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Possibility City: Who Will Be Gunned Down Next?

December 18th, 2013 · 3 Comments

A teenager standing at a bus stop became Louisville’s latest murder victim Monday night. [WDRB] The Metropolitan Sewer District board agreed Monday to pay a $101,000 fine for 250 illegal sewage discharges during the first half of 2013, totaling about 152 million gallons, MSD officials said. [C-J/AKN] A group of Louisville residents who say coal [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Hype · Indiana · Lexington · LG&E · MSD · Scandal · Senate Race · South End · University of Louisville · West End

This LG&E News Will Anger Quite A Few People

December 5th, 2013 · Comments Off

He spent nearly 15 years in prison for a crime he says he didn’t commit. Now, two years after earning his freedom, Kerry Porter says there are still unanswered questions. [WDRB] Sadly, what do we know is a waste of time in Louisville? Task forces and committees. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has set up a [...]

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Tags: Automobile · Banking · Crime · Economy · Education · Hype · Indiana · LG&E · Metro Government · Oops · Possibility City · West End

Where’s The Reward $ For West End Murders?

December 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

The family of a Louisville man gathered today in his memory, three years after his murder. [WDRB] Joe Gerth is right that Mary Woolridge is a leftover turkey. Refusing to vote to remove a corrupt hack because of their race is about as low as low can go. [C-J/AKN] The Jefferson County Coroner has identified [...]

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Tags: Advertising · Bad Behavior · Charity · Death · Guns · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Polls · Taxes · University of Louisville · West End

We’ll Make Your Friday A Little More Black

November 29th, 2013 · Comments Off

Feeding Louisville’s homeless, shelters in our area are usually flooded with volunteers on Thanksgiving and around the holidays but what about the rest of the year? Our Hidden Hero this month serves up compassion and friendship, along with warm clothes and hot food, every week of the year. [WDRB] The 2014 U.S. Senate race for [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Death · Discrimination · Fairness · Gays · Green · Greg Fischer · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Poverty · West End

Big Win For Traffic School & Court Fees

November 19th, 2013 · Comments Off

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer confirms the city is in negotiations to bring a major retailer to the site of the old Philip Morris plant in West Louisville. [WDRB] The three former judges, who not only retired, but also completed their service as senior judges to enhance their pensions, are running for re-election to the bench. [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Guns · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Judges · Metro Government · West End

The Arena Is Maybe The End Of The World…?

November 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Moody’s Investors Service has lowered its confidence in the ability of arena officials to repay the construction debt on the KFC Yum! Center, citing the dependence on a special taxing district, high operating expenses and a lease with the University of Louisville that limits the building’s profit potential. Check back here on TVV at noon [...]

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Tags: Arena · Dogs · Education · Greater Louisville Inc. · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Kingdom · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · West End

Big Four Bridge May Never Open In Indiana

October 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

Guess what won’t change a damn thing in Louisville: Limiting alcohol sales after 2:00 A.M. Because there’s not a snowball’s chance in hell that 2:00 A.M. is any different than 1:30 A.M. or 5:00 A.M. [WDRB] The view across 28th Street in Parkland has turned a little greener for Rhonda Buress. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Education · Indiana · Jack Conway · LMPD · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Parks · Possibility City · Senate Race · University of Kentucky · West End

Gill Holland Has Done Way More than Fischer

September 23rd, 2013 · 2 Comments

From NuLu to Louisville’s Portland neighborhood, Gill Holland is on the move. On Thursday Holland took WDRB News on a tour of what will be his new offices starting in a few weeks. [WDRB] For 12 days, it felt like old times inside the Keeneland sales pavilion. After five years of rebuilding efforts following the [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Dogs · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · State Government · University of Louisville · West End

Metro Council Still Wasting Time On Alcohol

September 17th, 2013 · Comments Off

The Metro Council will consider expanding a proposed liquor ban to include beer, and the public has a say in the matter today. [WDRB] The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has confirmed “severe deficiencies” in Louisville’s air monitoring network, even as state officials have issued another new audit that finds more problems with local air pollution [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government · Scandal · State Government · West End

How Can JCPS Justify That Gigantic Tax Hike?

August 12th, 2013 · 3 Comments

29 year-old Damon Talbert was found dead in a car in Louisville’s west end late Friday night. [WDRB] There’s no way on earth Jefferson County Public Schools – with its rampant waste – deserves this property tax hike. Jefferson County Public Schools wants to raise property taxes as much as 3.1 percent this year to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Death · Downtown · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Taxes · West End