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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 · No Comments

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

Anti-Gay Papaw Hollers About Exports Again

April 4th, 2014 · No Comments

You know what’s tough to believe? Steve Beshear’s claims about exports: Because non of his job creation claims are based in reality.

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Tags: Business · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

The Transportation Lady Has Finally Returned!

April 4th, 2014 · No Comments

And this week she’s talking about National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week:

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Tags: State Government · Video

UofL: Officially The Land Of Unchecked Corruption

April 4th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The bright colors signature to the Kentucky Derby are a stark contrast to what organizations fighting human trafficking say the annual event can bring. [WDRB] Jeffersonville’s ramp to the Big Four Bridge will open with a ribbon cutting ceremony at noon April 30, the day of the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Great Steamboat Race. [C-J/AKN] The [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Highlands · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · Senate Race · State Government · University of Louisville · Weather

Scared White People Are Continuing To Freak Out

April 3rd, 2014 · No Comments

Police say a burglar ended up with a broken leg after falling through a skylight in downtown Louisville. [WDRB] The mother of a girl sexually assaulted on a Louisville school bus two years ago and placed in the same high school class as her attacker has come to an agreement with Jefferson County Public Schools. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Hype · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Kingdom · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · State Government · TARC

Wow, White Panic Has Just Cold TAKEN OVER

April 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

The city of Louisville joins forces with a private waste company to get more businesses downtown to recycle. [WDRB] Major Pee Alert! Because white panic is getting worse and worse. This time in J-town. [C-J/AKN] Legislation in Kentucky that was designed to set euthanasia standards for shelter animals took an unexpected turn when it went [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Possibility City · Race · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear

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