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Indiana Side Of The Bridge May Never Open

April 18th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Kentucky State Fair Board is seeking to team up with additional corporate sponsors — both large and small businesses — for the state fair. [WDRB] Eighteen months after Stan Curtis was charged with stealing $183,354 from a national charity he founded, leaders of another food charity he started years before — Kentucky Harvest — [...]

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Tags: Charity · Democrats · Indiana · Jack Conway · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · University of Louisville

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

Why Waste So Much Time & Energy On GLI?

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Suicide prevention sheds a longstanding taboo: talking about attempts. [NY Times] The U.S. Secretary of Transportation is warning that gridlock in Washington could halt big transportation projects in Kentucky and across the country. [WDRB] Drivers downtown can’t miss the progress being made on a new Interstate 65 bridge and its approaches. But work on the [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Contests · Death · Downtown · Economy · Education · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky

Yes, Lexington Also Murders People In Its Parks

April 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Local ownership announced strides Monday morning towards locking in the necessary investments to bring a pro soccer team to Louisville. [WDRB] If there’s one thing Louisville loves more than running over pedestrians or shooting folks, it’s a school bus crash. [C-J/AKN] Louisville Metro Police said they are pleased with the security measures put in place [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · LMPD · Sports · Steve Beshear · Thunder

Greg Fischer Won’t Hype The Urban Sprawl Study

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Louisville Metro officials have reached a deal with Underhill Associates to convert the historic Colonial Gardens property across from Iroquois Park into a development anchored by locally owned businesses such as restaurants and coffee shops. [WDRB] It will probably come as no surprise to residents and visitors of Kentuckiana that Louisville has ranked poorly in [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Horse Industry · Indiana · Lexington · Possibility City · South End · State Government · Thunder · Youth

You’ve Probably Already Skipped Out For Thunder

April 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

JCPS officials are responding to an FBI memo sent to local law enforcement claiming a gang of middle schoolers is responsible for the downtown mob violence in late March. [WDRB] The University of Louisville announced Thursday that it has reached its fundraising goal of $1 billion for its capital campaign, which began in 2007. [C-J/AKN] [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Derby Festival · Downtown · Education · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Senate Race · Thunder · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Youth

Greg Fischer’s Probably Never Even Fired A Gun

April 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Greg Fischer is asking gun owners to leave their firearms at home during this weekend’s Thunder Over Louisville. His comments aren’t sitting well with gun owners. [WDRB] Hoping to slow traffic and make the ride easier and safer for bicyclists and pedestrians, city officials are putting a handful of local streets on a “road diet.” [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Business · Downtown · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Hype · Indiana · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · State Government · Thunder · University of Kentucky

Everyone’s Apparently Still Nervous About Thunder

April 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

After rumors of possible violence at this weekend’s Thunder Over Louisville, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer explained why more than just teens must be held accountable for any violence — including the recent mayhem at downtown. [WDRB] This Indiana loon sounds like he’d do really well in Frankfort. Indiana’s top official in charge of improving the [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Cable · Downtown · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Guns · Homeless · Indiana · Thunder · Youth

Everyone Is Really Hung Over This Morning

April 8th, 2014 · No Comments

The Kentucky Derby Festival will hold its annual Republic Bank Pegasus Parade Position Draw on Tuesday, April 8. That’s today if you aren’t paying attention [WDRB] Housing battles homelessness in Louisville. Brian Scarsbrook had been homeless for more than a year, battling drug addiction and haunted by memories of childhood neglect and abuse. [C-J/AKN] Louisville [...]

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Tags: Derby Festival · Homeless · Horse Industry · Housing · Hype · Indiana · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Parks · Thunder

Think Positively! Thunder & Derby Are Upon Us

April 7th, 2014 · No Comments

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has addressed a letter to citizens in an effort to ease recent apprehensions over violence downtown. [WDRB] An abrupt slashing of state funding for Louisville’s waterfront agency will almost certainly lead to elimination of the city’s traditional Fourth of July celebration and a drastic reduction in the planned six-day gala to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Jail · Parks · Possibility City · Poverty · State Government · Thunder · Zoning

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