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Seriously, Just Build The Damn Walmart Already

June 23rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

The heroin epidemic is terrible but no one is paying attention to a group of people having a funtimes walk on the Big Four Bridge. [WDRB] All the fights over the West End Walmart are adding up to be some of the dumbest in years here in Possibility City. There is NOTHING in that part [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Economy · Guns · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Legal · Possibility City · Sports · University of Kentucky · West End · Youth

Thank Goodness Council Isn’t A Reality Show

June 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

Okay, who is surprised? Two residents of Dismas House file a civil lawsuit, saying they were sexually assaulted. [WDRB] A western Louisville resident filed an ethics complaint against Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton, alleging that she used her position to have city crews pick up junk from family property. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another senseless shooting in [...]

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Tags: Automobile · Bad Behavior · Crime · Death · Downtown · Economy · Education · Ford · Guns · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Council · Oops · Youth

Fun Metro Council Hype Gets More Hype-y

June 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The new 2 percent “fee” most Metro residents will pay on natural gas. The annual hike in property tax rates for Jefferson County Public Schools. Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed local-option sales tax. Some Metro Council Republicans worry a series of little tax increases is quietly adding up — and keeping Louisville’s economy from growing. [WDRB] [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Crime · Economy · Education · Green · Greg Fischer · Housing · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Parks · Scandal · State Government · Taxes · University of Louisville · Youth

Nothing About This Is Good For Television

June 13th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Anyone else have their eyes roll back in their head after reading this press release? June 12, 2014 – Louisville, KY – Coming this season exclusively on WBNA TV, Louisville’s home for “locally grown” TV, is a brand new show called Deadbeat – Kentuckiana Child Support Court. This 30-minute program takes you inside Jefferson County [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Hype · Judges · TV

These Awful Shootings & Stabbings Need To End

June 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville police chief Steve Conrad says if you want to keep the city safe, you have to pay for it. And that’s why he wants an additional $7 million. [WDRB] Woah, mob violence overtime cost the city almost a million dollars. But at least people are going back downtown. [C-J/AKN & More C-J/AKN] The University [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Bad Behavior · Business · Crime · Downtown · Education · Festival · Guns · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · Music · University of Kentucky · Weather

Councilcritters Don’t Understand First Amendment

June 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Look, everyone *gets* that Metro Government has to make sure profanity isn’t spoken on its local television station. But they can bleep that junk with a delay. That’s how television works. This mess with Tina Ward-Pugh and the ever ignorant Attica Scott, though? FROM TWITTER FROM TWITTER FROM TWITTER FROM TWITTER FROM TWITTER Here’s a [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Hype · Metro Council · Metro Government

Fischer’s Outta Touch So He Gets Another Term

June 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

Just like Jerry. To say that people oppose Greg Fischer trying to jack taxes up for his games is an understatement. Everyone is talking about it: Louisville Residents Slam Mayor’s LG&E Fee [WFPL] Email comments overwhelmingly oppose LG&E fee [WAVE3] The reaction isn’t surprising, no. But what is? Greg Fischer still thinks it’s golden. He [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Hype · LG&E · Taxes

WDRB Spreading Race-Baiting Hype. Again.

June 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Northern Kentucky city sued the Kentucky Retirement Systems Monday over what it described as “illegal and imprudent investments” involving hundreds of millions of dollars in public pension money. In its lawsuit, filed in Kenton Circuit Court, the city of Fort Wright said KRS violates the law with risky investments in hedge funds, venture capital [...]

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Tags: Art · Business · Cordish · Discrimination · Education · Hype · Indiana · Judges · Lexington · Politics · Possibility City · Race · Scandal · State Government · TV · University of Kentucky · WDRB

Don’t Roll Your Eyes Too Hard Over LMEMS

May 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

You’ll want to read this thing about LMEMS: Since the successful pilot period, the performance improvement measures taken by Public Works have spread to many other city departments and agencies. Several have adopted a similar modified duty policy and created bodies like the ARC. Louisville Metro Emergency Medical Services (LMEMS) has taken on ambulance turnaround [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Hype · Metro Government · Possibility City

WAVE Continues Circling The “News” Toilet Bowl

May 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

A Louisville couple is moving ahead to expand their small business. Justin and Kristin Gilbert opened their small gelato shop about seven years ago in Norton Commons called Gelato Gilberto. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Council has scheduled a public hearing [TODAY] on Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2014-15 metro budget. One likely topic of debate will [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Legal · LG&E · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · Poverty · WAVE · West End · Youth

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