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Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Update

August 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

Late last week, Governator Bigot hollered in his fake yokel accent about broadband access in Kentucky:

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Tags: Hype · Internet · Steve Beshear · Video

Gov. Steve Bigot’s Weekly Videurtape Update

August 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

Papaw Bigot Beshear put on his fake country accent to talk about broadband:

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Tags: Internet · Steve Beshear · Video

LG&E Gets Fined Every Waking Minute, Probably

July 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

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

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 · Comments Off

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