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The Norm: One Hot JCPS Mess After Another

December 15th, 2014 · No Comments

A student at Ball State University wants to start a conversation about mental illness and suicide through film, but he needs the public’s help. [WDRB] Appealing his firing in the wake of high-profile testing violations, former Male High School Principal David Mike wrapped up his case on Friday before a state tribunal — arguing that [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Crime · Economy · Education · Guns · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Police · State Government · TARC

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

November 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama focused on immigration accountability:

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Tags: Immigration · Politics · Video

A Pig Got Loose On The Highway & It Was Great

November 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

Raking leaves, crocheting, and yoga classes are just a few services that won’t ever cost you a penny. Through the Louisville TimeBank, time and community become currency. [WDRB] Representatives for a union of Metropolitan Sewer District employees said a strike is “absolutely” still an option after the MSD board rejected their “last best” offer on [...]

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Tags: Death · Immigration · Indiana · Legal · Metro Government · MSD · Politics · Possibility City · State Government

MSD & LWC Will Probably Ruin Everything Forever

November 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tucked away off a busy stretch of main street, a small driveway leads to an urban mural. [WDRB] A full merger of the Louisville Water Co. and the Metropolitan Sewer District into a “One Water” agency as once envisioned by Mayor Greg Fischer would be a tremendous challenge and not recommended, Jefferson County Attorney Mike [...]

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Tags: Art · Business · Death · Discrimination · Dogs · Economy · Gays · Immigration · Indiana · MSD · Sports · Water · Weather

Human Trafficking, Stabbing And Electric Buses

October 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

The first person in Louisville convicted of human trafficking was sentenced to 10 years in prison with no probation Monday morning. [WDRB] In June, 16-year-old Elivar Mazariegos stepped off a bus in the desert town of Altar, Mexico, 1,900 miles north of his rural village in Guatemala, where a death threat had pushed him to [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Crime · Gays · Health Care · Homeless · Immigration · Indiana · Music · Politics · Poverty · TARC

If Louisville’s PubTrans Is Good, What’s Bad?

October 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

For decades, it’s been an oasis of agricultural land at the intersection of Interstate 64 and the Watterson Expressway. But the family trusts that control Oxmoor Farm appear to be reviving long-delayed plans to develop what is perhaps the most desirable acreage in Louisville. [WDRB] Didn’t we ridicule this back before it kicked off? Over [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Construction · Economy · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Horse Industry · Housing · Hype · Immigration · Indiana · Judges · Politics · Religion · Senate Race

LG&E Managed Its DUI Scandal Better Than LWC

September 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you’re going over the Kennedy Bridge in the next few months, you may notice some new equipment as temporary transponder readers were put up on Friday. [WDRB] If the spokesperson for LG&E gets fired for a DUI, why shouldn’t the overpaid CEO of the Louisville Water Company be fired for the same? [C-J/AKN] The [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Crime · Guns · Immigration · Indiana · Music · Ohio River Bridges · Police · State Government · Water

We Love “Deb” Lots And You Should, Too

August 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Could tobacco help prevent the transmission of HIV? Researchers from the University of Louisville are leading an international effort to find out. [WDRB] House Democrats’ top priority in January could be allowing local governments to temporarily raise taxes to help pay for construction projects, House Speaker Greg Stumbo said last week. [C-J/AKN] Congressman John Yarmuth [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Celebrity · Crime · Death · Dogs · Economy · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Judges · Scandal · Taxes · University of Louisville

Come On, WLKY, Enough With Autoplay Videos!

July 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A well traveled stretch of road near the University of Louisville will soon go from two lanes to one, in both directions. [WDRB] Maybe they don’t know which outdoor activities are available, or how to access them. Or maybe they don’t think they have the time. [C-J/AKN] We may be honest, but a new study [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Festival · Gays · Greg Fischer · Immigration · Indiana · Metro Government · Possibility City · Scandal · University of Louisville · West End · Youth

The Water Company Costs You Even More $$$

July 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off

The water in New Albany is back to normal, following a small ink spill that turned a creek blue. [WDRB] U.S. Census Bureau data show cycling to work is more popular with those in lower-income households than with the wealthy. A larger percentage of Hispanics and multiracial Americans bike to work than do whites and [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Celebrity · Death · Greg Fischer · Guns · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Water · Youth

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