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Your Morning Round-Up Of Awful Stuff…

October 30th, 2013 · Comments Off

The cost of two high-profile murder cases, the erosion of property tax revenue and the purchase of a new government center are only a few reasons elected leaders here say Floyd County faces a $3.6 million budget shortfall. [WDRB] Louisville-based Churchill Downs Inc. on Tuesday announced it would increase its annual dividend 21 percent to [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Crime · Dogs · Indiana · Lexington · Mitch McConnell · Parks · Politics · Senate Race · Weather

See? That Committee Stopped All The Violence!

October 29th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Riders on city buses will be able to use a pre-paid card starting next summer, when the Transit Authority of River City unveils a new electronic operating system. [WDRB] They’re working hard to combat what Steve Beshear and Greg Stumbo do in Kentucky under the guise of “jobs” (when it’s really just campaign cash and [...]

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Tags: Business · Churchill Downs · Greg Stumbo · Guns · JCPS · Oops · Parks · Politics · Poverty · Steve Beshear · TARC

Big Four Bridge May Never Open In Indiana

October 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

Guess what won’t change a damn thing in Louisville: Limiting alcohol sales after 2:00 A.M. Because there’s not a snowball’s chance in hell that 2:00 A.M. is any different than 1:30 A.M. or 5:00 A.M. [WDRB] The view across 28th Street in Parkland has turned a little greener for Rhonda Buress. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Education · Indiana · Jack Conway · LMPD · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Parks · Possibility City · Senate Race · University of Kentucky · West End

Louisville. Healthiest City In America. HAHAHA.

September 6th, 2013 · 1 Comment

A day after he was picked up by police, Josh Young tells WDRB he has now been released from the Jefferson County Youth Center. [WDRB] Nearly 49 million Americans live in food insecure households. But we’re allow Republicans to kill food stamp programs left and right. [NY Times] Jesus H, when will Greg Fischer quit [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Hype · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Parks · Politics · Poverty · Senate Race · Youth

Why’s David Whitlock Still In The Flipping News?!

August 16th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Louisville is on its way to becoming more bicycle friendly. Hopefully that means fewer people will be run over by cars every five minutes. [WDRB] If you missed the Eastern Kentucky focus on The Colbert Report, be sure to check it out. [Page One] Police are investigating after an officer involved shooting in Louisville’s PRP [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Death · Discrimination · Economy · Gays · Indiana · Parks · UPS

Indiana Will Maybe Someday Open That Bridge

June 7th, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Louisville judge accused of threatening to strangle a lawyer has been temporarily suspended by the Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission. Senior Judge Martin McDonald was temporarily removed from the bench with pay this week pending the resolution of two ethics-related cases. [WDRB] Really? The downtown bridge groundbreaking is a family-friendly event? [Business First] The deadline [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · Judges · Kentucky Kingdom · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Parks · South End · State Government · Youth

Surprise: Outsiders Don’t Always Buy Our Hype

June 6th, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Metropolitan Sewer District claims the process to buyout more than 120 flood-prone homes on Maple Street is “on schedule” despite liens on certain properties one city leader called “a problem.” [WDRB] Wondering what the racial disparity in marijuana arrests actually looks like? Kentucky looks remarkably bad. [NY Times] It’s a center that has saved [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Death · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Parks · Politics · Race · Scandal · Youth

Louisvillians Shocked To Learn Nawbny Has Parks

April 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Early morning brunchers will now be able to sip bourbon or any other drink of choice on Sunday mornings. [WDRB] The annual financial audit of Louisville Metro government found only one reportable deficiency, Mayor Greg Fischer reported Friday. Really? We’re going to take his word for it? Because there are dozens of people in Metro [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Dining · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Hype · Indiana · Metro Government · Parks · Scandal · State Government

Possibility City Is Filled With Death This Week

April 24th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Another day, another murder in Possibility City. Homicide detectives are investigating Louisville’s latest murder. It happened just after 2 a.m. Wednesday off Southern Parkway near Churchill Downs. [WDRB] The city has given two lawyers exclusive rights to develop a $200 million, mixed-use project on riverfront land abandoned by the Museum Plaza investors nearly two years [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Democrats · Downtown · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Museum Plaza · Parks · Politics · Scandal · State Government

Metro Govt Bears The Brunt Of KRS Corruption

April 3rd, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Louisville woman has been arrested after authorities say she caused over $1,000 worth of damage to the Hall of Justice. At least it was rocks and not something more crazy. [WDRB] Faced with a Friday deadline to approve the mayor’s Falls Landing Park plan or risk losing a $500,000 state grant, Jeffersonville City Council [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Business · Dogs · Ethics · Indiana · Jail · Parks · State Government