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Will Metro Council Whitewash LMAS Again? (Yes)

January 31st, 2014 · 1 Comment

You can’t even live in St. Matthews these days without the bomb squad showing up in your neighborhood. (Yes, hand-wringers, this is sarcasm) [WDRB] You’ve seen the problems mega wealthy Jim King caused with the arena… do you really want him making decisions about raising your sales taxes? Take politics out of it and consider [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Jim King · Metro Council · Neighborhoods · Police · State Government · Taxes · UPS · Youth

Could A Fun Scandal Be Brewing At The CVB?

January 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

Jim Wood resigned Tuesday as President & CEO of the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau after nearly 11 years in the post. [WDRB] A former public defender will challenge incumbent Jefferson County Attorney in the Democratic primary. Do you think she’s prepared to lose? [C-J/AKN] Really, it’s tough to stop laughing and rolling our eyes [...]

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Tags: Economy · Indiana · LG&E · Metro Council · Neighborhoods · Newspaper · Politics · Possibility City · Republican Party · State Government

Who’ll Move To The Portland Neighborhood Next?

January 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

Yep, $26 million of your tax dollars are paying for unbelievable discrimination at Sunrise on the basis of sexual orientation in 2014. [WDRB] Four things that put cities’ record-low murder rates into context. Over the same period that murders dropped in large cities, they have risen in suburbs. [Think Progress] Here’s the latest press release [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Discrimination · Education · Ford · Indiana · Movies · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges · Parks · Poverty · Race · WHAS · Youth

Let’s Close Our Homeless Shelters! Possibility City!

December 23rd, 2013 · 1 Comment

Jobs lost and people on the street: today we uncover hidden consequences of the government shutdown, still happening in Louisville. Four shelter houses are dangerously close to closing with federal funding in flux. [WDRB] What was that, again, about the health care game in America not being solely about profit? Riiiight. [C-J/AKN] This teevee station [...]

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Tags: Charity · Death · Downtown · Economy · Education · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges · Poverty · Religion · State Government · WHAS

Looking The Other Way: It’s All Possible Here

November 14th, 2013 · 3 Comments

A long time ago (the 1980s, which no one can remember, thankfully) Masonic Homes sold some land in the Crescent Hill area for development of what became the Mockingbird Gardens subdivision. It’s what you now know as that, well, oasis of homes for the wealthy just off Brownsboro Road. Along with fancy landscaping, horse fences [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Metro Government · Neighborhoods · Possibility City · Zoning

Opening The Old Jail Probably Won’t End Well

August 20th, 2013 · Comments Off

After learning about years of financial mis-management, and listening to their city leaders fight over proposed budgets, residents of Audubon Park say they’re sick of it. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Council probably needs find up to $2 million to replace the outdated and prone-to-malfunction escalator system in the Jefferson Hall of Justice, a committee has [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Education · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Metro Council · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges

Did You Hear? Louisville’s Economy Just Magical

May 17th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Everybody is just cold getting murdered in Shiveley. Don’t tell any of your meemaws who live there. [WDRB] The Lexington Parking Authority board of commissioners voted Thursday to accept the proposed new city food truck ordinance, subject to several modifications. Seems Lexington takes food trucks more seriously than Louisville. [H-L] There’s been some progress after [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Economy · Ethics · Ford · Frankfort Ave. · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Jail · Lexington · Metro Council · Metro Government · Neighborhoods · Police · South End

Frankfort: Where Corruption Always Wins The War

May 13th, 2013 · Comments Off

Officials at Kentucky’s largest art museum announced the museum will be reopening sooner than they thought. One building is being renovated and another demolished. Something else is occurring on a much smaller scale inside of the building that still stands. [WDRB] How much money has your physician received from the drug industry? Do a quick [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Contests · Discrimination · Downtown · Health Care · Indiana · Jack Conway · Neighborhoods · Police · Race · State Government

MSD & Metro Council Always Ruin Everything

October 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off

Fears of a foul odor had Buechel and Newburg residents marching outside Metro Hall on Tuesday. Residents and business owners are worried that they’ll be smelling sewage whenever we see rain. That’s why they’re calling for changes to what’s called the Buechel Basin project. [WDRB] Here’s the headline: Sewage overflow pipes run into Indianapolis poor [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Ethics · Greg Fischer · JCPS · Metro Council · Metro Government · MSD · Neighborhoods · Police · Politics · Possibility City

All This Corruption And You STILL Wonder Why Brain Drain Is A Major Problem In Louisville?

October 2nd, 2012 · Comments Off

The small, brick structure has been a haven for hundreds of HIV and AIDS patients for years. The doctors here have provided them with care and prescriptions. But now, that will end and it’s disturbing to some patients who worry about where they’ll seek treatment. [WDRB] When Laura Kate Whitney enrolled her 4-year-old, Grey, at [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Dogs · Education · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Neighborhoods · Race