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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

Seriously, Just Build The Damn Walmart Already

June 23rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

The heroin epidemic is terrible but no one is paying attention to a group of people having a funtimes walk on the Big Four Bridge. [WDRB] All the fights over the West End Walmart are adding up to be some of the dumbest in years here in Possibility City. There is NOTHING in that part [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Economy · Guns · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Legal · Possibility City · Sports · University of Kentucky · West End · Youth

Let’s All Act Surprised By UofL’s Big Audit Stunt

June 20th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Two big traffic changes are about to hit thousands of drivers in Kentuckiana. The 2nd Street Bridge (Clark Memorial Bridge) will shut down on Tuesday, July 8th. That means drivers will be able to use it all day on Monday, but it’ll close at midnight and be off limits for six weeks. [WDRB] Southern Indiana [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Construction · Economy · Health Care · Homeless · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Ohio River Bridges · Sports · University of Louisville · Youth

JCPS Truly Works Hard To Feed Children Well

June 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Just take a guess at who the card belongs to. Louisville Metro Police say they’ve arrested a woman after she was found with a stolen access card belonging to a “high ranking” Louisville Metro EMS administrative employee. [WDRB] Allison “Jamie” Kleinhelter has collected only $4,000 of the $120,000 awarded to her in 2011 when a [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Branding · Business · Economy · Education · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Government · Police · Sports · TV · University of Louisville · WAVE

Some Things You Can Freak Out About Today

June 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Watching Marianne Butler get outsmarted by Republicans (because she thinks she’s the smartest person in the room, much like Jim King) is hilarious. The Metro Council’s minority Republican members are asking Democratic budget chair Marianne Butler to resign her post, claiming she failed to forward a list of budget priorities to Mayor Greg Fischer. [WDRB] [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Charity · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Lexington · Metro Council · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · Sports · Youth

Everyone’s Super-Mad About MSD Rate Increases

May 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

A week after a state audit criticized JCPS for not spending enough of its $1 billion budget on students, there’s news that the district will create dozens of new positions outside the classroom. [WDRB] Louisville’s sewer rates will rise another 5.5 percent starting Aug. 1 to pay for an ongoing $850 million project to stop [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Charity · Construction · Dogs · Economy · Festival · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LG&E · Metro Government · Movies · MSD · Parks · Sports

Nawbny Po-leece Maybe Have A Bit Of A Problem

May 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Parents are calling into question the leadership of Male’s new principal, David Mike, whose first year is mired in an ongoing investigation into accusations of improper protocol on state standardized tests. Parents say he’s also unethical and unprofessional with students and staff and are concerned he’s forcing faculty to leave. Note: JCPS officials told us [...]

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Tags: Arena · Art · Charity · Death · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Derby · Police · Scandal · Sports · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville

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