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Nawbny Po-leece Maybe Have A Bit Of A Problem

May 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Parents are calling into question the leadership of Male’s new principal, David Mike, whose first year is mired in an ongoing investigation into accusations of improper protocol on state standardized tests. Parents say he’s also unethical and unprofessional with students and staff and are concerned he’s forcing faculty to leave. Note: JCPS officials told us [...]

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Tags: Arena · Art · Charity · Death · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Derby · Police · Scandal · Sports · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville

The State Transportation Plan Is Up For Review

May 8th, 2014 · 3 Comments

City officials have a plan to plant 5,000 trees by the end of the year. [WDRB] Louisville’s solid waste board Tuesday voted to ban the use of most plastic bags for yard waste, hoping the move will help make sure that leaves and other garden debris is composted — and doesn’t end up in local [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Crime · Death · Ethics · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Kentucky Derby · Possibility City · Scandal · State Government · Weather

How Is Mr. Derby Ticket Fraud Still In Operation?

May 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

After the Kentucky Derby comes to an end, then comes the part that isn’t so fun. Cleaning up the track. [WDRB] The Pleasure Ridge Park High School principal removed by Jefferson County Public Schools in January amid an investigation of school finances has been recommended for termination, his attorney said Monday. [C-J/AKN] Yep, this story [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Education · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Derby · Oops · Race

How Many Of You Called In Sick This Morning?

May 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

The website promises Derby deals, but some customers say it should read “Derby steals.” WDRB News has uncovered why a company that has been in trouble for leaving Derby customers hanging in the past, is under investigation again. [WDRB] The race for Jefferson County attorney pits a political neophyte without much money against a well-financed [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Bourbon · Business · Churchill Downs · Crime · Economy · Horse Industry · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Lexington

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

May 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

This week Governor Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear focus on the 2014 Derby Celebration:

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Tags: Kentucky Derby · Steve Beshear · Video

You Are Already Drunk For Oaks At 8:00 A.M.

May 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

Yum! Brands is about to get a new CEO. David Novak, who has served in the top spot since 1999, is stepping down to become the executive chairman. [WDRB] Twelve days before the Kentucky Derby, trainer Steve Asmussen pointedly started a conversation with reporters with a query of his own: “Any PETA questions?” [C-J/AKN] After [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Churchill Downs · Horse Industry · Indiana · Journalism · Kentucky Derby · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Police · University of Louisville

Indiana Tries To Show Off With Fancy Cameras

May 1st, 2014 · 2 Comments

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is reorganizing the city’s economic development efforts, including shifting some functions performed by Greater Louisville Inc., the metro chamber of commerce, to city staff. [WDRB] Crisis management consultant Jonathan Bernstein lives near Santa Anita Park in California, where he has befriended some of the horse racing industry’s key participants. One recent [...]

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Tags: Economy · Education · Greater Louisville Inc. · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Lexington · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges

Another Day, Another Shooting In Possibility City

April 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

West Buechel is losing its police chief amid turmoil over the mayor’s decision to purchase a K-9 unit. The upheaval continued after the chief’s resignation when the mayor leap-frogged one of her lieutenants and appointed a sergeant interim chief, one city council member says. [WDRB] Just in time for last evening’s Frontline premier, a man [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Cable · Death · Education · Guns · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · LMPD · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Possibility City · University of Louisville

UofL: Officially The Land Of Unchecked Corruption

April 4th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The bright colors signature to the Kentucky Derby are a stark contrast to what organizations fighting human trafficking say the annual event can bring. [WDRB] Jeffersonville’s ramp to the Big Four Bridge will open with a ribbon cutting ceremony at noon April 30, the day of the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Great Steamboat Race. [C-J/AKN] The [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Highlands · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · Senate Race · State Government · University of Louisville · Weather

Steve Beshear Unveiled His 2014 Derby Poster

April 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Miss Steve Beshear’s unveiling of the annual commemorative poster? Here you go: 2014 KENTUCKY DERBY POSTER “I’m privileged to take part in this time-honored tradition of unveiling the commemorative Derby poster,” said Gov. Beshear. “This year’s artwork is special because it features a Kentucky trainer and a Kentucky-bred horse. It exemplifies the excitement and enthusiasm [...]

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Tags: Kentucky Derby · Steve Beshear

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