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Way Too Much JCPS News To Rehash Today

April 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

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

Let’s Throw $ At Cordish Cos But Not Local Folks

May 7th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Greg Fischer is happy to throw millions of dollars at Cordish Cos – and you know all about that hot mess – but can’t be bothered to really try to do something great for Downtown Louisville. [C-J/AKN] Are you ready for this fancy Ben Sollee documentary? Get ready because it’s on its way. [Wooden Box] [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Celebrity · Churchill Downs · Death · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Kentucky Derby · Metro Government · MSD · Music · Radio

Why Is The Mainstream Eating Chip Keeling Alive?

April 25th, 2012 · 17 Comments

Seriously, why is this Chip Keeling story an Associated Press story? Why is this relevant to news? It’s beginning to smell like someone’s got a personal vendetta against the guy. [H-L] The orchestra and its musicians plan to sign a full agreement this week. Will the cat fighting finally end? [FOX41] The mainstream finally wrote [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Downtown · Hype · JCPS · LG&E · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Music · Newspaper · Scandal · Sex · WAVE

Debby Yetter: First Good Thing At AKN In Ages

April 16th, 2012 · Comments Off

Kentucky’s special legislative session begins today and will cost you more than $60,000 per day. To accomplish next to nothing. All because Steve Beshear couldn’t be bothered to talk to legislators other than teabagger wannabe Damon Thayer. [FOX41] Greg Fischer is reading this story about whistleblower retaliation and taking notes. So his misadministration can continue [...]

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Tags: Banking · Charity · Death · Downtown · Greg Fischer · JCPS · Lexington · Music · Newspaper · Scandal · State Government

River Fields Cries Tears Of Joy Over Bald Eagles

April 5th, 2012 · 4 Comments

What would you do if your home, place of employment and entire community were wiped off the face of the earth by a tornado? Recovery in Eastern Kentucky will take a long time and only the Red Cross remains on the ground supporting the people who most need it. [Click Here To Give] What’s that? [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Derby Festival · Indiana · Lexington · Metro Government · MSD · Music · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Politics · Weather