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Human Trafficking, Stabbing And Electric Buses

October 28th, 2014 · No Comments

The first person in Louisville convicted of human trafficking was sentenced to 10 years in prison with no probation Monday morning. [WDRB] In June, 16-year-old Elivar Mazariegos stepped off a bus in the desert town of Altar, Mexico, 1,900 miles north of his rural village in Guatemala, where a death threat had pushed him to [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Crime · Gays · Health Care · Homeless · Immigration · Indiana · Music · Politics · Poverty · TARC

LG&E Managed Its DUI Scandal Better Than LWC

September 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you’re going over the Kennedy Bridge in the next few months, you may notice some new equipment as temporary transponder readers were put up on Friday. [WDRB] If the spokesperson for LG&E gets fired for a DUI, why shouldn’t the overpaid CEO of the Louisville Water Company be fired for the same? [C-J/AKN] The [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Crime · Guns · Immigration · Indiana · Music · Ohio River Bridges · Police · State Government · Water

Greg Fischer: He’s The Opposite Of Transparent

August 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

The city of Jeffersonville is changing its plans for a marina that’s been vacant since the first of the year, after construction bids were more expensive than expected. [WDRB] Chris declined to comment if Kindred had asked the city for financial incentives to assist its project. Because he can’t be caught being transparent with taxpayers [...]

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Tags: Art · Business · Downtown · Education · Guns · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Mitch McConnell · Music · Politics · Scandal · Senate Race · Taxes · Transparency

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

UofL Continues To Play A Game Of Secrecy

July 17th, 2014 · 4 Comments

It’s Louisville’s signature event of the summer — but before Forecastle music rumbles the Ohio River, we’re hearing sounds of setup and seeing what makes this year’s festival bigger than ever. [WDRB] Pretty sure we were the first to tell you GE was in talks to sell its appliance business. [C-J/AKN] Medical emergency runs in [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Crime · Downtown · Festival · Indiana · Internet · Legal · Metro Council · Music · Taxes · University of Louisville · Youth

These Awful Shootings & Stabbings Need To End

June 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville police chief Steve Conrad says if you want to keep the city safe, you have to pay for it. And that’s why he wants an additional $7 million. [WDRB] Woah, mob violence overtime cost the city almost a million dollars. But at least people are going back downtown. [C-J/AKN & More C-J/AKN] The University [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Bad Behavior · Business · Crime · Downtown · Education · Festival · Guns · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · Music · University of Kentucky · Weather

Fischer Content With Living In Fantasy World

June 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Louisville non-profit says the mayor’s proposed budget cuts its funding by more than $13,000. They say it’s money that could mean the difference between life and death. [WDRB] Greg Fischer says the LG&E fee compromise will cause pain. What planet is this man living on? As if the original proposal wasn’t even worse for [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Festival · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · LG&E · Music · Politics · Republican Party · Senate Race · Taxes · University of Louisville · West End

Way Too Much JCPS News To Rehash Today

April 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

On Tuesday, the Fund for the Arts Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve Christen Boone as Designate President and CEO of the Fund for the Arts, according to a news release. [WDRB] They prayed, they sang, they held up signs and they made demands — for an end to zero tolerance policies in Jefferson [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Charity · Churchill Downs · Education · Gambling · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Music · Race · Scandal · State Government · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Water

KentuckyOne Lives Up To The Negative Predictions

March 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Whether it’s from an asthma attack, drug overdose or cardiac arrest, patients having difficulty breathing will no longer be cared for by respiratory therapists at three Louisville-area emergency rooms as a result of the recent layoffs at KentuckyOne Health. [WDRB] U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth is calling for an investigation into the VA’s purchase of land [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Ford · Gays · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Music · State Government

More Great Fischer Priorities In Possibility City

November 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

Greg Fischer has time for this: But no time to deal with slumlords, Metro Animal Services or the disaster that is CERS. Interesting how that works.

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Tags: Art · Greg Fischer · Hype · Music · Possibility City

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