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It’s A Just Okay & Really Bad Week For JCPS

June 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments

You’ve already read the response from the school district but here’s another story about it. JCPS issued its response Monday night almost a month after a state audit found the district spends more money on administration – and less on instruction – than similarly sized school districts. [WDRB] No one looks out from the shattered [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Death · Education · Health Care · Horse Industry · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Scandal · South End · Youth

Greg Fischer Won’t Hype The Urban Sprawl Study

April 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville Metro officials have reached a deal with Underhill Associates to convert the historic Colonial Gardens property across from Iroquois Park into a development anchored by locally owned businesses such as restaurants and coffee shops. [WDRB] It will probably come as no surprise to residents and visitors of Kentuckiana that Louisville has ranked poorly in [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Horse Industry · Indiana · Lexington · Possibility City · South End · State Government · Thunder · Youth

Graffiti Symbolic Of Jeff Mayor’s Poor Leadership?

March 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Jeffersonville ramp to the Big Four Bridge isn’t even open, but vandals have already made their mark. Jeffersonville’s Mayor is now hoping to have the ramp open by the Great Steamboat Race. In the meantime, the graffiti will be cleaned up. [WDRB] You probably want to see Chris Tobe provide testimony before the Louisville [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Downtown · Education · Guns · Indiana · Metro Council · Politics · Senate Race · South End · Taxes · Youth

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

Possibility City: Who Will Be Gunned Down Next?

December 18th, 2013 · 3 Comments

A teenager standing at a bus stop became Louisville’s latest murder victim Monday night. [WDRB] The Metropolitan Sewer District board agreed Monday to pay a $101,000 fine for 250 illegal sewage discharges during the first half of 2013, totaling about 152 million gallons, MSD officials said. [C-J/AKN] A group of Louisville residents who say coal [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Hype · Indiana · Lexington · LG&E · MSD · Scandal · Senate Race · South End · University of Louisville · West End

Major Greg Fischer Pee Alert Is Beyond Funny

October 4th, 2013 · Comments Off

Shively police say they are searching for a suspect in a shooting outside an apartment complex that left one person dead and another injured. [WDRB] Three attorneys have been nominated to fill the Jefferson District Court seat vacated when Judge Angela McCormick Bisig was elected to circuit judge last November. [C-J/AKN] The case against USA [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bad Behavior · Celebrity · Charity · Death · Economy · Greg Fischer · Guns · Housing · Hype · Indiana · Judges · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · South End

Your Tolly Thing Will Track You Everywhere

September 16th, 2013 · 1 Comment

The family of a man hit and critically injured Thursday during a hit and run on I-64 is pleading for information that will lead to an arrest. [WDRB] More than 100 Kentucky bridges have advanced deterioration and are at risk of collapsing, federal records show, and the head of the state’s transportation agency blames the [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Education · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · South End · State Government · Steve Beshear

Is 2X Worth A “WARNING”? What On Earth?

August 15th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Looks like the Southwest Youth Soccer League has some fun, ahem, thoughts. Check this out – was just posted on their Facebook page: FACES OF CHILDREN BLURRED Are they afraid of folks because they’re holding a vigil to honor someone’s life? Or for some other reason? Possibility City!

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Tags: Race · South End · Youth

Can Barbara Shanklin Be An Effective Leader?

August 5th, 2013 · 1 Comment

PEE ALERT! Metro Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin is talking for the first time since narrowly escaping being voted off the council. Despite the recent controversy, Shanklin says she believes she can still be effective. [WDRB] A program that teams higher education with primary schools is coming this fall to another public school in Jefferson County. [WFPL] [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Education · Ethics · Gannett · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · South End · University of Kentucky

City Filled With Murders On Independence Week

July 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

The American flag is one of the most recognized symbols of our nation, not just in this country but across the world. It can be seen over government buildings, schools, businesses, and especially this time of year on many homes. [WDRB] Kentucky’s largest public school district has gone smoke free on all campuses. Jefferson County [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Democrats · Guns · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Senate Race · South End · State Government · University of Louisville · UPS