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Another Day, Another Domestic Violence Death

October 13th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Really? Selling the ingredients for sizzurp? [WDRB] A woman shot Thursday by her husband in an apparent murder suicide became the 10th victim killed in a domestic assault incident inside city limits this year. [C-J/AKN] Kentucky Baptists will vote later this year on whether to sever ties with a Louisville member church that says it [...]

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Tags: Bellarmine · Death · Domestic Violence · Gays · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Race · Religion · Senate Race · Sports · University of Louisville

Of Course Macfarlane Is Trying To Walk It All Back

October 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Oldham County Jail was built in 1989. Over 25-years-later, the technology is outdated and county officials say it’s time for an upgrade. [WDRB] What kind of delusional crack is Cathy Zion smoking? This member of the Metro Animal Services SPOT Board wrote a letter to the editor chastising the entire city for having a [...]

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Tags: Congress · Death · Debate · Education · Ford · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Government · Oops · Politics · Polls · Race · Zoning

Will A Food Hub Change Louisville’s West End?

September 22nd, 2014 · 4 Comments

Weeds growing between the concrete, broken chain linked fences, and crumbled bricks. It’s the site of a former tobacco plant. [WDRB] The Jefferson County Board of Education is poised to vote Monday on this school year’s $1.3 billion working budget, which includes money for school-based mental health counselors and “transition centers” at middle and high [...]

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Tags: Art · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Legal · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Race · TARC · University of Louisville · West End

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

Clarksville Law Enforcement Sounds Kinda Crazy

August 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

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 · Comments Off

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

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