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Haul Ass To The Fair When You Get Off Work!

August 15th, 2014 · 8 Comments

We’ve been hearing about what a disaster Helene Kramer already is in her new JCPS job and, well, it’s pretty clear. If she can’t come up with a better response than that when it comes to RAISING PROPERTY TAXES LIKE CRAZY? Put a fork in her. She’s done. P.S. When we say disaster? We hear [...]

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Tags: Business · Ford · Green · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Lexington · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Sports · Taxes · University of Louisville · WAVE

Johnson Should Spend More Time w/His Family

August 14th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Despite delays and changes to school meals and bus routes, JCPS says its first day back to class on Wednesday was a success. [WDRB] Sorry, no, raising taxes like this while Greg Fischer and others spend money on random people and random jobs like it’s going out of style? No. Possibility City should not be [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Oops · Police · Politics · Race · Scandal · Senate Race · TARC · Taxes · University of Louisville · Water · WHAS

What, You Thought That Lawsuit Would Succeed?

August 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

An appeals court has upheld a federal judge’s ruling that dismissed a lawsuit over the Ohio River Bridges Project. [WDRB] An 18-year veteran corrections officer was indicted this week on allegations that he clocked in at the city jail, but worked an off-duty detail instead. [C-J/AKN] Really, enough with the charter schools nonsense. [WHAS11] In [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Education · Guns · Horse Industry · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics

How Many People Actually Use Bike Lanes?

August 7th, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Louisville Bats Baseball Club will donate more than $6,800 to Kosair Children’s Hospital, the beneficiary of the first ever Star Wars Night held on Sunday, July 27 at Louisville Slugger Field. [WDRB] Dr. Forest Arnold worries about the growing menace of CRE — a deadly superbug that preys on hospitalized patients and kills about [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Charity · Crime · Discrimination · Dogs · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Music · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · Senate Race · Sports · TARC · Youth

MSD Probably Just Wants Your Entire Paycheck

July 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

A Louisville construction firm has accused the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet of issuing a “fraudulent letter” that kept the company from landing a contract on the $2.3 billion Ohio River Bridges Project, according to a federal lawsuit filed last week. [WDRB] Yesterday, Middletown announced that it has formed a chamber of commerce. Which… apparently matters in [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Dogs · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Polls · Senate Race · University of Louisville

Business First OBSESSED With Term “Hispanic”

July 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

Four groups will present their ideas for the newest JCPS school [WDRB] Louisville Metro Council members intend to add their voice to a growing chorus calling for a state referendum on the automatic restoration of voting rights for most nonviolent felons who have served their time. [C-J/AKN] Community members came together July 19 using sports [...]

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Tags: Crime · Economy · Education · Hype · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LG&E · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Race

What? Greg Fischer Cares About The West End?

July 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Haven House is trying to stretch its resources so they don’t have to turn anyone away. But they say the bridges project isn’t the only problem. [WDRB] You know we love the West End and always push the positives there but let’s get real a moment. It’s time to rain on Greg Fischer’s parade again. [...]

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Tags: Business · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Immigration · Indiana · Jeffersontown · Kentucky Kingdom · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Senate Race · University of Louisville · West End

JCPS Just Can’t Catch A Break In The News

June 12th, 2014 · 3 Comments

A JCPS teacher sues the principal of Moore Traditional High School, alleging years of discrimination based on sexual orientation. [WDRB] It’s the fall of 1985 and the 17-year-old version of me steps on to the campus of Morehead State University. I really have no clue how I made it this far and, even scarier, I [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Courier-Journal · Discrimination · Education · Gas · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Lexington · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Neighborhoods · Newspaper · Possibility City · University of Kentucky

Yes, Poverty Is Still A Very Big Deal For JCPS

June 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The idea behind merging Louisville and Jefferson County in 2003 was to have – as Metro Council President Jim King put it earlier this year — “one government, one entity that manages the entire county.” Yet, more than a decade later, the promise of merger remains at least partially unfulfilled. The new 2 percent “franchise [...]

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Tags: Crime · Economy · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · LG&E · Mitch McConnell · Newspaper · Politics · Possibility City · Poverty · Republican Party · Taxes · Youth

Yarmuth On Being Truthful About Health Care Law

May 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

Congressman John Yarmuth called on Mitch McConnell & Crew to tell the truth about the health care law: If you can’t watch the video, here’s a transcript: Mr. Speaker, Kentucky has been a national model for the Affordable Care Act. In the first six months of Kynect, the state exchange created by the law, we [...]

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Tags: Health Care · John Yarmuth · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Video

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