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Is Everything In Clark County, Ind. Crazy Corrupt?

September 15th, 2014 · 9 Comments

Does this stink of unnecessary fearmongering? On Wednesday morning, police say a student at Hite Elementary was approached by a stranger in the neighborhood behind her school. [WDRB] It’s fine and dandy to profess your extreme level of transparency. That is — if you’re actually transparent and not cherry picking what gets released. Like with [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Death · Festival · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Highlands · Hype · Indiana · Judges · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Senate Race · Transparency · University of Louisville · West End

Let’s Have Greg Fischer Video Flashback Time

September 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

People are coming up to us left and right, exasperated that Greg Fischer has bungled Louisville Metro Animal Services for so badly. Folks who just can’t figure out what went wrong. People who have been snowed — but are no longer — by the cheerleader schtick originally perfected in Possibility City by Jerry Abramson. Regular [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bruce Lunsford · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Hype · Jim King · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Council · Metro Government · Politics · Scandal · Senate Race

Dan Johnson’s Gonna Retire Soon. Wonder Why?

September 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Kentucky is seeking to join a handful of states that regulate companies such as Uber and Lyft, whose smartphone-driven businesses are now competing with taxis in Louisville, Lexington and other cities across the country. [WDRB] Retired Metro narcotics detectives say he was like a modern-day Robin Hood. He bought shoes and book bags for teenagers [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Death · Downtown · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Police · Politics · Senate Race

Let’s Take Racism More Seriously, Louisville

September 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Officials with Jefferson County Public Schools unveiled a plan to the school board Monday on where to place two new innovative schools that will open in time for the 2015-16 school year. [WDRB] The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday the crew of a UPS jet that crashed last year in Birmingham, Ala., made mistakes [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Courier-Journal · Discrimination · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Newspaper · Parks · Police · Politics · Race · University of Louisville · UPS · WDRB · Youth

Another Puppies & Rainbows Possibility City Day!

September 9th, 2014 · 3 Comments

If you missed it, Greg Fischer’s Louisville Metro Animal Services scandal just got a lot worse. [Last Night] Cavers discover miles of passageways leading to a whole new river system under southern Indiana and they say it could lead to much more. [WDRB] Electrolux is buying the Louisville-based appliance business from General Electric for $3.3 [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Business · Death · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government · Oops · Police · Politics · Poverty · Scandal

Vice President Biden’s Weekly Video Address

September 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week Vice President Trans Am focused on giving the middle class a chance:

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Tags: Economy · Politics · Video

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

September 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

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

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