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President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments

This week President Barack Obama discussed ensuring equal pay for equal work:

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Tags: Discrimination · Economy · Politics · Video

Greg Fischer’s Probably Never Even Fired A Gun

April 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Greg Fischer is asking gun owners to leave their firearms at home during this weekend’s Thunder Over Louisville. His comments aren’t sitting well with gun owners. [WDRB] Hoping to slow traffic and make the ride easier and safer for bicyclists and pedestrians, city officials are putting a handful of local streets on a “road diet.” [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Business · Downtown · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Hype · Indiana · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · State Government · Thunder · University of Kentucky

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

April 7th, 2014 · No Comments

This week President Barack Obama focused on the federal budget:

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Tags: Economy · Politics · Video

Scared White People Are Continuing To Freak Out

April 3rd, 2014 · No Comments

Police say a burglar ended up with a broken leg after falling through a skylight in downtown Louisville. [WDRB] The mother of a girl sexually assaulted on a Louisville school bus two years ago and placed in the same high school class as her attacker has come to an agreement with Jefferson County Public Schools. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Hype · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Kingdom · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · State Government · TARC

Wow, White Panic Has Just Cold TAKEN OVER

April 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

The city of Louisville joins forces with a private waste company to get more businesses downtown to recycle. [WDRB] Major Pee Alert! Because white panic is getting worse and worse. This time in J-town. [C-J/AKN] Legislation in Kentucky that was designed to set euthanasia standards for shelter animals took an unexpected turn when it went [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Possibility City · Race · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear

Does Your TV Have You Sufficiently Terrified?

March 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

An email sent by a Metro Police deputy chief reveals concerns that teen flash mobs could escalate to violence. “The major concern is that someone is going to get killed during an incident. That someone could be a very young child that is involved,” Gentry wrote. [WDRB] City officials rushed on Wednesday to prove to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Discrimination · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · State Government · Thunder

Graffiti Symbolic Of Jeff Mayor’s Poor Leadership?

March 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Jeffersonville ramp to the Big Four Bridge isn’t even open, but vandals have already made their mark. Jeffersonville’s Mayor is now hoping to have the ramp open by the Great Steamboat Race. In the meantime, the graffiti will be cleaned up. [WDRB] You probably want to see Chris Tobe provide testimony before the Louisville [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Downtown · Education · Guns · Indiana · Metro Council · Politics · Senate Race · South End · Taxes · Youth

Racist Wingnuts Come Out Of The Cracks Again

March 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

According to the latest reports from police, at least 17 incidents were reported after a group of approximately 200 teens began robbing and assaulting people Saturday night. [WDRB] Is Steve Conrad shooting heroin? Violence is common ALL OVER Louisville. Suggesting otherwise is ridiculous. [C-J/AKN] Police believe different groups of teenagers are responsible for a series [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Religion · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · West End · Youth

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama discussed rewarding women’s hard work and increasing the minimum wage:

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Tags: Economy · Politics · Video

The JeffCo Pension War With Frankfort Heats Up

March 19th, 2014 · 6 Comments

A Jefferson County city says they simply can’t afford to continue paying pensions to retired city workers, and they’re asking that the money already paid out to those individuals be returned. [WDRB] The Metro Board of Zoning Adjustment has approved a controversial request by the JBS USA pork packing plant in Butchertown to expand its [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Education · Housing · Indiana · Politics · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · Zoning

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