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Fischer-LMAS Scandal Still Churning Stomachs

July 23rd, 2014 · 6 Comments

An elderly woman’s wish has been granted, and WDRB’s Rachel Collier was there as she was surprised with a gift that will change how she lives. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Housing Authority is reevaluating a plan that would implement a $75 monthly rent for randomly selected Section 8 participants after housing advocates called the proposed [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Dogs · Economy · Festival · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Metro Government · Old Louisville · Politics · Scandal · Transparency · Travel · University of Louisville · Youth

The Water Company Costs You Even More $$$

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

The water in New Albany is back to normal, following a small ink spill that turned a creek blue. [WDRB] U.S. Census Bureau data show cycling to work is more popular with those in lower-income households than with the wealthy. A larger percentage of Hispanics and multiracial Americans bike to work than do whites and [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Celebrity · Death · Greg Fischer · Guns · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Water · Youth

Take Your Cancer Sticks Elsewhere, Park Goers

July 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Louisville Metro Police are giving out free moped and scooter locks as part of an effort to reduce thefts in the Metro area. [WDRB] Before facing allegations of standardized test violations at Male High School, former Principal David Mike led struggling Western High to a celebrated turnaround. [C-J/AKN] Is J-town the worst part of Louisville? [...]

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Tags: Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Jeffersontown · LMPD · Parks · Smoking Ban · University of Louisville · Youth

UofL Continues To Play A Game Of Secrecy

July 17th, 2014 · 4 Comments

It’s Louisville’s signature event of the summer — but before Forecastle music rumbles the Ohio River, we’re hearing sounds of setup and seeing what makes this year’s festival bigger than ever. [WDRB] Pretty sure we were the first to tell you GE was in talks to sell its appliance business. [C-J/AKN] Medical emergency runs in [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Crime · Downtown · Festival · Indiana · Internet · Legal · Metro Council · Music · Taxes · University of Louisville · Youth

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Rambling

July 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Last week Governor Bigot took time out of his busy schedule of covering up for his staffers (like now-deceased Fontaine Banks) and giving no-bid contracts to transportation attorneys to talk about kids:

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Tags: Education · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video · Youth

Will Fiber Internets Become An Affordable Thing?

July 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Remember, this is Louisville, so anything that can go wrong will definitely go wrong. Gigabit-speed Internet may soon be coming to Louisville. The Louisville Metro Council is expected to approve contracts with three different companies for fiber Internet installation at its meeting next Tuesday. [WDRB] The tax on Jefferson County hotel rooms would rise 1 [...]

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Tags: Awards · Business · Contests · Crime · Dining · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Internet · Jail · Lexington · Metro Council · Police · Taxes · Youth

Karen Sypher Is Poking Her Head Up Again

July 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville Male High School Principal David Mike and two other school staffers could face disciplinary actions at the hands of the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board following the results of an investigation into allegations of cheating on a standardized test. [WDRB] A Wayside Christian Mission emergency shelter has begun an $11.8 million renovation that will [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Courier-Journal · Education · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Politics · Water · WDRB · Youth

Ramsey Should Be The UofL Sacrificial Lamb

July 4th, 2014 · 4 Comments

It’s time for these Sunrise hacks to be cut off from the government milk cow. The fact that Steve Beshear allows those folks to continue to get wealthy under the charade of helping children with Jesus should make your skin crawl. [WDRB] Nothing ever changes at the University of Louisville under Jim Ramsey. And it [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Economy · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Race · State Government · University of Louisville · Weather · WHAS · Youth

It’s A Great Thing That Portland Is Being Saved

July 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

World Cup fever is here, and millions are glued to the TV. Now, a Louisville business is flying high thanks to fans cheering on their home country. [WDRB] A group of 2,000 young adults will be at work for the next eight weeks thanks to Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s SummerWorks program. [C-J/AKN] Reminder: Greg Fischer [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Downtown · Economy · Education · Health Care · Immigration · Indiana · Jack Conway · John Yarmuth · Neighborhoods · Senate Race · Sports · Youth

Losing Faith In LMPD: Because Of Greg Fischer?

June 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

Wondering how to further discourage people from coming downtown? Jack up parking rates and make it tougher to park on the weekends. POSSIBILITY CITY! To think a majority of you folks repeatedly vote for Greg Fischer only to have this sort of thing repeatedly happen. Anyone with sense (not him) could have avoided all of [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Discrimination · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Lexington · LMPD · Oops · Politics · Poverty · Rumors · Steve Beshear · Weather · Youth

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