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Possibility City Turns A Blind Eye To Homeless

October 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Louisville’s largest homeless camp is now gone and trees are being cleared where about 40 people used to live. [WDRB] Really, LMPD? You didn’t even bother to check out the dude’s camp site? No wonder there’s so much distrust. [C-J/AKN] Talk about being at the right place at the right time. [WHAS11] Lexington is likely [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Dogs · Education · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Oops · Politics · Senate Race · Smoking Ban · University of Kentucky

Take Your Cancer Sticks Elsewhere, Park Goers

July 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Louisville Metro Police are giving out free moped and scooter locks as part of an effort to reduce thefts in the Metro area. [WDRB] Before facing allegations of standardized test violations at Male High School, former Principal David Mike led struggling Western High to a celebrated turnaround. [C-J/AKN] Is J-town the worst part of Louisville? [...]

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Tags: Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Jeffersontown · LMPD · Parks · Smoking Ban · University of Louisville · Youth

Crazed Teatoots Vandalize Smoking Ban Signs

July 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Are you a generous person or someone who loves animals? Help Jackson the Dachshund out ASAP, as he needs surgery! Jessica has been a tireless advocate for years and has definitely given more than she’s received. Let’s all pitch in. [Go Fund Me!] A longtime educator with Jefferson County Public Schools has been named an [...]

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Tags: Arena · Dining · Downtown · Education · Indiana · Internet · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Police · Possibility City · Smoking Ban

Still Teasing Louisville With High-Speed Internets

March 6th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Drugs, alcohol and tobacco products can be a dangerous combination in the hands of young people — and one west Louisville neighborhood is doing something about it. [WDRB] The city of New Albany has enlisted nationally known city planner and walkability advocate Jeff Speck to conduct a traffic study of its downtown streets. [C-J/AKN] March [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Gays · Indiana · Jack Conway · JCPS · LMPD · Smoking Ban · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville · West End

There’s A Lot Of Fun JCPS Stuff Going On Today

January 22nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

If you missed Governor Steve Beshear’s budget address last night, go give it a read and download all the supporting fact sheets. [Page One] A state legislative panel is reviewing the lease agreements college basketball programs have at public arenas as part of an evaluation of the University of Louisville’s revenue-sharing deal at the KFC [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Dogs · Economy · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Smoking Ban · South End · State Government · Steve Beshear

Can’t A Wealthy Person Help Out In Jeffersonville?

January 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Developer Todd Blue is getting ready to build a surface parking lot on the vacant ground he owns behind the newly stabilized Whiskey Row facades on W. Main Street, according to a plan filed with Louisville Metro government. [WDRB] This continues to be one of the dumbest waste of taxpayer dollars in Kentucky – fighting [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Charity · Downtown · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · Possibility City · Race · Smoking Ban · Sports

Good Morning Black Leaf Puppies & Rainbows

January 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Abnormal levels of arsenic have been found in two people who live near the old Black Leaf pesticide plant. [WDRB] Results of blood and urine analysis of 53 people who live near the Black Leaf industrial site are encouraging because only two people had elevated readings, University of Louisville researchers said Saturday. [C-J/AKN] How many [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Education · Gays · Indiana · Possibility City · Smoking Ban · State Government · University of Louisville

Louisville Is Proof That Smoking Bans Do Work

January 9th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Its doors won’t open for another two years. But don’t be fooled by the tarps, chain link fences, earth movers and hard hats – there’s a lot of work going on inside the currently-closed Speed Art Museum. [WDRB] In a scene reminiscent of show-and-tell, about 30 adults sit in a circle in a cheerfully decorated [...]

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Tags: Art · Bourbon · Charity · Education · Health Care · JCPS · LMPD · Possibility City · Smoking Ban · Sports · State Government · University of Kentucky

So Many Neighborhoods With 50%+ Poverty Rates

January 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you missed Governor Steve Beshear’s address last night or just didn’t want to watch, here’s a PDF of his remarks. [SOTC 2014] Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is asking the public for ideas about how the city’s vacant lots can be redeveloped — and he’s willing to put some money on the table to get [...]

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Tags: Business First · Dogs · Economy · Greg Fischer · Internet · Jerry Abramson · LG&E · Poverty · Scandal · Senate Race · Smoking Ban · State Government · Steve Beshear

A Crime-Free Puppies & Rainbows Place To Be

July 3rd, 2013 · 2 Comments

What would you do if you were asked to falsify records at work? The man who headed the work release and community corrections in Clark County as of last Friday says he challenged an order to do just that. Then he was promptly let go. [WDRB] Louisville Metro Police say an arrest has been made [...]

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Tags: Automobile · Bad Behavior · Business · Crime · Death · Ford · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Oops · Police · Politics · Senate Race · Smoking Ban

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