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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

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