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Legislators Outside Louisville Are Enviro-Ignorant

August 18th, 2014 · No Comments

Just before 2 a.m. Saturday, emergency officials received a call about a shooting on Routt Road in Jeffersontown. [WDRB] The Transit Authority of River City is making what the transit officials call relatively minor service adjustments, with most of the changes to be in place by Monday. [C-J/AKN] It was a scary first day of [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Death · Discrimination · Gays · Guns · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Oops · Politics · TARC · UPS

Tina Ward-Pugh Snaps Back At Greg Fischer

February 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

Pictures of alleged animal abuse in Spencer County are making the rounds on the internet. But county officials are standing by their decision not to charge the owner. [WDRB] Dozens of employees at the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District must reapply for their jobs after audits criticized the agency. [C-J/AKN] The Kentucky general assembly [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Economy · Education · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Metro Council · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · UPS

Will Metro Council Whitewash LMAS Again? (Yes)

January 31st, 2014 · 1 Comment

You can’t even live in St. Matthews these days without the bomb squad showing up in your neighborhood. (Yes, hand-wringers, this is sarcasm) [WDRB] You’ve seen the problems mega wealthy Jim King caused with the arena… do you really want him making decisions about raising your sales taxes? Take politics out of it and consider [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Jim King · Metro Council · Neighborhoods · Police · State Government · Taxes · UPS · Youth

Really, Jeffersonville? Help Your Homeless

December 10th, 2013 · Comments Off

UPS is helping to spread holiday cheer this Christmas — and what better way than with one of its signature shipping containers? [WDRB] She wakes to the sound of breathing. The smaller children lie tangled beside her, their chests rising and falling under winter coats and wool blankets. [NY Times] When is water not a [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Charity · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Poverty · Scandal · State Government · Steve Beshear · UPS

Jeffersonville Is About To Smell Really Interesting

December 4th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Something tells us we’re about to start smelling a disaster in Jeffersonville. Consider this your final notice: that’s the word from Jeffersonville city leaders Tuesday afternoon after approving plans to shut off water service for customers behind on their sewer bills. [WDRB] University of Louisville Hospital is developing a new plan for psychiatric services under [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Ethics · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · University of Louisville · UPS

Jeffersonville’s Mayor Makes Everyone Super-Mad

October 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off

Mayor of Audubon Park Michael Scalise resigned Monday. According to city officials, Scalise resigned at the beginning of Monday’s regularly scheduled city council meeting. [WDRB] Trying to make up for cuts in state and federal funding, nearly half of Kentucky’s 173 school districts have increased local property tax rates as much as allowed — driving [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Education · Gays · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Oops · Transparency · UPS

Didn’t KY Just Do Big Things For GE Last Year?

October 14th, 2013 · Comments Off

General Electric Co. is challenging the fair-market value of its massive Appliance Park campus in southeast Louisville — a move that could cut the company’s property tax bill by nearly half. [WDRB] A lawsuit was filed this week against UPS and the Birmingham, Ala. Airport Authority by four homeowners who claim their homes were damaged [...]

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Tags: Business · Contests · Death · Dogs · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · MSD · Politics · Taxes · UPS · Water · Youth

CART Should Go Ahead And Give Up Now

October 11th, 2013 · Comments Off

Local UPS employees overwhelmingly voted “no” to a proposed regional contract. [WDRB] The State Budget Director just released September numbers, so let’s dig in: General Fund rose 4% to $920.1 million and the Road Fund rose 23.8% to $137.2 million. [Page One] Oh, the things we’re hearing from Ed Hart’s world these days – maybe [...]

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Tags: Business · Congress · Economy · Education · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Kingdom · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Senate Race · State Government · UPS

Let’s All Get Shot In The Face In Louisville

October 9th, 2013 · Comments Off

After nearly a year of negotiations, local UPS workers still aren’t happy with the company’s contract offer. And by Wednesday, they’re prepared to vote no, yet again. [WDRB] Schools across the country are being “graded” for their academic performance in ways that don’t appropriately judge the institutions or their educators. [WaPo] So… now people are [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Oops · Police · State Government · UPS

You Excited To Pay Tons For Bridge Tolls?

August 28th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Metro Corrections is expected to move inmates from the old jail where they were being held to relieve overcrowding back to the main jail sometime Tuesday. [WDRB] Sharp opinions on the federal Affordable Care Act were aired Tuesday in Lexington at a U.S. Congressional field hearing and at a news conference by two conservative groups [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Education · Gannett · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Jail · John Yarmuth · Ohio River Bridges · UPS

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