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The Gays Are Taking Over Everything In Indiana

October 8th, 2014 · No Comments

Louisville’s notorious drug dealer, Ricky Kelly, returned to court Monday morning, charged with murder — and prosecutors are grappling with a decision they have to make. [WDRB] John Yarmuth and Michael Macfarlane, his Republican opponent in next month’s election, took shot at one another during a testy one-hour debate on Kentucky Educational Television on Monday. [...]

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Tags: Crime · Debate · Gays · Homeless · Housing · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Judges · Legal · Lexington · Metro Council · Police · Politics · Polls · Senate Race · Water

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

October 6th, 2014 · No Comments

This week President Barack Obama said we all do better when the middle class does better: Just a shame the middle class is no longer really a thing.

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Tags: Economy · Politics · Video

Help Give That Poor Kid A Dignified Funeral

October 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Will you help pay for Ray Allen Etheridge’s funeral? He’s the homeless kid found murdered in Cherokee Park. You can donate at any PNC branch, despite what the story says. [WDRB] Errrr. Nope. Master P is paying for it all. Glad to see someone step up like that! Despite a judicial rule against endorsements, a [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Crime · Death · Health Care · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Lexington · Oops · Police · Politics · Travel · Youth

No Way Around It. Yesterday Was Just Horrible.

October 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

Officials say one person has been shot and one person has been taken into custody after a shooting at Fern Creek High School Tuesday. [WDRB] A child was been found dead in Cherokee Park Tuesday evening, Louisville Metro Police said, and the incident is being treated as a death investigation. [C-J/AKN] Officials confirm that a [...]

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Tags: Banking · Chris Thieneman · Death · Discrimination · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Parks · Politics · Senate Race · State Government

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

September 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama spoke about bombing the crap out of everybody forever:

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Tags: Hype · Politics · Video

More Of That Epic Greg Fischer Transparency

September 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Just in case you needed more proof that Greg Fischer is so out-of-touch with the average citizen it’s painful. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says he has concerns about the proposal to increase the minimum wage in Louisville. [WDRB] Because that’ll make his already incompetent team function better with all those distractions? Mayor Greg Fischer is [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Death · Dogs · Downtown · Economy · Greg Fischer · Hype · Indiana · Journalism · Metro Council · Metro Government · Politics · Scandal · Sports

Let’s Roll Our Collective Eyes At Lynn Winter

September 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

The closing of a popular restaurant more than a year-and-a-half ago continues to have an impact on some small nearby businesses. [WDRB] Joseph Oberhansley walked into a Utah prison 14 years ago, a bullet lodged in his brain, and chose two words to tattoo across his back: “murderous deeds.” [C-J/AKN] This… just… what were these [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Death · Health Care · Indiana · Legal · Politics · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Youth

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

September 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama spoke again about uniting against ISIL/ISIS/whatever it’s called:

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Tags: Politics · Video

Will A Food Hub Change Louisville’s West End?

September 22nd, 2014 · 4 Comments

Weeds growing between the concrete, broken chain linked fences, and crumbled bricks. It’s the site of a former tobacco plant. [WDRB] The Jefferson County Board of Education is poised to vote Monday on this school year’s $1.3 billion working budget, which includes money for school-based mental health counselors and “transition centers” at middle and high [...]

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Tags: Art · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Legal · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Race · TARC · University of Louisville · West End

Some Warm & Sunshine-y Stories For You This A.M.

September 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here’s a lesson in how local media continues to scare the bejeebers out of people. [WDRB] This cannibal murder mess in Jeffersonville gets more horrific and screwed up by the minute. [C-J/AKN] Just a reminder: the Water Company CEO got to keep his job after a nightmare of a DUI. Compare that to an LG&E [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Economy · Green · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Politics · State Government · University of Louisville · Water

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