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JCPS Continues To Make It Rain For Union Guy

August 25th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Brent McKim is paid about $75,000 annually by Jefferson County Public Schools — the going rate for a high school physics teacher with a master’s degree and 23 years’ experience. Yet, it’s been more than a decade since McKim has taught a class or had any duties at a particular school. [WDRB] You can go [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Business · Crime · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Public Relations · Race · Sports · Taxes · University of Kentucky · Weather · Youth

We Already Know Some Officers Racially Profile

June 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Make sure you’re caught up on the latest in the Will Coursey sex scandal. Complete with newspaper and video realness, gurl. [Page One] Louisville has grown slightly this decade, but new Census estimates show outlying areas are adding people at a faster rate. [WDRB] A burst of cannon fire signaled the end of three years [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Dining · Education · Greg Fischer · Hype · Indiana · Lexington · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Politics · Race · Senate Race · Sports · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Greg Fischer’s Silver Spoon Is Showing Again

June 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The University of Kentucky has struck a new multimedia rights deal that makes it among the highest-paid universities in the country for athletic and campus media rights. [WDRB] But Jim King can’t do a goddamn thing about Metro Animal Services? He just sits on his hands making excuses. The Louisville Metro Council budget approved Thursday [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Business · Discrimination · Economy · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Jim King · Metro Council · Sports · University of Kentucky · Youth

Seriously, Just Build The Damn Walmart Already

June 23rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

The heroin epidemic is terrible but no one is paying attention to a group of people having a funtimes walk on the Big Four Bridge. [WDRB] All the fights over the West End Walmart are adding up to be some of the dumbest in years here in Possibility City. There is NOTHING in that part [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Economy · Guns · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Legal · Possibility City · Sports · University of Kentucky · West End · Youth

These Awful Shootings & Stabbings Need To End

June 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville police chief Steve Conrad says if you want to keep the city safe, you have to pay for it. And that’s why he wants an additional $7 million. [WDRB] Woah, mob violence overtime cost the city almost a million dollars. But at least people are going back downtown. [C-J/AKN & More C-J/AKN] The University [...]

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Tags: Ali Center · Bad Behavior · Business · Crime · Downtown · Education · Festival · Guns · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · Music · University of Kentucky · Weather

JCPS Just Can’t Catch A Break In The News

June 12th, 2014 · 3 Comments

A JCPS teacher sues the principal of Moore Traditional High School, alleging years of discrimination based on sexual orientation. [WDRB] It’s the fall of 1985 and the 17-year-old version of me steps on to the campus of Morehead State University. I really have no clue how I made it this far and, even scarier, I [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Courier-Journal · Discrimination · Education · Gas · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Lexington · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Neighborhoods · Newspaper · Possibility City · University of Kentucky

WDRB Spreading Race-Baiting Hype. Again.

June 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Northern Kentucky city sued the Kentucky Retirement Systems Monday over what it described as “illegal and imprudent investments” involving hundreds of millions of dollars in public pension money. In its lawsuit, filed in Kenton Circuit Court, the city of Fort Wright said KRS violates the law with risky investments in hedge funds, venture capital [...]

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Tags: Art · Business · Cordish · Discrimination · Education · Hype · Indiana · Judges · Lexington · Politics · Possibility City · Race · Scandal · State Government · TV · University of Kentucky · WDRB

Council Republicans Must Love Being Hated

May 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Uh…. One person was injured when JCPS bus #9703 hit the wall of Westport Middle School Thursday morning. [WDRB] With $13 million bankrolled for improvements in the emerging Nulu neighborhood east of downtown, consultants have recommended redesigning part of East Market Street as a boulevard, with a median divider and an 8-foot-wide bike trail on [...]

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Tags: Automobile · Business · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Council · Oops · Police · Politics · Republican Party · Senate Race · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Way Too Much JCPS News To Rehash Today

April 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

On Tuesday, the Fund for the Arts Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve Christen Boone as Designate President and CEO of the Fund for the Arts, according to a news release. [WDRB] They prayed, they sang, they held up signs and they made demands — for an end to zero tolerance policies in Jefferson [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Charity · Churchill Downs · Education · Gambling · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Music · Race · Scandal · State Government · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Water

Why Waste So Much Time & Energy On GLI?

April 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

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

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