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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

Everything’s Puppies & Rainbows With Cordish!

March 30th, 2012 · 6 Comments

We’re not going to shut up about you giving to the Red Cross for tornado relief efforts. This will take a long time. [Click Here To Give] Greg Fischer can’t even get basketball quotes right. It’s like he wants everyone across the Commonwealth to think he’s as disconnected as he really is. [KSR] There’s a [...]

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Tags: Charity · Cordish · Gays · Greg Fischer · JCPS · Lexington · LMPD · Metro Government · Music · Parks · Race · Scandal · Sex · Sports · WAVE · Weather

This Is Fancy: Gill Holland In The New York Times

February 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

Did you read Gill Holland in the New York Times? Check this out: Our record label put out one of 2011’s most blogged about and critically acclaimed records, Nerves Junior’s “As Bright as Your Night Light.” The hype was deafening. The band’s debut performance at the CMJ Festival in New York seemed to be on [...]

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Tags: Music · Possibility City

Why Do People Ruin Perfectly Good Alcohol???

February 14th, 2012 · 5 Comments

That sound? Why, that’s the sound of butt holes puckering over at the Metro Sewer District. Literally. [WFPL] Jefferson County Public Schools plan to start classes later in the 2012-2013 school year. [Toni Konz] GE is hiring 5,000 U.S. veterans and investing like woah in its plants. So it seems the company isn’t just playing [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Cordish · Health Care · Homeless · MSD · Music · Possibility City · Race · Thunder

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