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Clarksville Law Enforcement Sounds Kinda Crazy

August 27th, 2014 · No Comments

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

JCPS Continues To Make It Rain For Union Guy

August 25th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Brent McKim is paid about $75,000 annually by Jefferson County Public Schools — the going rate for a high school physics teacher with a master’s degree and 23 years’ experience. Yet, it’s been more than a decade since McKim has taught a class or had any duties at a particular school. [WDRB] You can go [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Business · Crime · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Public Relations · Race · Sports · Taxes · University of Kentucky · Weather · Youth

King Exploring Disciplinary Measures For Council

August 20th, 2014 · No Comments

The number of guns confiscated at Louisville airport’s security has more than doubled in a year’s time. [WDRB] Burton has sued Norton Brownsboro not for malpractice but instead for violating the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act, which prohibits “unfair, false, misleading or deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of any trade or commerce.” [C-J/AKN] The [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Discrimination · Dogs · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Jim King · Legal · Metro Council · Politics · Race · Scandal · Senate Race · Sports · University of Louisville · Water

Puppies & Rainbows! Morning In Possibility City!

August 19th, 2014 · 6 Comments

The University of Louisville says it has enrolled more first-year students this year than ever before. [WDRB] Checking on how area homeless population is adjusting during bridge construction. [C-J/AKN] A Louisville hot dog vendor charged with murder in a road rage shooting is back in court. [WHAS11] You can’t even wear a towel and sing [...]

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Tags: Crime · Discrimination · Festival · Guns · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Legal · Lexington · Oops · Politics · Race · Senate Race · University of Louisville

Johnson Should Spend More Time w/His Family

August 14th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Despite delays and changes to school meals and bus routes, JCPS says its first day back to class on Wednesday was a success. [WDRB] Sorry, no, raising taxes like this while Greg Fischer and others spend money on random people and random jobs like it’s going out of style? No. Possibility City should not be [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Oops · Police · Politics · Race · Scandal · Senate Race · TARC · Taxes · University of Louisville · Water · WHAS

Greg Fischer’s Horrific LMAS Scandal Rages On

August 4th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Had Kenneth Simmons worked a normal 40-hour week, he would have earned about $45,000 a year, on average, during the last six years of his career as a jail officer for Louisville Metro Corrections. Instead, Simmons worked what he described as an “ungodly” amount of overtime, pushing his average pay from 2008 to 2013 above [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Dogs · Education · Ford · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Metro Government · Neighborhoods · Politics · Race · Scandal · Steve Beshear

Business First OBSESSED With Term “Hispanic”

July 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

Four groups will present their ideas for the newest JCPS school [WDRB] Louisville Metro Council members intend to add their voice to a growing chorus calling for a state referendum on the automatic restoration of voting rights for most nonviolent felons who have served their time. [C-J/AKN] Community members came together July 19 using sports [...]

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Tags: Crime · Economy · Education · Hype · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LG&E · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Race

This Compassionate City Is So Compassionate

July 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

A new nickname for the River City could be the Bourbon City. The Kentucky Distillers’ Association is planning to open a satellite office in downtown Louisville because of its booming bourbon scene. [WDRB] Metro United Way is cutting funding to about a dozen charities in the Louisville area, leaving some of the nonprofits scrambling to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Charity · Death · Education · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Police · Race · West End

Ramsey Should Be The UofL Sacrificial Lamb

July 4th, 2014 · 4 Comments

It’s time for these Sunrise hacks to be cut off from the government milk cow. The fact that Steve Beshear allows those folks to continue to get wealthy under the charade of helping children with Jesus should make your skin crawl. [WDRB] Nothing ever changes at the University of Louisville under Jim Ramsey. And it [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Economy · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Race · State Government · University of Louisville · Weather · WHAS · Youth

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