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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

Dirty Politicking From The Marilyn Parker Crowd?

May 7th, 2013 · Comments Off

When Marilyn Parker was running against Jon Ackerson, something interesting went down that no one wants to talk about. A supporter approached Ackerson with a piece of campaign literature sent by Parker and received by that supporter on May 14. It was all about multiple ethics charges filed against Ackerson. The strange thing? Ackerson didn’t [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Metro Council · Politics · Republican Party · Scandal

Yarmuth Says Republican Budget Is Unworkable

March 20th, 2013 · Comments Off

Here’s Congressman John Yarmuth once again pointing out that the Republican budget is a giant delusion:

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

Your Weekly House Republican Video Funtimes

March 19th, 2013 · 7 Comments

This week the State House Republicrats pat themselves on the back over automobile titles, Epi Pens (ignorantly gutted by educators) and who knows what else: We still maintain that watching Jeff Hoover (R-Almost As Weak As Damon Thayer) hand Larry Clark his hind end was the best moment of the session. This sort of update [...]

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Tags: Republican Party · State Government · Video

WAVE Only Station Not To Hype Bridges Meeting

March 13th, 2013 · Comments Off

More concerns are being brought to light now that the East End Bridge project is moving out of the planning phase and into the construction phase. [WDRB] As advocates on both sides vie for his attention, Gov. Steve Beshear told reporters today he’d get input from state agencies and others before deciding on whether to [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Gays · Indiana · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · Republican Party · State Government