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Kentucky’s Senators Likely Make You Cringe

November 20th, 2013 · 3 Comments

More people die of lung cancer in Kentucky than in any other state in the U.S. That’s why there’s a new push to better inform Kentuckians about the new recommendations for who should be undergoing an early detection screening. [WDRB] Knowing it must compete with bigger, more established competitors, Kentucky Kingdom has set the price [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Health Care · Indiana · Lexington · Sports · University of Kentucky · Water

We Need A Committee To Get Rid Of Committees

October 28th, 2013 · 1 Comment

The tolling plan for the Ohio River Bridges Project assumes that Louisville won’t see any transit upgrades over the next four decades that will radically change how people cross the river – and threaten toll revenue needed to pay off the $2.6 billion highway plan. [WDRB] Fifty years after Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his [...]

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Tags: Crime · Downtown · Economy · Greg Fischer · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Ohio River Bridges · Race · University of Kentucky

People Suddenly Realize Bridges Are A Thing

October 18th, 2013 · Comments Off

It had been a frustrating day for workers in the Jefferson County court system. Internal computer systems and phone lines had been down for the better part of two days. [WDRB] Louisville’s thrifty water use is bumping up rates for business and residents. Because of a cool, wet summer and a drop in water consumption, [...]

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Tags: Downtown · Economy · Guns · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Politics · Senate Race · University of Kentucky · Water

Big Four Bridge May Never Open In Indiana

October 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

Guess what won’t change a damn thing in Louisville: Limiting alcohol sales after 2:00 A.M. Because there’s not a snowball’s chance in hell that 2:00 A.M. is any different than 1:30 A.M. or 5:00 A.M. [WDRB] The view across 28th Street in Parkland has turned a little greener for Rhonda Buress. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Education · Indiana · Jack Conway · LMPD · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Parks · Possibility City · Senate Race · University of Kentucky · West End

Why Are You Excited For The Govt Shutdown?

October 1st, 2013 · Comments Off

NOTE: Please stick with us the next couple days. Going through some technical upgrades that will slow content a bit. Updates will be sparse for a couple days. The University of Louisville will participate in a nationwide study to examine the effects of tobacco on cardiovascular disease. [WDRB] An advisory from Kentucky Attorney General Jack [...]

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Tags: Death · Economy · Guns · Housing · Indiana · Jack Conway · Possibility City · Poverty · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

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