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Really, Jeffersonville? Help Your Homeless

December 10th, 2013 · Comments Off

UPS is helping to spread holiday cheer this Christmas — and what better way than with one of its signature shipping containers? [WDRB] She wakes to the sound of breathing. The smaller children lie tangled beside her, their chests rising and falling under winter coats and wool blankets. [NY Times] When is water not a [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Charity · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Poverty · Scandal · State Government · Steve Beshear · UPS

Looked Under An Overpass Lately, Louisvillians?

December 9th, 2013 · 5 Comments

It is being called a life-saving groundbreaking. On Friday, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3), Metro Councilman David Tandy and the Family Health Centers (FHC) Board of Governors broke ground on the East Broadway Community Health Center, the largest expansion project in the 37-year history of the nonprofit agency. [WDRB] Six-year-old Sheylin Christian sat on the hotel [...]

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Tags: Death · Economy · Gambling · Health Care · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · Jeffersontown · Jerry Abramson · Poverty

We’ll Make Your Friday A Little More Black

November 29th, 2013 · Comments Off

Feeding Louisville’s homeless, shelters in our area are usually flooded with volunteers on Thanksgiving and around the holidays but what about the rest of the year? Our Hidden Hero this month serves up compassion and friendship, along with warm clothes and hot food, every week of the year. [WDRB] The 2014 U.S. Senate race for [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Death · Discrimination · Fairness · Gays · Green · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Poverty · West End

What If The Kroger Victim Had Been Black?

November 27th, 2013 · Comments Off

The teevee people just realized there are homeless students within Jefferson County Public Schools. Just having food to eat and a roof over their head is a real worry for thousands of JCPS students. [WDRB] Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell, who has tangled with district judges, is changing his office policy to allow his assistants [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Economy · Homeless · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Politics · Poverty · Race · Rumors · Taxes · Youth

Are You Relieved That Bus Service Is Closing?

November 22nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Jeffersonville couple catches a pair of thieves in the act, and now they want the entire neighborhood to know about it. Their solution — what’s being called the Tree of Shame. [WDRB] Embattled school bus contractor Commonwealth Bus Service and Transportation will be closing its doors Nov. 30, company president Mary Dunaway told Jefferson [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Congress · Crime · Discrimination · Education · Gambling · Gays · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Oops · Poverty · Race · Radio · State Government · WLKY

The Jail May Be Worse Than Animal Services

November 13th, 2013 · Comments Off

Several people are criticizing the election of Louisville Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz as president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Archbishop Kurtz was elected Tuesday morning during a national meeting in Baltimore. [WDRB] Kentucky’s colleges and universities will ask the General Assembly to increase their budgets by almost 8 percent over the next [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Crime · Economy · Education · Hype · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Kentucky Kingdom · Metro Council · Metro Government · Politics · Poverty · Religion · State Government

That School Bus Story Still Terrifies Us All

November 11th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Maybe Greg Fischer should have thought about the bazillions of cities in this state before pushing a local option like crazy? Especially in a city like Louisville that contains tons of other cities within it that happen to be home to a majority of Louisville’s major shopping centers. [WDRB] A federal judge will rule [this] [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Death · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Poverty · TARC · Taxes · University of Louisville

Woah, Tolls Are Bad News Bears. Who Knew???

November 7th, 2013 · 4 Comments

As colder weather approaches, many residents in our area will have a hard time paying their utility bills. [WDRB] New Albany plans to file a complaint with the Indiana Utilities Regulatory Commission against Louisville Gas and Electric Co. over alleged development issues pertaining to the construction of a power station near Interstate 265. [News & [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Education · Gambling · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Poverty · Race · State Government · Weather

See? That Committee Stopped All The Violence!

October 29th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Riders on city buses will be able to use a pre-paid card starting next summer, when the Transit Authority of River City unveils a new electronic operating system. [WDRB] They’re working hard to combat what Steve Beshear and Greg Stumbo do in Kentucky under the guise of “jobs” (when it’s really just campaign cash and [...]

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Tags: Business · Churchill Downs · Greg Stumbo · Guns · JCPS · Oops · Parks · Politics · Poverty · Steve Beshear · TARC

Louisville SHOULD Leave The Pension System

October 23rd, 2013 · 1 Comment

It may not be obvious now, but work to redevelop Whiskey Row along Louisville’s Main Street continues. [WDRB] Like we said on Twitter before this was a thing, it’s not happening. Remember, this is Louisville and sensible things do not occur in government. [C-J/AKN] New details have been released to WHAS11 the night an off [...]

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Tags: Business · Downtown · Education · Health Care · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Council · Newspaper · Poverty · State Government · University of Louisville

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