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MSD Probably Just Wants Your Entire Paycheck

July 30th, 2014 · No Comments

A Louisville construction firm has accused the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet of issuing a “fraudulent letter” that kept the company from landing a contract on the $2.3 billion Ohio River Bridges Project, according to a federal lawsuit filed last week. [WDRB] Yesterday, Middletown announced that it has formed a chamber of commerce. Which… apparently matters in [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Dogs · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Polls · Senate Race · University of Louisville

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

This week President Barack Obama focused on closing corporate tax loopholes:

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Tags: Business · Politics · Taxes · Video

Woah, What Happened To Summer Break, Kids?

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Already planning a new elementary school in Norton Commons, Jefferson County Public Schools is looking to free-up more space in fast-growing eastern Louisville by converting Kennedy Metro — an alternative middle school near Jeffersontown – into an elementary school. [WDRB] Hold on to your wigs, ladies, cause Ann Oldfather is about to eat Possibility City [...]

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Tags: Charity · Crime · Death · Economy · Education · Ford · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Oops · Politics · Scandal · Senate Race · Youth

What’s Bobbie Coleslaw Up To These Days, Kids?

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

This guy is apparently running against Bobbie Coleslaw and he sent out an interesting email blast yesterday: Jefferson County Clerk’s New Hire, Borderline Unethical Vitalis Lanshima, Democratic Candidate for Jefferson County Clerk, unequivocally opposes Republican Bobbie Holsclaw’s appointment of her Campaign Manager, in the current election, as the new Co-Director of the Election Center effective [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Oops · Politics · Republican Party

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

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

July 21st, 2014 · No Comments

This week President Barack Obama focused on equipping workers with the skills employers need now and in the future:

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Tags: Economy · Politics · Video

Business First OBSESSED With Term “Hispanic”

July 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Four groups will present their ideas for the newest JCPS school [WDRB] Louisville Metro Council members intend to add their voice to a growing chorus calling for a state referendum on the automatic restoration of voting rights for most nonviolent felons who have served their time. [C-J/AKN] Community members came together July 19 using sports [...]

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Tags: Crime · Economy · Education · Hype · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LG&E · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Race

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

July 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama attempts to push Republicans in Congress to actually do work: Spoiler alert: it’s a lost cause.

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Tags: Congress · Politics · Republican Party · Video

What? Greg Fischer Cares About The West End?

July 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Haven House is trying to stretch its resources so they don’t have to turn anyone away. But they say the bridges project isn’t the only problem. [WDRB] You know we love the West End and always push the positives there but let’s get real a moment. It’s time to rain on Greg Fischer’s parade again. [...]

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Tags: Business · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Immigration · Indiana · Jeffersontown · Kentucky Kingdom · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Senate Race · University of Louisville · West End

Of Course LMEMS Is Involved In Another Mess

July 10th, 2014 · 4 Comments

A controversial policy will remain in place at Louisville’s Atherton High School. The policy allows transgender students to use the restrooms and locker rooms of their choice. [WDRB] Louisville officials face an uphill legal battle trying to force Norfolk Southern Corp. to allow pedestrian traffic on one side of the K and I railroad bridge. [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Death · Discrimination · Ford · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Newspaper · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Senate Race

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