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People Aren’t Happy About Those Traffic Cams

November 20th, 2014 · No Comments

The Louisville Water Company approved a smaller rate increase after some arm-twisting, apparently. [WDRB] A lawyer who on Friday won a big ruling that revives a battle in Louisville over whiskey fungus from aging bourbon said city officials could solve the problem, if they wanted to. [C-J/AKN] A task force met Tuesday night to discuss [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Discrimination · Economy · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Legal · Metro Government · Police · Politics · State Government · Taxes · Water

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Update

November 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Earlier today Governor Steve Beshear released a video focusing on going tobacco-free:

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Tags: Health Care · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Anchorage Mess Is About Rich Folks’ Money

November 17th, 2014 · 6 Comments

When railroad giant CSX Corp. moves freight between Louisville and Indianapolis, it’s forced to lower speeds, keep trains shorter and carry lighter loads. [WDRB] Here’s another fun made-up thing for Greg Fischer’s staff to push around all week. [C-J/AKN] The key to the new downtown hotels is a major expansion of the downtown convention center. [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Charity · Construction · Crime · Death · Dogs · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · Legal · Metro Council · Metro Government · Ryder Cup · Scandal · State Government · Travel · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Youth

Here’s KYTC’s Sometimes Weekly Video Update

November 14th, 2014 · No Comments

The KYTC folks finally remembered to produce a video, so this week they’re focused on partnerships with river ports and the role they play in global business:

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Tags: Business · State Government · Video

Louisville Needs A New Frankfort Leader Now

November 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments

A state audit released in May found that JCPS is spending too much on high-dollar administrators, and not enough on students. Six months later, the district gets a new progress report with a grade school leaders did not see coming. [WDRB] Walmart has filed a development plan with the city for its much-anticipated western Louisville [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Democrats · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Parks · Politics · Poverty · State Government · Travel · West End

JCPS Is Finally Reviewing Monstrous Salaries

November 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

TARC celebrated its 40th birthday Monday by announcing it will soon have the largest fleet of all-electric buses in the country. TARC will put a fleet of 10 new Zerobuses on the road by the end of the year. [WDRB] Max St. John cringes when he hears a gay slur tossed out in the hallways [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Congress · Discrimination · Economy · Gays · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · TARC

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

November 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Late last week Governor Papaw Bigot discussed Veterans Day: Just try to forget that he snubbed his nose at veterans by appointing a half-corrupt fashion designer head of his veterans agency.

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Tags: State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Will You Miss Mayor Jerry While He’s Gone?

November 7th, 2014 · 4 Comments

This made Steve Beshear really happy. The same-sex marriage movement lost its first major case in a federal appeals court Thursday after a lengthy string of victories, creating a split among the nation’s circuit courts that virtually guarantees Supreme Court review. [USA Today] He’ll be the fourth man in charge of Clark County deputies in [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Dogs · Economy · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Indiana · Jack Conway · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · John Yarmuth · Judges · Police · Politics · State Government · Steve Beshear

Bicycle & Bikeway Commission Meeting Soon

November 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Do you care about bicycles and bikeways? The Kentucky Bicycle and Bikeway Commission is holding its annual meeting November 13 – 15 at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park in Greenup (that’s near Ashland). Here’s the agenda: Thursday, Nov. 13 3-5 p.m. — Workshop: Developing Goals and Strategies for improving bicycling in Kentucky Friday, Nov. 14 [...]

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Tags: Bikes · State Government

Your Weekly Non-Transportation Lady Video Update

October 31st, 2014 · Comments Off

This week the KYTC folks focus on Kentucky’s deer population:

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Tags: State Government · Travel · Video