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You’re Glad That Damn Ethics Mess Is Over

August 1st, 2013 · Comments Off

The trial for a Louisville teen accused of murdering his step-brother began Wednesday morning. Prosecutors argue they believe Joshua Young helped his father kill 14-year-old Trey Zwicker. [WDRB] After a six-day trial and 3 ½ hours of deliberations, the Metro Council Court found Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin guilty of misconduct but lacked enough votes to remove [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Ethics · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · Insight Comm. · Metro Council · Senate Race

Imagine If That Chemical Leak Was In Prospect

June 12th, 2013 · 6 Comments

Yesterday just was not a good day for Louisville. A serious school bus accident and a plane crash will certainly make you thankful for being safe. [WDRB & More WDRB] Watching video of that bus accident yesterday will really freak you out. Shot from a trucker’s dash cam. [Click the Clicky] Saying it is “very [...]

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Tags: Business · Construction · Education · Highlands · Hype · Indiana · Insight Comm. · JCPS · Politics · Possibility City · University of Louisville · West End

The Shanklin Ethics Mess Is Never Going To End

May 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off

A 14-year metro police officer resigns before the police chief could fire him in a misconduct case that stretched more than a year. Chief Steve Conrad told WDRB News that 4th division Ofc. David Graham quit Wednesday afternoon. [WDRB] Comcast and Time Warner Cable may be two of the largest cable and Internet providers in [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Democrats · Ethics · Ford · Indiana · Insight Comm. · LMPD · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · Poverty · Senate Race · State Government

Don’t Hold Your Breath On Kentucky Kingdom Yet

January 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off

Kentucky Kingdom could reopen within a year or two, according to the head of the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau, James Wood. It’s a signal that Ed Hart’s group and the state are near an agreement. [WDRB] Are we still pretending there’s not a real life racial divide in Louisville? Louisville’s largest law firms have [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Gambling · Gays · Health Care · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · Insight Comm. · Kentucky Kingdom · Race

Been Reading About The Racial Issues At UK?

January 4th, 2013 · Comments Off

Despite efforts by a judge and his lawyer to keep him quiet, the man accused of gunning down two people inside a Louisville church fought to speak in court Thursday morning. [WDRB] The relocation of Christmas in the City activities to Fourth Street produced enough positives to justify keeping it there at least another year, [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Discrimination · Housing · Hype · Indiana · Insight Comm. · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Race · University of Kentucky

Murder Spike? What Murder Rate? Possibility City!

January 2nd, 2013 · 4 Comments

Greg Fischer has even more ammo to fire Mike Heitz. More and more problems for the city. And he continues to ignore the disaster that is Metro Parks leadership. (No, we’re not ignoring LMAS and other agencies). [WAVE3] Homicides in Jefferson County soared 28 percent in 2012, claiming 69 victims through Sunday — the first [...]

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Tags: Death · Greg Fischer · Hype · Indiana · Insight Comm. · John Yarmuth · Lexington · Police · Poverty · Weather

Jeffersonville Mayor Officially A Political Disaster

November 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore defended the actions of the city’s police department after public concerns were raised about why department waited until a week after a second student had been sexually assaulted to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Education · Housing · Indiana · Insight Comm. · JCPS · LG&E · Metro Government · Scandal · Zoning

Everybody Is Burned Out On Kentucky Kingdom

October 23rd, 2012 · 10 Comments

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and about 100 local businesses and civil leaders are in Oklahoma City examining how the city revitalized its’(sic) downtown. Spoiler alert: It’s not that great. [WHAS11] Is Ed Hart [...]

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Tags: Congress · Death · Democrats · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Hype · Indiana · Insight Comm. · Kentucky Kingdom · Lexington

What Would You Do With UofL’s Vacant Lot?

July 20th, 2012 · 6 Comments

You’ve read us for several years and now you’ve got the chance to help create our new ad-free project. Your contribution can be public or private (but you have to tell us in writing that you want it to be public) – it’s up to you. [Our New Project] Federal Environmental Protection Agency officials say [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Crime · Horse Industry · Hype · Indiana · Insight Comm. · Lexington · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · University of Louisville · WLKY

Seems Like Louisville Hates Its New Cable Provider

July 16th, 2012 · 6 Comments

If you missed it last week, Kentucky Retirement Systems is now running in circles over currency criticism. [Page One] Police say they’ve arrested a woman responsible for more than a dozen burglaries in the Highlands. Police say this suspect did bizarre things during the crimes, even showering in one of the homes. [WHAS11] This is [...]

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Tags: Art · Cable · Crime · Highlands · Insight Comm. · Ohio River Bridges · South End · State Government · Transparency · WDRB · WLKY · Zoning