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Yarmuth To Push Council On Minimum Wage

October 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Louisville police have started a new search for a company to outfit officers with body cameras, slowing down an effort already behind the department’s self-imposed schedule. [WDRB] To get a feel for just how bitter the contract dispute is between the Metropolitan Sewer District and one of its two unions, Laborers International Union of North [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Banking · Indiana · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Politics · Poverty · Senate Race · TARC

MSD Turned Into A Real You-Know-What Show

October 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Valley High School was put on level four security Monday afternoon, after two students reported seeing someone with a gun on campus. [WDRB] Angry union workers at Metropolitan Sewer District threatened a strike when they appeared before the agency’s board Monday to vent their frustration over contract negotiations that have remained unresolved for more than [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Travel

Human Trafficking, Stabbing And Electric Buses

October 28th, 2014 · No Comments

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

Maybe Clark Co’s Sheriff Really Was A Disaster?

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments

LMPD homicide detectives had their hands full Saturday with two unrelated homicide investigations and no arrests. [WDRB] Hot-button topics like charter schools, education funding and student testing will all be on the table Monday as the Jefferson County Board of Education tries to wrangle out a list of priorities for the upcoming legislative session. [C-J/AKN] [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Death · Discrimination · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · Race · Senate Race

Corrupt Politicians Occasionally Held Accountable

October 24th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Ignore for a moment the reality that WDRB seems to have a serious problem with giving proper credit. Even their competitor stations properly source where they’re stealing stories. Let’s focus on Greg Fischer claiming those photographs were taken a decade ago. Yet another lie from Greg Fischer. [WDRB] A Jefferson County teacher has been named [...]

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Tags: Congress · Dining · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Metro Council · Neighborhoods · Oops · Politics · Race · Republican Party · Scandal · Senate Race · Taxes

Probably Time To Start Ignoring Josh Young?

October 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Maybe this kid will get his ducks in a row if media stop giving him attention? Less than a week after being cited for shoplifting, police have arrested 18-year-old Josh Young on another charge. [WDRB] Really? Just breaking even? The festival honoring the 100th anniversary of the Belle of Louisville was a success by nearly [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Dogs · Education · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Lottery · Police · Scandal · University of Louisville

Is Soccer Really Going To Be A Thing Now?

October 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Louisville City FC is now offering a special incentive to be a part of the club from the beginning. [WDRB] In just over the two-year minimum it takes to age straight bourbon, the number of Kentucky distilleries has tripled, according to a economic impact survey released Tuesday. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another fun murder in Possibility [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Death · Democrats · Economy · Education · Health Care · Indiana · Politics · Scandal · Sports · University of Louisville

Nothing To See, Move Along, Name A Baby Hippo

October 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Two years after the death of Bryan Lewis, his family says it will not give up on the search for his killer. [WDRB] A deputy sheriff who was suspended for 15 days for reporting that Jefferson District Court Judge Gina Kay Calvert had talked about her campaign on the record in open court has sued [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Death · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Legal · Neighborhoods · Police · Republican Party · Water

Some Links To Make You Angry This Morning

October 20th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The bourbon boom was on display Saturday as people gathered in Louisville to taste and learn about different bourbons. [WDRB] This is what the local “news”paper calls a profile of Greg Fischer. [C-J/AKN] Your local newspaper doesn’t have the guts to stand up to its dull golden boy. [C-J/AKN] One hundred years old and still [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Charity · Dogs · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Jim King · Metro Council · Newspaper · Oops · Politics · Polls · Religion · Senate Race · Youth

Sadly, Education In Kentucky Continues To Suffer

October 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Elderly and low income neighbors in Jeffersonville are caught in the middle of a zoning fight that could force them out of their home. [WDRB] Your dying local newspaper got at least a few school board endorsements right, it seems. Not endorsing people like Horne was a wise move. [C-J/AKN] Prosecutors said they plan to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Butchertown · Downtown · Education · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Zoning

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