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Yep, Metro Council Does Have Subpoena Power

October 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

If you missed last evening’s Metro Council ad-hoc committee meeting on Animal Services, it was tons of fun. And not just because Jim King got his rear end handed to him by his own attorneys several times over. If you wish to watch the entire meeting, click here to stream it or download it. Just [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Legal · Metro Council · Metro Government · Salaries · Transparency

Youth Homelessness Is Possible In Possibility City!

September 24th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Under a “concept” unveiled to the school board Monday, JCPS administrators are prepared to make dramatic changes to some of the district’s failing schools in an effort to improve student and teacher performance. [WDRB] Sorry, this isn’t going to lessen the extreme impact of tolls on this community. The Transit Authority of River City on [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Democrats · Discrimination · Economy · Gays · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Kentucky Derby · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Poverty · Salaries · Senate Race

Why Someone Else Should Bring Up UofL Cuts…

January 12th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Read this story about pending University of Louisville hiring freezes and budget cuts: U of L Enacts Hiring Freeze, Anticipates Budget Cuts The University of Louisville has implemented a hiring freeze in anticipation of statewide cuts to education. University Provost Shirley Willihnganz sent a letter to faculty this week saying U of L is planning [...]

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Tags: Oops · Salaries · State Government · University of Louisville

Local Media Forever Dominated By Blood & Sex

March 16th, 2011 · 5 Comments

More people get their news from the internets than the newspaper. Imagine that reality. [Mashable] The horsey set at the Paulick Report are hosting a fancy NCAA bracket pool to give back to those impacted in Japan. You should get on this thing ASAP. 3rd Place wins a Japan Racing Association 50th Anniversary medallion from [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Derby Festival · Education · Election · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · Journalism · Metro Council · Newspaper · Oops · Politics · Salaries · Sex · State Government · Steve Beshear

Let’s Dry Heave Together Over Karen Sypher

February 14th, 2011 · 12 Comments

Please. PLEASE. Can we please stop hearing about this Karen Sypher – Rick Pitino sexytime scandal? It’s flipping gross. I can’t even walk by Porcini without making the Ricky Gervais gag face these days. And that is my most favorite place to carboload. That’s what a travesty this is. No, we apparently cannot stop hearing [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Hype · Legal · Salaries · Sex

GOD, We’re So Dry Heaving This Early Morning!

August 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off

We’re half way through the Second Annual Golden Poo Awards nomination process. So you should probably drop a few, you know, nominations. [Page One] The latest WHAS/A Kentucky Newspaper Bluegrass/Survey USA Poll has Rand Up up EIGHT POINTS over Jack Conway. Eight. This is the most accurate poll in Kentucky. So 8 it is. 51 [...]

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Tags: Arena · Awards · Contests · Jack Conway · Jerry Abramson · Movies · Parks · Polls · Republican Party · Salaries · Senate Race · Sex · Water

Papaw Beshear Doesn’t Like Uppity Women

June 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The rumor was right. Ed Martin filed to run for congress in the 3rd district as a Libertarian. [SoS] Yesterday was awesome in Crescent Hill, in case you didn’t know. [WHAS11] Our investigative work found its way to the Colbert Report. Woopsiedaisy. [Page One] Jurors in the Karen Sypher-Rick Pitino extortion trial had to tell [...]

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Tags: Congress · Domestic Violence · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Government · Salaries · Senate Race · Sex · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville

The Entire Metro Government Audit Is Here

March 24th, 2010 · 24 Comments

And it is damning. All 212 pages of it. All 69 findings (what was that, Courier-Journal, about 30 findings? WFPL?). This could be the beginning of the end of Jerry Abramson’s political career. No amount of spinning can cause the audit train to jump its tracks at this point. The document we’re about to digest [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Construction · Cordish · Housing · Hype · Jerry Abramson · Legal · LMPD · Metro Government · Oops · Politics · Possibility City · Salaries · Scandal

It’s Tuesday Morning. Know Where Your Mayor Is?

December 8th, 2009 · 9 Comments

Jefferson County Public Schools enrollment is down a bit. [Toni Konz] IBEW Local 369 along with IBEW Local 2100 endorsed Greg Fischer yesterday. [Press Release] Louisville music festivals could be missing the point. [Loueyville & More Loueyville via WFPL] Wow: who would have thought opera was sung there? [Broken Sidewalk] Buy a bike for someone [...]

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Tags: Charity · Education · Festival · Greg Fischer · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Legal · Mayor's Race 2010 · Music · Neighborhoods · Politics · Salaries · Water

Southern Indiana Taxpayers Getting Hoodwinked

November 30th, 2009 · 7 Comments

UPDATE: Thanks to Francene for having me on the show to discuss this brewing scandal. If you missed the program, I’ll publish a podcast by tomorrow. UPDATE 2: Bennett – former GCCS supe and current head of public education in Indiana – just went on record with Francene saying he will take the appropriate steps [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Oops · Salaries · Scandal · Taxes