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Yes, Lexington Also Murders People In Its Parks

April 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Local ownership announced strides Monday morning towards locking in the necessary investments to bring a pro soccer team to Louisville. [WDRB] If there’s one thing Louisville loves more than running over pedestrians or shooting folks, it’s a school bus crash. [C-J/AKN] Louisville Metro Police said they are pleased with the security measures put in place [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · LMPD · Sports · Steve Beshear · Thunder

Greg Fischer Won’t Hype The Urban Sprawl Study

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Louisville Metro officials have reached a deal with Underhill Associates to convert the historic Colonial Gardens property across from Iroquois Park into a development anchored by locally owned businesses such as restaurants and coffee shops. [WDRB] It will probably come as no surprise to residents and visitors of Kentuckiana that Louisville has ranked poorly in [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Horse Industry · Indiana · Lexington · Possibility City · South End · State Government · Thunder · Youth

Nope, Greg Fischer’s Promises Don’t Materialize

March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

After years of neglect, city officials had enough with the empty, trash-filled lot at 863 S. 24th Street in Louisville’s California neighborhood. [WDRB] The University of Louisville is opening up its car sharing program to the general public. People should support this so it spreads around the city. [C-J/AKN] It’s official. Wal-Mart is setting up [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Democrats · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Housing · Hype · Indiana · Lexington · Mitch McConnell · Senate Race · University of Louisville · Weather · West End · Youth

The Only Time We Want To Watch Dr. Phil

February 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Adding a new chapter to one of Louisville’s most twisted murder stories, Dr. Phil took on the controversy surrounding the murder of 14-year-old Trey Zwicker. [WDRB] Jim King needs to get a grip if he thinks that’s harassment. In fact, he discussed matters with us in 2010 that were similar where he suggested something similar [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Democrats · Indiana · Jim King · Lexington · LG&E · Metro Council · Polls · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Weather · West End

VA Hospital Scandal: Yep, It’s Still Going On

February 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

“The social injustice and inequitable opportunities need to end and I really, really felt compelled to really take on the challenge,” is what Houston Barber said in reference to taking on the position of principal of the Academy at Shawnee. [WDRB] In December 2010, a Louisville appraiser hired for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Education · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · LG&E · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Scandal · University of Louisville

Do You Feel Safe At The University of Louisville?

February 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The widow of the former president of Holiday World will still be in control of the amusement park. [WDRB] Sitting at the corner of South 18th Street and West Broadway with barely enough money in his pocket for the bus, Earlvin Pilgrim perked up at the thought of a Walmart in the empty lot across [...]

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Tags: Death · Discrimination · Economy · Fairness · Gays · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Lexington · University of Louisville · West End

Jere Downs Hit The Nail On The Head Again

February 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kentucky taxpayers have already spent a half-million dollars – and could spend much more in coming weeks – in a court fight to keep a nonprofit Louisville mental health agency from fleeing the state’s troubled pension system. [WDRB] Go read this story from Jere Downs and take 100% of it to heart. This is Louisville. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Crime · Discrimination · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Journalism · Lexington · Metro Council · Newspaper · Ohio River Bridges · Race · Scandal · State Government · University of Louisville

Increased Sales Taxes Hit The Homeless Hard

February 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

After visiting the Masonic Home of Louisville last year, state inspectors discovered five violations that they believed placed residents of the nursing home in “immediate jeopardy.” [WDRB] Walnut Street was a racially diverse artery of Louisville long before mandated desegregation. [C-J/AKN] The Red Cross wants you to donate blood to help those in need. But [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Economy · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Possibility City

Possibility City Is Just A Dream – Not A Reality

January 23rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission will hold its quarterly public forum to discuss the Bluegrass Pipeline Today at 6:00 P.M., Department for Environmental Protection, 300 Fair Oaks Lane, Frankfort. [Press Release] The era of one-way streets in downtown Louisville may be coming to an end. As part of his two-year highway plan, Kentucky Gov. Steve [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Ford · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Metro Government · Possibility City · Poverty · State Government · Steve Beshear · Travel · Water · Weather · Youth

Quick, Everyone Roll Your Eyes At David James

January 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

State officials say Kentucky’s number of domestic violence victims is much higher than the national average. Legislators say they want to help some victims who have not been able to get necessary protection in the past. [WDRB] Oh, look, Martha Elson noticed that there’s a bridge being built in the East End. And some people [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Domestic Violence · Economy · Gays · Indiana · Lexington · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government

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