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Will Fiber Internets Become An Affordable Thing?

July 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Remember, this is Louisville, so anything that can go wrong will definitely go wrong. Gigabit-speed Internet may soon be coming to Louisville. The Louisville Metro Council is expected to approve contracts with three different companies for fiber Internet installation at its meeting next Tuesday. [WDRB] The tax on Jefferson County hotel rooms would rise 1 [...]

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Tags: Awards · Business · Contests · Crime · Dining · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Internet · Jail · Lexington · Metro Council · Police · Taxes · Youth

Losing Faith In LMPD: Because Of Greg Fischer?

June 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

Wondering how to further discourage people from coming downtown? Jack up parking rates and make it tougher to park on the weekends. POSSIBILITY CITY! To think a majority of you folks repeatedly vote for Greg Fischer only to have this sort of thing repeatedly happen. Anyone with sense (not him) could have avoided all of [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Discrimination · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Lexington · LMPD · Oops · Politics · Poverty · Rumors · Steve Beshear · Weather · Youth

We Already Know Some Officers Racially Profile

June 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Make sure you’re caught up on the latest in the Will Coursey sex scandal. Complete with newspaper and video realness, gurl. [Page One] Louisville has grown slightly this decade, but new Census estimates show outlying areas are adding people at a faster rate. [WDRB] A burst of cannon fire signaled the end of three years [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Dining · Education · Greg Fischer · Hype · Indiana · Lexington · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Politics · Race · Senate Race · Sports · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

It’s A Just Okay & Really Bad Week For JCPS

June 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments

You’ve already read the response from the school district but here’s another story about it. JCPS issued its response Monday night almost a month after a state audit found the district spends more money on administration – and less on instruction – than similarly sized school districts. [WDRB] No one looks out from the shattered [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Death · Education · Health Care · Horse Industry · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Scandal · South End · Youth

JCPS Just Can’t Catch A Break In The News

June 12th, 2014 · 3 Comments

A JCPS teacher sues the principal of Moore Traditional High School, alleging years of discrimination based on sexual orientation. [WDRB] It’s the fall of 1985 and the 17-year-old version of me steps on to the campus of Morehead State University. I really have no clue how I made it this far and, even scarier, I [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Courier-Journal · Discrimination · Education · Gas · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Lexington · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Neighborhoods · Newspaper · Possibility City · University of Kentucky

Everyone Is Afraid To Get Shot On The Snyder

June 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A woman says she saw two men running from the area of the Snyder shooting. [WDRB] Contributions to the 61st annual WHAS Crusade for Children totaled $5,637,680. [C-J/AKN] Louisville Metro Police officers are turning to the public to get answers about who may have fired shots into a car on the Gene Snyder Freeway over [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Charity · Democrats · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Legal · Lexington · LMPD · Metro Council · Scandal

Some Things You Can Freak Out About Today

June 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Watching Marianne Butler get outsmarted by Republicans (because she thinks she’s the smartest person in the room, much like Jim King) is hilarious. The Metro Council’s minority Republican members are asking Democratic budget chair Marianne Butler to resign her post, claiming she failed to forward a list of budget priorities to Mayor Greg Fischer. [WDRB] [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Charity · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Lexington · Metro Council · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · Sports · Youth

WDRB Spreading Race-Baiting Hype. Again.

June 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Northern Kentucky city sued the Kentucky Retirement Systems Monday over what it described as “illegal and imprudent investments” involving hundreds of millions of dollars in public pension money. In its lawsuit, filed in Kenton Circuit Court, the city of Fort Wright said KRS violates the law with risky investments in hedge funds, venture capital [...]

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Tags: Art · Business · Cordish · Discrimination · Education · Hype · Indiana · Judges · Lexington · Politics · Possibility City · Race · Scandal · State Government · TV · University of Kentucky · WDRB

All News Should Be About Bourbon All The Time

May 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Researchers at the University of Louisville are launching a clinical research study to develop an objective approach to discharge patients with heart failure from the hospital with the goal of decreasing their possible readmission, according to a press release. [WDRB] Seems like only yesterday she was claiming this wasn’t happening, that there’s no way it [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Death · Education · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Police · Politics · University of Louisville

All Kinds Of Fun Things Happening At The UofL

May 7th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The head of the union representing workers at the city’s Air Pollution Control District is suing Metro Government over plans to make employees reapply for their jobs. [WDRB] Regardless of how you feel about Mike O’Connell? His family deserves your kind thoughts. Matthew O’Connell, one of two sons of Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell, was [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Business · Churchill Downs · Death · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Lexington · Metro Council · Metro Government · Politics · State Government · University of Louisville

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