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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

Seriously, Enough With The Flipping Shootings

March 12th, 2014 · Comments Off

If the new Omni hotel in downtown Louisville is solidly profitable, Omni will share some of the proceeds with Metro government through “profit participation payments,” according to the broad terms of a $261 million deal that was announced last week. [WDRB] After Shawn Donahue, a former Harrison County juvenile prosecutor and an active member of [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Dogs · Downtown · Education · Health Care · Indiana · LMPD · Politics · Race · Republican Party · State Government

Everyone Rolling Their Eyes At A Ferris Wheel

February 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

For decades, all they’ve wanted to do is forget about their very dark and painful pasts. But local women are sharing their stories of childhood sexual abuse, hoping to heal other victims. [WDRB] Long-discussed plans for the Waterfront Botanical Gardens envisioned on a 23-acre former city landfill at River Road and Frankfort Avenue are finally [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Construction · Economy · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Parks · Politics · Possibility City · Republican Party · Weather

UofL’s Endowment’s Bigger Than Your Endowment

February 3rd, 2014 · 7 Comments

The cycle of violence starts early and spirals into adulthood, but Jefferson County attorney’s are hoping to put an end to it. [WDRB] The Metropolitan Sewer District is spending $50 million to build a 17-million-gallon sewage storage basin on a nearly 5-acre site in Smoketown that was a public works complex. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Death · Domestic Violence · Education · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · MSD · Polls · Republican Party · State Government · University of Louisville · Youth

Impossibility City: Judy Green Just Won’t Quit

January 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

The University of Louisville filed a counterclaim in a dispute with Norton Healthcare over Kosair Children’s Hospital. [WDRB] The Kentucky Senate gave unanimous approval on Tuesday to a bill that would aid investigations by municipal ethics commissions in Louisville and Lexington. [C-J/AKN] A new trial date has been set for former mayoral candidate, Chris Thieneman. [...]

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Tags: Chris Thieneman · Ethics · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Metro Council · Republican Party · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville · Water

Could A Fun Scandal Be Brewing At The CVB?

January 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

Jim Wood resigned Tuesday as President & CEO of the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau after nearly 11 years in the post. [WDRB] A former public defender will challenge incumbent Jefferson County Attorney in the Democratic primary. Do you think she’s prepared to lose? [C-J/AKN] Really, it’s tough to stop laughing and rolling our eyes [...]

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Tags: Economy · Indiana · LG&E · Metro Council · Neighborhoods · Newspaper · Politics · Possibility City · Republican Party · State Government

*Now* They Want To Talk About Transportation?

November 6th, 2013 · Comments Off

Instead of completing treatment, some drug addicts and sex offenders are running away — and their path leads them straight through a Louisville neighborhood filled with schools, daycares and a park. [WDRB] Two high-profile Jefferson County Republicans will face off in the race to replace Rep. Julie Raque Adams in the 32nd House District in [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Guns · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Republican Party · State Government · Travel

A Sad Bobbie Holsclaw Moment Last Week

September 24th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Last week, as everyone and their mother is now aware, Chris Thieneman was arrested for allegedly strangling a woman in the middle of Brownsboro Road in the daylight. And every one of his handful of delusional teabagger pals claimed he was a saint (spoiler alert: he’s not). But the best part of everything? Bobbie Holsclaw [...]

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Tags: Chris Thieneman · Oops · Politics · Republican Party

Will John Yarmuth Get A Serious Opponent?

August 6th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Okay, Mike Nemes (remember him? Former Republican state rep) says he plans to file paperwork to run against John Yarmuth. Rumor has it he plans to do so after the special session. Which, well, okay. Is everybody ready to watch him lose to Yarmuth and waste tens of thousands of dollars? If people are going [...]

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Tags: Congress · John Yarmuth · Politics · Republican Party · Rumors

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