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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

Louisville’s Gonna Ignore The Homeless Problem

August 19th, 2013 · Comments Off

Whether you go for the food, the rides or the exhibits, your first fair attraction will be the parking. After many people complained about time and hassle in the past, the Kentucky State Fair says it is off to a much better start this year thanks to a revamped system. [WDRB] Former Jefferson County Constable [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Economy · Education · Gays · Homeless · Indiana · Jack Conway · JCPS · Lexington · Ohio River Bridges · UPS