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Homelessness Is A Big Problem In Possibility City

May 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Across Kentucky and Indiana, people gathered on Memorial Day to pay tribute to those who died in service to America. [WDRB] Shortly after moving to Louisville, Patricia Mahaun stopped by the local veterans hospital in October, hoping to find a new doctor, get checked for a possible urinary tract infection and get a flu shot. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Crime · Dogs · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Lottery · Religion · Youth

Louisville Singled Out For Pedestrian Death Rate

April 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

This should be hugely embarrassing/troubling. Louisville is receiving money from the government to help prevent pedestrian deaths. Louisville, Philadelphia and New York City are the three recipients. [WDRB] Louisville is getting ready to monitor air pollution on a micro-level, potentially shedding light on city “hot spots” that could be damaging people’s health. [C-J/AKN] Kentucky’s junior [...]

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Tags: Debate · Economy · Guns · Indiana · Journalism · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Religion · University of Louisville · Youth

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

April 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama offered Easter and Passover greetings:

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Tags: Politics · Religion · Video

Racist Wingnuts Come Out Of The Cracks Again

March 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

According to the latest reports from police, at least 17 incidents were reported after a group of approximately 200 teens began robbing and assaulting people Saturday night. [WDRB] Is Steve Conrad shooting heroin? Violence is common ALL OVER Louisville. Suggesting otherwise is ridiculous. [C-J/AKN] Police believe different groups of teenagers are responsible for a series [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Religion · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · West End · Youth

Metro Council Scandal Rages On Like Crazy

March 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

A local company is working to help diagnose Alzheimer’s in its earliest stages. [WDRB] In an effort its spokesman has described as “outreach to rednecks,” the Kentucky Baptist Convention is leading “Second Amendment Celebrations,” where churches around the state give away guns as door prizes to lure in nonbelievers in hopes of converting them to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Charity · Death · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Politics · Polls · Race · Religion · Scandal · Water · Youth

How Many More New Taxes Do You Want To Pay?

February 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s administration received eight “wide ranging” responses to its request for a vendor interested in wiring homes and businesses with super-fast fiber Internet connections, said Ted Smith, chief of Louisville Metro Economic Growth & Innovation. [WDRB] How on earth can the paper write zoning stories about Bill Bardenwerper without mentioning his ties [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Possibility City · Religion · State Government · Steve Beshear · Taxes · Technology · Weather · Zoning

Let’s Close Our Homeless Shelters! Possibility City!

December 23rd, 2013 · 1 Comment

Jobs lost and people on the street: today we uncover hidden consequences of the government shutdown, still happening in Louisville. Four shelter houses are dangerously close to closing with federal funding in flux. [WDRB] What was that, again, about the health care game in America not being solely about profit? Riiiight. [C-J/AKN] This teevee station [...]

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Tags: Charity · Death · Downtown · Economy · Education · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges · Poverty · Religion · State Government · WHAS

Why Is LG&E Promoting This Anti-Gay Mess?

November 22nd, 2013 · 4 Comments

Here comes your daily dose of crazy. This guy at LG&E – Eric Yussman – thought it would be a good idea to invite us (to pay) to attend some energy event at the Southern Baptist Seminary. The most anti-gay, anti-woman, bigoted place in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Here’s the “invitation” – converted from a [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Gays · LG&E · Public Relations · Religion

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

Did You Know MSD Is Spending $50M On That?

July 10th, 2013 · 1 Comment

It covers 162 miles, and parts of it are so polluted the pathogens in it could make you sick. MSD is spending $50 million in an effort to clean up Floyd’s Fork. [WDRB] Wondering why Mitch McConnell’s U.S. Senate campaign thinks it’s easy to co-opt/scare/brainwash Southeast Christian Church into doing what it wants? [Page One] [...]

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Tags: Death · Gambling · Indiana · JCPS · Ohio River Bridges · Religion · Water

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