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Yarmuth To Push Council On Minimum Wage

October 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Louisville police have started a new search for a company to outfit officers with body cameras, slowing down an effort already behind the department’s self-imposed schedule. [WDRB] To get a feel for just how bitter the contract dispute is between the Metropolitan Sewer District and one of its two unions, Laborers International Union of North [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Banking · Indiana · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Politics · Poverty · Senate Race · TARC

Human Trafficking, Stabbing And Electric Buses

October 28th, 2014 · No Comments

The first person in Louisville convicted of human trafficking was sentenced to 10 years in prison with no probation Monday morning. [WDRB] In June, 16-year-old Elivar Mazariegos stepped off a bus in the desert town of Altar, Mexico, 1,900 miles north of his rural village in Guatemala, where a death threat had pushed him to [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Crime · Gays · Health Care · Homeless · Immigration · Indiana · Music · Politics · Poverty · TARC

The Gays Caused That Big Hail Storm. Amen.

October 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Walking up to Aleazia Caldwell’s home, he could not wait to ask me my favorite TLC song. “Scrubs!” I replied. As fast as he could, he slammed the CD into his boom box, set up on the porch of his home on 32nd street in Louisville’s west end. [WDRB] Two years after the city of [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Library · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Polls · Poverty · Senate Race · University of Louisville · Youth

Sure, We Want Our Drinking Water At More Risk

October 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

Long before you could “kick the sky” at Kentucky Kingdom or get soaked at Holiday World’s Splashin’ Safari, there was a first of its kind amusement park opening in Kentuckiana. It was called Rose Island– even though it was actually a peninsula. [WDRB] Let’s watch another Courier-Journal reporter roll over for whatever Chris Poynter has [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Death · Education · Horse Industry · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Poverty · Water

The Tolling Situation: Still Puppies & Rainbows

September 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

What? The new tolling operator has never actually operated a tolling system? Surely not! That’s surely not the case for Possibility City, is it? [WDRB] The board of Louisville Water Company set parameters for CEO Jim Brammell Tuesday about his recent DUI and speeding arrest and established requirements for him to meet in coming weeks. [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Bikes · Death · Education · Housing · Indiana · Legal · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · Poverty · Water

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

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

Congressman Yarmuth On The GOP Poverty Push

July 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

Rep. John Yarmuth is not having the Republican Party’s nonsense on poverty: If John were a drag queen, he would have already snatched a weave off somebody’s head.

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Tags: Congress · John Yarmuth · Poverty · Republican Party · Video

LG&E Gets Fined Every Waking Minute, Probably

July 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Another day, another bus accident, nothing to see here, move along. [WDRB] Tax-increment financing districts and property tax caps continued to have a negative effect on Greater Clark County Schools last year, as assessed property values dropped about $50 million to $2.3 billion, according to the district’s chief financial officer, citing its latest annual report [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Dogs · Gannett · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Internet · JCPS · LG&E · Metro Council · Poverty

Hardcore Porno Gay Causing KY Kingdom Drama

July 15th, 2014 · 4 Comments

JCPS spends $780,000 for Summer Boost program helping 500 students. Some JCPS students are back in class, improving their reading skills as part of a special endeavor called the Summer Boost program, in which teachers are reading with students, both in groups and one-on-one. [WDRB] University of Louisville President James Ramsey is for the first [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Congress · Discrimination · Gambling · Gays · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Judges · Kentucky Kingdom · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Poverty · University of Louisville

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