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Study Isn’t Necessary: LMPD Needs More Help

April 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

It has hosted college and professional basketball games, high school graduations and roller derby clashes. Louis Armstrong played there, as did musicians from Elvis Presley to My Morning Jacket. [WDRB] The Waterfront Development Corp. is scrambling to offset the legislature’s abrupt slashing of all state funding for the agency — $420,000 a year for each [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Cordish · Downtown · Education · Gays · Indiana · LMPD · Oops · Politics · State Government

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments

This week President Barack Obama offered Easter and Passover greetings:

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Tags: Politics · Religion · Video

Come On: Don’t Use Uniformed Folks To Campaign

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Thought using uniformed police officers and firefighters in campaign material was frowned upon? CLICK TO ENLARGE CLICK TO ENLARGE FIREFIGHTERS — ENLARGED If this involved police officers, the FOP would be popping a vein over the Hatch Act. We reached out to Attica Scott/her campaign for a response but have received none.

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Tags: Metro Council · Oops · Politics

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 · Comments Off

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 · Comments Off

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 · Comments Off

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

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