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Yes, Lexington Also Murders People In Its Parks

April 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Local ownership announced strides Monday morning towards locking in the necessary investments to bring a pro soccer team to Louisville. [WDRB] If there’s one thing Louisville loves more than running over pedestrians or shooting folks, it’s a school bus crash. [C-J/AKN] Louisville Metro Police said they are pleased with the security measures put in place [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · LMPD · Sports · Steve Beshear · Thunder

Remember The Awful/Failed LOUISVILLE Sign?

February 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Police say the bank robbery suspect who shot himself at Cherokee Park on Thursday may be connected to another robbery in December. [WDRB] Jackie Green is right – the idea of putting a ferris wheel at Waterfront Park is as stupid as that old LOUISVILLE sign. [C-J/AKN] It’s said to be the largest audit ever [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Sports

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

Louisville Needs Crazy-Fast Broadband Like That

January 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

For all the folks like Terry Meiners who had no ability to comprehend why extreme temperatures required closure of JCPS? Maybe they should think about why facilities like these exist. The reason they exist – less fortunate kids or kids without parents who can’t or don’t care for them for whatever reason – and the [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Poverty · Rumors · Sports · State Government · Thunder · 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

Rep. John Yarmuth Said Things You Will Like

December 12th, 2013 · Comments Off

Look, here is Congressman John Yarmuth saying things you will like: Congratulations to the DeSales Colts for being champions.

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Tags: Congress · John Yarmuth · Sports · Video · Youth

Kentucky’s Senators Likely Make You Cringe

November 20th, 2013 · 3 Comments

More people die of lung cancer in Kentucky than in any other state in the U.S. That’s why there’s a new push to better inform Kentuckians about the new recommendations for who should be undergoing an early detection screening. [WDRB] Knowing it must compete with bigger, more established competitors, Kentucky Kingdom has set the price [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Health Care · Indiana · Lexington · Sports · University of Kentucky · Water

Hospital Turf Wars Are Worse Than High School

October 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

Some businesses along Frankfort Avenue are banding together after recently being hit by thieves. [WDRB] In the most recent FEC reporting quarter, Alison Grimes spent tons on travel. Ed Marksberry questions how she could do so much traveling while also doing her job as Secretary of State. [Page One] It was erected on the Belvedere [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Crime · Death · Frankfort Ave. · Gambling · High School · Indiana · Senate Race · Sports · Youth

Stop Pretending There’s No Bus Accident Problem

October 21st, 2013 · Comments Off

MSD says you’re all going to have to suffer the poop floods, amen. The end times are nigh, kids. [WDRB] An increasing number of U.S. workers, including thousands in Kentucky and Indiana, are finding their employers shifting to high-deductible healthcare plans that require employees to spend thousands of dollars on doctors and prescriptions before insurance [...]

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Tags: Business · Chris Thieneman · Death · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · MSD · Sports · University of Louisville

Metro Council Will Always Embarass Louisville

October 10th, 2013 · 3 Comments

An in-depth archeological investigation is set to begin this week on land in Jeffersonville, Ind., thought to be home to the city’s founding fort. [WDRB] Metro Councilwoman Mary Woolridge told others deliberating whether to oust Barbara Shanklin from office earlier this year that she wouldn’t vote to remove her because she is an African-American woman, [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Business · Death · Indiana · Metro Council · Oops · Police · Scandal · Sports · State Government · Taxes