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Legislators Outside Louisville Are Enviro-Ignorant

August 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

Just before 2 a.m. Saturday, emergency officials received a call about a shooting on Routt Road in Jeffersontown. [WDRB] The Transit Authority of River City is making what the transit officials call relatively minor service adjustments, with most of the changes to be in place by Monday. [C-J/AKN] It was a scary first day of [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Death · Discrimination · Gays · Guns · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Oops · Politics · TARC · UPS

Haul Ass To The Fair When You Get Off Work!

August 15th, 2014 · 8 Comments

We’ve been hearing about what a disaster Helene Kramer already is in her new JCPS job and, well, it’s pretty clear. If she can’t come up with a better response than that when it comes to RAISING PROPERTY TAXES LIKE CRAZY? Put a fork in her. She’s done. P.S. When we say disaster? We hear [...]

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Tags: Business · Ford · Green · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Lexington · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Sports · Taxes · University of Louisville · WAVE

Johnson Should Spend More Time w/His Family

August 14th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Despite delays and changes to school meals and bus routes, JCPS says its first day back to class on Wednesday was a success. [WDRB] Sorry, no, raising taxes like this while Greg Fischer and others spend money on random people and random jobs like it’s going out of style? No. Possibility City should not be [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Oops · Police · Politics · Race · Scandal · Senate Race · TARC · Taxes · University of Louisville · Water · WHAS

What, You Thought That Lawsuit Would Succeed?

August 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

An appeals court has upheld a federal judge’s ruling that dismissed a lawsuit over the Ohio River Bridges Project. [WDRB] An 18-year veteran corrections officer was indicted this week on allegations that he clocked in at the city jail, but worked an off-duty detail instead. [C-J/AKN] Really, enough with the charter schools nonsense. [WHAS11] In [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Education · Guns · Horse Industry · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

August 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama discussed how we’re going to fail in Iraq again:

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Tags: Politics · Video

Another Weekend, Another Bunch Of Fun Shootings

August 11th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Sitting around with his family has never felt so good for Leon Nelson. [WDRB] Jefferson County students with some of the most critical behavioral and mental health needs will get additional help this school year. [C-J/AKN] A shooting near downtown Louisville left one man in grave condition at University Hospital. [WHAS11] Lexington loves shooting people [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Crime · Dogs · Education · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Politics · Republican Party · Youth

Be Smart: Just Say No To Crappy Hipster Bourbon

August 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

What they’re not telling you is that their site was compromised and many pages were redirecting to sites that Google said were malware. We got dozens of emails about it and had to disable links for quite a while. [WDRB] The new school year will bring a lunch price increase as well as an expanded [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Politics · Sports · Taxes · WDRB · Youth

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

August 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama pushes Congress to help the middle class, which won’t happen:

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Tags: Congress · Economy · Politics · Video

Greg Fischer’s Horrific LMAS Scandal Rages On

August 4th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Had Kenneth Simmons worked a normal 40-hour week, he would have earned about $45,000 a year, on average, during the last six years of his career as a jail officer for Louisville Metro Corrections. Instead, Simmons worked what he described as an “ungodly” amount of overtime, pushing his average pay from 2008 to 2013 above [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Dogs · Education · Ford · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Metro Government · Neighborhoods · Politics · Race · Scandal · Steve Beshear

MSD Probably Just Wants Your Entire Paycheck

July 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

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

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