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LG&E Wants Even More Of Your Sweet Cash

November 6th, 2014 · 4 Comments

The longtime member of the Jefferson County Board of Education who lost her bid for re-election Tuesday says she will continue to advocate for children. [WDRB] With nearly all votes counted, Jefferson County District Court Judge Donald Armstrong was on track to be ousted by voters Tuesday, despite the throng of prosecutors who challenged incumbent […]

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Tags: Bourbon · Dogs · Economy · Education · Election · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · LG&E · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Police · Politics · Senate Race · Weather

No One Is Surprised By Last Night’s Results

November 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Democratic U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth is easily winning re-election in Kentucky’s 3rd congressional district. [WDRB] In Louisville, only the nose knows when it comes to enforcing odor regulations. As JBS Swift and the city wrestle over complaints of a slaughterhouse stench, the company is now questioning the city’s reliance on a decades-old subjective odor standard […]

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Tags: Business · Butchertown · Economy · Education · Gambling · Indiana · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Senate Race

YAY! It’s Katie King Coronation Day, Louisville!

November 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

We’re obviously joking. The former owner of a mastiff is facing animal cruelty charges after the dog’s four-pound tumor went untreated for months. [WDRB] The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency next week will begin a second round of air sampling at eight homes near the long-closed Lees Lane hazardous waste landfill, after discovering 13 homes with […]

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Tags: Advertising · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Death · Dogs · Downtown · Education · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Politics · Senate Race

Katie & Jim King Once Again Buying A Judgeship

November 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

What? A wealthy group funded in part by David Jones, Jr’s family is trying to choke JCPS and force neighborhood and charter schools? Surely not. Surely this Hal Heiner-tied group isn’t trying to further segregate our school system on both racial and economic fronts. [WDRB] Jefferson County Public Schools continues to struggle hiring teachers who […]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Downtown · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Jim King · Judges · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Polls · Senate Race

Yarmuth To Push Council On Minimum Wage

October 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville police have started a new search for a company to outfit officers with body cameras, slowing down an effort already behind the department’s self-imposed schedule. [WDRB] To get a feel for just how bitter the contract dispute is between the Metropolitan Sewer District and one of its two unions, Laborers International Union of North […]

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Tags: Alcohol · Banking · Indiana · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Politics · Poverty · Senate Race · TARC

Maybe Clark Co’s Sheriff Really Was A Disaster?

October 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

LMPD homicide detectives had their hands full Saturday with two unrelated homicide investigations and no arrests. [WDRB] Hot-button topics like charter schools, education funding and student testing will all be on the table Monday as the Jefferson County Board of Education tries to wrangle out a list of priorities for the upcoming legislative session. [C-J/AKN] […]

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Tags: Bourbon · Death · Discrimination · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · Race · Senate Race

Corrupt Politicians Occasionally Held Accountable

October 24th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Ignore for a moment the reality that WDRB seems to have a serious problem with giving proper credit. Even their competitor stations properly source where they’re stealing stories. Let’s focus on Greg Fischer claiming those photographs were taken a decade ago. Yet another lie from Greg Fischer. [WDRB] A Jefferson County teacher has been named […]

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Tags: Congress · Dining · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Metro Council · Neighborhoods · Oops · Politics · Race · Republican Party · Scandal · Senate Race · Taxes

Some Links To Make You Angry This Morning

October 20th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The bourbon boom was on display Saturday as people gathered in Louisville to taste and learn about different bourbons. [WDRB] This is what the local “news”paper calls a profile of Greg Fischer. [C-J/AKN] Your local newspaper doesn’t have the guts to stand up to its dull golden boy. [C-J/AKN] One hundred years old and still […]

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Tags: Bourbon · Charity · Dogs · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Jim King · Metro Council · Newspaper · Oops · Politics · Polls · Religion · Senate Race · Youth

If Louisville’s PubTrans Is Good, What’s Bad?

October 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

For decades, it’s been an oasis of agricultural land at the intersection of Interstate 64 and the Watterson Expressway. But the family trusts that control Oxmoor Farm appear to be reviving long-delayed plans to develop what is perhaps the most desirable acreage in Louisville. [WDRB] Didn’t we ridicule this back before it kicked off? Over […]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Construction · Economy · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Horse Industry · Housing · Hype · Immigration · Indiana · Judges · Politics · Religion · Senate Race

Don’t Worry! Possibility City Is Totally Crime-Free

October 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A plan to transform Maupin Elementary into a school that will be based on arts and humanities in an effort to boost student achievement was approved by the Jefferson County Board of Education on Monday. [WDRB] Two politically savvy and seasoned candidates, incumbent Republican Kevin Kramer and longtime labor leader Larry Hujo, are battling for […]

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Tags: Bourbon · Crime · Death · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Movies · Oops · Politics · Senate Race · Weather · West End

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