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JCPS Continues To Make It Rain For Union Guy

August 25th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Brent McKim is paid about $75,000 annually by Jefferson County Public Schools — the going rate for a high school physics teacher with a master’s degree and 23 years’ experience. Yet, it’s been more than a decade since McKim has taught a class or had any duties at a particular school. [WDRB] You can go [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Business · Crime · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Public Relations · Race · Sports · Taxes · University of Kentucky · Weather · Youth

King Exploring Disciplinary Measures For Council

August 20th, 2014 · No Comments

The number of guns confiscated at Louisville airport’s security has more than doubled in a year’s time. [WDRB] Burton has sued Norton Brownsboro not for malpractice but instead for violating the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act, which prohibits “unfair, false, misleading or deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of any trade or commerce.” [C-J/AKN] The [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Discrimination · Dogs · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Jim King · Legal · Metro Council · Politics · Race · Scandal · Senate Race · Sports · University of Louisville · Water

Haul Ass To The Fair When You Get Off Work!

August 15th, 2014 · 8 Comments

We’ve been hearing about what a disaster Helene Kramer already is in her new JCPS job and, well, it’s pretty clear. If she can’t come up with a better response than that when it comes to RAISING PROPERTY TAXES LIKE CRAZY? Put a fork in her. She’s done. P.S. When we say disaster? We hear [...]

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Tags: Business · Ford · Green · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Lexington · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Sports · Taxes · University of Louisville · WAVE

Be Smart: Just Say No To Crappy Hipster Bourbon

August 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

What they’re not telling you is that their site was compromised and many pages were redirecting to sites that Google said were malware. We got dozens of emails about it and had to disable links for quite a while. [WDRB] The new school year will bring a lunch price increase as well as an expanded [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Politics · Sports · Taxes · WDRB · Youth

How Many People Actually Use Bike Lanes?

August 7th, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Louisville Bats Baseball Club will donate more than $6,800 to Kosair Children’s Hospital, the beneficiary of the first ever Star Wars Night held on Sunday, July 27 at Louisville Slugger Field. [WDRB] Dr. Forest Arnold worries about the growing menace of CRE — a deadly superbug that preys on hospitalized patients and kills about [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Charity · Crime · Discrimination · Dogs · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Music · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · Senate Race · Sports · TARC · Youth

Gov. Steve Bigot’s Weekly Video Update

August 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Late last week your bigoted governor spoke about the PGA Championship in Louisville:

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Tags: Sports · Steve Beshear · Video

Ambassador Barzun Makes Good On His Bet

July 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

U.S. Ambassador to the UK Matthew Barzun is apparently really bad at gambling. Or just a good sport. Here he is making pancakes for the Belgian Ambassador to the UK after losing a World Cup bet:

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Tags: Sports · Video

It’s A Great Thing That Portland Is Being Saved

July 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

World Cup fever is here, and millions are glued to the TV. Now, a Louisville business is flying high thanks to fans cheering on their home country. [WDRB] A group of 2,000 young adults will be at work for the next eight weeks thanks to Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s SummerWorks program. [C-J/AKN] Reminder: Greg Fischer [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Downtown · Economy · Education · Health Care · Immigration · Indiana · Jack Conway · John Yarmuth · Neighborhoods · Senate Race · Sports · Youth

We Already Know Some Officers Racially Profile

June 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Make sure you’re caught up on the latest in the Will Coursey sex scandal. Complete with newspaper and video realness, gurl. [Page One] Louisville has grown slightly this decade, but new Census estimates show outlying areas are adding people at a faster rate. [WDRB] A burst of cannon fire signaled the end of three years [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Dining · Education · Greg Fischer · Hype · Indiana · Lexington · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Politics · Race · Senate Race · Sports · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Greg Fischer’s Silver Spoon Is Showing Again

June 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The University of Kentucky has struck a new multimedia rights deal that makes it among the highest-paid universities in the country for athletic and campus media rights. [WDRB] But Jim King can’t do a goddamn thing about Metro Animal Services? He just sits on his hands making excuses. The Louisville Metro Council budget approved Thursday [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Business · Discrimination · Economy · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Jim King · Metro Council · Sports · University of Kentucky · Youth

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