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First of Jerry’s Kids to Leave

September 15th, 2009 · 14 Comments

Riggs Among First to Leave: Congrats to Troy Riggs, who got the job as police chief in Corpus Christi, Texas.  He’s one of the good guys. Now the question is how many more Abramson appointees will flee the administration in the next 15 months. [Joe Arnold] Script for the Next Nancy Grace: A long-time Kentucky [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Courier-Journal · JCPS · Jeffersontown · Jerry Abramson · LMPD · Metro Government · TV

What’s Jay Gonna Say After Tonight

September 14th, 2009 · 6 Comments

What Will Jay Say? No, not Cardosi. Tonight’s is Jay Leno’s debut in primetime at 10 on NBC. Lots of media wags will be watching nationally, and locally, to see if Leno’s show will shake up local ratings. Can he pull WAVE out of third place at 11? Doubt it. Will he do better than [...]

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Tags: Crime · Jerry Abramson · LMPD · Mayor's Race 2010 · Media · Metro Council

Up and At ‘Em

September 14th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Once every two months, we start the week with The ‘Ville Voice Breakfast of Champions. By holding the event at 7 on a Monday morning, we make sure guests really want to be there. Today we’re at the University Club listening to Dr. James Ramsey, the school president, and will let you know how that [...]

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Tags: Advertising · Blogging · Charity · Courier-Journal · Gannett · James Ramsey · Jerry Abramson · Media · Metro Council · Slugger Field · University of Louisville

Getting a Little Ticked Off With You People

September 10th, 2009 · 18 Comments

More Disgusting News:  This morning, just after listening to all the racist rednecks who listen to Francene call in to complain about Pres. Obama and his health care speech last night, I got Billy Reed’s well-written piece about how UK fans were incensed that Coach Calipari sent the Commander in Chief a UK jersey. He [...]

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Tags: Cordish · Jerry Abramson · Race · Radio · Sports · University of Louisville · WDRB

For Mayor: Tyler Allen Is In

September 10th, 2009 · 6 Comments

This is no surprise to anyone following the musical chairs of the Mayor’s Race, but Tyler Allen is running for Mayor. Allen filed paperwork with the State which allows him to start raising money, and told the C-J that he will make a formal announcement of his plans soon. He told us weeks ago that [...]

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Tags: 8664 · Greg Fischer · Jerry Abramson · Mayor's Race 2010

Page One & The ‘Ville Voice on TeeVee!

September 9th, 2009 · Comments Off

Louisville’s checkbook, Jerry Abramson’s Cordish scandal and taxpayers never finding out how the money was spent, Chris Thieneman’s candidacy, Hal Heiner, Jim Ellis, we’ve got it all. Check it out.

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Tags: Chris Thieneman · Cordish · Downtown · Hype · Jack Conway · Jerry Abramson · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Council · Morning Shows · Politics · Scandal · Taxes · Transparency · TV · Video · WDRB

New Possibility in City: Punishment for Parking

September 3rd, 2009 · 14 Comments

According to the new rules laid out by the Mayor’s Office today, you can legally park your car, put your change in those goofy meters downtown, and the city can legally strap a boot on it if you have just two outstanding parking tickets. Yep, it sure is possible here. Though rumor has it that [...]

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Tags: Jerry Abramson · Metro Government

Lawsuit Ready, Thieneman Agrees to Wait a Few Days

September 3rd, 2009 · 13 Comments

The lawsuit Chris Thieneman wants to file against the city over the Cordish Company’s $950,000 loan is ready. This morning the South End activist told media and a few dozen supporters that he would wait a few days, max, for attorney general Jack Conway’s long-awaited opinion on the matter. “We’ll see if he’s really a [...]

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Tags: Chris Thieneman · Cordish · Downtown · Jerry Abramson · Legal · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Council

Cordish Gets Away With It

September 2nd, 2009 · 7 Comments

LEO tried to find some contractors to explain how renovating a sports bar could cost more than $112 per square foot. LEO’s Jonathan Meador even went undercover to size things up inside the Sports and Social Club, enduring one of those faux country bands and plastic cup-beer to do it. And with all that, he [...]

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Tags: Chris Thieneman · Cordish · Downtown · Jack Conway · Jerry Abramson · Metro Council · Metro Government

Allen Leaning To Yes in Mayor’s Race

August 21st, 2009 · 4 Comments

Tyler Allen, the organizer and a constant thorn in Mayor Jerry Abramson’s side, said today that he’s “leaning very strongly” toward filing to run for the Mayor’s job in 2010. Thus far, businessman Greg Fischer and Metro Council president David Tandy have announced their candidacies, and we hear that Jim King, the former Metro [...]

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Tags: 8664 · Greg Fischer · Jerry Abramson · Mayor's Race 2010