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Another Day, Another Big Time UofL Scandal

March 18th, 2014 · 5 Comments

A committee of the Louisville Metro Council voted unanimously Monday to allow the city of St. Matthews to annex 11 homes on Springwood Lane. [WDRB] The University of Louisville last year paid three officials close to President James Ramsey twice as much to take early retirement as other administrators, so they would keep quiet about [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Education · Indiana · Metro Council · State Government · TARC · University of Louisville

TARC: Still Scaring Meemaws Watching TV

March 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Two teens are in the hospital after a stabbing that happened on a TARC bus early Sunday morning, according to LMPD. [WDRB] Here’s the latest in Greg Fischer nonsense. The consulting firm that came up with a reorganization plan for the troubled Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District has been working with at least one [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Bad Behavior · Books · Death · Education · Greg Fischer · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · LG&E · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · TARC · Youth

It’s Okay To Daytime Drink When It’s This Cold

January 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

It will cost less to build two new Ohio River bridges, but the savings announced Friday won’t necessarily translate into lower tolls for drivers. [WDRB] When Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government issued a challenge last week for developers to develop a new mobile app or product using TARC’s real-time data, it had a clear goal in [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Charity · Cordish · Education · Gannett · Health Care · Ohio River Bridges · TARC · Travel · University of Louisville · Weather

Did You Know? TARC Did Some Things In 2013

December 31st, 2013 · 2 Comments

At some point yesterday, TARC released its top 13 advancements in public transportation of the year. So let’s take a look: TARC announces eTran (Enhanced Transit), an investment of $30 million over four years to upgrade TARC’s fleet, facilities and technology. A majority of the funding, $20 million, was provided by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet [...]

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Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

December 13th, 2013 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady discusses a fancy (it’s not that fancy) new TARC (Transit Authority of River City) route that will cross the river from Louisville to Southern Indiana via I-65 beginning in January: The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet assisted with the service.

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Tags: Indiana · State Government · TARC · Travel · Video

That School Bus Story Still Terrifies Us All

November 11th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Maybe Greg Fischer should have thought about the bazillions of cities in this state before pushing a local option like crazy? Especially in a city like Louisville that contains tons of other cities within it that happen to be home to a majority of Louisville’s major shopping centers. [WDRB] A federal judge will rule [this] [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Death · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Poverty · TARC · Taxes · University of Louisville

See? That Committee Stopped All The Violence!

October 29th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Riders on city buses will be able to use a pre-paid card starting next summer, when the Transit Authority of River City unveils a new electronic operating system. [WDRB] They’re working hard to combat what Steve Beshear and Greg Stumbo do in Kentucky under the guise of “jobs” (when it’s really just campaign cash and [...]

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Tags: Business · Churchill Downs · Greg Stumbo · Guns · JCPS · Oops · Parks · Politics · Poverty · Steve Beshear · TARC

Tolls Tolls Tolls Tolls Tolls Tolls Tolls Tolls Tolls

September 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off

A new phone app, is changing the way you get important information from sheriff’s departments. The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is the first Kentuckiana agency on board. [WDRB] Craft distillers are breaking into Kentucky’s billion-dollar bourbon industry. [NBC News] Kentucky transportation officials met in Frankfort on Friday to review an investment grade study that predicts [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Ethics · Guns · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Police · TARC

Metro Council Is Embarrassing The Entire City

August 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off

Calls for change were coupled with emotions and accusations of “grandstanding” Tuesday as a council committee met to consider “sweeping changes” to ethics rules and how council members spend discretionary funds. [WDRB] A collision between a Jefferson County Public Schools bus and a care sent nine people, including seven children with minor injuries, to hospitals [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Banking · Economy · Education · Ethics · Gambling · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · TARC

Louisville Has Turned Into Giant Cornbread Skillet

June 10th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Riders on Louisville’s public transportation system are about to see changes to six routes starting Sunday, June 9, but they won’t compare to the major cuts we’ve seen in recent years. [WDRB] Medical marijuana purchased legally in other states is being illegally resold at premium prices on Louisville’s streets and in surrounding communities, police say. [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Charity · Cordish · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Possibility City · State Government · TARC · UPS