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Do You Remember Chris Parente From WAVE?

September 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

Surely you remember Chris Parente from back in the day at WAVE3. He’s had some, ahem, fun lately: Something tells us he wishes he could have a do-over so that video won’t have been seen millions of times. And what the heck kind of ego does a person have to have to be so unprepared [...]

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Tags: Oops · Reporters · TV · WAVE

Haul Ass To The Fair When You Get Off Work!

August 15th, 2014 · 8 Comments

We’ve been hearing about what a disaster Helene Kramer already is in her new JCPS job and, well, it’s pretty clear. If she can’t come up with a better response than that when it comes to RAISING PROPERTY TAXES LIKE CRAZY? Put a fork in her. She’s done. P.S. When we say disaster? We hear [...]

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Tags: Business · Ford · Green · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Lexington · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Sports · Taxes · University of Louisville · WAVE

JCPS Truly Works Hard To Feed Children Well

June 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Just take a guess at who the card belongs to. Louisville Metro Police say they’ve arrested a woman after she was found with a stolen access card belonging to a “high ranking” Louisville Metro EMS administrative employee. [WDRB] Allison “Jamie” Kleinhelter has collected only $4,000 of the $120,000 awarded to her in 2011 when a [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Branding · Business · Economy · Education · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Government · Police · Sports · TV · University of Louisville · WAVE

WAVE Continues Circling The “News” Toilet Bowl

May 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

A Louisville couple is moving ahead to expand their small business. Justin and Kristin Gilbert opened their small gelato shop about seven years ago in Norton Commons called Gelato Gilberto. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Council has scheduled a public hearing [TODAY] on Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2014-15 metro budget. One likely topic of debate will [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Legal · LG&E · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · Poverty · WAVE · West End · 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

Sad: More Hype Than Anything Truly Newsworthy

May 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

From Eric Flack to that poor Ellis kid who tweets for WAVE3, the station is sinking on the news front. It’s apparently returned to the George W. Bush days immediately following 9/11 when management pushed extremist, faux patriotism packaged as news — only worse. Now it’s not about news, it’s about shaming people not yet [...]

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Tags: Hype · WAVE

GE Conquered Local News Outletts Yesterday

April 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments

GE is launching a new way to do business and has chosen Louisville to be the city that leads it. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Government has agreed to pay $450,000 to a former police detective who says he was demoted to patrol officer on the graveyard shift for trying to help an imprisoned woman prove [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Death · Education · Hype · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Government · State Government · WAVE

WAVE’s Eric Flack Continues JCPS Nonsense

March 7th, 2014 · 2 Comments

The last time we ripped apart one of Eric Flack’s (WAVE3) stories, we stopped short of calling his work absolutely terrible. Yes, good reporters can do terrible work. So let’s do that now: Eric Flack is doing terrible work and ought to be replaced when his contract is up. Because he’s doing terrible work and [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Hype · JCPS · Radio · Reporters · WAVE

Sometimes You Just Have To Roll Your Eyes

February 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

What, exactly, does Habitat for Humanity have to do with Elizabethtown police searching for buried bodies? FROM TWITTER Is the insinuation that poor people are bad or are murderers? Because we can think of a million different ways to accurately describe a location without shaming the poor. HEAD – DESK. UPDATE: Seems other media outlets [...]

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Tags: Hype · WAVE

Newspaper Avoids Beecher Terrace Sensationalism

February 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Hype-central (WAVE3) has spent a year yammering on about crime in one of the poorest areas in Kentucky: Beecher Terrace. Not once has the station bothered to discuss or deal with why the area has drug problems, crime problems and the like. But this is why: extreme poverty. At least one media outlet we love [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Hype · Newspaper · Poverty · WAVE

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