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Homeless Kids? What Homeless Kids? Surely Not

November 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s your annual Greg Fischer Pee Alert: Citing his progress in making Louisville a globally-regarded city for caring and compassion, a coalition of international organizations has honored Mayor Greg Fischer with a City Leadership award for compassion. [Lane Report PR Regurgitation] Nakiya Crawford hasn’t seen her father in more than a year. Crawford Confessed, “I [...]

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Tags: Arena · Discrimination · Education · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · Jail · Legal · Lexington · Library · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Poverty · Race · Religion · Sports · West End · Youth

When Will The Crazy Shooting Deaths End?

November 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The hits just keep coming for JCPS. Jefferson County Public Schools paid its former public information officer Lauren Roberts $200,000 last fall to settle a dispute over how she left the district. [WDRB] The Metropolitan Sewer District board has scheduled a special meeting on Monday to consider an employee union’s “last, best and final offer” [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Death · Discrimination · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · Internet · JCPS · LG&E · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Politics

LG&E Wants Even More Of Your Sweet Cash

November 6th, 2014 · 4 Comments

The longtime member of the Jefferson County Board of Education who lost her bid for re-election Tuesday says she will continue to advocate for children. [WDRB] With nearly all votes counted, Jefferson County District Court Judge Donald Armstrong was on track to be ousted by voters Tuesday, despite the throng of prosecutors who challenged incumbent [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Dogs · Economy · Education · Election · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · LG&E · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Police · Politics · Senate Race · Weather

No One Is Surprised By Last Night’s Results

November 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Democratic U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth is easily winning re-election in Kentucky’s 3rd congressional district. [WDRB] In Louisville, only the nose knows when it comes to enforcing odor regulations. As JBS Swift and the city wrestle over complaints of a slaughterhouse stench, the company is now questioning the city’s reliance on a decades-old subjective odor standard [...]

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Tags: Business · Butchertown · Economy · Education · Gambling · Indiana · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Senate Race

Katie & Jim King Once Again Buying A Judgeship

November 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

What? A wealthy group funded in part by David Jones, Jr’s family is trying to choke JCPS and force neighborhood and charter schools? Surely not. Surely this Hal Heiner-tied group isn’t trying to further segregate our school system on both racial and economic fronts. [WDRB] Jefferson County Public Schools continues to struggle hiring teachers who [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Downtown · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Jim King · Judges · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Polls · Senate Race

Yarmuth To Push Council On Minimum Wage

October 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville police have started a new search for a company to outfit officers with body cameras, slowing down an effort already behind the department’s self-imposed schedule. [WDRB] To get a feel for just how bitter the contract dispute is between the Metropolitan Sewer District and one of its two unions, Laborers International Union of North [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Banking · Indiana · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Politics · Poverty · Senate Race · TARC

Maybe Clark Co’s Sheriff Really Was A Disaster?

October 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

LMPD homicide detectives had their hands full Saturday with two unrelated homicide investigations and no arrests. [WDRB] Hot-button topics like charter schools, education funding and student testing will all be on the table Monday as the Jefferson County Board of Education tries to wrangle out a list of priorities for the upcoming legislative session. [C-J/AKN] [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Death · Discrimination · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · Race · Senate Race

Another Day, Another Domestic Violence Death

October 13th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Really? Selling the ingredients for sizzurp? [WDRB] A woman shot Thursday by her husband in an apparent murder suicide became the 10th victim killed in a domestic assault incident inside city limits this year. [C-J/AKN] Kentucky Baptists will vote later this year on whether to sever ties with a Louisville member church that says it [...]

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Tags: Bellarmine · Death · Domestic Violence · Gays · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Race · Religion · Senate Race · Sports · University of Louisville

Possibility City Turns A Blind Eye To Homeless

October 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville’s largest homeless camp is now gone and trees are being cleared where about 40 people used to live. [WDRB] Really, LMPD? You didn’t even bother to check out the dude’s camp site? No wonder there’s so much distrust. [C-J/AKN] Talk about being at the right place at the right time. [WHAS11] Lexington is likely [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Dogs · Education · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Oops · Politics · Senate Race · Smoking Ban · University of Kentucky

Yet Another Crazy Judge Does Something Crazy

September 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment

It was August 27th, just before 6:00 p.m when gunshots were heard throughout the Shawnee neighborhood. Shell casings dotted the street in the aftermath. The shooting left 16-month-old Ne’Riah Miller dead and her mother in the hospital. [WDRB] What the hell is wrong with a handful of judges in Louisville? What’s with the revolving door [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Crime · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Judges · Lexington · LMPD · Metro Council · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · Transparency · University of Louisville · West End

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