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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

Will Fiber Internets Become An Affordable Thing?

July 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Remember, this is Louisville, so anything that can go wrong will definitely go wrong. Gigabit-speed Internet may soon be coming to Louisville. The Louisville Metro Council is expected to approve contracts with three different companies for fiber Internet installation at its meeting next Tuesday. [WDRB] The tax on Jefferson County hotel rooms would rise 1 [...]

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Tags: Awards · Business · Contests · Crime · Dining · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Internet · Jail · Lexington · Metro Council · Police · Taxes · Youth

So Many Neighborhoods With 50%+ Poverty Rates

January 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you missed Governor Steve Beshear’s address last night or just didn’t want to watch, here’s a PDF of his remarks. [SOTC 2014] Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is asking the public for ideas about how the city’s vacant lots can be redeveloped — and he’s willing to put some money on the table to get [...]

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Tags: Business First · Dogs · Economy · Greg Fischer · Internet · Jerry Abramson · LG&E · Poverty · Scandal · Senate Race · Smoking Ban · State Government · Steve Beshear

Attorney General Jack Conway’s Monthly Column

February 9th, 2011 · Comments Off

This month Jack Conway focuses on cybersecurity and keeping your computerized life safe and secure… Online criminals work day and night to steal identities, personal financial data and any other information they can profit from. Each year, as many as 10 million Americans fall victim to identity theft. It is the fastest growing crime in [...]

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Tags: Internet · Jack Conway · State Government

Some Fancy New Sharing Features For You

November 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Last week we unveiled new sharing features at Page One and we’re doing the same here. Beginning today you’ll see these fancy new sharing features at the bottom of each post for Twitter and Facebook, just like this: Standard Facebook junk happens if you click that one. If you choose to share on Twitter, we’ve [...]

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Tags: Hype · Internet

Plenty To Think About at IF

September 25th, 2009 · Comments Off

by John LaFollette The ‘Ville Voice correspondent This year’s Idea Festival is just barely more than halfway finished, and the presentations so far have been far-reaching, well-attended, and largely topical.  If you haven’t made it down yet—it’s one of Louisville’s most interesting annual events, after all—you’re due for a check-in.  Here’s a redux run-down of [...]

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Tags: Copyright · Downtown · Festival · Health Care · Internet · Movies

Looking for Trouble Edition

September 16th, 2009 · 7 Comments

A personal thanks to radio hostess with the most Francene for talking with my Public Speaking class last night at Brown Mackie College.  All those principles we’ve been talking about — confidence, knowing your material, making eye contact, etc. — she reinforced in a big way. Media Trouble, Part 1: Didn’t take long for one [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Downtown · Francene · Internet · Jim King · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Council · Metro Government · Sports · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

A Small Step for Truth

September 8th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Making Time Stand Still: An alert reader informed us the big countdown clock at the arena site has been stuck on 442 days for some time now. Oops. So we called the Arena Authority. Apparently no one had noticed. But it’ll be working again tomorrow. Next November it should be ready. The Arena, not the [...]

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Tags: Education · Internet · John Yarmuth · Metro Government · Transparency

The News Just Keeps on Coming

September 2nd, 2009 · 3 Comments

Fit to Sue: Even though Hal Heiner tried to talk him out of it, Chris Thieneman will hold a press conference on Thursday on Fourth Street to publicize his planned lawsuit against the city over this Cordish $950,000 loan mess. Heiner worries the suit might affect AG Jack Conway’s opinion on the issue, expected to [...]

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Tags: Chris Thieneman · High School · Insight Comm. · Internet · Jack Conway · Legal · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Council · Sports