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Don’t Worry! Possibility City Is Totally Crime-Free

October 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A plan to transform Maupin Elementary into a school that will be based on arts and humanities in an effort to boost student achievement was approved by the Jefferson County Board of Education on Monday. [WDRB] Two politically savvy and seasoned candidates, incumbent Republican Kevin Kramer and longtime labor leader Larry Hujo, are battling for [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Crime · Death · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Movies · Oops · Politics · Senate Race · Weather · West End

Everyone’s Super-Mad About MSD Rate Increases

May 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

A week after a state audit criticized JCPS for not spending enough of its $1 billion budget on students, there’s news that the district will create dozens of new positions outside the classroom. [WDRB] Louisville’s sewer rates will rise another 5.5 percent starting Aug. 1 to pay for an ongoing $850 million project to stop [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Charity · Construction · Dogs · Economy · Festival · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LG&E · Metro Government · Movies · MSD · Parks · Sports

Who’ll Move To The Portland Neighborhood Next?

January 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

Yep, $26 million of your tax dollars are paying for unbelievable discrimination at Sunrise on the basis of sexual orientation in 2014. [WDRB] Four things that put cities’ record-low murder rates into context. Over the same period that murders dropped in large cities, they have risen in suburbs. [Think Progress] Here’s the latest press release [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Discrimination · Education · Ford · Indiana · Movies · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges · Parks · Poverty · Race · WHAS · Youth

Do You Want A Fancy Non-Horsey Casino, Folks?

January 7th, 2013 · 3 Comments

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. You can help. [Support Our New Project!] Former University of Louisville Dean and local historian, J. Blaine Hudson, has died at 63. [WDRB] The new eastern bridge is getting a new look. With Indiana’s approval, the companies in charge of designing and [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Death · Gambling · Guns · Indiana · Movies · Ohio River Bridges · Sports · University of Louisville

Possibility City: New And Exciting Gun Deaths Daily

November 26th, 2012 · 1 Comment

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] Another day, another senseless gun murder in Louisville, right? The killing won’t end until Louisville stops trying to sweep things under the rug. [WDRB] Way to go, Clarksville! You’re making Southern Indiana proud. [...]

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Tags: Business · Congress · Death · Downtown · Economy · Guns · Indiana · Movies · Politics · Possibility City

We Won’t Be Riding JCPS Buses Any Time Soon

October 1st, 2012 · Comments Off

All but one of the 51 students hurt in Friday morning’s school bus crash have been released from the hospital. The student is listed in good condition at Kosair Children’s Hospital. [WDRB] A dozen witnesses testified on Thursday about the hours-long waits, multiple trips and misinformation they experienced in getting the voter ID cards required [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bourbon · Death · Discrimination · Economy · JCPS · Lexington · LMPD · Movies · State Government · West End · Youth

Don’t Worry, You Have Little Say On Tolls Issue

August 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

And there’s the rub. The power to set and adjust tolls on new Ohio River bridges will fall to a yet-to-be formed “tolling body” that will draw on two boards with few residents of Louisville and Southern Indiana. [C-J/AKN] Police say two teenage girls at the Kentucky State Fair were reduced to tears because a [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Death · Dogs · Indiana · Movies · Newspaper · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · TV

McDonald’s Strip Search Case Turned Into Movie

August 16th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Remember the McDonald’s strip search mess in Mount Washington? There’s a movie about that and is is apparently disturbing. Or silly. We can’t figure it out. Here’s a trailer for Compliance: Way to go, Kentucky. Will you watch it?

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Tags: Movies · Oops

Some Bright Hope On A Less Than Hopeful Day

May 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off

It’s Primary Election day which, well, you aren’t voting so let’s talk about something else. Or somebody else: Bradford Young. He’s a local/formerly local filmmaker who will make you proud: THERE’S a scene early on in “Middle of Nowhere,” one of this year’s Sundance prize-winning films, when a young married couple bicker briefly in the [...]

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Tags: Movies · Possibility City

Fischer Giving More Money To Cordish Failures

February 22nd, 2012 · 20 Comments

There’s a movement under way to oust Harold Workman from the Kentucky State Fair Board. It needs to happen. This is the first sign that the board has life in it in a long time. Unfortunately, it may be too little, too late. The state owes Ed Hart tons of money while workman rakes in [...]

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