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Of Course LMEMS Is Involved In Another Mess

July 10th, 2014 · 4 Comments

A controversial policy will remain in place at Louisville’s Atherton High School. The policy allows transgender students to use the restrooms and locker rooms of their choice. [WDRB] Louisville officials face an uphill legal battle trying to force Norfolk Southern Corp. to allow pedestrian traffic on one side of the K and I railroad bridge. [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Death · Discrimination · Ford · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Newspaper · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Senate Race

JCPS Just Can’t Catch A Break In The News

June 12th, 2014 · 3 Comments

A JCPS teacher sues the principal of Moore Traditional High School, alleging years of discrimination based on sexual orientation. [WDRB] It’s the fall of 1985 and the 17-year-old version of me steps on to the campus of Morehead State University. I really have no clue how I made it this far and, even scarier, I [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Courier-Journal · Discrimination · Education · Gas · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Lexington · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Neighborhoods · Newspaper · Possibility City · University of Kentucky

Yes, Poverty Is Still A Very Big Deal For JCPS

June 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The idea behind merging Louisville and Jefferson County in 2003 was to have – as Metro Council President Jim King put it earlier this year — “one government, one entity that manages the entire county.” Yet, more than a decade later, the promise of merger remains at least partially unfulfilled. The new 2 percent “franchise [...]

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Tags: Crime · Economy · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · LG&E · Mitch McConnell · Newspaper · Politics · Possibility City · Poverty · Republican Party · Taxes · Youth

Louisville Media Is Sometimes A Giant Cat Fight

May 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

The next time there is a power outage, turn to your phone. LG&E and Kentucky Utilities have upgraded their website and app. It’s now more user-friendly and includes the weather radar. [WDRB] With 30 more apartments under construction at the rapidly developing Masonic Homes of Kentucky, it again is seeking additional access to its campus [...]

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Tags: Art · Bourbon · Charity · Economy · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · LG&E · Media · Neighborhoods · Newspaper · State Government · Weather

Let’s Pretend Everything Is Amazing For 2 Weeks

April 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments

The secret to Derby Pie’s success: magic, obviously. Don’t even try explaining it. [WDRB] Looky there, it’s Mitch McConnell spreading minimum wage fear. Instead of spreading racially-charged anti-Obama rhetoric (and that’s what it is— fear of a black man or a scary Muslim, at least in Kentucky), Granny Mitch ought to focus on ripping apart [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Death · Derby Festival · Education · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Mitch McConnell · Newspaper · Possibility City · Race · Senate Race

Jere Downs Hit The Nail On The Head Again

February 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kentucky taxpayers have already spent a half-million dollars – and could spend much more in coming weeks – in a court fight to keep a nonprofit Louisville mental health agency from fleeing the state’s troubled pension system. [WDRB] Go read this story from Jere Downs and take 100% of it to heart. This is Louisville. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Crime · Discrimination · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Journalism · Lexington · Metro Council · Newspaper · Ohio River Bridges · Race · Scandal · State Government · University of Louisville

Newspaper Avoids Beecher Terrace Sensationalism

February 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Hype-central (WAVE3) has spent a year yammering on about crime in one of the poorest areas in Kentucky: Beecher Terrace. Not once has the station bothered to discuss or deal with why the area has drug problems, crime problems and the like. But this is why: extreme poverty. At least one media outlet we love [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Hype · Newspaper · Poverty · WAVE

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

Why Louisville Remains In The Dark: Its Media

December 12th, 2013 · 1 Comment

(And some of its elected officials – but we’re focused on media today.) The State Auditor of Public Accounts released a report on Kentucky Retirement Systems this week. While lacking and elementary as far as audits go, it was still a decent beginning. A nice start at examining the reason (KRS) the state’s finances are [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Courier-Journal · Criticism · Media · Newspaper · Possibility City · State Government · WAVE · WDRB · WHAS · WLKY

Fun Gannett/C-J Rumors To Share With You

December 5th, 2013 · 5 Comments

We hear through the rumor mill at A Kentucky Newspaper that changes are coming next month. The Butterfly Project is about to land, according to our sources. There will allegedly be just FOUR sections in the paper, with one of those sections being USA Today material. No wonder everyone is jumping ship. It’s a real [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Gannett · Newspaper · Rumors

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