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Some Warm & Sunshine-y Stories For You This A.M.

September 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s a lesson in how local media continues to scare the bejeebers out of people. [WDRB] This cannibal murder mess in Jeffersonville gets more horrific and screwed up by the minute. [C-J/AKN] Just a reminder: the Water Company CEO got to keep his job after a nightmare of a DUI. Compare that to an LG&E [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Economy · Green · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Politics · State Government · University of Louisville · Water

Is Everyone Just Getting Stabbed These Days?

September 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

A new multi-million dollar marina is on hold after Jeffersonville City Council tabled a proposed plan at their meeting Tuesday night, sending it back to Plan Commission for further review. [WDRB] As they debate a proposed increase in the local minimum wage, Louisville Metro Council members will likely approve exemptions as they work toward boosting [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Death · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Lexington · Metro Council · Politics · Senate Race · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Minor Drug Offenders Serve More Time Than That

September 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

Kentucky and Indiana lack a plan for out-of-state toll collection. [WDRB] The JBS Swift plant in Butchertown has been cited for humane slaughter violations. Seems like only yesterday the paper was screwing that story up and libeling a former WHAS11 employee. [C-J/AKN] Oh, wait, here’s another story about JBS Swift. [C-J/AKN] This has got to [...]

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Tags: Business · Butchertown · Death · Dogs · Indiana · Lexington · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · Scandal · Weather · West End

Greg Fischer: He’s The Opposite Of Transparent

August 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

The city of Jeffersonville is changing its plans for a marina that’s been vacant since the first of the year, after construction bids were more expensive than expected. [WDRB] Chris declined to comment if Kindred had asked the city for financial incentives to assist its project. Because he can’t be caught being transparent with taxpayers [...]

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Tags: Art · Business · Downtown · Education · Guns · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Mitch McConnell · Music · Politics · Scandal · Senate Race · Taxes · Transparency

Puppies & Rainbows! Morning In Possibility City!

August 19th, 2014 · 6 Comments

The University of Louisville says it has enrolled more first-year students this year than ever before. [WDRB] Checking on how area homeless population is adjusting during bridge construction. [C-J/AKN] A Louisville hot dog vendor charged with murder in a road rage shooting is back in court. [WHAS11] You can’t even wear a towel and sing [...]

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Tags: Crime · Discrimination · Festival · Guns · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Legal · Lexington · Oops · Politics · Race · Senate Race · University of Louisville

Haul Ass To The Fair When You Get Off Work!

August 15th, 2014 · 8 Comments

We’ve been hearing about what a disaster Helene Kramer already is in her new JCPS job and, well, it’s pretty clear. If she can’t come up with a better response than that when it comes to RAISING PROPERTY TAXES LIKE CRAZY? Put a fork in her. She’s done. P.S. When we say disaster? We hear [...]

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Tags: Business · Ford · Green · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Lexington · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Sports · Taxes · University of Louisville · WAVE

Bridge Tolls? What Tolls? Nothing To See Here

August 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Southern Indiana chamber of commerce is asking state officials to consider changes to traffic and toll plans in an effort to ease the Ohio River Bridges Project’s financial burden on local businesses. [WDRB] Who in Possibility City believes the Gannett split doesn’t have a serious impact on the company’s “local commitment”? That’s right — [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Charity · Construction · Courier-Journal · Dogs · Education · Gannett · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges

Another Weekend, Another Bunch Of Fun Shootings

August 11th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Sitting around with his family has never felt so good for Leon Nelson. [WDRB] Jefferson County students with some of the most critical behavioral and mental health needs will get additional help this school year. [C-J/AKN] A shooting near downtown Louisville left one man in grave condition at University Hospital. [WHAS11] Lexington loves shooting people [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Crime · Dogs · Education · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Politics · Republican Party · Youth

Hot Mess Called Cordish Is Just Making Excuses

August 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

Yes, kids, your tax dollars paid someone to say your tax dollars are hurting your tax dollars. KFC! Yum Center has actually “added competition and hurt” another taxpayer-subsidized entertainment venue in downtown Louisville: 4th Street Live. That’s according to a long-time Louisville real estate appraiser hired by the Cordish Co., the Baltimore-based developers that own [...]

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Tags: Arena · Business · Charity · Cordish · Courier-Journal · Dogs · Economy · Gannett · Greg Fischer · Housing · Indiana · Lexington · LMPD · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Travel

OH GOD OH GOD THERE’S POOP IN THE WATER

July 31st, 2014 · Comments Off

The Affordable Care Act has Louisville’s health department exchanging patients for policy, cutting back on child immunizations and preventative care for women. [WDRB] They didn’t require passports, as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency threatened for access by Kentucky residents to its climate change hearings this month and next. But for the first time, the Metropolitan [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Discrimination · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Lexington · MSD · Parks · Police · Polls · Scandal · State Government

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