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Entries Tagged as 'Hype'

Metro Council Scandal Rages On Like Crazy

March 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

A local company is working to help diagnose Alzheimer’s in its earliest stages. [WDRB] In an effort its spokesman has described as “outreach to rednecks,” the Kentucky Baptist Convention is leading “Second Amendment Celebrations,” where churches around the state give away guns as door prizes to lure in nonbelievers in hopes of converting them to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Charity · Death · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Politics · Polls · Race · Religion · Scandal · Water · Youth

Jim King Blasts Out Convenient Award Release

February 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

Well, isn’t that convenient. Jim King got an award and decided to send out a big press release and fancy photograph. It’s not at all a coincidence that he’s taking a beating in the press at the moment. Take a look: CLICK TO ENLARGE Here’s the accompanying photograph: Spoiler alert: these sorts of releases rarely [...]

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Tags: Hype · Jim King · Metro Council

Sometimes You Just Have To Roll Your Eyes

February 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

What, exactly, does Habitat for Humanity have to do with Elizabethtown police searching for buried bodies? FROM TWITTER Is the insinuation that poor people are bad or are murderers? Because we can think of a million different ways to accurately describe a location without shaming the poor. HEAD – DESK. UPDATE: Seems other media outlets [...]

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Tags: Hype · WAVE

Endorsing In District 9 Is Just Plain Silliness

February 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Louisville Metro Animal Services is rotting to the ground. Animal lovers across the country are taking to Facebook, outraged by pictures allegedly taken at a Spencer County kennel. [WDRB] Amos McGrew suffered from frequent ear infections, requiring ear tubes inserted two years in a row at two different hospitals. [C-J/AKN] On Monday crews began [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Death · Dogs · Greater Louisville Inc. · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Politics · State Government

Newspaper Avoids Beecher Terrace Sensationalism

February 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Hype-central (WAVE3) has spent a year yammering on about crime in one of the poorest areas in Kentucky: Beecher Terrace. Not once has the station bothered to discuss or deal with why the area has drug problems, crime problems and the like. But this is why: extreme poverty. At least one media outlet we love [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Hype · Newspaper · Poverty · WAVE

A Quick Greg Fischer Animal Services Flashback

February 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Greg Fisher made a lot of promises he could have kept while running for mayor. But didn’t. The biggest, in our opinion? Completely screwing up with Louisville Metro Animal Services. This is what his campaign’s release at the time looked like: FLASHBACK TO 2010 So let’s take a look at the highlights: Clearly, Louisville Metro [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Hype

WHAS11 Hypes Clinton Fundraiser With Nonsense

February 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Where do we begin? Just take a look: CLICK FOR ORIGINAL STORY WHAS11 is claiming that ticket prices for Alison Grimes’ fundraiser featuring Bill Clinton are “soaring.” And Doug Proffitt goes on to portray the $5,200 top ticket price as out of the ordinary. It’s not – it’s the maximum amount you can contribute in [...]

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Tags: Anchor · Hype · Politics · TV · WHAS

Most People Hate Idea Of Over TWC-Comcast

February 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments

This is what generosity looks like in Kentucky. The family tell us they are speechless, grateful. So let’s help them hit their mark to bring his body home for a proper funeral. [GoFundMe] It’s really safe to say that Louisvillians are not happy about a potential Time Warner-Comcast merger. [WDRB] A veteran assistant Jefferson County [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Charity · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Oops · University of Louisville · Youth

Another Greg Fischer Flashback Moment

February 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

In 2010, Greg Fischer claimed he would: FISCHER FLASHBACK Text: Organize a design workshop to discuss green infrastructure strategies that MSD, Metro Government, and our neighboring communities can adopt to address storm water issues and the requirements of the consent decree Explore new energy alternatives ranging from the purchase of LG&E as a public utility [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Hype · LG&E · Mayor's Race 2010 · MSD

Everyone Rolling Their Eyes At A Ferris Wheel

February 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

For decades, all they’ve wanted to do is forget about their very dark and painful pasts. But local women are sharing their stories of childhood sexual abuse, hoping to heal other victims. [WDRB] Long-discussed plans for the Waterfront Botanical Gardens envisioned on a 23-acre former city landfill at River Road and Frankfort Avenue are finally [...]

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