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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

It’s Okay To Daytime Drink When It’s This Cold

January 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

It will cost less to build two new Ohio River bridges, but the savings announced Friday won’t necessarily translate into lower tolls for drivers. [WDRB] When Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government issued a challenge last week for developers to develop a new mobile app or product using TARC’s real-time data, it had a clear goal in [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Charity · Cordish · Education · Gannett · Health Care · Ohio River Bridges · TARC · Travel · University of Louisville · Weather

Yep, This Round-Up Is Kind Of A Drag Today

January 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Kentucky Supreme Court is set to hear an appeal in the long-running case of an escaped inmate from an Oklahoma prison facing a death sentence in the slaying of a Kentucky distillery worker. [WDRB] A consulting firm that won $1.1 million in University of Louisville contracts — virtually all without bids — to evaluate [...]

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Tags: Construction · Death · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Race · Senate Race · Taxes · University of Louisville · Water

Good Morning Black Leaf Puppies & Rainbows

January 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Abnormal levels of arsenic have been found in two people who live near the old Black Leaf pesticide plant. [WDRB] Results of blood and urine analysis of 53 people who live near the Black Leaf industrial site are encouraging because only two people had elevated readings, University of Louisville researchers said Saturday. [C-J/AKN] How many [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Education · Gays · Indiana · Possibility City · Smoking Ban · State Government · University of Louisville

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