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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

All News Should Be About Bourbon All The Time

May 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Researchers at the University of Louisville are launching a clinical research study to develop an objective approach to discharge patients with heart failure from the hospital with the goal of decreasing their possible readmission, according to a press release. [WDRB] Seems like only yesterday she was claiming this wasn’t happening, that there’s no way it [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Death · Education · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Police · Politics · University of Louisville

9th District Candidate Lives In Alternate World

May 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment

J.P. Davis can pander with the best of them and talk out of both sides of his mouth. He seems deluded into believing that having wealthy friends — along with a lot of regular club kids on Facebook — makes him qualified to represent people on Metro Council. From Phillip Bailey: “I think when you’re [...]

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Tags: Democrats · Hype · Metro Council

WAVE3 Sure Loves It Some “BREAKING” News

April 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

The dean of the University of Louisville’s College of Business is stepping down after about a year on the job. [WDRB] Louisville youth with the Teen Leadership Council organized the first West of Ninth 5k Beautification Run/Walk Saturday to encourage and support a vision to enhance the area’s economic conditions and help beautify West Louisville. [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Churchill Downs · Death · Education · Housing · Hype · Indiana · University of Louisville · West End · Youth

Let’s Pretend Everything Is Amazing For 2 Weeks

April 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments

The secret to Derby Pie’s success: magic, obviously. Don’t even try explaining it. [WDRB] Looky there, it’s Mitch McConnell spreading minimum wage fear. Instead of spreading racially-charged anti-Obama rhetoric (and that’s what it is— fear of a black man or a scary Muslim, at least in Kentucky), Granny Mitch ought to focus on ripping apart [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Death · Derby Festival · Education · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Mitch McConnell · Newspaper · Possibility City · Race · Senate Race

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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