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GE Conquered Local News Outletts Yesterday

April 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments

GE is launching a new way to do business and has chosen Louisville to be the city that leads it. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Government has agreed to pay $450,000 to a former police detective who says he was demoted to patrol officer on the graveyard shift for trying to help an imprisoned woman prove [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Death · Education · Hype · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Government · State Government · WAVE

More Of Same Nonsense From No Kill Louisville

April 15th, 2014 · 3 Comments

No, nothing has happened with No Kill Louisville. Records have not been released. Nastiness and nonsense continue. And unfortunately for the current NKL leadership, this is also nonsense: FROM FACEBOOK Because 990s don’t cut it when former board officers, treasurers and attorneys allege wrongdoing and fiscal mismanagement. Particularly when tax dollars and government partnerships are [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Dogs · Hype

Lame Duck Continues Dive Into Mythical Waters

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s Steve Beshear continuing to pretend that Kentucky’s business climate is amazing. If it were left to Beshear to write history, he’d claim this is the height of Kentucky’s economy. Meanwhile, Kentucky just added (literally) a few hundred thousand hardworking, struggling citizens to its Medicaid rolls. Because business is clearly booming here.

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Tags: Business · Economy · Hype · Steve Beshear · Video

Greg Fischer’s Probably Never Even Fired A Gun

April 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Greg Fischer is asking gun owners to leave their firearms at home during this weekend’s Thunder Over Louisville. His comments aren’t sitting well with gun owners. [WDRB] Hoping to slow traffic and make the ride easier and safer for bicyclists and pedestrians, city officials are putting a handful of local streets on a “road diet.” [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Business · Downtown · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Hype · Indiana · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · State Government · Thunder · University of Kentucky

Everyone Is Really Hung Over This Morning

April 8th, 2014 · No Comments

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

What Caused Everybody’s Tweeter To Assplode?

April 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Oh, not much, just this: FROM TWITTER THE URBANS! OH GOD! We collectively give up.

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Tags: Death · Highlands · Hype · Race

Scared White People Are Continuing To Freak Out

April 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Police say a burglar ended up with a broken leg after falling through a skylight in downtown Louisville. [WDRB] The mother of a girl sexually assaulted on a Louisville school bus two years ago and placed in the same high school class as her attacker has come to an agreement with Jefferson County Public Schools. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Hype · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Kingdom · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · State Government · TARC

NKL Still Obfuscating, Spreading Misinformation

March 31st, 2014 · 3 Comments

We read with interest this WAVE3 story about No Kill Louisville’s 5K — an event, mind you, centered around chocolate. Something that’s deadly for dogs and can cause damage even in small quantities. Here’s the interesting part: The money raised will go towards fostering, adopting, a pet food bank, low cost spay and neuter vouchers. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Hype

Not Just A Homophobe But Also A Race-Baiter?

March 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

The latest from John David Dyche further illustrates why it was a good decision to cut him from the Courier-Journal. It’s as if he believes the entire city is the Pendennis Club and no non-WASPs are allowed. Some excerpts: While Louisvillians obsessed over two basketball teams made up mostly of African-American youths beating their opponents [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Greg Fischer · Hype · Jim King · Possibility City · Race · WDRB

Does Your TV Have You Sufficiently Terrified?

March 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

An email sent by a Metro Police deputy chief reveals concerns that teen flash mobs could escalate to violence. “The major concern is that someone is going to get killed during an incident. That someone could be a very young child that is involved,” Gentry wrote. [WDRB] City officials rushed on Wednesday to prove to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Discrimination · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · State Government · Thunder