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UofL: Officially The Land Of Unchecked Corruption

April 4th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The bright colors signature to the Kentucky Derby are a stark contrast to what organizations fighting human trafficking say the annual event can bring. [WDRB] Jeffersonville’s ramp to the Big Four Bridge will open with a ribbon cutting ceremony at noon April 30, the day of the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Great Steamboat Race. [C-J/AKN] The [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Highlands · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · Senate Race · State Government · University of Louisville · Weather

Nope, Greg Fischer’s Promises Don’t Materialize

March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

After years of neglect, city officials had enough with the empty, trash-filled lot at 863 S. 24th Street in Louisville’s California neighborhood. [WDRB] The University of Louisville is opening up its car sharing program to the general public. People should support this so it spreads around the city. [C-J/AKN] It’s official. Wal-Mart is setting up [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Democrats · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Housing · Hype · Indiana · Lexington · Mitch McConnell · Senate Race · University of Louisville · Weather · West End · Youth

How Many Hotels Does Downtown Really Need?

March 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The cold and snowy winter weather has made it tough on area homebuilders. [WDRB] Wasn’t this Tina’s campaign headquarters at some point? A long-vacant Frankfort Avenue transmission repair shop and adjoining property owned by developer Todd Blue has been fenced off, blocking parking that had been used by customers of nearby businesses and the general [...]

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Tags: Bellarmine · Downtown · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Politics · State Government · Weather

Ugh. Another Day, Another Pedestrian Death.

March 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Another day, another pedestrian death here in Possibility City. Police in Shively have confirmed that one person has died after being struck by a vehicle on Dixie Highway. [WDRB] The four finalists are in for Jefferson County Public Schools’ first “school of innovation” — a hunt for an out-of-the box approach for students whom traditional [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Discrimination · Economy · Ford · Gays · Guns · Health Care · Housing · JCPS · Police · Politics · Weather

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

The Only Time We Want To Watch Dr. Phil

February 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Adding a new chapter to one of Louisville’s most twisted murder stories, Dr. Phil took on the controversy surrounding the murder of 14-year-old Trey Zwicker. [WDRB] Jim King needs to get a grip if he thinks that’s harassment. In fact, he discussed matters with us in 2010 that were similar where he suggested something similar [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Democrats · Indiana · Jim King · Lexington · LG&E · Metro Council · Polls · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Weather · West End

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

February 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady focuses on the winter’s snow and ice and the toll the season has taken:

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Tags: State Government · Video · Weather

Everyone Rolling Their Eyes At A Ferris Wheel

February 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

For decades, all they’ve wanted to do is forget about their very dark and painful pasts. But local women are sharing their stories of childhood sexual abuse, hoping to heal other victims. [WDRB] Long-discussed plans for the Waterfront Botanical Gardens envisioned on a 23-acre former city landfill at River Road and Frankfort Avenue are finally [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Construction · Economy · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Parks · Politics · Possibility City · Republican Party · Weather

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

How Many More New Taxes Do You Want To Pay?

February 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s administration received eight “wide ranging” responses to its request for a vendor interested in wiring homes and businesses with super-fast fiber Internet connections, said Ted Smith, chief of Louisville Metro Economic Growth & Innovation. [WDRB] How on earth can the paper write zoning stories about Bill Bardenwerper without mentioning his ties [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Possibility City · Religion · State Government · Steve Beshear · Taxes · Technology · Weather · Zoning

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