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GLI’s A Giant Waste For Anyone But Mega Corps

November 21st, 2013 · 4 Comments

The five biggest donors to Greater Louisville Inc. in 2012 – KentuckyOne Health, LG&E, Chase, PNC and Brown-Forman – gave at least $100,000 each, according to new information from the chamber. Meanwhile, Louisville’s biggest private employer, UPS, gave $50,000. And Ford Motor Co., which got GLI’s help in securing a $240 million economic development award [...]

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Tags: Art · Greater Louisville Inc. · Health Care · JCPS · Lexington · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · University of Louisville

Please Continue Spreading This KSP Video

November 12th, 2013 · Comments Off

You’ve already seen the Kentucky State Police video about Jason Ellis but let’s watch it again: Submit tips to (800) 222-5555 or EllisCaseEtips [at] Share the video far and wide.

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Tags: Police · Video

Let’s Pretend There Are Transit Options Now

November 8th, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Audubon Park city council voted Dorn Crawford as the new mayor in a special meeting Thursday night. [WDRB] It’s just plain offensive that anyone would allow Greg Fischer to pretend that Louisville’s transportation future isn’t already cemented. The Bridges Debacle makes damn sure of that. Light rail and other options? Not now. Not a [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Hype · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Police · Youth

CART Should Go Ahead And Give Up Now

October 11th, 2013 · Comments Off

Local UPS employees overwhelmingly voted “no” to a proposed regional contract. [WDRB] The State Budget Director just released September numbers, so let’s dig in: General Fund rose 4% to $920.1 million and the Road Fund rose 23.8% to $137.2 million. [Page One] Oh, the things we’re hearing from Ed Hart’s world these days – maybe [...]

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Tags: Business · Congress · Economy · Education · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Kingdom · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Senate Race · State Government · UPS

Metro Council Will Always Embarass Louisville

October 10th, 2013 · 3 Comments

An in-depth archeological investigation is set to begin this week on land in Jeffersonville, Ind., thought to be home to the city’s founding fort. [WDRB] Metro Councilwoman Mary Woolridge told others deliberating whether to oust Barbara Shanklin from office earlier this year that she wouldn’t vote to remove her because she is an African-American woman, [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Business · Death · Indiana · Metro Council · Oops · Police · Scandal · Sports · State Government · Taxes

Let’s All Get Shot In The Face In Louisville

October 9th, 2013 · Comments Off

After nearly a year of negotiations, local UPS workers still aren’t happy with the company’s contract offer. And by Wednesday, they’re prepared to vote no, yet again. [WDRB] Schools across the country are being “graded” for their academic performance in ways that don’t appropriately judge the institutions or their educators. [WaPo] So… now people are [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Oops · Police · State Government · UPS

Does Downtown Need Even More Shelters?

September 10th, 2013 · Comments Off

Allegations of four police officers breaking the law with a 15-year-old girl come from counties west and south of Louisville. [WDRB] It seems counterintuitive — shrink the size of your tax district so you can increase revenue. But that’s what the Louisville Arena Authority is proposing to help reduce the KFC Yum! Center’s annual revenue [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Death · Education · Gambling · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Police · Scandal · State Government · Zoning

Tolls Tolls Tolls Tolls Tolls Tolls Tolls Tolls Tolls

September 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off

A new phone app, is changing the way you get important information from sheriff’s departments. The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is the first Kentuckiana agency on board. [WDRB] Craft distillers are breaking into Kentucky’s billion-dollar bourbon industry. [NBC News] Kentucky transportation officials met in Frankfort on Friday to review an investment grade study that predicts [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Ethics · Guns · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Police · TARC

Just What City Needed: More UofL Drama

August 27th, 2013 · 1 Comment

A group of principals say they don’t want to miss an opportunity for learning. Learning that they say could be reached through a device that many teens are already carrying in their book bags. [WDRB] The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers does not have to weigh the cumulative health impact caused by surface mining for [...]

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Tags: Business · Education · Greater Louisville Inc. · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Police · Race · University of Louisville

You’re Still Paying For Screwing Firefighters

August 23rd, 2013 · 2 Comments

It’s an effort to make school lunches healthier. We hear about restaurants talking about Farm to Table, taking locally grown food and putting it on the table for customers. Now, JCPS students are learning what it means to have local farmers grow their food. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Council voted Thursday night without dissent to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Dogs · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Metro Government · Police · Scandal · State Government