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Gordon Files Suit Over JCPS School Bus Assault

December 17th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Prominent local attorney, Teddy Gordon, has filed a lawsuit over an assault that occurred on a Jefferson County Public Schools bus. From a release: Since JCPS refuses to protect our children from these vicious brutal assaults, once again, the legal system is the only option parents have. The unsettling question is how many other cases [...]

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Tags: JCPS · Legal

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

What If The Kroger Victim Had Been Black?

November 27th, 2013 · Comments Off

The teevee people just realized there are homeless students within Jefferson County Public Schools. Just having food to eat and a roof over their head is a real worry for thousands of JCPS students. [WDRB] Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell, who has tangled with district judges, is changing his office policy to allow his assistants [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Economy · Homeless · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Politics · Poverty · Race · Rumors · Taxes · Youth

Everybody Decides To Freak Over The Bridges

October 17th, 2013 · Comments Off

A 173-unit apartment building will break ground on the corner of Liberty and Hancock Streets in the coming weeks. The Metro Housing Authority approved the project Tuesday, allowing developer Bill Whalen of City Properties Group to start work on the now empty corner lot. [WDRB] Fencing, landscaping, facades, a prominent gateway to Jeffersonville and other [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Economy · Education · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Legal · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Scandal · State Government · Youth

Yoder vs. UofL Case Goes To The SCOTUS!

October 16th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Remember Nina Yoder? Explosive Problem for the University of Louisville – Nursing Student Expelled for MySpace Blog [March 12, 2009] When Will UofL Stop This Embarrassing Charade? [June 2, 2009] Big News: Yoder Wins Case Against UofL [August 3, 2009] Breaking: University of Louisville Just Appealed [August 26, 2009] Nina Yoder – UofL Update [August [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Legal · University of Louisville

All The Gannett Fun Is Apparently Just Beginning

October 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

Remember last year when we wrote about Mike Huot and why reporters at A Kentucky Newspaper are constantly stressed? Well… Huot’s fight is ongoing and he’s thankfully not giving up: More than a year after one of Gannett’s most highly paid former circulation executives charged in a lawsuit that his dismissal constituted age discrimination, both [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Gannett · Legal

Lexington Tries To Repeat Louisville’s Disasters

September 9th, 2013 · Comments Off

Strategy, structure and action are all part of JCPS’s progress under superintendent Donna Hargens. [WDRB] Norton Healthcare filed suit Friday in Franklin Circuit Court, asking the court “to declare (University of Louisville) threats against Kosair Children’s Hospital to be without legal basis.” [C-J/AKN] Churchill Downs opened its historic gates on Friday to a rare September [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Churchill Downs · Education · Gannett · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Lexington · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · University of Louisville

Another Day Of Metro Council Court Begins…

July 24th, 2013 · Comments Off

Did Metro Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin commit fraud and deceit? Or is she just guilty of sloppy bookkeeping? That is a key question at the trial that could remove her from office. [WDRB] Jefferson Circuit Judge Mary Shaw has ruled she can’t lower the 12 percent interest rate the city must add to the amount it [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Ethics · Health Care · Indiana · Jack Conway · Legal · LMPD · Metro Council · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Sports · University of Louisville

The Latest Juicy Lawsuit Involving UofL Officials

July 19th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Have you read the latest about two University of Louisville big dogs? David Dunn, the Executive Vice President for Health Affairs and Russell Bessette, Associate Vice President for Health Affairs, are knee-deep in a fun lawsuit. Here you go: Two doctors who were major players during the heyday of the UB 2020 craze are now [...]

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Tags: Legal · Scandal · University of Louisville

The Shanklin Ethics Mess Gets Even Messier

July 17th, 2013 · Comments Off

Heated and bitter exchanges almost derailed a council court hearing that was initially scheduled as “house keeping” for next week’s ethics trial against Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin. [WDRB] A contractor that is somewhat unfamiliar to Jeffersonville officials was awarded the bid to construct the city’s Big Four Station on Monday, and work is expected to soon [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Ethics · Greater Louisville Inc. · Greg Fischer · Highlands · Horse Industry · Indiana · Jack Conway · Legal · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · State Government