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The Gays Caused That Big Hail Storm. Amen.

October 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Walking up to Aleazia Caldwell’s home, he could not wait to ask me my favorite TLC song. “Scrubs!” I replied. As fast as he could, he slammed the CD into his boom box, set up on the porch of his home on 32nd street in Louisville’s west end. [WDRB] Two years after the city of [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Library · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Polls · Poverty · Senate Race · University of Louisville · Youth

Kentucky May Just Never Be Energy Efficient

November 26th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Several local organizations are in desperate need of food and clothing for the area’s poor and homeless. [WDRB] A case pending before the Kentucky Court of Appeals could affect how dozens of libraries across the state are funded. [C-J/AKN] From tragedy to life saving. We are taking a look at a national program with roots [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Charity · Death · Education · Guns · Indiana · Library · Lottery · University of Louisville

Barbara Shanklin Cost The City HOW Much?

August 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment

We’ll find out next week how much tolls will be on the Ohio River bridges, as officials with the project prepare to lay the groundwork for tolling in the coming weeks. [WDRB] A judge assassinated while serving on Kentucky’s highest court more than a century ago has been memorialized with a portrait in the Capitol. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Construction · Green · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Library · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · Poverty

Everybody Still Hung Over Post-Championship?

April 10th, 2013 · Comments Off

Louisville’s downtown economy is holding its own after the recession, but steps must be taken to attract people to live in the urban area. That’s the conclusion of the Louisville Downtown Development Corporation’s annual report. [WDRB] The University of Louisville is inviting the public to help celebrate its men’s and women’s basketball teams Wednesday at [...]

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Tags: Charity · Downtown · Health Care · Indiana · Kentucky Kingdom · Lexington · Library · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Rumors · Sports · State Government · University of Louisville

Broke Metro Gubmint Folks: Greg Says Give More

March 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment

It’s really tough not to make obvious jokes about this. Mayor Greg Fischer helped open the new Teen Computer Center known as “The Loft.” [WDRB] The walls of one of Louisville’s longtime downtown retailers were pulled apart at the beams Monday. All to make way for a bridge a majority of residents don’t want and [...]

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Tags: Charity · Construction · Death · Downtown · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Library · Ohio River Bridges

Local Business Experts Must Be Paid Comedians

February 4th, 2013 · Comments Off

Kentucky officials say the state is ready to resume executions with new rules that change the drug concoction used in lethal injections. [WDRB] According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, nearly a quarter of Kentucky’s roads are in poor or mediocre condition and nearly a third of its bridges are deficient or obsolete. Kentucky [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Indiana · Jail · Lexington · Library · Mitch McConnell · State Government · Steve Beshear · Travel

Pray Greg Runs So We Can Get A Better Mayor

December 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen because it’s so close we can taste it. [Support Our New Project!] Authorities believe they have found the remains of a Southern Indiana teenager, missing since September. Police discovered what is believed to be Ethan Bennett’s silver [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Greg Fischer · Guns · Housing · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Library · Metro Council · Police · University of Louisville

New Albany Library Deserves Major Praise For That

August 24th, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Louisville Free Public Library should also do this. The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library is partnering with the Dare to Care Food Bank to collect food items for distribution to the needy in Floyd County. [News & Tribune] Cincinnati restaurateur Jeff Ruby, a spectator at Drew Peterson’s murder trial, has been thrown out of [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Discrimination · Economy · Gays · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Kentucky Kingdom · Legal · Library · Metro Government · Politics

You Can’t Make This Kind Of Bizarre Moment Up

March 28th, 2012 · 5 Comments

Wait a minute it! Is this Greg Fischer at the opening of the Fairdale Library trying to figure out how to use scissors? CLICK TO ENLARGE Woah. Note: Childrens’ faces blurred because no one that young should be used for political gain.

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Library

“Evaluation” Won’t Change The Arena Debacle

March 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off

We’re not going to shut up about you giving to the Red Cross for tornado relief efforts. This will take a long time. [Click Here To Give] Here comes the second wave of negative press for the Beshear-Fischer folks as Jim Host and crew look foolish over the Grease Bucket’s poor performance. [H-L] Now the [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Charity · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Jerry Abramson · Legal · Library · Oops · Possibility City · State Government · Steve Beshear · Weather · Youth