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Homeless Kids? What Homeless Kids? Surely Not

November 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s your annual Greg Fischer Pee Alert: Citing his progress in making Louisville a globally-regarded city for caring and compassion, a coalition of international organizations has honored Mayor Greg Fischer with a City Leadership award for compassion. [Lane Report PR Regurgitation] Nakiya Crawford hasn’t seen her father in more than a year. Crawford Confessed, “I [...]

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Tags: Arena · Discrimination · Education · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · Jail · Legal · Lexington · Library · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Poverty · Race · Religion · Sports · West End · Youth

JCPS Is Finally Reviewing Monstrous Salaries

November 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

TARC celebrated its 40th birthday Monday by announcing it will soon have the largest fleet of all-electric buses in the country. TARC will put a fleet of 10 new Zerobuses on the road by the end of the year. [WDRB] Max St. John cringes when he hears a gay slur tossed out in the hallways [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Congress · Discrimination · Economy · Gays · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · TARC

Of Course Macfarlane Is Trying To Walk It All Back

October 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Oldham County Jail was built in 1989. Over 25-years-later, the technology is outdated and county officials say it’s time for an upgrade. [WDRB] What kind of delusional crack is Cathy Zion smoking? This member of the Metro Animal Services SPOT Board wrote a letter to the editor chastising the entire city for having a [...]

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Tags: Congress · Death · Debate · Education · Ford · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Government · Oops · Politics · Polls · Race · Zoning

Central Principal Needs Some Prompt Education

September 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

West Virginia plans to frack beneath the Ohio River, which supplies drinking water to millions. Like everyone in Louisville. [Think Progress] KFC Corp., a unit of Louisville-based Yum Brands, says 77 of its fried chicken restaurants across the country could be “in jeopardy” because of a real estate dispute with a California investment group. [WDRB] [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · Police · Polls · State Government · TARC · Transparency · Water · Youth

Fischer’s Govt. Can’t Even Maintain Its Buildings

September 25th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Problems plaguing two Louisville government buildings are so severe that officials are ordering everyone to leave. [WDRB] The Kentucky Supreme Court has accepted the state bar association’s recommendation to dismiss a disciplinary complaint against Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell. [C-J/AKN] Underground tunnel blasting for the East End Crossing was canceled for this week. There will [...]

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Tags: Bellarmine · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Judges · LMPD · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Police

Will A Food Hub Change Louisville’s West End?

September 22nd, 2014 · 4 Comments

Weeds growing between the concrete, broken chain linked fences, and crumbled bricks. It’s the site of a former tobacco plant. [WDRB] The Jefferson County Board of Education is poised to vote Monday on this school year’s $1.3 billion working budget, which includes money for school-based mental health counselors and “transition centers” at middle and high [...]

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Tags: Art · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Legal · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Race · TARC · University of Louisville · West End

What, You Thought That Lawsuit Would Succeed?

August 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

An appeals court has upheld a federal judge’s ruling that dismissed a lawsuit over the Ohio River Bridges Project. [WDRB] An 18-year veteran corrections officer was indicted this week on allegations that he clocked in at the city jail, but worked an off-duty detail instead. [C-J/AKN] Really, enough with the charter schools nonsense. [WHAS11] In [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Education · Guns · Horse Industry · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics

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

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

More Sad National News For Possibility City

April 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

Perfect timing. Right before the Kentucky Derby. Do you immediately think of Louisville when you read this headline? Almost Everyone In This Neighborhood Has Been Locked Up At Some Point Well… From the Huffington Post: Welcome to Beecher Terrace, a housing project in Louisville, Kentucky where nearly everyone has been to jail or prison. “Prison [...]

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Tags: Jail · Possibility City · West End

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