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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

Greg Fischer Seriously Wants To Raise Your Taxes

July 12th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Just a reminder that Greg Fischer actually wants to raise your taxes. And it’s not even a Republican lie. He truly does, with a local option sales tax, making the things you buy cost even more. [Business Lexington] One has to wonder how Richard Beliles can file an ethics complaint against Barbara Shanklin and her [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Ethics · Greg Fischer · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Music · Ohio River Bridges · TARC · Taxes · West End

Why Do Fern Creek Kids Need Guns, Anyway?

May 10th, 2012 · 5 Comments

It’s always nice to see Kentucky artists getting lots of national recognition. So take a look at these ten Kentucky bands you should listen to now. [Paste Magazine] Yesterday, LG&E announced the retirement of Chip Keeling as Vice President of Communications. His replacement will be Chris Whelan. Guess that little incident turned out to be [...]

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Tags: Arena · Discrimination · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Housing · John Yarmuth · LG&E · Media · Metro Council · MSD · Music · Politics · Race · Travel

Do People Know The Louisville Orchestra Exists?

May 8th, 2012 · 5 Comments

Maybe the Louisville Orchestra would be taken more seriously by, you know, Louisville, if people actually knew it existed. Maybe it could take a cue from the Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra and it’s flash mob moment: What we mean is: it’d be great to see the Orchestra out and about and in areas where music like [...]

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Tags: Music · Possibility City

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