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Do You Smell The JCPS-Teacher Mess Brewing?

July 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Simmons College is expanding its campus with a building on 4th Street in downtown Louisville, but leaders say it is more than an expansion. [WDRB] A $25 million project at Bellarmine University will add a three-story, curving building in front of the main administration building overlooking Newburg Road — and connect the two buildings at [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bellarmine · Crime · Dogs · Education · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Scandal · State Government · Taxes · West End

Woah, What Happened To Summer Break, Kids?

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Already planning a new elementary school in Norton Commons, Jefferson County Public Schools is looking to free-up more space in fast-growing eastern Louisville by converting Kennedy Metro — an alternative middle school near Jeffersontown – into an elementary school. [WDRB] Hold on to your wigs, ladies, cause Ann Oldfather is about to eat Possibility City [...]

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Tags: Charity · Crime · Death · Economy · Education · Ford · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Oops · Politics · Scandal · Senate Race · Youth

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

LG&E Gets Fined Every Waking Minute, Probably

July 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Another day, another bus accident, nothing to see here, move along. [WDRB] Tax-increment financing districts and property tax caps continued to have a negative effect on Greater Clark County Schools last year, as assessed property values dropped about $50 million to $2.3 billion, according to the district’s chief financial officer, citing its latest annual report [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Dogs · Gannett · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Internet · JCPS · LG&E · Metro Council · Poverty

Fischer-LMAS Scandal Still Churning Stomachs

July 23rd, 2014 · 6 Comments

An elderly woman’s wish has been granted, and WDRB’s Rachel Collier was there as she was surprised with a gift that will change how she lives. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Housing Authority is reevaluating a plan that would implement a $75 monthly rent for randomly selected Section 8 participants after housing advocates called the proposed [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Dogs · Economy · Festival · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Metro Government · Old Louisville · Politics · Scandal · Transparency · Travel · University of Louisville · Youth

The Water Company Costs You Even More $$$

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

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

Business First OBSESSED With Term “Hispanic”

July 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Four groups will present their ideas for the newest JCPS school [WDRB] Louisville Metro Council members intend to add their voice to a growing chorus calling for a state referendum on the automatic restoration of voting rights for most nonviolent felons who have served their time. [C-J/AKN] Community members came together July 19 using sports [...]

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Tags: Crime · Economy · Education · Hype · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LG&E · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Race

Take Your Cancer Sticks Elsewhere, Park Goers

July 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Louisville Metro Police are giving out free moped and scooter locks as part of an effort to reduce thefts in the Metro area. [WDRB] Before facing allegations of standardized test violations at Male High School, former Principal David Mike led struggling Western High to a celebrated turnaround. [C-J/AKN] Is J-town the worst part of Louisville? [...]

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Tags: Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Jeffersontown · LMPD · Parks · Smoking Ban · University of Louisville · Youth

UofL Continues To Play A Game Of Secrecy

July 17th, 2014 · 4 Comments

It’s Louisville’s signature event of the summer — but before Forecastle music rumbles the Ohio River, we’re hearing sounds of setup and seeing what makes this year’s festival bigger than ever. [WDRB] Pretty sure we were the first to tell you GE was in talks to sell its appliance business. [C-J/AKN] Medical emergency runs in [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Crime · Downtown · Festival · Indiana · Internet · Legal · Metro Council · Music · Taxes · University of Louisville · Youth

Crazed Teatoots Vandalize Smoking Ban Signs

July 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Are you a generous person or someone who loves animals? Help Jackson the Dachshund out ASAP, as he needs surgery! Jessica has been a tireless advocate for years and has definitely given more than she’s received. Let’s all pitch in. [Go Fund Me!] A longtime educator with Jefferson County Public Schools has been named an [...]

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Tags: Arena · Dining · Downtown · Education · Indiana · Internet · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Police · Possibility City · Smoking Ban

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