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Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Update

March 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Much like the president, Governor Steve Beshear focused on broadband infrastructure expansion in his weekly update:

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Tags: Economy · State Government · Steve Beshear · Technology · Video

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

March 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama hit upon investing in technology and infrastructure to create jobs:

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Tags: Economy · Politics · Technology · Video

How Many More New Taxes Do You Want To Pay?

February 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s administration received eight “wide ranging” responses to its request for a vendor interested in wiring homes and businesses with super-fast fiber Internet connections, said Ted Smith, chief of Louisville Metro Economic Growth & Innovation. [WDRB] How on earth can the paper write zoning stories about Bill Bardenwerper without mentioning his ties [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Possibility City · Religion · State Government · Steve Beshear · Taxes · Technology · Weather · Zoning

Louisville’s Apparently The Center Of The Universe

July 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments

HEY! YOU! Don’t forget to nominate someone for yesterday’s Golden Poo Awards category! [Page One] Yesterday, Governor Steve Beshear and the White House announced that Kentucky was named a finalist for the Race to the Top educational award. Obviously, we will lose again, because why not. [Press Release] AT&T activated a new 3G cell site [...]

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Tags: Awards · Contests · Education · Festival · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Council · Music · Public Relations · Scandal · Sex · Steve Beshear · Technology

Give ‘Em Five!

September 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Last week, the Metro United Way had a big kickoff event for its annual campaign, in which it hopes to match the $28.5 million goal from last year. But MUW is getting more creative, and reaching out for smaller donations (Just Like Politicians!). Metro United Way funds 160 programs at 90 agencies in 7 counties. [...]

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Tags: Charity · Technology

Nice Weather, Not Nice News

June 30th, 2009 · 9 Comments

Enjoy this stretch of good weather, but check with us for all the news. Everybody Loves Shelly: Not really, but the School Board gave a really positive review of Sheldon Berman’s performance as JCPS superintendant, no doubt impressed by the 35-page self-assessment he provided yesterday. The teachers’ union criticized the glowing evaluation. [Courier] Bad Guy [...]

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Tags: Health Care · Horse Industry · JCPS · Lexington · Race · Reporters · Technology · TV · WHAS

One More DTV Item and Guns

June 17th, 2009 · 9 Comments

D-T-V: If you’ve been watching TV news, you probably expected the slew of stories about the 2% of Louisville households not ready for DTV. But WHAS has been having its managers staff a phone line since Friday that won’t stop ringing. Even Mark Pimentel is putting hours in telling people how to set their boxes. [...]

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Tags: Gambling · Guns · Religion · Reporters · Sports · Technology · TV

Finally, DTV Deadline Passes and A Cameo

June 12th, 2009 · 15 Comments

Does Your TV Still Work?: Maybe, just maybe, this will be the last time we mention the DTV transition. Who am I kidding? Expect stories about the people somehow caught by surprise when their TV didn’t work this morning, who blame the goverment or their TV stations, or better yet, who decide to get rid [...]

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Tags: Branding · Celebrity · Dan Mongiardo · Jack Conway · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · Technology

No Bitterness Edition

June 11th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Shooting the Sh.. Guns with Jake Starr: Now here’s a unique angle. LEO’s Phillip Bailey got some shooting lessons from New Bethel church pastor Ken Pagano, God’s representative for gun rights, whose handle in his gun league is Jake Starr. Good story.  [LEO] Guess Who Touched Another Nerve at Sixth and Broadway: As Jake puts [...]

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Tags: Branding · Courier-Journal · Festival · LEO · Lexington · Metro Council · Metro Government · Movies · Possibility City · Religion · Technology · TV

At Least It’s Not Breaking News

June 8th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Worst Misuse of the term “Breaking News” We’ve Heard in a Long Time: The headline on the e-mail blast from Jack Conway’s camp screamed: “Breaking News: Conway Gets Major Backing From Key Unions That Represent Over 100,000 Members.” IN ALL CAPS. Happy for you, Jack, but let’s not get in the habit of releasing news [...]

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Tags: Economy · Fox 41 · Gambling · Housing · Jack Conway · LMPD · Metro Council · Neighborhoods · Police · State Government · TARC · Technology · TV