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Metro Council Needs Its Own Reality Show

February 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

The head of a specialized Louisville police unit is off the job Thursday morning. It’s a story that’s still developing, and Louisville Metro Police is being very quiet about it. [WDRB] Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says Churchill Downs Inc. officials have told him they would prefer operating a casino in downtown Louisville rather than at [...]

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Tags: LMPD · Metro Council · Scandal

Metro Council Is Basically One Giant Fustercluck

February 27th, 2014 · 7 Comments

A day after parents learned the school would be re-staffed and at least half the teachers not hired back next year, JCPS confirmed Tuesday evening that principal Jack Baldwin is being forced out. [WDRB] David James cannot serve as both a member of the Louisville Metro Council and as a police officer at the University [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Council · Oops · Scandal · State Government

MSD & Water Co. Merger Should Be Questioned

February 6th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Churchill Downs Inc. claims it was defrauded by an Atlantic City casino executive in a deal that would have allowed the Louisville company to launch an online gambling operation in New Jersey. [WDRB] These zoning shenanigans happened in the Highlands because of Greg Fischer’s folks. Surprising that people still can’t believe it. [C-J/AKN] Someone actually [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Gambling · Gays · Homeless · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Government · MSD · University of Louisville · Water · WAVE · Weather · West End

JCTA Finally Noticed The Big Pension Mess

January 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Bill Lamb may just be one of the most self-entitled people in all of Louisville media. Interesting to see him continue pushing the myth of entitled welfare queens. [WDRB] Jeffersontown officials hope a revised tax break proposal will attract new businesses to the city as well as encourage existing ones to expand. The City Council [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Jeffersontown · LMPD · Metro Council · Police · Poverty · Senate Race · State Government · Water · WDRB · Youth

Louisville Is Proof That Smoking Bans Do Work

January 9th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Its doors won’t open for another two years. But don’t be fooled by the tarps, chain link fences, earth movers and hard hats – there’s a lot of work going on inside the currently-closed Speed Art Museum. [WDRB] In a scene reminiscent of show-and-tell, about 30 adults sit in a circle in a cheerfully decorated [...]

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Tags: Art · Bourbon · Charity · Education · Health Care · JCPS · LMPD · Possibility City · Smoking Ban · Sports · State Government · University of Kentucky

Fischer Could Stop Family Dollar In One Call

December 13th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Only Greg Fischer’s corrupt zoning folks (Bill Bardenwerper) think this is a good idea. Nulu leaders say a Family Dollar discount store isn’t a good fit for the rapidly gentrifying neighborhood centered along E. Market Street. [WDRB] Kentucky’s horse racing regulators voted Wednesday to change medication rules, bringing the state closer to becoming the 11th [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Crime · Dogs · Economy · Horse Industry · Indiana · LMPD · Police · State Government · Zoning

Is There Really Less Crime? Or Just More Hype?

December 12th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Even with the bitterly cold temperatures, some people are still sleeping on the streets. [WDRB] Gov. Steve Beshear says regulations to implement Kentucky’s new health benefit exchange will move forward despite Republican efforts to block the rules in committee last month. [C-J/AKN] Why the hell is this news? What in the living crap is wrong [...]

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Tags: Crime · Economy · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · LMPD · Oops · State Government · Travel · WHAS

Hopefully Tolls Won’t Harm New Albany’s Growth

December 11th, 2013 · Comments Off

Way to go, Louisville, killing another pedestrian. A worker for a local cement company died on the job Tuesday night. Police say the Cemex employee was trying to stop traffic for a back hoe when he was hit. So maybe not a pedestrian like everyone else – but we still have a high number of [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Charity · Death · Indiana · LMPD · Politics

Are You Relieved That Bus Service Is Closing?

November 22nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Jeffersonville couple catches a pair of thieves in the act, and now they want the entire neighborhood to know about it. Their solution — what’s being called the Tree of Shame. [WDRB] Embattled school bus contractor Commonwealth Bus Service and Transportation will be closing its doors Nov. 30, company president Mary Dunaway told Jefferson [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Congress · Crime · Discrimination · Education · Gambling · Gays · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Oops · Poverty · Race · Radio · State Government · WLKY

Louisville Still Rolls Its Eyes At Rand Paul

November 12th, 2013 · Comments Off

The question is one facing the state’s largest school district: Are there enough seats in the classrooms to accommodate every student? [WDRB] A new procedure put in place by the Louisville Metro Division of Planning and Design Services is intended to speed up the planning, zoning and development plan process. [C-J/AKN] Have you noticed how [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Politics · State Government · Steve Beshear · Zoning

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