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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

Wow, What Is St. Matthews Smoking These Days?

June 13th, 2013 · 1 Comment

A man was fighting for his life Wednesday morning after police say he assaulted two women in a south Louisville house. [WDRB] This may be the dumbest waste of taxpayer dollars in the history of St. Matthews. The St. Matthews City Council is debating whether images of cars added to the windows of the MINI [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Congress · Death · Education · Gays · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Police · Poverty · Religion · South End · Sports · State Government

MSD Is Costing You Lots More Money. Again.

May 30th, 2013 · Comments Off

A new education advocacy group calling itself “Kids First Louisville” has launched a strategically-timed radio ad. “I hope we will all open our eyes — the community as a whole,” said David Nicklies of Kids First Louisville. [WDRB] Louisville’s Metropolitan Sewer District has been slapped with a $161,000 fine for allowing nearly 400 illegal sewage [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Council · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Religion · West End

Non-Shocker: Number Of Suburban Poor Increasing

May 28th, 2013 · Comments Off

Louisville largest church is cutting ties with the Boy Scouts. It comes just days after the national organization decided to drop its ban on gay youth. No wonder so many gay folks who are affiliated with that church commit suicide. And before anyone gets their panties in a twist: there have been several. [WDRB] Extended [...]

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Tags: Death · Education · Gays · Indiana · Police · Polls · Poverty · Religion · State Government

Plenty For Art, Little For Major Existing Problems

May 22nd, 2013 · 4 Comments

More than two dozen buildings in both Louisville and southern Indiana still have to be demolished or moved to make way for the new downtown bridge. [WDRB] An alternative census estimate shows that more of America’s seniors than originally thought are living in poverty — and that means the poverty rate could spike under certain [...]

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Tags: Art · Business · Death · Dogs · Indiana · Lexington · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Poverty · Religion · TV · Weather

JCPS Supe Sent A Memo On The LACES Fun

May 14th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Jefferson County Public Schools superintendent Donna Hargens sent out a memo regarding the indoctrination event held by LACES/Southeast at a JCPS facility: From: Fields, Sherry C. on behalf of Hargens, Donna Sent: Friday, May 10, 2013 To: Jcps-Principals-All Subject: Guidance on Religion in Public Schools The event held last night in the Durrett Auditorium was [...]

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Tags: JCPS · Religion

Let’s Just Turn All JCPS Schools Into Churches

May 10th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Yesterday, Six Flags Over Jesus held its kick-off event for training teachers to proselytize without getting caught. We wrote about it. Others have discussed it. And some of your local media got the story right – except WAVE3. Some excerpts… WDRB: “To step up your Christian influence in the education system so you can make [...]

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Tags: JCPS · Oops · Religion

Sounds Like Housing Is Still A Maddening Disaster

May 10th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Does Kentucky’s new Religious Freedom Act really protect religion, or does it potentially cause discrimination? The issue is still raging weeks after the bill became law. Hint for WDRB: No, the debate isn’t still raging. There’s no additional religious protection but there is the ability to discriminate, thanks to the bill. [WDRB] The city and [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Downtown · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Politics · Poverty · Ratings · Religion · Republican Party · State Government · TV

JCPS Should Be Ashamed Over This Latest Indoctrination Attempt By SFOJ & Joe Burks

May 9th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Of course you’re not surprised. But Joe Burks, a former assistant superintendent for Jefferson County Public Schools, is begging JCPS teachers to come to his “educational seminar” focused on sneaking his perverse brand of Christianity into their lesson plans: Every day, more than 100,000 students attend public schools in Louisville and Southern Indiana. Retired Jefferson [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Education · JCPS · Religion