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Sadly, Education In Kentucky Continues To Suffer

October 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Elderly and low income neighbors in Jeffersonville are caught in the middle of a zoning fight that could force them out of their home. [WDRB] Your dying local newspaper got at least a few school board endorsements right, it seems. Not endorsing people like Horne was a wise move. [C-J/AKN] Prosecutors said they plan to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Butchertown · Downtown · Education · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Zoning

Another Day, Another Domestic Violence Death

October 13th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Really? Selling the ingredients for sizzurp? [WDRB] A woman shot Thursday by her husband in an apparent murder suicide became the 10th victim killed in a domestic assault incident inside city limits this year. [C-J/AKN] Kentucky Baptists will vote later this year on whether to sever ties with a Louisville member church that says it [...]

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Tags: Bellarmine · Death · Domestic Violence · Gays · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Race · Religion · Senate Race · Sports · University of Louisville

The Gays Caused That Big Hail Storm. Amen.

October 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Walking up to Aleazia Caldwell’s home, he could not wait to ask me my favorite TLC song. “Scrubs!” I replied. As fast as he could, he slammed the CD into his boom box, set up on the porch of his home on 32nd street in Louisville’s west end. [WDRB] Two years after the city of [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Library · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Polls · Poverty · Senate Race · University of Louisville · Youth

Yet Another Crazy Judge Does Something Crazy

September 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment

It was August 27th, just before 6:00 p.m when gunshots were heard throughout the Shawnee neighborhood. Shell casings dotted the street in the aftermath. The shooting left 16-month-old Ne’Riah Miller dead and her mother in the hospital. [WDRB] What the hell is wrong with a handful of judges in Louisville? What’s with the revolving door [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Crime · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Judges · Lexington · LMPD · Metro Council · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · Transparency · University of Louisville · West End

Fischer’s Govt. Can’t Even Maintain Its Buildings

September 25th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Problems plaguing two Louisville government buildings are so severe that officials are ordering everyone to leave. [WDRB] The Kentucky Supreme Court has accepted the state bar association’s recommendation to dismiss a disciplinary complaint against Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell. [C-J/AKN] Underground tunnel blasting for the East End Crossing was canceled for this week. There will [...]

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Tags: Bellarmine · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Judges · LMPD · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Police

The Tolling Situation: Still Puppies & Rainbows

September 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

What? The new tolling operator has never actually operated a tolling system? Surely not! That’s surely not the case for Possibility City, is it? [WDRB] The board of Louisville Water Company set parameters for CEO Jim Brammell Tuesday about his recent DUI and speeding arrest and established requirements for him to meet in coming weeks. [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Bikes · Death · Education · Housing · Indiana · Legal · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · Poverty · Water

This Kid Needs Your Help. Consider Stepping Up.

September 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Indiana and Kentucky have selected a Virginia-based company to oversee the toll system for the Ohio River Bridges Project. The contract, estimated at $39.9 million, includes installing, operating and maintaining the toll equipment for seven years, said Kendra York, Indiana’s public finance director. [WDRB] Churchill Downs Incorporated announced Churchill Downs, its namesake racetrack, and Yum! [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bourbon · Charity · Churchill Downs · Death · Education · Health Care · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Ohio River Bridges · Police

Is Everything In Clark County, Ind. Crazy Corrupt?

September 15th, 2014 · 9 Comments

Does this stink of unnecessary fearmongering? On Wednesday morning, police say a student at Hite Elementary was approached by a stranger in the neighborhood behind her school. [WDRB] It’s fine and dandy to profess your extreme level of transparency. That is — if you’re actually transparent and not cherry picking what gets released. Like with [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Death · Festival · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Highlands · Hype · Indiana · Judges · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Senate Race · Transparency · University of Louisville · West End

GLI: Working Hard To Keep Everybody Down

September 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Jefferson County Public Schools has hired a new team to help its most vulnerable students. [WDRB] Of course GLI opposes a living wage for workers in Louisville. Remember, these are people put in charge by Greg Fischer. Arguing that increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 locally would hurt local businesses and possibly result in job [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Economy · Greater Louisville Inc. · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Religion · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

LG&E Managed Its DUI Scandal Better Than LWC

September 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you’re going over the Kennedy Bridge in the next few months, you may notice some new equipment as temporary transponder readers were put up on Friday. [WDRB] If the spokesperson for LG&E gets fired for a DUI, why shouldn’t the overpaid CEO of the Louisville Water Company be fired for the same? [C-J/AKN] The [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Crime · Guns · Immigration · Indiana · Music · Ohio River Bridges · Police · State Government · Water

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