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GLI: Working Hard To Keep Everybody Down

September 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Jefferson County Public Schools has hired a new team to help its most vulnerable students. [WDRB] Of course GLI opposes a living wage for workers in Louisville. Remember, these are people put in charge by Greg Fischer. Arguing that increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 locally would hurt local businesses and possibly result in job [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Economy · Greater Louisville Inc. · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Religion · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Let’s Take Racism More Seriously, Louisville

September 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Officials with Jefferson County Public Schools unveiled a plan to the school board Monday on where to place two new innovative schools that will open in time for the 2015-16 school year. [WDRB] The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday the crew of a UPS jet that crashed last year in Birmingham, Ala., made mistakes [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Courier-Journal · Discrimination · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Newspaper · Parks · Police · Politics · Race · University of Louisville · UPS · WDRB · Youth

Something’s Gotta Be In The “Pure Tap”, Right???

September 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

It’s mid-morning and the seventh graders in Molly Duffield’s third-period class at Newburg Middle School are walking around the room with yardsticks, golf balls and scientific calculators. [WDRB] Jefferson District Judge Sandra McLaughlin is basically a disaster who ought to be disbarred. [C-J/AKN] More than 100 people came to the “Bridge Louisville” meeting Saturday, bringing [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Crime · Economy · Education · Health Care · Indiana · Judges · Legal · LMPD · Police · Politics · Senate Race · University of Louisville · Youth

Is Everyone Just Getting Stabbed These Days?

September 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

A new multi-million dollar marina is on hold after Jeffersonville City Council tabled a proposed plan at their meeting Tuesday night, sending it back to Plan Commission for further review. [WDRB] As they debate a proposed increase in the local minimum wage, Louisville Metro Council members will likely approve exemptions as they work toward boosting [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Death · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Lexington · Metro Council · Politics · Senate Race · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

What? There Are Homeless People In Louisville?

September 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

The biggest homeless camp in Louisville could soon be forced to move. About 40 people live in the homeless camp off Campbell Street and they say if they’re forced to leave, they aren’t sure where they’ll go. [WDRB] The Falls of the Ohio State Park draws visitors for activities ranging from hiking and fishing to [...]

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Tags: Death · Dining · Homeless · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Polls · University of Louisville · West End

When Will The Killing Stop In Possibility City?

August 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville is being recognized for its efforts to get more businesses connected to the Internet. [WDRB] A Metropolitan Sewer District investment program that had been sharply criticized by the state auditor in late 2011 has been found by the U.S. Treasury Department to have violated federal regulations. [C-J/AKN] The coroner said marijuana, heroin, amphetamine and [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Death · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · MSD · Parks · University of Louisville · Water

Pee Alert: UofL Says It So We Don’t Have To

August 26th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Check this out — the University of Louisville says it so we don’t have to: “Symbolism is important at the University of Louisville and this is great symbolism,” said Provost Shirley Willihnganz at the CAPS ceremony and convocation Friday for UofL’s newest students. Robert Felner. All the other grifters. The latest student housing disaster. Symbolism [...]

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OH NOES!!1! THE BIG SQUEEZE IS COMING!

August 26th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Southern Indiana drivers who use I-65 can expect to add more time to their commute starting next week. Ohio River Bridges Project officials are calling this next phase of construction the “Big Squeeze.” [WDRB] The revenue coming into a restructured taxing district to help finance the bonds for the KFC Yum! Center continues to increase. [...]

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Tags: Arena · Business · Education · Ford · Indiana · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · Race · Senate Race · Taxes · University of Louisville

King Exploring Disciplinary Measures For Council

August 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

The number of guns confiscated at Louisville airport’s security has more than doubled in a year’s time. [WDRB] Burton has sued Norton Brownsboro not for malpractice but instead for violating the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act, which prohibits “unfair, false, misleading or deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of any trade or commerce.” [C-J/AKN] The [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Discrimination · Dogs · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Jim King · Legal · Metro Council · Politics · Race · Scandal · Senate Race · Sports · University of Louisville · Water

Puppies & Rainbows! Morning In Possibility City!

August 19th, 2014 · 6 Comments

The University of Louisville says it has enrolled more first-year students this year than ever before. [WDRB] Checking on how area homeless population is adjusting during bridge construction. [C-J/AKN] A Louisville hot dog vendor charged with murder in a road rage shooting is back in court. [WHAS11] You can’t even wear a towel and sing [...]

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Tags: Crime · Discrimination · Festival · Guns · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Legal · Lexington · Oops · Politics · Race · Senate Race · University of Louisville

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