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Take Your Cancer Sticks Elsewhere, Park Goers

July 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Louisville Metro Police are giving out free moped and scooter locks as part of an effort to reduce thefts in the Metro area. [WDRB] Before facing allegations of standardized test violations at Male High School, former Principal David Mike led struggling Western High to a celebrated turnaround. [C-J/AKN] Is J-town the worst part of Louisville? […]

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Tags: Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Jeffersontown · LMPD · Parks · Smoking Ban · University of Louisville · Youth

What? Greg Fischer Cares About The West End?

July 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Haven House is trying to stretch its resources so they don’t have to turn anyone away. But they say the bridges project isn’t the only problem. [WDRB] You know we love the West End and always push the positives there but let’s get real a moment. It’s time to rain on Greg Fischer’s parade again. […]

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Tags: Business · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Immigration · Indiana · Jeffersontown · Kentucky Kingdom · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Senate Race · University of Louisville · West End

JCTA Finally Noticed The Big Pension Mess

January 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Bill Lamb may just be one of the most self-entitled people in all of Louisville media. Interesting to see him continue pushing the myth of entitled welfare queens. [WDRB] Jeffersontown officials hope a revised tax break proposal will attract new businesses to the city as well as encourage existing ones to expand. The City Council […]

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Tags: Bourbon · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Jeffersontown · LMPD · Metro Council · Police · Poverty · Senate Race · State Government · Water · WDRB · Youth

Looked Under An Overpass Lately, Louisvillians?

December 9th, 2013 · 5 Comments

It is being called a life-saving groundbreaking. On Friday, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3), Metro Councilman David Tandy and the Family Health Centers (FHC) Board of Governors broke ground on the East Broadway Community Health Center, the largest expansion project in the 37-year history of the nonprofit agency. [WDRB] Six-year-old Sheylin Christian sat on the hotel […]

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Tags: Death · Economy · Gambling · Health Care · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · Jeffersontown · Jerry Abramson · Poverty

Another Important Bridges Meeting Is Happening

November 14th, 2013 · Comments Off

Louisville Metro Police say a man was arrested on animal cruelty charges after they found injured dogs and paraphernalia used in dog fighting at his home. [WDRB] By now everyone knows the nitwits running Sunrise Children’s Services aren’t fit to roam the streets. [The ‘Ville Voice] Call us Bitter Betties but something tells us this […]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Dogs · Downtown · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Jeffersontown · Lexington · LG&E · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Youth

25 Years? Drug Dealers Get Tougher Sentences

July 9th, 2013 · 6 Comments

The man charged with murdering a Sullivan University student took a plea deal Monday afternoon and was sentenced to 25 years in prison. [WDRB] The Sellersburg Police Department was involved in a nearly five-hour standoff Sunday night with a man wielding a samurai sword, police reported. Moral of this story: Sellersburg is a hot mess. […]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Downtown · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Jeffersontown · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · State Government

That UofL Foundation 990 Fun Isn’t Going Away

June 19th, 2013 · Comments Off

A Louisville man has been arrested after police say he stabbed a man at Churchill Downs multiple times for declining beer. [WDRB] A Kentucky State Police spokesman said it appears that more than one person was involved in the ambush slaying of a Bardstown police officer. [H-L] Armed with ceremonial shovels, Governor Steve Beshear (D) […]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Education · Housing · Immigration · Indiana · Jeffersontown · Jerry Abramson · John Yarmuth · Ohio River Bridges · Rumors · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville

Where Are The No Tolls People On The Latest?

February 26th, 2013 · Comments Off

Oldham County’s school superintendent is pushing for increased security upgrades that could cost the district between $1.5 and $1.75 million. [WDRB] The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has turned back a challenge from a bidder who claimed it submitted the least expensive and best deal for the downtown portion of the Ohio River Bridges Project. In a […]

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Tags: Awards · Bad Behavior · Business · Education · Greg Fischer · Guns · Indiana · Jeffersontown · John Yarmuth · Newspaper · Ohio River Bridges · State Government

Ethics? At Metro Council? Let’s Hold Our Breath

January 21st, 2013 · Comments Off

Hundreds of people lined up yesterday, to remember former Metro councilwoman Judy Green. It was standing room only at St. Stephen Church. [WDRB] Wondering how Louisville’s inner circle works? Then you’ll want to read this story. Involves Nana Lampton, Keith Runyon, horses, art, potentially embarrassing regulatory reports, alleged misuse of corporate funds. [C-J/AKN] After less […]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Dining · Ethics · Health Care · Indiana · Jeffersontown · Metro Council · Politics · Race

Southern Indiana Makes Kentucky Look Good Lately

October 22nd, 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!] The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights has called on the state to end the use of the death penalty, saying it is often applied unfairly against minorities and the poor. [WDRB] What’s that? […]

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Tags: Crime · Death · Indiana · JCPS · Jeffersontown · Kentucky Kingdom · Lexington · Possibility City · Poverty