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Time To Make The City Look Clean For Visitors

April 1st, 2013 · Comments Off

It’s the annual effort to make Louisville appear clean to the rest of the world. Hundreds of volunteers line up to make the community a little brighter. [WDRB] United Parcel Post has agreed to forfeit $40 million it made in payments from pharmacies that shipped controlled substances to Americans without valid prescriptions. [NPR] Jeffersonville Police [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Death · Guns · Housing · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Kentucky Kingdom · Metro Government · Politics · Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky · UPS

Woo, Downtown Gets More Consultants To Consult!

January 25th, 2013 · Comments Off

The Americana Community Center showed off its renovations to the former Holy Rosary Academy campus in an open house Thursday morning. [WDRB] Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer touted the city’s strides under his leadership, laid out a series of goals and lobbied for a local-option sales tax during his annual State of the City address Thursday. [...]

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Tags: Downtown · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Kentucky Kingdom · Metro Government · Race · University of Kentucky · West End

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

Indiana Continues Fight Against Bridge Tolling

January 17th, 2013 · Comments Off

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. You can help. [Support Our New Project!] The city of Louisville can no longer define a firearm as a “deadly weapon.” That’s the indirect result of a new state law in Kentucky that prevents local governments from regulating or enacting gun laws. [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Death · Discrimination · Guns · Indiana · Metro Government · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Race · Scandal · University of Kentucky

Been Reading About The Racial Issues At UK?

January 4th, 2013 · Comments Off

Despite efforts by a judge and his lawyer to keep him quiet, the man accused of gunning down two people inside a Louisville church fought to speak in court Thursday morning. [WDRB] The relocation of Christmas in the City activities to Fourth Street produced enough positives to justify keeping it there at least another year, [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Discrimination · Housing · Hype · Indiana · Insight Comm. · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Race · University of Kentucky

New Albany Bought Guns Back. Will Louisville?

December 31st, 2012 · 10 Comments

It’s the final round-up of the year. We’ll be back to normal on Wednesday. A former University of Louisville football player has filed a lawsuit claiming he was asked to cover up an attack perpetrated by two of his teammates — and he claims his University and his coach failed to live up to their [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Oops · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Indiana Wins All Terrible Awards For The Week

November 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] Quick, everybody freak out over rising gas prices! The world is gonna end! OH NOES!!1! [WDRB] Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad announced Wednesday that his department was revising its pursuit policy to [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bad Behavior · Death · Economy · Gas · Housing · Hype · Indiana · LG&E · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

What? Another Shooting In Your Possibility City?!

November 6th, 2012 · 16 Comments

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] A former Louisville Metro Police Detective who was demoted to patrol officer on the graveyard shift has sued the city, saying he was punished for trying to help a woman prove her innocence [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Kingdom · LMPD · Oops · Possibility City · University of Kentucky · Youth

Maybe UofL Will Find A Partner This Year. Maybe?

September 6th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Why does Bellarmine hate America? The school is hosting a free symposium on the science behind climate change. They are brainwashing our children with science! [Click the Clicky] The Jefferson County Teachers Association is asking the Kentucky Office of Education Accountability to investigate a complaint of impropriety against JCPS school board candidate Marty Bell. [C-J/AKN] [...]

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Tags: Art · Bellarmine · Health Care · Housing · JCPS · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Taxes · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Another Look At UK Med Center’s Financial Mess

August 6th, 2012 · Comments Off

Last week we started taking a look at Dr. Michael Karpf and the University of Kentucky Medical Center’s problems. They’re mostly financial but there’s a lot of nervousness at UK about Karpf’s history at UCLA involving illegal organ transplantation and the Japanese mob. Yes, really. But it goes deeper. You’ll probably want to CLICK HERE [...]

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Tags: Health Care · Scandal · University of Kentucky