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Booze Apparently Causes Louisville’s Problems

September 4th, 2013 · Comments Off

The Louisville-Southern Indiana metro area has regained all 42,000 jobs lost during the 2007-09 economic recession, according to the latest information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. [WDRB] To stave off tolls, some people in Northern Kentucky want a state sales tax increase to fund the $2.5 billion Brent Spence Bridge replacement and renovation. [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Books · Discrimination · Economy · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · State Government · University of Kentucky

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Sporadic Video Address

August 30th, 2013 · Comments Off

This week Papaw Steve Beshear discusses the University of Kentucky’s Markey Cancer Center’s new National Cancer Institute designation:

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Tags: Health Care · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky · Video

A Gigantic NY Times Story For UofL Today

August 26th, 2013 · Comments Off

One person died in a crash on Interstate 265 near Bardstown Road Sunday night. [WDRB] The University of Louisville on Friday released a fiery response to the just-announced partnership between children’s hospitals run by Norton Healthcare and the University of Kentucky, saying it could jeopardize U of L’s relationship with Norton. [C-J/AKN] An investigation is [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Discrimination · Dogs · Economy · Health Care · JCPS · Scandal · Sports · State Government · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Can Barbara Shanklin Be An Effective Leader?

August 5th, 2013 · 1 Comment

PEE ALERT! Metro Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin is talking for the first time since narrowly escaping being voted off the council. Despite the recent controversy, Shanklin says she believes she can still be effective. [WDRB] A program that teams higher education with primary schools is coming this fall to another public school in Jefferson County. [WFPL] [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Education · Ethics · Gannett · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · South End · University of Kentucky

There’s A Huge Catfight Brewing In New Albany

July 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment

A man now is behind bars after fatal shooting a in West Louisville early Sunday morning. [WDRB] This year Yom Kippur falls on Saturday, Sept. 14, which also happens to be the date for the UK/U of L Governor’s Cup football game in Lexington. [Honi Goldman] It’s been three months since the Parkland Community Garden [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Kentucky Kingdom · Oops · Poverty · Sports · State Government · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · West End

Dishonest Governor Says Pension Crisis Solved

June 14th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Four young men were still in the hospital Wednesday — one in critical condition — after the small plane they were in crashed at the Seneca Golf Course Tuesday night. A family member told WDRB that one of the victims was warned ahead of time not to go up in the air, and that the [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Downtown · Gannett · Gays · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky

You’re So Hung Over You Can Barely See, Right?

May 6th, 2013 · Comments Off

Orb has won the 139th Kentucky Derby on a rainy day that left the track muddy, but fans in high spirits. The win marked the first Derby win for acclaimed trainer Shug McGaughey. [WDRB] Last spring, Conor Murphy was a hired hand who spent his days galloping racehorses, combing knotted manes and shoveling manure in [...]

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Tags: Death · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · University of Kentucky · West End

Really, They Were Shocked Over Tree Removal?

April 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

Metro Council woman Barbara Shanklin is fighting to clear her name. Monday afternoon her attorney filed an appeal to the ethic complaint against her. [WDRB] New details about one of Mississippi’s most infamous murders are coming to light — more than a half-century later. The death of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black boy who allegedly [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Discrimination · Dogs · Ethics · Guns · Indiana · Judges · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky · Zoning

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

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