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Don’t Forget The Less Fortunate On This Day

November 28th, 2013 · Comments Off

St. Matthews Police now say the Kroger employee who was shot and killed on Saturday was targeted. [WDRB] Leaving the freezing streets behind for awhile, they filed into the basement of the Jefferson Street Baptist Center on Wednesday afternoon, peeling off tattered coats and layers of other clothing. They looked exhausted as they sat down [...]

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Tags: Charity · Construction · Death · Economy · Guns · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · Police · State Government

What If The Kroger Victim Had Been Black?

November 27th, 2013 · Comments Off

The teevee people just realized there are homeless students within Jefferson County Public Schools. Just having food to eat and a roof over their head is a real worry for thousands of JCPS students. [WDRB] Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell, who has tangled with district judges, is changing his office policy to allow his assistants [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Economy · Homeless · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Politics · Poverty · Race · Rumors · Taxes · Youth

Senseless Gun Deaths Can Occur Anywhere

November 25th, 2013 · 1 Comment

According to statistics from the Center for Women and Families, it’s an issue that affects one in five women and one in fourteen men in their lifetime. [WDRB] All kinds of pseudo-East Enders are freaking out because someone was murdered in the parking lot of the fancy Kroger on Hubbards Lane. [C-J/AKN] JCPS is releasing [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Charity · Death · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Homeless · Indiana · Lexington · LG&E · Metro Council · Youth

Big Win For Traffic School & Court Fees

November 19th, 2013 · Comments Off

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer confirms the city is in negotiations to bring a major retailer to the site of the old Philip Morris plant in West Louisville. [WDRB] The three former judges, who not only retired, but also completed their service as senior judges to enhance their pensions, are running for re-election to the bench. [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Guns · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Judges · Metro Government · West End

Let’s Pretend There Are Transit Options Now

November 8th, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Audubon Park city council voted Dorn Crawford as the new mayor in a special meeting Thursday night. [WDRB] It’s just plain offensive that anyone would allow Greg Fischer to pretend that Louisville’s transportation future isn’t already cemented. The Bridges Debacle makes damn sure of that. Light rail and other options? Not now. Not a [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Hype · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Police · Youth

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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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Democrats · Discrimination · Economy · Gays · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Kentucky Derby · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Poverty · Salaries · Senate Race

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