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Fischer-LMAS Scandal Still Churning Stomachs

July 23rd, 2014 · 6 Comments

An elderly woman’s wish has been granted, and WDRB’s Rachel Collier was there as she was surprised with a gift that will change how she lives. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Housing Authority is reevaluating a plan that would implement a $75 monthly rent for randomly selected Section 8 participants after housing advocates called the proposed [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Dogs · Economy · Festival · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Metro Government · Old Louisville · Politics · Scandal · Transparency · Travel · University of Louisville · Youth

Let’s All Feel The Compassion In Possibility City

July 11th, 2012 · 3 Comments

A hearing officer has recommended overturning the hiring of a state merit worker at Little Sandy Correctional Complex after House Democratic Floor Leader Rocky Adkins endorsed the man, the son of a local politician, over the applicant deemed best qualified. [H-L] Just a reminder that compassionate things like this are happening all over Possibility City. [...]

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Tags: Guns · Hype · Insight Comm. · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Old Louisville · Possibility City · Scandal · State Government · WLKY

Metro Animal Services Was Nowhere To Be Found

July 9th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Why, of COURSE Metro Animal Services is refusing to return calls in an emergency situation. Of course they are. Not even returning calls when a media outlet tries to get in touch. Anybody with enough common sense, though, would have used their googler to locate another animal welfare agency to help them out. So one [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Economy · Education · JCPS · Metro Government · Old Louisville · Scandal · Sex

New Albany Says Louisville To Blame For Its Crime

February 1st, 2012 · Comments Off

A paramedic in Louisville is being ignored by Greg Fischer and most of his administration after an amputation. Meanwhile, the Parks director was allowed to keep his job after driving drunk in a city-owned vehicle, Metro Animal Services is killing more than ever before, the head of the Metro Sewer District was excoriated in an [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government · Music · Old Louisville · Police · Possibility City · Scandal · State Government · Weather · West End

Metro Government MIGHT Get Something Right!

April 20th, 2011 · 2 Comments

A dog getting mauled to death while in the “care” of Metro Animal Services is just the latest in a years-long string of horse shiz. [FOX41] Okay, this issue apparently died down. But how do you feel about two-way traffic coming to portions of Brook and First Streets? [Broken Sidewalk] The Belle of Louisville has [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Dogs · Election · Ethics · Gays · Housing · Metro Council · Metro Government · Old Louisville · Religion · Sports · University of Louisville

Welcome To Nothing But All Judy, All Day, Forever

March 11th, 2011 · Comments Off

Metro Council has asked for clarity on removal of members. Ole Dirty Judy should be getting ready for ouster. [WAVE3] Like in this California town, there are a few public officials Louisville should get to recall. Same goes for a few others out in the state. [NY Times] Jonathan Miller officially quit his job with [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · JCPS · Jonathan Miller · Metro Council · Metro Government · Music · Old Louisville · Parks · Sports · State Government · Travel

Smell Of Status Quo Totally Permeates Louisville

January 28th, 2011 · 11 Comments

In case you were wondering, Kentucky’s unfunded pension liabilities are becoming an even bigger nightmare for the Commonwealth. [Page One] We heard a nasty rumor that a certain A Kentucky Newspaper may be considering dropping a Monday or Tuesday edition. I don’t believe it actually happening, but it’s interesting that that’s the rumor floating about [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · JCPS · Metro Council · Metro Government · Newspaper · Old Louisville · Oops · Rumors · State Government

A Kentucky Newspaper Beat Again By Klayko

August 12th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Yes, I know John Yarmuth is leading Todd Lally in the latest Alessi poll. But who cares? Everyone knows he’s gonna win. Let’s move on to something fun for nerds like me. That sound you hear is Branden Klayko beating A Kentucky Newspaper to the punch yet again. This in in a story about the [...]

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Tags: Construction · Neighborhoods · Old Louisville

King Didn’t Do It

April 29th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Last fall, George Unseld was re-elected in the Metro Council’s 6th District. But the bigger fight had been won the previous May, when he defeated Ken Herndon in the Democratic primary. A key issue in the race was a homophobic flyer distributed at the 11th hour attacking Herndon. In the ensuing 24 months, Herndon and [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Election · Gays · Metro Council · Old Louisville