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Another Weekend, Another Bunch Of Fun Shootings

August 11th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Sitting around with his family has never felt so good for Leon Nelson. [WDRB] Jefferson County students with some of the most critical behavioral and mental health needs will get additional help this school year. [C-J/AKN] A shooting near downtown Louisville left one man in grave condition at University Hospital. [WHAS11] Lexington loves shooting people [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Crime · Dogs · Education · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Politics · Republican Party · Youth

Congressman Yarmuth On The GOP Poverty Push

July 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

Rep. John Yarmuth is not having the Republican Party’s nonsense on poverty: If John were a drag queen, he would have already snatched a weave off somebody’s head.

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Tags: Congress · John Yarmuth · Poverty · Republican Party · Video

What’s Bobbie Coleslaw Up To These Days, Kids?

July 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

This guy is apparently running against Bobbie Coleslaw and he sent out an interesting email blast yesterday: Jefferson County Clerk’s New Hire, Borderline Unethical Vitalis Lanshima, Democratic Candidate for Jefferson County Clerk, unequivocally opposes Republican Bobbie Holsclaw’s appointment of her Campaign Manager, in the current election, as the new Co-Director of the Election Center effective [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Oops · Politics · Republican Party

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

July 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama attempts to push Republicans in Congress to actually do work: Spoiler alert: it’s a lost cause.

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Tags: Congress · Politics · Republican Party · Video

You Already Know You Can’t Trust Greg Fischer

July 7th, 2014 · 2 Comments

It’s almost been two weeks since this scene on River Road shocked witnesses, the EMS Community, and the victim’s families. [WDRB] Focusing on the strategies and programs in place to improve academic achievement and ensuring schools have the resources they need are at the top of Donna Hargens’ to-do list as she begins the final [...]

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Tags: Awards · Business · Contests · Death · Education · Guns · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Republican Party

Yes, Poverty Is Still A Very Big Deal For JCPS

June 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The idea behind merging Louisville and Jefferson County in 2003 was to have – as Metro Council President Jim King put it earlier this year — “one government, one entity that manages the entire county.” Yet, more than a decade later, the promise of merger remains at least partially unfulfilled. The new 2 percent “franchise [...]

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Tags: Crime · Economy · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · LG&E · Mitch McConnell · Newspaper · Politics · Possibility City · Poverty · Republican Party · Taxes · Youth

Fischer Content With Living In Fantasy World

June 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Louisville non-profit says the mayor’s proposed budget cuts its funding by more than $13,000. They say it’s money that could mean the difference between life and death. [WDRB] Greg Fischer says the LG&E fee compromise will cause pain. What planet is this man living on? As if the original proposal wasn’t even worse for [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Festival · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · LG&E · Music · Politics · Republican Party · Senate Race · Taxes · University of Louisville · West End

Republicans Fighting Against Fischer Tax Hike

June 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Republicans on the Metro Council held a press conference just a bit ago to oppose the LG&E franchise fee mess. Some of the highlights: “Since 2013, the average household in Louisville has been asked to pay $403.22 in additional state and local taxes and fees. These fees include requests for additional funding for MSD and [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · LG&E · Metro Council · Republican Party · Taxes

Council Republicans Must Love Being Hated

May 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Uh…. One person was injured when JCPS bus #9703 hit the wall of Westport Middle School Thursday morning. [WDRB] With $13 million bankrolled for improvements in the emerging Nulu neighborhood east of downtown, consultants have recommended redesigning part of East Market Street as a boulevard, with a median divider and an 8-foot-wide bike trail on [...]

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Tags: Automobile · Business · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Council · Oops · Police · Politics · Republican Party · Senate Race · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Yarmuth On Repub Budget & UofL Breakthroughs

April 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here you go: If you want to read his remarks instead: Madam Speaker, budgets don’t heal the sick or solve centuries-long medical challenges. But the programs budgets prioritize can. In my District in Louisville, KY, medical researchers at the University of Louisville and the Frazier Rehab Institute have made an incredible breakthrough. Thanks to an [...]

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Tags: Congress · John Yarmuth · Republican Party · University of Louisville

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