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The Only Time We Want To Watch Dr. Phil

February 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Adding a new chapter to one of Louisville’s most twisted murder stories, Dr. Phil took on the controversy surrounding the murder of 14-year-old Trey Zwicker. [WDRB] Jim King needs to get a grip if he thinks that’s harassment. In fact, he discussed matters with us in 2010 that were similar where he suggested something similar [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Democrats · Indiana · Jim King · Lexington · LG&E · Metro Council · Polls · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Weather · West End

VA Hospital Scandal: Yep, It’s Still Going On

February 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

“The social injustice and inequitable opportunities need to end and I really, really felt compelled to really take on the challenge,” is what Houston Barber said in reference to taking on the position of principal of the Academy at Shawnee. [WDRB] In December 2010, a Louisville appraiser hired for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Education · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · LG&E · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Scandal · University of Louisville

Do You Feel Safe At The University of Louisville?

February 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The widow of the former president of Holiday World will still be in control of the amusement park. [WDRB] Sitting at the corner of South 18th Street and West Broadway with barely enough money in his pocket for the bus, Earlvin Pilgrim perked up at the thought of a Walmart in the empty lot across [...]

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Tags: Death · Discrimination · Economy · Fairness · Gays · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Lexington · University of Louisville · West End

Jere Downs Hit The Nail On The Head Again

February 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kentucky taxpayers have already spent a half-million dollars – and could spend much more in coming weeks – in a court fight to keep a nonprofit Louisville mental health agency from fleeing the state’s troubled pension system. [WDRB] Go read this story from Jere Downs and take 100% of it to heart. This is Louisville. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Crime · Discrimination · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Journalism · Lexington · Metro Council · Newspaper · Ohio River Bridges · Race · Scandal · State Government · University of Louisville

Most People Hate Idea Of Over TWC-Comcast

February 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments

This is what generosity looks like in Kentucky. The family tell us they are speechless, grateful. So let’s help them hit their mark to bring his body home for a proper funeral. [GoFundMe] It’s really safe to say that Louisvillians are not happy about a potential Time Warner-Comcast merger. [WDRB] A veteran assistant Jefferson County [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Charity · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Oops · University of Louisville · Youth

Have Extra Cash? Consider Helping A Family Out

February 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

An Eastern Kentucky family is in need. Many of you have deep pockets, so please consider helping them. [Sad Situation] Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s local-option sales tax proposal took legislative form Tuesday, but even the bill’s sponsor doubts its chances in the 2014 session of the General Assembly. [WDRB] A Kentucky judge on Tuesday ordered [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Charity · Derby Festival · Greg Fischer · Guns · Indiana · Media · Police · Politics · Senate Race · State Government · Taxes · University of Louisville · WDRB

MSD & Water Co. Merger Should Be Questioned

February 6th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Churchill Downs Inc. claims it was defrauded by an Atlantic City casino executive in a deal that would have allowed the Louisville company to launch an online gambling operation in New Jersey. [WDRB] These zoning shenanigans happened in the Highlands because of Greg Fischer’s folks. Surprising that people still can’t believe it. [C-J/AKN] Someone actually [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Gambling · Gays · Homeless · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Government · MSD · University of Louisville · Water · WAVE · Weather · West End

UofL’s Endowment’s Bigger Than Your Endowment

February 3rd, 2014 · 7 Comments

The cycle of violence starts early and spirals into adulthood, but Jefferson County attorney’s are hoping to put an end to it. [WDRB] The Metropolitan Sewer District is spending $50 million to build a 17-million-gallon sewage storage basin on a nearly 5-acre site in Smoketown that was a public works complex. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Death · Domestic Violence · Education · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · MSD · Polls · Republican Party · State Government · University of Louisville · Youth

Impossibility City: Judy Green Just Won’t Quit

January 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

The University of Louisville filed a counterclaim in a dispute with Norton Healthcare over Kosair Children’s Hospital. [WDRB] The Kentucky Senate gave unanimous approval on Tuesday to a bill that would aid investigations by municipal ethics commissions in Louisville and Lexington. [C-J/AKN] A new trial date has been set for former mayoral candidate, Chris Thieneman. [...]

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Tags: Chris Thieneman · Ethics · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Metro Council · Republican Party · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville · Water

KentuckyOne Drama? No One Saw That, Right?

January 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

Bill Seng has counted as many as nine garbage trucks coming up and down his street in a single week – even though Springwood Lane is a cul-de-sac with only 13 homes. [WDRB] The chief executive officer of KentuckyOne Health is warning employees of cuts and possible layoffs, saying the company must “improve our performance [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Metro Council · Metro Government · Oops · University of Louisville

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