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Fun Metro Council Hype Gets More Hype-y

June 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The new 2 percent “fee” most Metro residents will pay on natural gas. The annual hike in property tax rates for Jefferson County Public Schools. Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed local-option sales tax. Some Metro Council Republicans worry a series of little tax increases is quietly adding up — and keeping Louisville’s economy from growing. [WDRB] [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Crime · Economy · Education · Green · Greg Fischer · Housing · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Parks · Scandal · State Government · Taxes · University of Louisville · Youth

Fischer Content With Living In Fantasy World

June 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Louisville non-profit says the mayor’s proposed budget cuts its funding by more than $13,000. They say it’s money that could mean the difference between life and death. [WDRB] Greg Fischer says the LG&E fee compromise will cause pain. What planet is this man living on? As if the original proposal wasn’t even worse for [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Festival · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · LG&E · Music · Politics · Republican Party · Senate Race · Taxes · University of Louisville · West End

UofL Is Great At Covering Up Negative Stories

May 16th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Local 911 centers across Indiana are now providing the public a new option of texting for help, and officials in Kentucky are taking notice. [WDRB] The long-standing dispute over who pays for the Clark County J.B. Ogle Animal Shelter may be resolved if a new inter-local agreement is approved. [C-J/AKN] Sadly, this story has become [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Dogs · Horse Industry · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Police · University of Louisville · Youth

Who Leaves Pizza Paradise For Doughnuts???

May 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts announced Tuesday the hire of Papa John’s president and COO to lead its company. Anthony “Tony” Thompson, 47, will become Krispy Kreme president and CEO, effective June 1. [WDRB] Clark County taxpayers will shoulder more of a burden this year after the recent mediation of a lawsuit the county courts filed last [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Education · Indiana · Jack Conway · Jail · Mitch McConnell · Police · Politics · Poverty · University of Louisville · WAVE

All News Should Be About Bourbon All The Time

May 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Researchers at the University of Louisville are launching a clinical research study to develop an objective approach to discharge patients with heart failure from the hospital with the goal of decreasing their possible readmission, according to a press release. [WDRB] Seems like only yesterday she was claiming this wasn’t happening, that there’s no way it [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Death · Education · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Police · Politics · University of Louisville

Nawbny Po-leece Maybe Have A Bit Of A Problem

May 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Parents are calling into question the leadership of Male’s new principal, David Mike, whose first year is mired in an ongoing investigation into accusations of improper protocol on state standardized tests. Parents say he’s also unethical and unprofessional with students and staff and are concerned he’s forcing faculty to leave. Note: JCPS officials told us [...]

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Tags: Arena · Art · Charity · Death · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Derby · Police · Scandal · Sports · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville

Council Republicans Must Love Being Hated

May 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Uh…. One person was injured when JCPS bus #9703 hit the wall of Westport Middle School Thursday morning. [WDRB] With $13 million bankrolled for improvements in the emerging Nulu neighborhood east of downtown, consultants have recommended redesigning part of East Market Street as a boulevard, with a median divider and an 8-foot-wide bike trail on [...]

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Tags: Automobile · Business · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Council · Oops · Police · Politics · Republican Party · Senate Race · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Arena Authority & UofL Legal Problems Coming?

May 8th, 2014 · 24 Comments

Earlier this week Governor Steve Beshear signed an executive order approving the University of Louisville’s decision to hire a bunch of law firms. CLICK ABOVE FOR THE ORIGINAL PDF There were eight firms hired: Bingham, Greenebaum and Doll, LLP Dinsmore & Shohl LLP Stoll, Keenon and Ogeden Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs Mr. J. Gregory Clare [...]

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Tags: Arena · Legal · Rumors · Sports · University of Louisville

All Kinds Of Fun Things Happening At The UofL

May 7th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The head of the union representing workers at the city’s Air Pollution Control District is suing Metro Government over plans to make employees reapply for their jobs. [WDRB] Regardless of how you feel about Mike O’Connell? His family deserves your kind thoughts. Matthew O’Connell, one of two sons of Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell, was [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Business · Churchill Downs · Death · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Lexington · Metro Council · Metro Government · Politics · State Government · University of Louisville

You Are Already Drunk For Oaks At 8:00 A.M.

May 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

Yum! Brands is about to get a new CEO. David Novak, who has served in the top spot since 1999, is stepping down to become the executive chairman. [WDRB] Twelve days before the Kentucky Derby, trainer Steve Asmussen pointedly started a conversation with reporters with a query of his own: “Any PETA questions?” [C-J/AKN] After [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Churchill Downs · Horse Industry · Indiana · Journalism · Kentucky Derby · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Police · University of Louisville

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