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It’s A Great Thing That Portland Is Being Saved

July 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

World Cup fever is here, and millions are glued to the TV. Now, a Louisville business is flying high thanks to fans cheering on their home country. [WDRB] A group of 2,000 young adults will be at work for the next eight weeks thanks to Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s SummerWorks program. [C-J/AKN] Reminder: Greg Fischer [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Downtown · Economy · Education · Health Care · Immigration · Indiana · Jack Conway · John Yarmuth · Neighborhoods · Senate Race · Sports · Youth

Who Leaves Pizza Paradise For Doughnuts???

May 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts announced Tuesday the hire of Papa John’s president and COO to lead its company. Anthony “Tony” Thompson, 47, will become Krispy Kreme president and CEO, effective June 1. [WDRB] Clark County taxpayers will shoulder more of a burden this year after the recent mediation of a lawsuit the county courts filed last [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Education · Indiana · Jack Conway · Jail · Mitch McConnell · Police · Politics · Poverty · University of Louisville · WAVE

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

Still Teasing Louisville With High-Speed Internets

March 6th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Drugs, alcohol and tobacco products can be a dangerous combination in the hands of young people — and one west Louisville neighborhood is doing something about it. [WDRB] The city of New Albany has enlisted nationally known city planner and walkability advocate Jeff Speck to conduct a traffic study of its downtown streets. [C-J/AKN] March [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Gays · Indiana · Jack Conway · JCPS · LMPD · Smoking Ban · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville · West End

Wise: Jack Conway Won’t Fight For Discrimination

March 4th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Jack Conway just announced that he will not waste taxpayer dollars defending discrimination of gay people. This mans Judge Heyburn’s ruling stands. And these two: GOVERNOR BESHEAR & CONWAY Have enough sense to know that 1950s-style hatred is not okay. UPDATE: During his presser, Conway teared up: AT PRESS CONFERENCE MOMENTS AGO Another Update: Nope. [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Gays · Jack Conway · Steve Beshear

Gay Married In Another State? THIS IS URGENT!

February 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you are in a gay marriage from another state or jurisdiction, it is important to do things like this within the next 24 hours. All because of this from earlier today. Run – don’t walk – to try to get your marriages recognized. Try to get your names changed. Try to update your driver’s [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Gays · Jack Conway · State Government · Steve Beshear

Papaw & Jack Do A Druggy Video Update

February 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Last week Governor Steve Beshear and Jack Conway discussed juvenile substance abuse treatment grants:

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Tags: Jack Conway · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Big Four Bridge May Never Open In Indiana

October 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

Guess what won’t change a damn thing in Louisville: Limiting alcohol sales after 2:00 A.M. Because there’s not a snowball’s chance in hell that 2:00 A.M. is any different than 1:30 A.M. or 5:00 A.M. [WDRB] The view across 28th Street in Parkland has turned a little greener for Rhonda Buress. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Education · Indiana · Jack Conway · LMPD · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Parks · Possibility City · Senate Race · University of Kentucky · West End

Still Ignoring All But The Puppies & Rainbows

October 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

The latest ball juggling (we’re keeping it PG-13) for the Arnolds from A Kentucky Newspaper: Private citizens have stepped up while the federal government has stayed shut down to provide important services to children in need, as well as offering up basic decency to the families of soldiers who have died for their country. John [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Hype · Jack Conway · Newspaper

Why Are You Excited For The Govt Shutdown?

October 1st, 2013 · Comments Off

NOTE: Please stick with us the next couple days. Going through some technical upgrades that will slow content a bit. Updates will be sparse for a couple days. The University of Louisville will participate in a nationwide study to examine the effects of tobacco on cardiovascular disease. [WDRB] An advisory from Kentucky Attorney General Jack [...]

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Tags: Death · Economy · Guns · Housing · Indiana · Jack Conway · Possibility City · Poverty · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville