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Do Body Cameras Make You Feel Any Safer?

December 12th, 2014 · No Comments

Police and officials with Jefferson County Public Schools are investigating after an incident involving a Jeffersontown High School bus returning from a basketball game at Shawnee High School Wednesday evening. [WDRB] An audit requested by Metro Councilman Dan Johnson shows he requested a repaving project on a street where he owns property and that he [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Congress · Democrats · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Council · Police · Politics · State Government · Water

Maybe The CWF Could’ve Informed Everybody

December 10th, 2014 · No Comments

The Center for Women and Families is falling well short of its goal to collect $30,000 in gift cards for the holiday season, according to a news release. [WDRB] Is this the beginning of Zipcar taking over Louisville? Cross your fingers. [C-J/AKN] Ready to be terrified? Hundreds of elves flooded the Galt House Tuesday morning–trying [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Economy · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Legal · Poverty · Travel · Youth

White Flighters Panicked Over Peaceful Protest

December 8th, 2014 · 3 Comments

FFS, it’s not bourbon if it’s made in Indiana. [WDRB] In responding to his most recent performance review, Metropolitan Sewer District executive director Greg Heitzman objected to the middle rating that his board gave him, an evaluation that was colored by a bitter union dispute. [C-J/AKN] Louisville Metro Police are helping make the holidays brighter [...]

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Tags: Banking · Bourbon · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Hype · Indiana · Jack Conway · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · MSD · Police · Steve Beshear

Another Reason People Don’t Trust The Police, Legislators, Judges And The System In General

December 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Cross-posting this from Page One because it is mind-blowing. … Oh, this is crazy. This means good cops can’t blow the whistle on bad cops because people in state government get their feelings hurt: CLICK TO ENLARGE — PDF If you can’t load the PDF at the moment, here’s an excerpt: Ferriell was employed with [...]

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Tags: Judges · Legal · Police · State Government

Here’s A Good Morning You-Know-What Sandwich

December 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

An LG&E natural gas pipeline that ruptured in Oldham County in September caused $1.3 million in property damage and other costs, according to the utility’s report to federal safety regulators. [WDRB] Attorney General Jack Conway appointed another special prosecutor to handle the ongoing dispute over whether Louisville Metro Councilman David James is serving in two [...]

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A Pig Got Loose On The Highway & It Was Great

November 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

Raking leaves, crocheting, and yoga classes are just a few services that won’t ever cost you a penny. Through the Louisville TimeBank, time and community become currency. [WDRB] Representatives for a union of Metropolitan Sewer District employees said a strike is “absolutely” still an option after the MSD board rejected their “last best” offer on [...]

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Tags: Death · Immigration · Indiana · Legal · Metro Government · MSD · Politics · Possibility City · State Government

People Aren’t Happy About Those Traffic Cams

November 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Louisville Water Company approved a smaller rate increase after some arm-twisting, apparently. [WDRB] A lawyer who on Friday won a big ruling that revives a battle in Louisville over whiskey fungus from aging bourbon said city officials could solve the problem, if they wanted to. [C-J/AKN] A task force met Tuesday night to discuss [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Discrimination · Economy · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Legal · Metro Government · Police · Politics · State Government · Taxes · Water

Homeless Kids? What Homeless Kids? Surely Not

November 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here’s your annual Greg Fischer Pee Alert: Citing his progress in making Louisville a globally-regarded city for caring and compassion, a coalition of international organizations has honored Mayor Greg Fischer with a City Leadership award for compassion. [Lane Report PR Regurgitation] Nakiya Crawford hasn’t seen her father in more than a year. Crawford Confessed, “I [...]

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Anchorage Mess Is About Rich Folks’ Money

November 17th, 2014 · 6 Comments

When railroad giant CSX Corp. moves freight between Louisville and Indianapolis, it’s forced to lower speeds, keep trains shorter and carry lighter loads. [WDRB] Here’s another fun made-up thing for Greg Fischer’s staff to push around all week. [C-J/AKN] The key to the new downtown hotels is a major expansion of the downtown convention center. [...]

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4th St. Opens Up, Tries To Swallow Everyone

November 10th, 2014 · 2 Comments

People who live near Liberty Tire Recycling are firing back after massive flames broke out at the facility earlier this week. The lawsuit claims Liberty Tire was negligent and should compensate those affected by the fire. [WDRB] After Metro Council President Jim King asked for assistance in clarifying to what extent a council member must [...]

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