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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

It’s Time For A Major Attica Scott Reality Check

May 22nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Let’s talk about her for a moment: ATTICA SCOTT, FIRST SWEARING IN Outgoing Metro Councilwoman, District 1, Attica Scott released the following statement after being defeated by Jessica Green: “I will leave office in December knowing that I helped to bring respectability to our office, that I asked tough questions when no one else was [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Hype · Metro Council · Oops · Politics

Everybody’s Still Surprised Bridge Is Really Open

May 22nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details] Jefferson County Public Schools spends more money on administration – and less on instruction – than [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Democrats · Education · Election · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Possibility City · Scandal · State Government · West End

Social Butterfly Masquerading As Serious Candidate

May 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Really, you can’t get much more low than this mess: IN THE VOICE-TRIBUNE PAID FOR BY! When three-term Metro councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh announced her retirement last December, it set off a civic response the likes of which is rarely seen. Come the May 20 primary, voters in the ninth district will have 13 Democratic Party [...]

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Tags: Democrats · Hype · Metro Council

UofL Is Great At Covering Up Negative Stories

May 16th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Local 911 centers across Indiana are now providing the public a new option of texting for help, and officials in Kentucky are taking notice. [WDRB] The long-standing dispute over who pays for the Clark County J.B. Ogle Animal Shelter may be resolved if a new inter-local agreement is approved. [C-J/AKN] Sadly, this story has become [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Dogs · Horse Industry · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Police · University of Louisville · Youth

Sad: More Hype Than Anything Truly Newsworthy

May 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

From Eric Flack to that poor Ellis kid who tweets for WAVE3, the station is sinking on the news front. It’s apparently returned to the George W. Bush days immediately following 9/11 when management pushed extremist, faux patriotism packaged as news — only worse. Now it’s not about news, it’s about shaming people not yet [...]

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Tags: Hype · WAVE

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