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Are You Ready For Non-Stop Political Ads?!

May 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

INDOT officials say construction on the Indiana side of the Big Four Bridge is complete, meaning the long-awaited opening of the ramp to the popular pedestrian bridge could happen this week. [WDRB] One of two Walmart stores that opened last year in Washington, D.C., has 83,000 square feet of retail space right on a street [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Business · Crime · Discrimination · Economy · Gays · Guns · Housing · Indiana · Media · Ohio River Bridges · Police · West End · Youth

Louisville Media Is Sometimes A Giant Cat Fight

May 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

The next time there is a power outage, turn to your phone. LG&E and Kentucky Utilities have upgraded their website and app. It’s now more user-friendly and includes the weather radar. [WDRB] With 30 more apartments under construction at the rapidly developing Masonic Homes of Kentucky, it again is seeking additional access to its campus [...]

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Tags: Art · Bourbon · Charity · Economy · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · LG&E · Media · Neighborhoods · Newspaper · State Government · Weather

We Can & Must Do More On The Suicide Front

April 15th, 2014 · 4 Comments

This is personal. If you don’t like it, that’s on you. That’s your bullshit to process. Getting nasty, as some weirdly jealous (?) folks in the Louisville media circle often do, only serves to make things worse. So really — if you don’t like to discuss matters like this in a personal way, it’s time [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · JCPS · Media · Youth

Have Extra Cash? Consider Helping A Family Out

February 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

An Eastern Kentucky family is in need. Many of you have deep pockets, so please consider helping them. [Sad Situation] Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s local-option sales tax proposal took legislative form Tuesday, but even the bill’s sponsor doubts its chances in the 2014 session of the General Assembly. [WDRB] A Kentucky judge on Tuesday ordered [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Charity · Derby Festival · Greg Fischer · Guns · Indiana · Media · Police · Politics · Senate Race · State Government · Taxes · University of Louisville · WDRB

A Super-Quick Look At Young Crime Today…

February 11th, 2014 · 3 Comments

There’s been a lot of chatter among media-types about the PNC Bank robbery in the Highlands last week. Three guys robbed the bank and attempted to escape through Cherokee Triangle and Cherokee Park. When eventually stopped by police, two of the suspects – an unnamed minor and Brad Scarbrough – got out of their get-away [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Crime · Media · Youth

Racism Not Just Alive But Thriving In Louisville

January 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

Remember this from a couple weeks ago? It just gets worse and worse. Someone at WAVE3 suggested to me (Jake) behind the scenes that I’m crazy to think racism is a problem in Louisville. So it’s time for another random roundup of comments on recent news stories from various stations: Yeah, nothing to see here. [...]

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Tags: Media · Possibility City · Race

Why Louisville Remains In The Dark: Its Media

December 12th, 2013 · 1 Comment

(And some of its elected officials – but we’re focused on media today.) The State Auditor of Public Accounts released a report on Kentucky Retirement Systems this week. While lacking and elementary as far as audits go, it was still a decent beginning. A nice start at examining the reason (KRS) the state’s finances are [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Courier-Journal · Criticism · Media · Newspaper · Possibility City · State Government · WAVE · WDRB · WHAS · WLKY

Why Do Fern Creek Kids Need Guns, Anyway?

May 10th, 2012 · 5 Comments

It’s always nice to see Kentucky artists getting lots of national recognition. So take a look at these ten Kentucky bands you should listen to now. [Paste Magazine] Yesterday, LG&E announced the retirement of Chip Keeling as Vice President of Communications. His replacement will be Chris Whelan. Guess that little incident turned out to be [...]

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Tags: Arena · Discrimination · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Housing · John Yarmuth · LG&E · Media · Metro Council · MSD · Music · Politics · Race · Travel

Remember The Meemaws As You Do Nothing Today

May 2nd, 2012 · 10 Comments

This was published on Page One this morning but it’s worth sharing here. Because of the meemaws. Can you imagine being an average meemaw watching the news this week? Serial killer in New Albany, horse sexytimer in Louisville, bridges drama, Mr. Unforgettable is a crook, hail storms are ruining everything, there’s some tart (you know [...]

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Tags: Hype · Media · Possibility City

LMAS Once Again Half-Assing All Communications

March 21st, 2012 · 14 Comments

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] Repairs on the Cherokee Park Pavilion are set to start soon. This is a good thing for Louisville. [C-J/AKN] Maybe David Tandy should stop BEING PARTIALLY AND DIRECTLY [...]

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