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Yarmuth To Push Council On Minimum Wage

October 30th, 2014 · No Comments

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

MSD Turned Into A Real You-Know-What Show

October 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Valley High School was put on level four security Monday afternoon, after two students reported seeing someone with a gun on campus. [WDRB] Angry union workers at Metropolitan Sewer District threatened a strike when they appeared before the agency’s board Monday to vent their frustration over contract negotiations that have remained unresolved for more than [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Travel

Everyone Getting Murder-Suicided At Gas Stations

September 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

When will this murder-suicide crap at gas stations end? A double shooting Monday night leaves a woman in critical condition and a man dead. [WDRB] Using giant stencils and a whole lot of yellow, white and black paint, a quartet of artists created whimsical Creative Crosswalks designs at four intersections in downtown Jeffersonville on Sunday. [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Health Care · Indiana · John Yarmuth · MSD · Politics · Senate Race

When Will The Killing Stop In Possibility City?

August 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville is being recognized for its efforts to get more businesses connected to the Internet. [WDRB] A Metropolitan Sewer District investment program that had been sharply criticized by the state auditor in late 2011 has been found by the U.S. Treasury Department to have violated federal regulations. [C-J/AKN] The coroner said marijuana, heroin, amphetamine and [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Death · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Parks · University of Louisville · Water

Fischer Still Playing Games With LMAS Scandal

August 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Jefferson County jury deliberated for about an hour Thursday before finding in favor of The Courier-Journal and its parent company in an age discrimination lawsuit brought by a newspaper executive who was fired in 2011. [WDRB] Thought Cordish was gonna do all that? The city is moving to find a new life for the [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Cordish · Courier-Journal · Death · Dogs · Downtown · Gambling · Gannett · Greg Fischer · Housing · Indiana · Judges · Metro Council · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Parks · Scandal · University of Louisville · West End

OH GOD OH GOD THERE’S POOP IN THE WATER

July 31st, 2014 · Comments Off

The Affordable Care Act has Louisville’s health department exchanging patients for policy, cutting back on child immunizations and preventative care for women. [WDRB] They didn’t require passports, as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency threatened for access by Kentucky residents to its climate change hearings this month and next. But for the first time, the Metropolitan [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Discrimination · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Lexington · MSD · Parks · Police · Polls · Scandal · State Government

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

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

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

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