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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 · Comments Off

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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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

LG&E Wants Even More Of Your Sweet Cash

November 6th, 2014 · 4 Comments

The longtime member of the Jefferson County Board of Education who lost her bid for re-election Tuesday says she will continue to advocate for children. [WDRB] With nearly all votes counted, Jefferson County District Court Judge Donald Armstrong was on track to be ousted by voters Tuesday, despite the throng of prosecutors who challenged incumbent [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Dogs · Economy · Education · Election · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · LG&E · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Police · Politics · Senate Race · Weather

No One Is Surprised By Last Night’s Results

November 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Democratic U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth is easily winning re-election in Kentucky’s 3rd congressional district. [WDRB] In Louisville, only the nose knows when it comes to enforcing odor regulations. As JBS Swift and the city wrestle over complaints of a slaughterhouse stench, the company is now questioning the city’s reliance on a decades-old subjective odor standard [...]

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Tags: Business · Butchertown · Economy · Education · Gambling · Indiana · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Senate Race

YAY! It’s Katie King Coronation Day, Louisville!

November 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

We’re obviously joking. The former owner of a mastiff is facing animal cruelty charges after the dog’s four-pound tumor went untreated for months. [WDRB] The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency next week will begin a second round of air sampling at eight homes near the long-closed Lees Lane hazardous waste landfill, after discovering 13 homes with [...]

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Tags: Advertising · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Death · Dogs · Downtown · Education · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Politics · Senate Race

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

November 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama focused on helping women and working families:

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Tags: Economy · Politics · Video

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