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MSD Corruption Costs You More & More Money

May 20th, 2013 · Comments Off

Friday marked one year since the deadly shootings in the West Louisville, that left a lasting impact on our community. On Saturday, hundreds of people, including gunshot survivors, banded together with a call for peace. [WDRB] Just think – it’s all thanks to mismanagement and will be used to pay for that corrupt swap. Louisvilleā€™s [...]

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Tags: Death · Downtown · Economy · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · LMPD · MSD · Race · Scandal · West End · Youth

JCPS Sounds Like A Bunch Of Fun Right Now

May 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

Jefferson County Public Schools is projected to lay off 41 teachers before the start of the next school year. The district blames budget cuts, especially cuts in federal funding because of the sequestration and a loss of stimulus funds. It could also be blamed on poor management and those, you know, 100+ people making more [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Economy · Education · Gambling · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · State Government

You’re So Hung Over You Can Barely See, Right?

May 6th, 2013 · Comments Off

Orb has won the 139th Kentucky Derby on a rainy day that left the track muddy, but fans in high spirits. The win marked the first Derby win for acclaimed trainer Shug McGaughey. [WDRB] Last spring, Conor Murphy was a hired hand who spent his days galloping racehorses, combing knotted manes and shoveling manure in [...]

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Tags: Death · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · University of Kentucky · West End

Firefighter Mess Rages On Thanks To Metro Govt

May 1st, 2013 · Comments Off

A man is found dead on Oak Street between 6th Street and 7th Street. Possibility City. [WDRB] It is called the sport of kings and it has been in this haven of racecourses, stables and studs since the 17th century, when King Charles I and his courtiers made the 100-mile journey here by horse-drawn carriages. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Derby Festival · Horse Industry · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Legal · Lexington · Metro Government · State Government

Louisvillians Shocked To Learn Nawbny Has Parks

April 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Early morning brunchers will now be able to sip bourbon or any other drink of choice on Sunday mornings. [WDRB] The annual financial audit of Louisville Metro government found only one reportable deficiency, Mayor Greg Fischer reported Friday. Really? We’re going to take his word for it? Because there are dozens of people in Metro [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Dining · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Hype · Indiana · Metro Government · Parks · Scandal · State Government

Governor Beshear’s Sometimes Video Address

April 26th, 2013 · Comments Off

This week, Papaw Beshear and Jane discuss the fancy Kentucky Derby celebration:

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Tags: Derby Festival · Horse Industry · Kentucky Derby · Steve Beshear · Video

Kentucky Really Dodged A Holiday World Bullet

April 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

In the great words of Dubya, “Is our students learning?” A Jefferson County Public Schools teacher has been arrested after police say she sexually abused a student. [WDRB] After his horse Java’s War won the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes on Saturday at Keeneland, trainer Kenny McPeek, the old Tates Creek High School graduate, was asked [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Derby Festival · Dogs · Education · Guns · Horse Industry · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · Transparency · University of Louisville

Everyone Should Just Stop Answering Their Doors

March 1st, 2013 · Comments Off

On Wednesday, 59-year-old Dianne Porter got an unexpected knock at the door close to 6:00 p.m. And then she was pepper sprayed and robbed. Crazy! [WDRB] Advocates for protections against domestic violence hugged and even shed some tears Thursday morning after a Kentucky Senate committee passed a measure to extend protections to dating couples. It’s [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Domestic Violence · Downtown · Gambling · Gays · Horse Industry · Indiana · State Government

Finally, A Bridge The Community Doesn’t Oppose

February 7th, 2013 · Comments Off

It’s more crowded than ever inside Metro Corrections so Mayor Fischer is bringing “geeks” in to fix the problem. Louisville Metro Corrections houses about 2,000 inmates most days in a facility designed to hold 1,800 people. [WDRB] Jerry McCheese is scheduled to be on-hand with Greg Fischer for this morning’s Big Four Bridge Funtimes. Others [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Gambling · Guns · Horse Industry · Indiana · Jail · Jerry Abramson · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges

The Latest Horsey Capital Survey Results Are In

January 24th, 2013 · 5 Comments

The current economy has increased demand for apartment living in the Louisville area. This is benefiting one locally owned company. [WDRB] State education officials are urging schools to compete for a national award that recognizes outstanding efforts in environmental impact and health. [WLEX18] You can’t even ride TARC these days without some woman snorting drugs. [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Economy · Horse Industry · Housing · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Kentucky Kingdom · Race · Steve Beshear · TARC · Taxes · University of Kentucky