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We Tried To Find Positive Stories For The Roundup

September 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

A family, living in the Shawnee neighborhood, says it’s getting death threats following the murder of an infant. Now, there’s an extra police presence in front of the home where it happened. [WDRB] Dealing another blow to LG&E’s plans for a coal ash dump on its Trimble County power plant property, the U.S. Environmental Protection [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Death · Dogs · Education · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · LG&E · Ohio River Bridges · West End · Youth

Eye Roll Alert: Get A Load Of This Fun Thing

August 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Need to whitewash problems with LG&E’s Cane Run plant? No problem! Governor Steve Beshear’s office and the Labor Cabinet to the rescue! LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 5, 2014) – Deputy Secretary Rocky Comito of the Kentucky Labor Cabinet today joined employees and company officials from PIC Group Inc. at the Cane Run Generating Station to recognize [...]

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Tags: Awards · Hype · LG&E · Oops · State Government · Steve Beshear

Rep. John Yarmuth On Utility Rate Increases

August 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

Here’s John Yarmuth questioning Federal Energy Regulatory Commission members about utility rates:

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Tags: Congress · John Yarmuth · LG&E · Video

LG&E Gets Fined Every Waking Minute, Probably

July 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Another day, another bus accident, nothing to see here, move along. [WDRB] Tax-increment financing districts and property tax caps continued to have a negative effect on Greater Clark County Schools last year, as assessed property values dropped about $50 million to $2.3 billion, according to the district’s chief financial officer, citing its latest annual report [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Dogs · Gannett · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Internet · JCPS · LG&E · Metro Council · Poverty

Business First OBSESSED With Term “Hispanic”

July 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

Four groups will present their ideas for the newest JCPS school [WDRB] Louisville Metro Council members intend to add their voice to a growing chorus calling for a state referendum on the automatic restoration of voting rights for most nonviolent felons who have served their time. [C-J/AKN] Community members came together July 19 using sports [...]

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Tags: Crime · Economy · Education · Hype · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LG&E · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Race

Yes, Poverty Is Still A Very Big Deal For JCPS

June 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The idea behind merging Louisville and Jefferson County in 2003 was to have – as Metro Council President Jim King put it earlier this year — “one government, one entity that manages the entire county.” Yet, more than a decade later, the promise of merger remains at least partially unfulfilled. The new 2 percent “franchise [...]

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Tags: Crime · Economy · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · LG&E · Mitch McConnell · Newspaper · Politics · Possibility City · Poverty · Republican Party · Taxes · Youth

Fischer Content With Living In Fantasy World

June 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Louisville non-profit says the mayor’s proposed budget cuts its funding by more than $13,000. They say it’s money that could mean the difference between life and death. [WDRB] Greg Fischer says the LG&E fee compromise will cause pain. What planet is this man living on? As if the original proposal wasn’t even worse for [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Festival · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · LG&E · Music · Politics · Republican Party · Senate Race · Taxes · University of Louisville · West End

Everybody Is Just Cold Getting Stabbed Now

June 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

Well, this is supremely embarrassing, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. [WDRB] Despite claiming not being able to remember events as recent as one week ago, Stan Curtis pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing more than $183,000 from U.S.A. Harvest, the charity he founded. [C-J/AKN] Police are investigating after a domestic dispute lead to a stabbing and [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Crime · Education · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Indiana · LG&E · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Politics · Senate Race · State Government · Taxes

Republicans Fighting Against Fischer Tax Hike

June 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Republicans on the Metro Council held a press conference just a bit ago to oppose the LG&E franchise fee mess. Some of the highlights: “Since 2013, the average household in Louisville has been asked to pay $403.22 in additional state and local taxes and fees. These fees include requests for additional funding for MSD and [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · LG&E · Metro Council · Republican Party · Taxes

Fischer’s Outta Touch So He Gets Another Term

June 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

Just like Jerry. To say that people oppose Greg Fischer trying to jack taxes up for his games is an understatement. Everyone is talking about it: Louisville Residents Slam Mayor’s LG&E Fee [WFPL] Email comments overwhelmingly oppose LG&E fee [WAVE3] The reaction isn’t surprising, no. But what is? Greg Fischer still thinks it’s golden. He [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Hype · LG&E · Taxes

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