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Big Win For Traffic School & Court Fees

November 19th, 2013 · Comments Off

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer confirms the city is in negotiations to bring a major retailer to the site of the old Philip Morris plant in West Louisville. [WDRB] The three former judges, who not only retired, but also completed their service as senior judges to enhance their pensions, are running for re-election to the bench. [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Guns · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Judges · Metro Government · West End

Metro Council Loves To Play Pat-A-Cake

October 8th, 2013 · Comments Off

Radical changes could be on the way for some low performing JCPS schools. The school board is considering making changes in an effort to improve student and teacher performance. [WDRB] A Jefferson Circuit Court judge said Monday that she will rule by mid-November on another judge’s effort to collect $134 in court costs from drivers [...]

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Tags: Congress · Education · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Judges · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · Scandal · State Government · Steve Beshear · Weather

Major Greg Fischer Pee Alert Is Beyond Funny

October 4th, 2013 · Comments Off

Shively police say they are searching for a suspect in a shooting outside an apartment complex that left one person dead and another injured. [WDRB] Three attorneys have been nominated to fill the Jefferson District Court seat vacated when Judge Angela McCormick Bisig was elected to circuit judge last November. [C-J/AKN] The case against USA [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bad Behavior · Celebrity · Charity · Death · Economy · Greg Fischer · Guns · Housing · Hype · Indiana · Judges · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · South End

Cordish Dragging Its Feet With Your Tax Dollars

August 30th, 2013 · Comments Off

An LMPD detective has been indicted in connection with a shooting he was involved in last year. [WDRB] It’s tons of fun watching this whole meltdown situation happen. After a series of fiery exchanges with Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell, a district court judge Thursday denied his request to hold a hearing exploring why Judge [...]

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Tags: Cordish · Death · Health Care · Highlands · Indiana · Judges · LMPD · Senate Race

Barbara Shanklin Cost The City HOW Much?

August 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment

We’ll find out next week how much tolls will be on the Ohio River bridges, as officials with the project prepare to lay the groundwork for tolling in the coming weeks. [WDRB] A judge assassinated while serving on Kentucky’s highest court more than a century ago has been memorialized with a portrait in the Capitol. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Construction · Green · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Library · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · Poverty

Thank David Jones For Your Fun Tax Increases

August 13th, 2013 · Comments Off

How has this loose cannon not been disbarred? The state’s Judicial Conduct Commission ruled former jurist Martin McDonald guilty of Misconduct. [WDRB] Strange – we thought it was rampant waste, fraud and abuse ruining MSD. Those “flushable” wet wipes, baby wipes, hemorrhoid pads that you send swirling down your toilet bowls are gumming up the [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Celebrity · Death · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Taxes

Indiana Will Maybe Someday Open That Bridge

June 7th, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Louisville judge accused of threatening to strangle a lawyer has been temporarily suspended by the Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission. Senior Judge Martin McDonald was temporarily removed from the bench with pay this week pending the resolution of two ethics-related cases. [WDRB] Really? The downtown bridge groundbreaking is a family-friendly event? [Business First] The deadline [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · Judges · Kentucky Kingdom · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Parks · South End · State Government · Youth

Arena Authority Revenue Dropped? Surely Not!

June 4th, 2013 · 6 Comments

Louisville Metro Police say they found more than just drugs during a narcotics investigation at a Louisville hotel: they found several women acting as prostitutes. [WDRB] Several Louisville Metro Council members aren’t happy with Mayor Greg Fischer for failing to restore previously cut urban services in his new budget proposal. [WFPL] This is certainly not [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Dogs · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Judges · LMPD · Metro Council · Metro Government · Sex · State Government · Steve Beshear · WHAS

Really, They Were Shocked Over Tree Removal?

April 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

Metro Council woman Barbara Shanklin is fighting to clear her name. Monday afternoon her attorney filed an appeal to the ethic complaint against her. [WDRB] New details about one of Mississippi’s most infamous murders are coming to light — more than a half-century later. The death of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black boy who allegedly [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Discrimination · Dogs · Ethics · Guns · Indiana · Judges · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky · Zoning

Let’s Not Forget Democratic Involvement In Mess

March 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off

They are the two new CEO’s of two of the largest area chamber of commerce organizations. Craig Richard, the CEO of Greater Louisville, Inc. and Wendy Chesser, CEO of One Southern Indiana. [WDRB] A federal court has ruled that a Kentucky coal mine owes the government $1.67 million in fines for more than 1,200 safety [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Discrimination · Downtown · Education · Gays · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Judges · Oops · State Government · Steve Beshear