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All Kinds Of Louisville Zoo Shenanigans Going On

February 8th, 2012 · 15 Comments

Woah, people are freaking out over what’s going down at the Louisville Zoo these days. By now, everyone is aware of Greg Fischer’s push to privatize the zoo, right? So it will come as no surprise to you that Mark Zoeller, the Assistant Director at the Zoo is leaving in two weeks to take a […]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Metro Government · Possibility City · Retirement

We Know What You Do In That Other Hand, LEO

December 1st, 2010 · 2 Comments

What do the Lincoln Bedroom, your tax dollars and your potential retirement savings have to do with each other? If you’re part of the Kentucky Retirement Systems, you may want to find out. [Page One] On Saturday, December 4, Jefferson Memorial Forest will host a holiday open house at the welcome center. 10:00 A.M. to […]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Dining · LEO · Ohio River Bridges · Parks · Politics · Retirement · State Government · Steve Beshear · West End

Codes Change

September 17th, 2009 · 8 Comments

We told you earlier this month that Bill Schreck was leaving the Administration, that the only thing keeping him in his position as Codes and Regulations Director was a promise to the Mayor that he’d stay until a replacement was found. Well, the city found its man in Jim Mims, by all indications a well-qualified […]

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Tags: Jerry Abramson · Metro Government · Retirement · Rumors · Zoning

Time to Crank This Thing Up Again

August 17th, 2009 · 9 Comments

The Last of Hawpe: The final column from David Hawpe includes some reminiscing about Hayloft Hoedown, Iroquois High, the great Jim Ausenbaugh and fishing. 40 years’ worth of local knowledge. Happy retirement, David. [Hawpe] Struck Out: Some responses to our late Friday news about that trip to Baltimore — first,  somebody ought to reimburse taxpayers […]

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Tags: Cordish · Courier-Journal · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Council · Metro Government · Retirement · University of Louisville · Weather

Getting What’s Coming in a Good Way

August 3rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

We’ve been high-fiving the Lexington Herald-Leader for much of the past year on its investigative journalism, uncovering corruption and misuse of funds at the airport, library, the Kentucky League of Cities and the Kentucky Association of Counties. It’s been hilarious to see how far public officials thought they could go with taxpayer money — like […]

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Tags: Awards · Courier-Journal · Newspaper · Retirement

Hilarious Notalgia Day at WAVE

July 31st, 2009 · 6 Comments

Some of these video tributes to Tom Wills at WAVE have been downright funny. Who knew that former Fox41 anchor Don Schroeder, who previously worked with Wills at WAVE,  was capable of such hilarity? Schroeder, who’s grown a full beard, taped his segment in front the White House, though he’s retired to Alabama. First time […]

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Tags: Anchor · Celebrity · Retirement · WAVE · Weather

Hawpe Bashing to End at C-J

July 28th, 2009 · 18 Comments

The regular criticisms of David Hawpe on the Courier-Journal editorial page are about to come to an end. The paper announced today that Hawpe is retiring, effective August 14. That this was going to happen is, like Jim Bunning’s announcement yesterday, no surprise. It was just a matter of when. Weeks ago, as Gannett was […]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Retirement · Rumors

New Faces, Unfamiliar Places

July 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Wills Watch: It’s the last week of full-time forecasting for WAVE’s Tom Wills. The station is running tributes throughout the week. Could that be why the weather’s so nice? KDP Turns to Fossett: We’re glad to see our former co-worker, Liz Fossett, on the 2007 Bruce Lunsford campaign join the Kentucky Democratic Party as a […]

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Tags: Awards · Democrats · Downtown · East Downtown Bus. Assoc. · Homeless · Politics · Reporters · Retirement · Senate Race · Trey Grayson · WAVE · Weather

Bunning Says He’s Out

July 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

The only surprise here is the timing. Sen. Jim Bunning said today he won’t seek re-election. The move opens  the door for Secretary of State Trey Grayson to capture the Republican nomination. The final straw — the news over the weekend that 100 former donors had decided to support Grayson. The big story will dominate […]

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Tags: Politics · Republican Party · Retirement · Senate Race

How The Thorobred Club Ended up in the News

July 1st, 2009 · 3 Comments

Max Investigation Revealed: Finally, JCPS Supe Sheldon Berman will release findings from the system’s investigation of PRP football player Max Gilpin’s death. It happened, oh, more than 10 MONTHS ago.  There’s a presser this morning at 10. This Didn’t Suprise Anyone, Did it? Takes some gonads to build a football stadium addition in the middle […]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Courier-Journal · Crime · Death · High School · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Reporters · Retirement · Scandal · Sex · Sports · University of Louisville