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Compassionate Cities Don’t Constantly Kill Like This, Contrary To The Popular Fischer Hype

November 25th, 2014 · No Comments

Another day, another dumb murder in Possibility City. Investigators with Louisville Metro Police are looking for answers after a man was found dead, according to LMPD Public Information Officer Dwight Mitchell. [WDRB] Vilified for demanding that judges stop “disingenuous maneuvering” by defense lawyers in drunken-driving cases, Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell said he feels vindicated [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Discrimination · Economy · Homeless · Housing · Indiana · Judges · LMPD · Politics · Poverty · Race

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

November 24th, 2014 · No Comments

This week President Barack Obama focused on immigration accountability:

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Tags: Immigration · Politics · Video

A Pig Got Loose On The Highway & It Was Great

November 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Raking leaves, crocheting, and yoga classes are just a few services that won’t ever cost you a penny. Through the Louisville TimeBank, time and community become currency. [WDRB] Representatives for a union of Metropolitan Sewer District employees said a strike is “absolutely” still an option after the MSD board rejected their “last best” offer on [...]

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Tags: Death · Immigration · Indiana · Legal · Metro Government · MSD · Politics · Possibility City · State Government

People Aren’t Happy About Those Traffic Cams

November 20th, 2014 · No Comments

The Louisville Water Company approved a smaller rate increase after some arm-twisting, apparently. [WDRB] A lawyer who on Friday won a big ruling that revives a battle in Louisville over whiskey fungus from aging bourbon said city officials could solve the problem, if they wanted to. [C-J/AKN] A task force met Tuesday night to discuss [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Discrimination · Economy · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Legal · Metro Government · Police · Politics · State Government · Taxes · Water

When Will The Crazy Shooting Deaths End?

November 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The hits just keep coming for JCPS. Jefferson County Public Schools paid its former public information officer Lauren Roberts $200,000 last fall to settle a dispute over how she left the district. [WDRB] The Metropolitan Sewer District board has scheduled a special meeting on Monday to consider an employee union’s “last, best and final offer” [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Death · Discrimination · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · Internet · JCPS · LG&E · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Politics

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

November 17th, 2014 · No Comments

This week President Barack Obama focused on the health care open enrollment:

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Tags: Health Care · Politics · Video

Louisville Needs A New Frankfort Leader Now

November 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments

A state audit released in May found that JCPS is spending too much on high-dollar administrators, and not enough on students. Six months later, the district gets a new progress report with a grade school leaders did not see coming. [WDRB] Walmart has filed a development plan with the city for its much-anticipated western Louisville [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Democrats · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Parks · Politics · Poverty · State Government · Travel · West End

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

November 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama focused on Veterans’ Day:

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Tags: Politics · Video

4th St. Opens Up, Tries To Swallow Everyone

November 10th, 2014 · 2 Comments

People who live near Liberty Tire Recycling are firing back after massive flames broke out at the facility earlier this week. The lawsuit claims Liberty Tire was negligent and should compensate those affected by the fire. [WDRB] After Metro Council President Jim King asked for assistance in clarifying to what extent a council member must [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bellarmine · Bourbon · Crime · Discrimination · Dogs · Economy · Education · Ethics · Gays · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Jim King · Legal · LMPD · MSD · Politics · Religion · University of Louisville

Will You Miss Mayor Jerry While He’s Gone?

November 7th, 2014 · 4 Comments

This made Steve Beshear really happy. The same-sex marriage movement lost its first major case in a federal appeals court Thursday after a lengthy string of victories, creating a split among the nation’s circuit courts that virtually guarantees Supreme Court review. [USA Today] He’ll be the fourth man in charge of Clark County deputies in [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Dogs · Economy · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Indiana · Jack Conway · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · John Yarmuth · Judges · Police · Politics · State Government · Steve Beshear

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