council