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Indiana Side Of The Bridge May Never Open

April 18th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Kentucky State Fair Board is seeking to team up with additional corporate sponsors — both large and small businesses — for the state fair. [WDRB] Eighteen months after Stan Curtis was charged with stealing $183,354 from a national charity he founded, leaders of another food charity he started years before — Kentucky Harvest — [...]

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Tags: Charity · Democrats · Indiana · Jack Conway · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · University of Louisville

Why Waste So Much Time & Energy On GLI?

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Suicide prevention sheds a longstanding taboo: talking about attempts. [NY Times] The U.S. Secretary of Transportation is warning that gridlock in Washington could halt big transportation projects in Kentucky and across the country. [WDRB] Drivers downtown can’t miss the progress being made on a new Interstate 65 bridge and its approaches. But work on the [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Contests · Death · Downtown · Economy · Education · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky

Yet Another Look At Some Unchecked Racism

April 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Why is it the most vocal racists all look the same, like the same television shows and spout the asme homicidal hatred? Here are a couple: CLICK TO ENLARGE CLICK TO ENLARGE Kudos to WDRB for leaving those remarks intact so the community can see the true colors of these people.

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Tags: Possibility City · Race

Our Community Cannot Live Successfully In Denial

April 8th, 2014 · 2 Comments

That denial: pretending that racism isn’t alive and well in Louisville and that this is the most compassionate, amazing place on earth. We all love the city but let’s get real and quit it with the hype. If you love it, you’ve gotta be real with it. No, folks, allowing comments to remain doesn’t mean [...]

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Tags: Race · TV · WDRB

What Caused Everybody’s Tweeter To Assplode?

April 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Oh, not much, just this: FROM TWITTER THE URBANS! OH GOD! We collectively give up.

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Tags: Death · Highlands · Hype · Race

Greg Fischer Still Twiddling Thumbs On Violence

April 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

The Jeffersonville side of the Big Four Bridge is expected to open April 30, Mayor Mike Moore tells WDRB. [WDRB] Metro Councilman David James watched the raw video of a fight and subsequent stabbing of two teenagers on a Louisville bus and said the incident raised concerns about city bus safety. [C-J/AKN] Several violent incidents [...]

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Tags: Automobile · Business · Discrimination · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Race · Senate Race · TARC

Wow, White Panic Has Just Cold TAKEN OVER

April 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

The city of Louisville joins forces with a private waste company to get more businesses downtown to recycle. [WDRB] Major Pee Alert! Because white panic is getting worse and worse. This time in J-town. [C-J/AKN] Legislation in Kentucky that was designed to set euthanasia standards for shelter animals took an unexpected turn when it went [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Possibility City · Race · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear

Nothing To See Here, Just Puppies & Rainbows

March 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

Seems like it was just yesterday when people were suggesting we were cherry-picking a few (there were tens of thousands and still are) racist comments from various media stories in town. So let’s take a look at some of the comments on stories about downtown violence from just the past day: Possibility City!

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Race

Not Just A Homophobe But Also A Race-Baiter?

March 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

The latest from John David Dyche further illustrates why it was a good decision to cut him from the Courier-Journal. It’s as if he believes the entire city is the Pendennis Club and no non-WASPs are allowed. Some excerpts: While Louisvillians obsessed over two basketball teams made up mostly of African-American youths beating their opponents [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Greg Fischer · Hype · Jim King · Possibility City · Race · WDRB

Seriously, Enough With The Flipping Shootings

March 12th, 2014 · Comments Off

If the new Omni hotel in downtown Louisville is solidly profitable, Omni will share some of the proceeds with Metro government through “profit participation payments,” according to the broad terms of a $261 million deal that was announced last week. [WDRB] After Shawn Donahue, a former Harrison County juvenile prosecutor and an active member of [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Dogs · Downtown · Education · Health Care · Indiana · LMPD · Politics · Race · Republican Party · State Government