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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

The Latest Horsey Capital Survey Results Are In

January 24th, 2013 · 5 Comments

The current economy has increased demand for apartment living in the Louisville area. This is benefiting one locally owned company. [WDRB] State education officials are urging schools to compete for a national award that recognizes outstanding efforts in environmental impact and health. [WLEX18] You can’t even ride TARC these days without some woman snorting drugs. [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Economy · Horse Industry · Housing · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Kentucky Kingdom · Race · Steve Beshear · TARC · Taxes · University of Kentucky

Greg Fischer’s Bike Thing Alters Your Bus Route

October 9th, 2012 · Comments Off

Why, yes, it’s beyond strange for us to care about anybody who relies upon public transportation to get around. So it’s even more weird for us to remind you of Greg Fischer’s bike thingy on the 14th. Thankfully, it’s on a Sunday when most people don’t have to work. But in case you do? Roads [...]

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Tags: Bikes · TARC

Fancy New Electric TARC Buses You’ll Never Ride

September 19th, 2012 · Comments Off

Since TARC recently announced that it’s receiving a $4.4 million grant for electric buses like this: We thought it’d be a good idea to get to know those buses:

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Tags: Grants · Green · TARC · Video

How Many Dog-Killing Idiots ARE There? Damn

September 18th, 2012 · Comments Off

And just who are his primary backers? Mayor Greg Fischer on Friday questioned the science underlying the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District’s enforcement action against bourbon-aging warehouses. That position put Fischer at odds with his own experts and more in line with the bourbon industry. [C-J/AKN] A group of former Kentucky Kingdom workers have [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Bellarmine · Bourbon · Greg Fischer · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Kingdom · Politics · TARC

They’re Turning The Heat Up On Barbara Shanklin

August 14th, 2012 · 4 Comments

The Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police named Jeffersontown Police Chief Rick Sanders its chief of the year last week. [C-J/AKN] Nothing to see here, puppies and rainbows! The Arena Authority says the KFS Grease Bucket Arena is on firm financial footing. [FOX41/WDRB/Whatever] We hear there’s a monster lawsuit in the works against Ted Pullen [...]

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Tags: Arena · Death · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Metro Council · Police · Possibility City · Rumors · Scandal · State Government · TARC · West End

What Will Greg’s Daddy Tell Him To Do Now, Kids?

August 10th, 2012 · 4 Comments

A fancy report finds that Kentucky is first in the nation for toxic air releases from power plants. [C-J/AKN] Everybody is freaking out over a section of Brownsboro Road that’s going to be closed for ten days. [FOX41/WDRB/Whatever] Greg Fischer got his landmarks veto overridden by the Metro Council. Probably not a happy week for [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Education · Greg Fischer · Metro Council · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · TARC

Bullying? Sure, It’s Possible Here In Possibility City!

August 8th, 2012 · 9 Comments

Way to go, Louisville, with your bullying. We’ve been hearing of several other cases like this for a year. Many involve children who are gay or have gay parents. The mother of a middle school student claims in a lawsuit that her son was bullied by other students because he was interested in cheerleading, and [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Guns · Health Care · JCPS · Possibility City · South End · TARC · Youth

Likely A Terrific Great Week For Barbara Shanklin

July 26th, 2012 · 11 Comments

You’ve read us for several years and now you’ve got the chance to help create our new ad-free project. Your contribution can be public or private (but you have to tell us in writing that you want it to be public) – it’s up to you. [Our New Project] The Jefferson County Attorney wants to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Economy · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · Metro Council · Parks · State Government · TARC · University of Louisville · Youth

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