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JCPS Will Officially Cancel Summer In 3, 2…

March 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Snow and ice can’t damper the spirits of the Kentucky Derby Festival. The 42nd edition of the Pegasus Pins went on sale Monday morning. [WDRB] As the bankruptcy case for Seven Counties Services heads to trial [yesterday], public agencies across Kentucky are watching to see if the court will clear an exit from the state’s [...]

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Tags: Derby Festival · Discrimination · Ford · Health Care · Highlands · Indiana · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · State Government · University of Kentucky · Water · Weather

VA Hospital Scandal: Yep, It’s Still Going On

February 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

“The social injustice and inequitable opportunities need to end and I really, really felt compelled to really take on the challenge,” is what Houston Barber said in reference to taking on the position of principal of the Academy at Shawnee. [WDRB] In December 2010, a Louisville appraiser hired for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Education · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · LG&E · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Scandal · University of Louisville

The Highlands Bank Robbery Is An Insane Story

February 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

We can’t decide if this is worthy of a cringe or not. Josh Young, the teen who last year was found not guilty of killing his 14-year-old stepbrother, is taping an upcoming appearance on Dr. Phil. [WDRB] Basically, nothing has changed and polls this early unfortunately don’t mean much. Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes holds a [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Highlands · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Polls · Taxes

Tolls + Local Option Taxes = You Can’t Afford It

January 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Metro Police say a 24-year-old woman found in the Portland neighborhood was murdered, and it’s what her family has been saying all along. [WDRB] This has got to be one of the dumbest government fights in years. Liquor Barn on Shelbyville Road in St. Matthews has appealed a ruling by the state Alcoholic Beverage Control [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Construction · Death · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · LG&E · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Water · Weather

Yep, This Round-Up Is Kind Of A Drag Today

January 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Kentucky Supreme Court is set to hear an appeal in the long-running case of an escaped inmate from an Oklahoma prison facing a death sentence in the slaying of a Kentucky distillery worker. [WDRB] A consulting firm that won $1.1 million in University of Louisville contracts — virtually all without bids — to evaluate [...]

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Tags: Construction · Death · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Race · Senate Race · Taxes · University of Louisville · Water

We’ll Make Your Friday A Little More Black

November 29th, 2013 · Comments Off

Feeding Louisville’s homeless, shelters in our area are usually flooded with volunteers on Thanksgiving and around the holidays but what about the rest of the year? Our Hidden Hero this month serves up compassion and friendship, along with warm clothes and hot food, every week of the year. [WDRB] The 2014 U.S. Senate race for [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Death · Discrimination · Fairness · Gays · Green · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Poverty · West End

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

McConnell Is Lying About Health Care Again

November 20th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Here’s Grandmother Mitch McConnell lying through his teef: He doesn’t have the guts to admit that those in high-risk pools are getting much better coverage with no exclusions and at insanely lower rates. He doesn’t have the guts.

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Tags: Health Care · Mitch McConnell

The Arena Is Maybe The End Of The World…?

November 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Moody’s Investors Service has lowered its confidence in the ability of arena officials to repay the construction debt on the KFC Yum! Center, citing the dependence on a special taxing district, high operating expenses and a lease with the University of Louisville that limits the building’s profit potential. Check back here on TVV at noon [...]

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Tags: Arena · Dogs · Education · Greater Louisville Inc. · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Kingdom · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · West End

Another Important Bridges Meeting Is Happening

November 14th, 2013 · Comments Off

Louisville Metro Police say a man was arrested on animal cruelty charges after they found injured dogs and paraphernalia used in dog fighting at his home. [WDRB] By now everyone knows the nitwits running Sunrise Children’s Services aren’t fit to roam the streets. [The 'Ville Voice] Call us Bitter Betties but something tells us this [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Dogs · Downtown · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Jeffersontown · Lexington · LG&E · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Youth

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