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Some Bad Ideas From The Past Just Won’t Die

March 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

An audit of Metro government grants to Louisville arts groups, community ministries and social-services agencies found that, in most cases, the recipients failed to submit proof that the money was spent properly. [WDRB] You’ll cackle when you see the sketches featuring a giant LOUISVILLE sign. With a goal of making downtown Louisville easier to navigate [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Ethics · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Hype · Jim King · Metro Government · Politics · Possibility City · State Government · Steve Beshear · Water

JCPS Will Officially Cancel Summer In 3, 2…

March 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Snow and ice can’t damper the spirits of the Kentucky Derby Festival. The 42nd edition of the Pegasus Pins went on sale Monday morning. [WDRB] As the bankruptcy case for Seven Counties Services heads to trial [yesterday], public agencies across Kentucky are watching to see if the court will clear an exit from the state’s [...]

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Tags: Derby Festival · Discrimination · Ford · Health Care · Highlands · Indiana · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · State Government · University of Kentucky · Water · Weather

Metro Council Scandal Rages On Like Crazy

March 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

A local company is working to help diagnose Alzheimer’s in its earliest stages. [WDRB] In an effort its spokesman has described as “outreach to rednecks,” the Kentucky Baptist Convention is leading “Second Amendment Celebrations,” where churches around the state give away guns as door prizes to lure in nonbelievers in hopes of converting them to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Charity · Death · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Politics · Polls · Race · Religion · Scandal · Water · Youth

Step Up & Help That Soup Kitchen, Louisville

February 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

An organization that has served millions of meals to less fortunate families is now in need of help. [WDRB] The Metropolitan Sewer District on Monday approved an agreement to consolidate some of its operations with the Louisville Water Co., in an effort to save $100 million over 10 years. [C-J/AKN] The source of several loud [...]

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Tags: Charity · Derby Festival · Economy · Indiana · MSD · Politics · Senate Race · State Government · Water

Water Co’s Pumping Station Has Been Restored

February 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

Even though it’s absurd that taxpayer dollars were used to produce this bit of PR work: It’s still a great look at a really cool restoration project.

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Tags: Video · Water

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

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

Tolls + Local Option Taxes = You Can’t Afford It

January 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Metro Police say a 24-year-old woman found in the Portland neighborhood was murdered, and it’s what her family has been saying all along. [WDRB] This has got to be one of the dumbest government fights in years. Liquor Barn on Shelbyville Road in St. Matthews has appealed a ruling by the state Alcoholic Beverage Control [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Construction · Death · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · LG&E · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Water · Weather

Possibility City Is Just A Dream – Not A Reality

January 23rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission will hold its quarterly public forum to discuss the Bluegrass Pipeline Today at 6:00 P.M., Department for Environmental Protection, 300 Fair Oaks Lane, Frankfort. [Press Release] The era of one-way streets in downtown Louisville may be coming to an end. As part of his two-year highway plan, Kentucky Gov. Steve [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Ford · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Metro Government · Possibility City · Poverty · State Government · Steve Beshear · Travel · Water · Weather · Youth

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

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