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LMAS Ridiculousness Just Par For The Course

October 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off

You know how Metro Animal Services is a disaster? Yeah, you know. Every person Greg Fischer and Sadiqa Reynolds have ever put into a position of leadership has been a train wreck. Or a train wreck waiting to happen. They’re generally people who have no business being around animals, let alone being in charge of [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · LMPD · Metro Government · Oops

Louisville SHOULD Leave The Pension System

October 23rd, 2013 · 1 Comment

It may not be obvious now, but work to redevelop Whiskey Row along Louisville’s Main Street continues. [WDRB] Like we said on Twitter before this was a thing, it’s not happening. Remember, this is Louisville and sensible things do not occur in government. [C-J/AKN] New details have been released to WHAS11 the night an off [...]

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Tags: Business · Downtown · Education · Health Care · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Council · Newspaper · Poverty · State Government · University of Louisville

Big Four Bridge May Never Open In Indiana

October 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

Guess what won’t change a damn thing in Louisville: Limiting alcohol sales after 2:00 A.M. Because there’s not a snowball’s chance in hell that 2:00 A.M. is any different than 1:30 A.M. or 5:00 A.M. [WDRB] The view across 28th Street in Parkland has turned a little greener for Rhonda Buress. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Education · Indiana · Jack Conway · LMPD · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Parks · Possibility City · Senate Race · University of Kentucky · West End

Teevee News Is Filled With Stories Of Death

September 19th, 2013 · Comments Off

LMPD officials say a homicide unit is investigating an apparent double suicide at The Hyatt on 4th Street in downtown Louisville. [WDRB] The executive director of Louisville’s air-quality agency may become a casualty of a string of scathing audits that accuse agency workers of collecting years’ worth of faulty air pollution data. [C-J/AKN] U.S. housing [...]

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Tags: Chris Thieneman · Death · Economy · Education · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Oops · Youth

Wasting Even MORE Time & Money On Alochol

September 13th, 2013 · Comments Off

Firefighters rescued a 2-year-old girl and an adult from an 18-foot sinkhole in a practice football field at Russell Lee Park Thursday evening. They were later reported to have suffered no serious injuries. [WDRB] Following several high profile cases of embezzlement and misuse of funds at the University of Louisville, the school’s board of trustees [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Economy · Education · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Council · State Government · Travel · University of Louisville

Cordish Dragging Its Feet With Your Tax Dollars

August 30th, 2013 · Comments Off

An LMPD detective has been indicted in connection with a shooting he was involved in last year. [WDRB] It’s tons of fun watching this whole meltdown situation happen. After a series of fiery exchanges with Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell, a district court judge Thursday denied his request to hold a hearing exploring why Judge [...]

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Tags: Cordish · Death · Health Care · Highlands · Indiana · Judges · LMPD · Senate Race

Silly Press Conference Clearly Wasn’t Necessary

August 14th, 2013 · Comments Off

Jefferson County 0school board member David Jones Jr. says Louisville residents should be “outraged” at state lawmakers who have continually cut or refused to adequately fund education – forcing school districts like JCPS to continually raise property taxes. [WDRB] Really? A secretive press conference was necessary for this? Metro Councilman David James told reporters Tuesday [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Education · Ethics · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Council · Politics · Race · UPS

How Can JCPS Justify That Gigantic Tax Hike?

August 12th, 2013 · 3 Comments

29 year-old Damon Talbert was found dead in a car in Louisville’s west end late Friday night. [WDRB] There’s no way on earth Jefferson County Public Schools – with its rampant waste – deserves this property tax hike. Jefferson County Public Schools wants to raise property taxes as much as 3.1 percent this year to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Death · Downtown · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Taxes · West End

Light Rail? In Louisville? Haha, Keep On Dreaming

August 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off

One man is dead after a high speed pursuit in Shelby County. Police have identified the victim as 29-year-old Marcus A. Slone of Brandenburg, Ky. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Council’s decision to allow Barbara Shanklin to remain in office “has severely damaged the public’s view of the entire Metro Council,” the five members who brought [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Downtown · Ethics · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Senate Race · Youth

Louisville Turns Into Mini Chicago Murder Town

July 30th, 2013 · 6 Comments

Metro Police are investigating a triple stabbing in an East Louisville neighborhood. [WDRB] Conservation is driving up water rates in Louisville? Louisville Water Co. officials never talk about conservation — not that it has mattered. Water use has declined on its own. [C-J/AKN] There have been six homicides discovered in the Louisville Metro area in [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Crime · Death · Education · Immigration · Indiana · LMPD · Lottery · Ohio River Bridges · University of Louisville · Water