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Scared White People Are Continuing To Freak Out

April 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Police say a burglar ended up with a broken leg after falling through a skylight in downtown Louisville. [WDRB] The mother of a girl sexually assaulted on a Louisville school bus two years ago and placed in the same high school class as her attacker has come to an agreement with Jefferson County Public Schools. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Hype · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Kingdom · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · State Government · TARC

Wow, Those Bridge Bonds Sure Sound Great

December 6th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Kentucky bridge bonds rated one step above junk status. Two credit rating agencies have weighed in on $747 million in bonds Kentucky plans to sell next week to finance its share of the Ohio River Bridges Project. [WDRB] Why a public utility needs a charitable foundation, we’ll never know, but here’s this thing anyway. The [...]

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Tags: Arena · Awards · Charity · Economy · Education · Hype · Indiana · Kentucky Kingdom · Legal · LG&E · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · University of Louisville

The Arena Is Maybe The End Of The World…?

November 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Moody’s Investors Service has lowered its confidence in the ability of arena officials to repay the construction debt on the KFC Yum! Center, citing the dependence on a special taxing district, high operating expenses and a lease with the University of Louisville that limits the building’s profit potential. Check back here on TVV at noon [...]

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Tags: Arena · Dogs · Education · Greater Louisville Inc. · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Kingdom · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · West End

The Jail May Be Worse Than Animal Services

November 13th, 2013 · Comments Off

Several people are criticizing the election of Louisville Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz as president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Archbishop Kurtz was elected Tuesday morning during a national meeting in Baltimore. [WDRB] Kentucky’s colleges and universities will ask the General Assembly to increase their budgets by almost 8 percent over the next [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Crime · Economy · Education · Hype · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Kentucky Kingdom · Metro Council · Metro Government · Politics · Poverty · Religion · State Government

Is Indiana Trying To Burn Itself Down Now?

November 1st, 2013 · Comments Off

Families say they’re terrified after a series of mysterious fires in one New Albany neighborhood. [WDRB] Bevin has taken some fierce jabs from McConnell in recent days as the state’s senior senator accused him of being a liar and possible criminal. [H-L] A memorial honoring veterans of the Vietnam War was erected on The Belvedere [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Death · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Kentucky Kingdom · Politics · Senate Race · Steve Beshear

CART Should Go Ahead And Give Up Now

October 11th, 2013 · Comments Off

Local UPS employees overwhelmingly voted “no” to a proposed regional contract. [WDRB] The State Budget Director just released September numbers, so let’s dig in: General Fund rose 4% to $920.1 million and the Road Fund rose 23.8% to $137.2 million. [Page One] Oh, the things we’re hearing from Ed Hart’s world these days – maybe [...]

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Tags: Business · Congress · Economy · Education · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Kingdom · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Senate Race · State Government · UPS

Kept Up With That Silly Fight In New Albany?

August 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

JCPS Superintendent Donna Hargens says the district will now have to spend money from its reserve fund to pay for some student programs this year. [WDRB] Construction on the massive, multi-billion-dollar Ohio River Olmsted Dam will come to a halt in January if Congress fails to increase a spending limit for the project — costing [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Guns · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Kingdom · Politics · Race · State Government · UPS

Yet Another Corrupt Metro Agency Got Caught

August 8th, 2013 · Comments Off

A court is trying to settle a dispute that’s divided the family who owns Holiday World. Again, Kentucky dodged a bullet when that family didn’t get to take over Kentucky Kingdom like Jerry Abramson wanted. [WDRB] Mayor Greg Fischer said Wednesday he would order a top-to-bottom review of the operations of the Louisville Metro Air [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Kentucky Kingdom · Scandal · State Government · UPS

There’s A Huge Catfight Brewing In New Albany

July 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment

A man now is behind bars after fatal shooting a in West Louisville early Sunday morning. [WDRB] This year Yom Kippur falls on Saturday, Sept. 14, which also happens to be the date for the UK/U of L Governor’s Cup football game in Lexington. [Honi Goldman] It’s been three months since the Parkland Community Garden [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Kentucky Kingdom · Oops · Poverty · Sports · State Government · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · West End

Rand Paul Never Fails To Embarrass Kentucky

June 27th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Ed Hart and his business partners say they’ve secured the private funding needed to reopen Kentucky Kingdom. [WDRB] U.S. Sen. Rand Paul suggested Wednesday that the U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act moves the country toward accepting marriages between people and animals. [Joe Gerth] In a Jefferson County Circuit [...]

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Tags: Death · Discrimination · Gays · Indiana · Kentucky Kingdom · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Steve Beshear · UPS · Weather

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