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Greg Fischer Won’t Hype The Urban Sprawl Study

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Louisville Metro officials have reached a deal with Underhill Associates to convert the historic Colonial Gardens property across from Iroquois Park into a development anchored by locally owned businesses such as restaurants and coffee shops. [WDRB] It will probably come as no surprise to residents and visitors of Kentuckiana that Louisville has ranked poorly in [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Horse Industry · Indiana · Lexington · Possibility City · South End · State Government · Thunder · Youth

Everyone Is Really Hung Over This Morning

April 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Kentucky Derby Festival will hold its annual Republic Bank Pegasus Parade Position Draw on Tuesday, April 8. That’s today if you aren’t paying attention [WDRB] Housing battles homelessness in Louisville. Brian Scarsbrook had been homeless for more than a year, battling drug addiction and haunted by memories of childhood neglect and abuse. [C-J/AKN] Louisville [...]

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Tags: Derby Festival · Homeless · Horse Industry · Housing · Hype · Indiana · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Parks · Thunder

We’re Stuck Wondering Who’ll Replace Ward-Pugh

January 2nd, 2014 · 7 Comments

It’s truly unfortunate that televised media in Louisville has chosen to focus on one incident that may not be much more than hype. Instead, Louisville’s press has been sitting on its hands for years when it comes to the hot mess that is Metro Animal Services. It’s much worse than a case or two of [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Business · Economy · Greg Fischer · Guns · Horse Industry · Hype · Indiana · Metro Council · Politics · Race · Taxes

Fischer Could Stop Family Dollar In One Call

December 13th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Only Greg Fischer’s corrupt zoning folks (Bill Bardenwerper) think this is a good idea. Nulu leaders say a Family Dollar discount store isn’t a good fit for the rapidly gentrifying neighborhood centered along E. Market Street. [WDRB] Kentucky’s horse racing regulators voted Wednesday to change medication rules, bringing the state closer to becoming the 11th [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Crime · Dogs · Economy · Horse Industry · Indiana · LMPD · Police · State Government · Zoning

Printing House For The Blind’s A Local Treasure

November 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

Here’s a reason not to hate Greg Fischer. Mayor Greg Fischer is looking for a vendor to build a gigabit Internet network in Louisville using city-owned rights of way if necessary. [WDRB] You should definitely go to this thing! The American Printing House for the Blind, 1839 Frankfort Ave., will have an open house from [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Churchill Downs · Death · Greg Fischer · Guns · Horse Industry · Indiana · Lexington · Metro Government · Possibility City · Zoning

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

People Now Realizing Tolls Are New Reality

September 26th, 2013 · 1 Comment

A proposed ordinance seeking to ban the sale of liquor in Louisville between 2 and 4 a.m. is what brought a group to Portland on Wednesday evening. [WDRB] Louisville officials announced a $27 million deal Tuesday to improve efficiency in city buildings with upgrades such as new equipment such as chillers and boilers. Under the [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Economy · Green · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Housing · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · State Government · Taxes · University of Louisville

Gill Holland Has Done Way More than Fischer

September 23rd, 2013 · 2 Comments

From NuLu to Louisville’s Portland neighborhood, Gill Holland is on the move. On Thursday Holland took WDRB News on a tour of what will be his new offices starting in a few weeks. [WDRB] For 12 days, it felt like old times inside the Keeneland sales pavilion. After five years of rebuilding efforts following the [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Dogs · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · State Government · University of Louisville · West End

You Excited To Pay Tons For Bridge Tolls?

August 28th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Metro Corrections is expected to move inmates from the old jail where they were being held to relieve overcrowding back to the main jail sometime Tuesday. [WDRB] Sharp opinions on the federal Affordable Care Act were aired Tuesday in Lexington at a U.S. Congressional field hearing and at a news conference by two conservative groups [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Education · Gannett · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Jail · John Yarmuth · Ohio River Bridges · UPS

The Shanklin Ethics Mess Gets Even Messier

July 17th, 2013 · Comments Off

Heated and bitter exchanges almost derailed a council court hearing that was initially scheduled as “house keeping” for next week’s ethics trial against Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin. [WDRB] A contractor that is somewhat unfamiliar to Jeffersonville officials was awarded the bid to construct the city’s Big Four Station on Monday, and work is expected to soon [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Ethics · Greater Louisville Inc. · Greg Fischer · Highlands · Horse Industry · Indiana · Jack Conway · Legal · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · State Government

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