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West Buechel Shenanigans Reaching Fever Pitch

May 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details] Broken headstones, overgrown grass and widespread vandalism: those are the conditions at Eastern Cemetery in the [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Cable · Charity · Death · Economy · Election · Guns · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Oops · Politics · Scandal · State Government · West End

Everybody’s Still Surprised Bridge Is Really Open

May 22nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details] Jefferson County Public Schools spends more money on administration – and less on instruction – than [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Democrats · Education · Election · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Possibility City · Scandal · State Government · West End

What Will Happen With Today’s Election?

May 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

And what will it mean for Louisville? We’re paying close attention to just a couple races locally. Specifically: 9th District Metro Council. Will out-of-state lobbyists and University of Louisville-aligned special interests buy the seat via J.P. Davis? Or will someone who isn’t vapid and devoid of common sense like Mike Brooks win? This is Louisville, [...]

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Tags: Election · Metro Council · Politics · West End

Are You Ready For Non-Stop Political Ads?!

May 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

INDOT officials say construction on the Indiana side of the Big Four Bridge is complete, meaning the long-awaited opening of the ramp to the popular pedestrian bridge could happen this week. [WDRB] One of two Walmart stores that opened last year in Washington, D.C., has 83,000 square feet of retail space right on a street [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Business · Crime · Discrimination · Economy · Gays · Guns · Housing · Indiana · Media · Ohio River Bridges · Police · West End · Youth

Jeffersonville’s Embarrassing Mayor Strikes Again

May 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

West End residents are concerned with the growing number of halfway houses. It’s the part of West Louisville you don’t often see on the news. [WDRB] A boater who called the downtown Jeffersonville wharf home for nearly two decades before he and his wife were evicted from the docks earlier this year, is accusing Mayor [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Discrimination · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · LG&E · Politics · Scandal · Senate Race · Weather · West End

WAVE3 Sure Loves It Some “BREAKING” News

April 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

The dean of the University of Louisville’s College of Business is stepping down after about a year on the job. [WDRB] Louisville youth with the Teen Leadership Council organized the first West of Ninth 5k Beautification Run/Walk Saturday to encourage and support a vision to enhance the area’s economic conditions and help beautify West Louisville. [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Churchill Downs · Death · Education · Housing · Hype · Indiana · University of Louisville · West End · Youth

More Sad National News For Possibility City

April 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

Perfect timing. Right before the Kentucky Derby. Do you immediately think of Louisville when you read this headline? Almost Everyone In This Neighborhood Has Been Locked Up At Some Point Well… From the Huffington Post: Welcome to Beecher Terrace, a housing project in Louisville, Kentucky where nearly everyone has been to jail or prison. “Prison [...]

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Tags: Jail · Possibility City · West End

Racist Wingnuts Come Out Of The Cracks Again

March 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

According to the latest reports from police, at least 17 incidents were reported after a group of approximately 200 teens began robbing and assaulting people Saturday night. [WDRB] Is Steve Conrad shooting heroin? Violence is common ALL OVER Louisville. Suggesting otherwise is ridiculous. [C-J/AKN] Police believe different groups of teenagers are responsible for a series [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Religion · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · West End · Youth

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

Still Teasing Louisville With High-Speed Internets

March 6th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Drugs, alcohol and tobacco products can be a dangerous combination in the hands of young people — and one west Louisville neighborhood is doing something about it. [WDRB] The city of New Albany has enlisted nationally known city planner and walkability advocate Jeff Speck to conduct a traffic study of its downtown streets. [C-J/AKN] March [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Gays · Indiana · Jack Conway · JCPS · LMPD · Smoking Ban · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville · West End

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