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Step Up & Help That Soup Kitchen, Louisville

February 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

An organization that has served millions of meals to less fortunate families is now in need of help. [WDRB] The Metropolitan Sewer District on Monday approved an agreement to consolidate some of its operations with the Louisville Water Co., in an effort to save $100 million over 10 years. [C-J/AKN] The source of several loud [...]

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Tags: Charity · Derby Festival · Economy · Indiana · MSD · Politics · Senate Race · State Government · Water

Another Greg Fischer Flashback Moment

February 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

In 2010, Greg Fischer claimed he would: FISCHER FLASHBACK Text: Organize a design workshop to discuss green infrastructure strategies that MSD, Metro Government, and our neighboring communities can adopt to address storm water issues and the requirements of the consent decree Explore new energy alternatives ranging from the purchase of LG&E as a public utility [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Hype · LG&E · Mayor's Race 2010 · MSD

MSD & Water Co. Merger Should Be Questioned

February 6th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Churchill Downs Inc. claims it was defrauded by an Atlantic City casino executive in a deal that would have allowed the Louisville company to launch an online gambling operation in New Jersey. [WDRB] These zoning shenanigans happened in the Highlands because of Greg Fischer’s folks. Surprising that people still can’t believe it. [C-J/AKN] Someone actually [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Gambling · Gays · Homeless · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Government · MSD · University of Louisville · Water · WAVE · Weather · West End

UofL’s Endowment’s Bigger Than Your Endowment

February 3rd, 2014 · 7 Comments

The cycle of violence starts early and spirals into adulthood, but Jefferson County attorney’s are hoping to put an end to it. [WDRB] The Metropolitan Sewer District is spending $50 million to build a 17-million-gallon sewage storage basin on a nearly 5-acre site in Smoketown that was a public works complex. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Death · Domestic Violence · Education · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · MSD · Polls · Republican Party · State Government · University of Louisville · Youth

Detroit Connex: Bad LIBOR Investments At MSD

December 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off

Detroit bought the same crap that the Metro Sewer District did and is threatening to sue. Every time you open your water/sewer bill, you should be ticked off. Regular readers of this website and Page One know that MSD rates jumped because of a bad investment in a LIBOR swap. Not because of EPA regulations, [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Metro Government · MSD

Possibility City: Who Will Be Gunned Down Next?

December 18th, 2013 · 3 Comments

A teenager standing at a bus stop became Louisville’s latest murder victim Monday night. [WDRB] The Metropolitan Sewer District board agreed Monday to pay a $101,000 fine for 250 illegal sewage discharges during the first half of 2013, totaling about 152 million gallons, MSD officials said. [C-J/AKN] A group of Louisville residents who say coal [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Hype · Indiana · Lexington · LG&E · MSD · Scandal · Senate Race · South End · University of Louisville · West End

Swaps That Killed Detroit Also Caused MSD Mess

November 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off

Interest swaps like these are what caused the financial problems at MSD: How Wall Street – not pensioners – wrecked Detroit While clueless elites continue to blame “reckless public pensions,” a new report tells a very different story Yes, it is true, Detroit is a cautionary tale for governments about financial management and legacy costs. [...]

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Tags: MSD

Stop Pretending There’s No Bus Accident Problem

October 21st, 2013 · Comments Off

MSD says you’re all going to have to suffer the poop floods, amen. The end times are nigh, kids. [WDRB] An increasing number of U.S. workers, including thousands in Kentucky and Indiana, are finding their employers shifting to high-deductible healthcare plans that require employees to spend thousands of dollars on doctors and prescriptions before insurance [...]

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Tags: Business · Chris Thieneman · Death · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · MSD · Sports · University of Louisville

Didn’t KY Just Do Big Things For GE Last Year?

October 14th, 2013 · Comments Off

General Electric Co. is challenging the fair-market value of its massive Appliance Park campus in southeast Louisville — a move that could cut the company’s property tax bill by nearly half. [WDRB] A lawsuit was filed this week against UPS and the Birmingham, Ala. Airport Authority by four homeowners who claim their homes were damaged [...]

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Tags: Business · Contests · Death · Dogs · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · MSD · Politics · Taxes · UPS · Water · Youth

Time To Build An Ark Because The End Is Nigh

October 7th, 2013 · 4 Comments

It’s considered crude to discuss, but what is often flushed down the toilet was bubbling up out of the manhole covers in the New Broadmoor subdivision Sunday after heavy rains caused flooding in parts of Louisville. [WDRB] Really? People in Louisville are surprised to find out that Leland Conway is as racist and ignorant as [...]

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Tags: Business · Health Care · Indiana · MSD · Possibility City · Race · Radio · University of Louisville · Weather · WHAS