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Don’t Worry! Possibility City Is Totally Crime-Free

October 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A plan to transform Maupin Elementary into a school that will be based on arts and humanities in an effort to boost student achievement was approved by the Jefferson County Board of Education on Monday. [WDRB] Two politically savvy and seasoned candidates, incumbent Republican Kevin Kramer and longtime labor leader Larry Hujo, are battling for [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Crime · Death · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Movies · Oops · Politics · Senate Race · Weather · West End

Council Democrats Apparently Lack All Courage

October 14th, 2014 · No Comments

From the Department of Things That Make This Possibility City… A fire run to a Louisville residence led to the arrest of two people after police say firefighters found something illegal inside the home. [WDRB] In a dozen years representing the Louisville Metro Council’s 5th District centered in the Shawnee and Portland, Democrat Cheri Bryant [...]

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Tags: Business · Cable · Charity · Death · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Police · Politics · Senate Race · Youth

Possibility City Turns A Blind Eye To Homeless

October 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville’s largest homeless camp is now gone and trees are being cleared where about 40 people used to live. [WDRB] Really, LMPD? You didn’t even bother to check out the dude’s camp site? No wonder there’s so much distrust. [C-J/AKN] Talk about being at the right place at the right time. [WHAS11] Lexington is likely [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Dogs · Education · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Oops · Politics · Senate Race · Smoking Ban · University of Kentucky

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

Help Give That Poor Kid A Dignified Funeral

October 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Will you help pay for Ray Allen Etheridge’s funeral? He’s the homeless kid found murdered in Cherokee Park. You can donate at any PNC branch, despite what the story says. [WDRB] Errrr. Nope. Master P is paying for it all. Glad to see someone step up like that! Despite a judicial rule against endorsements, a [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Crime · Death · Health Care · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Lexington · Oops · Police · Politics · Travel · Youth

Yet Another Crazy Judge Does Something Crazy

September 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment

It was August 27th, just before 6:00 p.m when gunshots were heard throughout the Shawnee neighborhood. Shell casings dotted the street in the aftermath. The shooting left 16-month-old Ne’Riah Miller dead and her mother in the hospital. [WDRB] What the hell is wrong with a handful of judges in Louisville? What’s with the revolving door [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Crime · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Judges · Lexington · LMPD · Metro Council · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · Transparency · University of Louisville · West End

Really? 5-Sentence Story On Big JCPS Pay Raise?

September 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

He sure seems like a nice guy. A Clarksville firefighter is behind bars after police say he shot a dog. Gary Crowe, Jr. is charged with attempted killing of a domestic animal and intimidation. [WDRB] Because of course they gave them even more time. The Metro Board of Zoning Adjustment on Monday gave the JBS [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Butchertown · Death · Dining · Dogs · Downtown · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · LMPD · Oops

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

September 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

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

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