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Nothing To See, Move Along, Name A Baby Hippo

October 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Two years after the death of Bryan Lewis, his family says it will not give up on the search for his killer. [WDRB] A deputy sheriff who was suspended for 15 days for reporting that Jefferson District Court Judge Gina Kay Calvert had talked about her campaign on the record in open court has sued [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Death · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Legal · Neighborhoods · Police · Republican Party · Water

The Gays Are Taking Over Everything In Indiana

October 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville’s notorious drug dealer, Ricky Kelly, returned to court Monday morning, charged with murder — and prosecutors are grappling with a decision they have to make. [WDRB] John Yarmuth and Michael Macfarlane, his Republican opponent in next month’s election, took shot at one another during a testy one-hour debate on Kentucky Educational Television on Monday. [...]

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Tags: Crime · Debate · Gays · Homeless · Housing · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Judges · Legal · Lexington · Metro Council · Police · Politics · Polls · Senate Race · Water

The Gays Caused That Big Hail Storm. Amen.

October 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Walking up to Aleazia Caldwell’s home, he could not wait to ask me my favorite TLC song. “Scrubs!” I replied. As fast as he could, he slammed the CD into his boom box, set up on the porch of his home on 32nd street in Louisville’s west end. [WDRB] Two years after the city of [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Library · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Polls · Poverty · Senate Race · University of Louisville · Youth

Yep, Metro Council Does Have Subpoena Power

October 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

If you missed last evening’s Metro Council ad-hoc committee meeting on Animal Services, it was tons of fun. And not just because Jim King got his rear end handed to him by his own attorneys several times over. If you wish to watch the entire meeting, click here to stream it or download it. Just [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Legal · Metro Council · Metro Government · Salaries · Transparency

Central Principal Needs Some Prompt Education

September 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

West Virginia plans to frack beneath the Ohio River, which supplies drinking water to millions. Like everyone in Louisville. [Think Progress] KFC Corp., a unit of Louisville-based Yum Brands, says 77 of its fried chicken restaurants across the country could be “in jeopardy” because of a real estate dispute with a California investment group. [WDRB] [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · Police · Polls · State Government · TARC · Transparency · Water · Youth

Let’s Roll Our Collective Eyes At Lynn Winter

September 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

The closing of a popular restaurant more than a year-and-a-half ago continues to have an impact on some small nearby businesses. [WDRB] Joseph Oberhansley walked into a Utah prison 14 years ago, a bullet lodged in his brain, and chose two words to tattoo across his back: “murderous deeds.” [C-J/AKN] This… just… what were these [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Death · Health Care · Indiana · Legal · Politics · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Youth

Will A Food Hub Change Louisville’s West End?

September 22nd, 2014 · 4 Comments

Weeds growing between the concrete, broken chain linked fences, and crumbled bricks. It’s the site of a former tobacco plant. [WDRB] The Jefferson County Board of Education is poised to vote Monday on this school year’s $1.3 billion working budget, which includes money for school-based mental health counselors and “transition centers” at middle and high [...]

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Tags: Art · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Legal · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Race · TARC · University of Louisville · West End

The Tolling Situation: Still Puppies & Rainbows

September 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

What? The new tolling operator has never actually operated a tolling system? Surely not! That’s surely not the case for Possibility City, is it? [WDRB] The board of Louisville Water Company set parameters for CEO Jim Brammell Tuesday about his recent DUI and speeding arrest and established requirements for him to meet in coming weeks. [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Bikes · Death · Education · Housing · Indiana · Legal · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · Poverty · Water

GLI: Working Hard To Keep Everybody Down

September 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Jefferson County Public Schools has hired a new team to help its most vulnerable students. [WDRB] Of course GLI opposes a living wage for workers in Louisville. Remember, these are people put in charge by Greg Fischer. Arguing that increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 locally would hurt local businesses and possibly result in job [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Economy · Greater Louisville Inc. · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Religion · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Something’s Gotta Be In The “Pure Tap”, Right???

September 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

It’s mid-morning and the seventh graders in Molly Duffield’s third-period class at Newburg Middle School are walking around the room with yardsticks, golf balls and scientific calculators. [WDRB] Jefferson District Judge Sandra McLaughlin is basically a disaster who ought to be disbarred. [C-J/AKN] More than 100 people came to the “Bridge Louisville” meeting Saturday, bringing [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Crime · Economy · Education · Health Care · Indiana · Judges · Legal · LMPD · Police · Politics · Senate Race · University of Louisville · Youth

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