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Study Isn’t Necessary: LMPD Needs More Help

April 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

It has hosted college and professional basketball games, high school graduations and roller derby clashes. Louis Armstrong played there, as did musicians from Elvis Presley to My Morning Jacket. [WDRB] The Waterfront Development Corp. is scrambling to offset the legislature’s abrupt slashing of all state funding for the agency — $420,000 a year for each [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Cordish · Downtown · Education · Gays · Indiana · LMPD · Oops · Politics · State Government

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Rambling Event

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments

On Friday, Governor Steve Beshear’s office released this video about high-tech industry in Kentucky:

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Tags: Business · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

April 18th, 2014 · No Comments

This week the Transportation Lady is excited about the Milton-Madison bridge:

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Tags: Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Video

Indiana Side Of The Bridge May Never Open

April 18th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Kentucky State Fair Board is seeking to team up with additional corporate sponsors — both large and small businesses — for the state fair. [WDRB] Eighteen months after Stan Curtis was charged with stealing $183,354 from a national charity he founded, leaders of another food charity he started years before — Kentucky Harvest — [...]

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Tags: Charity · Democrats · Indiana · Jack Conway · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · University of Louisville

GE Conquered Local News Outletts Yesterday

April 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments

GE is launching a new way to do business and has chosen Louisville to be the city that leads it. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Government has agreed to pay $450,000 to a former police detective who says he was demoted to patrol officer on the graveyard shift for trying to help an imprisoned woman prove [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Death · Education · Hype · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Government · State Government · WAVE

Why Waste So Much Time & Energy On GLI?

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Suicide prevention sheds a longstanding taboo: talking about attempts. [NY Times] The U.S. Secretary of Transportation is warning that gridlock in Washington could halt big transportation projects in Kentucky and across the country. [WDRB] Drivers downtown can’t miss the progress being made on a new Interstate 65 bridge and its approaches. But work on the [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Contests · Death · Downtown · Economy · Education · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky

Greg Fischer Won’t Hype The Urban Sprawl Study

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments

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

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

April 11th, 2014 · No Comments

This week the Transportation Lady highlights Enviroscape — a hands-on environmental activity presented to students by the Kentucky Engineering Exposure Network:

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Tags: Education · State Government · Video

Greg Fischer’s Probably Never Even Fired A Gun

April 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Greg Fischer is asking gun owners to leave their firearms at home during this weekend’s Thunder Over Louisville. His comments aren’t sitting well with gun owners. [WDRB] Hoping to slow traffic and make the ride easier and safer for bicyclists and pedestrians, city officials are putting a handful of local streets on a “road diet.” [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Business · Downtown · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Hype · Indiana · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · State Government · Thunder · University of Kentucky

Think Positively! Thunder & Derby Are Upon Us

April 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has addressed a letter to citizens in an effort to ease recent apprehensions over violence downtown. [WDRB] An abrupt slashing of state funding for Louisville’s waterfront agency will almost certainly lead to elimination of the city’s traditional Fourth of July celebration and a drastic reduction in the planned six-day gala to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Jail · Parks · Possibility City · Poverty · State Government · Thunder · Zoning

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