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JCTA Put Its Foot In Its Mouth With That One

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Some Jefferson County teachers are upset after their names were included without their knowledge in a political advertisement sent to approximately 50,000 voters by the Jefferson County Teachers Association. [WDRB] A record 548,815 people are registered to vote in Jefferson County in the general election Tuesday, Nov. 4, newly released figures by the Jefferson County [...]

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Tags: Bellarmine · Churchill Downs · Death · Dogs · Domestic Violence · Downtown · Election · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Oops · Politics

Yarmuth To Push Council On Minimum Wage

October 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Louisville police have started a new search for a company to outfit officers with body cameras, slowing down an effort already behind the department’s self-imposed schedule. [WDRB] To get a feel for just how bitter the contract dispute is between the Metropolitan Sewer District and one of its two unions, Laborers International Union of North [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Banking · Indiana · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Politics · Poverty · Senate Race · TARC

Human Trafficking, Stabbing And Electric Buses

October 28th, 2014 · No Comments

The first person in Louisville convicted of human trafficking was sentenced to 10 years in prison with no probation Monday morning. [WDRB] In June, 16-year-old Elivar Mazariegos stepped off a bus in the desert town of Altar, Mexico, 1,900 miles north of his rural village in Guatemala, where a death threat had pushed him to [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Crime · Gays · Health Care · Homeless · Immigration · Indiana · Music · Politics · Poverty · TARC

President Barack Obama’s Weekly Video Address

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments

This week President Barack Obama focused on the fight against Ebola, which all meemaws and Faux News watchers are freaking out about:

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Tags: Health Care · Politics · Video

Maybe Clark Co’s Sheriff Really Was A Disaster?

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments

LMPD homicide detectives had their hands full Saturday with two unrelated homicide investigations and no arrests. [WDRB] Hot-button topics like charter schools, education funding and student testing will all be on the table Monday as the Jefferson County Board of Education tries to wrangle out a list of priorities for the upcoming legislative session. [C-J/AKN] [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Death · Discrimination · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · Race · Senate Race

Corrupt Politicians Occasionally Held Accountable

October 24th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Ignore for a moment the reality that WDRB seems to have a serious problem with giving proper credit. Even their competitor stations properly source where they’re stealing stories. Let’s focus on Greg Fischer claiming those photographs were taken a decade ago. Yet another lie from Greg Fischer. [WDRB] A Jefferson County teacher has been named [...]

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Tags: Congress · Dining · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Metro Council · Neighborhoods · Oops · Politics · Race · Republican Party · Scandal · Senate Race · Taxes

Is Soccer Really Going To Be A Thing Now?

October 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Louisville City FC is now offering a special incentive to be a part of the club from the beginning. [WDRB] In just over the two-year minimum it takes to age straight bourbon, the number of Kentucky distilleries has tripled, according to a economic impact survey released Tuesday. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another fun murder in Possibility [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Death · Democrats · Economy · Education · Health Care · Indiana · Politics · Scandal · Sports · University of Louisville

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

October 20th, 2014 · No Comments

This week President Barack Obama tried to calm all the mouth-breathers down by reassuring them about Ebola:

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Tags: Health Care · Hype · Politics · Video

Some Links To Make You Angry This Morning

October 20th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The bourbon boom was on display Saturday as people gathered in Louisville to taste and learn about different bourbons. [WDRB] This is what the local “news”paper calls a profile of Greg Fischer. [C-J/AKN] Your local newspaper doesn’t have the guts to stand up to its dull golden boy. [C-J/AKN] One hundred years old and still [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Charity · Dogs · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Jim King · Metro Council · Newspaper · Oops · Politics · Polls · Religion · Senate Race · Youth

Sadly, Education In Kentucky Continues To Suffer

October 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

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

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