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Why Louisville Remains In The Dark: Its Media

December 12th, 2013 · 1 Comment

(And some of its elected officials – but we’re focused on media today.) The State Auditor of Public Accounts released a report on Kentucky Retirement Systems this week. While lacking and elementary as far as audits go, it was still a decent beginning. A nice start at examining the reason (KRS) the state’s finances are [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Courier-Journal · Criticism · Media · Newspaper · Possibility City · State Government · WAVE · WDRB · WHAS · WLKY

Roads Are Good, Wait, No, They’re Maybe Awful

December 6th, 2013 · 4 Comments

The world just cold comes to an end when snow or ice are in the forecast in the Louisville metro area. We’re all familiar with it and know better than to attempt a Kroger run when flurries get mentioned. What we can never be okay with, though, are contradictory reports from teevee news folks that [...]

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Tags: Hype · WAVE · Weather

Why Do We Need Real Immigration Reform?

April 11th, 2013 · 1 Comment

This is why we need comprehensive immigration reform. Watch this: Nima is a Louisville-based immigration attorney with the firm Indus. She’s a member of the Greater Louisville International Professionals and is an advocate for immigration reform.

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Tags: Immigration · Video · WAVE

This Is Why There’s So Much Pension Ignorance

January 23rd, 2013 · 6 Comments

You ever read or hear an editor or teevee station manager “editorial” and roll your eyes so hard they hurt? Here’s another one! It’s from Ken Selvaggi of WAVE3. It’s a love fest of Greg Fischer and things that are horribly exaggerated or don’t matter to locals and people who actually pay attention to what’s [...]

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Tags: Hype · Metro Government · Oops · State Government · TV · WAVE

There’s A Large Scandal Brewing In Jeffersonville

November 13th, 2012 · 1 Comment

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] Late last year Matthew Barzun, an official with the Obama campaign, called Craig Fox, a psychologist in Los Angeles, and invited him to a political planning meeting in Chicago, according to two people [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Death · Economy · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Politics · South End · WAVE · Youth

City’s Public Servants Deserve Praise, WAVE? None

October 15th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Underrated: Louisville Fire, EMS & LMPD for working like champs at an apartment fire this morning. These professionals deserve the city’s praise and more respect from Fischer’s administration. Overrated: WAVE3′s Chris McGill for being a complete dick to private property owners, lying about it and then treating public servants as underlings. Weird, dishonest ego trips [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · LMPD · WAVE

It’s All Puppies & Rainbows At The Cordish Joint

September 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

Another candidate has dropped out of the race for the Jefferson County Board of Education, leaving the field at 14 seeking three open seats. [C-J/AKN] Hoop dreams? Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer “brainstormed” the idea of the NBA’s Indiana Pacers playing ten games at the KFC Yum! Center during a meeting with the arena’s main tenant, [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Cordish · Death · Education · Gambling · Gays · Greg Fischer · JCPS · Sports · WAVE · West End

WAVE Appealing To The LCD In Viewership

August 20th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Where does WAVE3′s management stand politically? Take a look at this: Nice picture, eh? There was a couple year lull where partisanship took a backseat among station management. Then the new crew came in and, well, we’re back to the mouth-breathers ruining a terrific station with their unimportant opinions.

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Tags: Politics · WAVE

BREAKING NEWS! You Can Buy Crack Pipes, Folks

August 7th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Ford Motor Co said some of its new plants in Asia will be able to build up to seven vehicles as part of the automaker’s new One Manufacturing flexible global production system, announced Monday at a management conference in Traverse City, Michigan. [Reuters] John Boel’s latest, earth-shattering discovery? Crack pipes are being sold in some [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Education · Ford · Greg Fischer · JCPS · Metro Council · WAVE · West End

Every Other Town Leaving LMAS In The Dust

June 27th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Louisville Metro Animal Services may still be a disaster but it looks like Jessamine County is trying hard to be light years better. [H-L] They’ve gone from shooting and killing dogs to control the pet population to vowing 90 percent of their animals will be saved. But that’s not the biggest change at the Henry-Trimble [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Dogs · Gannett · JCPS · LG&E · Metro Council · Metro Government · State Government · WAVE