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Something’s Gotta Be In The “Pure Tap”, Right???

September 8th, 2014 · No Comments

It’s mid-morning and the seventh graders in Molly Duffield’s third-period class at Newburg Middle School are walking around the room with yardsticks, golf balls and scientific calculators. [WDRB] Jefferson District Judge Sandra McLaughlin is basically a disaster who ought to be disbarred. [C-J/AKN] More than 100 people came to the “Bridge Louisville” meeting Saturday, bringing [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Crime · Economy · Education · Health Care · Indiana · Judges · Legal · LMPD · Police · Politics · Senate Race · University of Louisville · Youth

Is Everyone Just Getting Stabbed These Days?

September 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

A new multi-million dollar marina is on hold after Jeffersonville City Council tabled a proposed plan at their meeting Tuesday night, sending it back to Plan Commission for further review. [WDRB] As they debate a proposed increase in the local minimum wage, Louisville Metro Council members will likely approve exemptions as they work toward boosting [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Death · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Lexington · Metro Council · Politics · Senate Race · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

What? There Are Homeless People In Louisville?

September 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

The biggest homeless camp in Louisville could soon be forced to move. About 40 people live in the homeless camp off Campbell Street and they say if they’re forced to leave, they aren’t sure where they’ll go. [WDRB] The Falls of the Ohio State Park draws visitors for activities ranging from hiking and fishing to [...]

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Tags: Death · Dining · Homeless · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Polls · University of Louisville · West End

Minor Drug Offenders Serve More Time Than That

September 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

Kentucky and Indiana lack a plan for out-of-state toll collection. [WDRB] The JBS Swift plant in Butchertown has been cited for humane slaughter violations. Seems like only yesterday the paper was screwing that story up and libeling a former WHAS11 employee. [C-J/AKN] Oh, wait, here’s another story about JBS Swift. [C-J/AKN] This has got to [...]

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Tags: Business · Butchertown · Death · Dogs · Indiana · Lexington · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · Scandal · Weather · West End

Greg Fischer: He’s The Opposite Of Transparent

August 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

The city of Jeffersonville is changing its plans for a marina that’s been vacant since the first of the year, after construction bids were more expensive than expected. [WDRB] Chris declined to comment if Kindred had asked the city for financial incentives to assist its project. Because he can’t be caught being transparent with taxpayers [...]

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Tags: Art · Business · Downtown · Education · Guns · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Mitch McConnell · Music · Politics · Scandal · Senate Race · Taxes · Transparency

Clarksville Law Enforcement Sounds Kinda Crazy

August 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Protestors lined the sidewalk across the street from the WDRB News building Tuesday morning to protest a recent “Point of View” editorial by WDRB President and General Manager Bill Lamb. WDRB gave Scott an opportunity to sit down for an interview, but she declined. [WDRB] For the first time in 15 years, there is no [...]

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Tags: Economy · Education · Ford · Guns · Indiana · Judges · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Oops · Politics · Polls · Race · UPS

OH NOES!!1! THE BIG SQUEEZE IS COMING!

August 26th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Southern Indiana drivers who use I-65 can expect to add more time to their commute starting next week. Ohio River Bridges Project officials are calling this next phase of construction the “Big Squeeze.” [WDRB] The revenue coming into a restructured taxing district to help finance the bonds for the KFC Yum! Center continues to increase. [...]

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Tags: Arena · Business · Education · Ford · Indiana · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · Race · Senate Race · Taxes · University of Louisville

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

August 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama continued to focus on the economy, which is barely a thing these days:

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Tags: Economy · Politics · Video

More “Compassionate City” Bullshit Floats To Top

August 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments

Right now there is only an old run down tobacco barn on the site in rural eastern Shelby County. [WDRB] Want a load of bullshit to start your morning? Here’s some compassionate city nonsense, written by a PR lady, pushed by her law firm bosses. It’s absurd and offensive, sadly. [C-J/AKN] Louisville Metro Public Works [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Bourbon · Business · Education · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Senate Race

Holy Wow! Hell Has Truly Frozen Over In Louisville

August 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

This is big – can you believe it? We’re on the same page as the paper! WHAT! And it involves Greg Fischer! Essentially, the paper points out that he’s full of it. Because the jackass had the audacity to lie to the media after we’d already published a mountain of evidence. [C-J/AKN] Authorities in Clarksville, [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Crime · Dining · Dogs · Downtown · Education · Ford · Greg Fischer · Guns · Housing · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government · Parks · Politics · Poverty · Scandal · Senate Race

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