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Some Links To Make You Angry This Morning

October 20th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The bourbon boom was on display Saturday as people gathered in Louisville to taste and learn about different bourbons. [WDRB] This is what the local “news”paper calls a profile of Greg Fischer. [C-J/AKN] Your local newspaper doesn’t have the guts to stand up to its dull golden boy. [C-J/AKN] One hundred years old and still [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Charity · Dogs · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Jim King · Metro Council · Newspaper · Oops · Politics · Polls · Religion · Senate Race · Youth

Council Democrats Apparently Lack All Courage

October 14th, 2014 · No Comments

From the Department of Things That Make This Possibility City… A fire run to a Louisville residence led to the arrest of two people after police say firefighters found something illegal inside the home. [WDRB] In a dozen years representing the Louisville Metro Council’s 5th District centered in the Shawnee and Portland, Democrat Cheri Bryant [...]

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Tags: Business · Cable · Charity · Death · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Police · Politics · Senate Race · Youth

The Gays Caused That Big Hail Storm. Amen.

October 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Walking up to Aleazia Caldwell’s home, he could not wait to ask me my favorite TLC song. “Scrubs!” I replied. As fast as he could, he slammed the CD into his boom box, set up on the porch of his home on 32nd street in Louisville’s west end. [WDRB] Two years after the city of [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Library · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Polls · Poverty · Senate Race · University of Louisville · Youth

Help Give That Poor Kid A Dignified Funeral

October 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Will you help pay for Ray Allen Etheridge’s funeral? He’s the homeless kid found murdered in Cherokee Park. You can donate at any PNC branch, despite what the story says. [WDRB] Errrr. Nope. Master P is paying for it all. Glad to see someone step up like that! Despite a judicial rule against endorsements, a [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Crime · Death · Health Care · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Lexington · Oops · Police · Politics · Travel · Youth

People Just Can’t Stop Saying Heinous Crap

October 2nd, 2014 · 3 Comments

You already know people say crazy things on television news stories and in comments online. But when a kid gets killed, some people immediately go off into the deep end. Let’s take a look at a few examples: THIS THIS AND THIS Who could say such hideous things? JENNIFER KEITH RICHARD GOBLE Possumbilly City? HEAD [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Homeless · Possibility City · Youth

Council Is About To Take Greg Fischer To Task

October 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

And people still wonder why we cover the intricacies of smaller school districts. It’s because that’s where we’ve shown for years the focus should be. [WDRB] Can we please start taking youth homelessness more seriously in Louisville and in Kentucky? [C-J/AKN] During a news conference Tuesday afternoon, Louisville Metro Police released new details after a [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Cable · Death · Education · Guns · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Youth · Zoning

Central Principal Needs Some Prompt Education

September 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

West Virginia plans to frack beneath the Ohio River, which supplies drinking water to millions. Like everyone in Louisville. [Think Progress] KFC Corp., a unit of Louisville-based Yum Brands, says 77 of its fried chicken restaurants across the country could be “in jeopardy” because of a real estate dispute with a California investment group. [WDRB] [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · Police · Polls · State Government · TARC · Transparency · Water · Youth

Let’s Roll Our Collective Eyes At Lynn Winter

September 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

The closing of a popular restaurant more than a year-and-a-half ago continues to have an impact on some small nearby businesses. [WDRB] Joseph Oberhansley walked into a Utah prison 14 years ago, a bullet lodged in his brain, and chose two words to tattoo across his back: “murderous deeds.” [C-J/AKN] This… just… what were these [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Death · Health Care · Indiana · Legal · Politics · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Youth

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

September 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

Late last week Steve Beshear released his video focusing on the decline in teen smoking:

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Tags: Health Care · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video · Youth

Let’s Take Racism More Seriously, Louisville

September 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Officials with Jefferson County Public Schools unveiled a plan to the school board Monday on where to place two new innovative schools that will open in time for the 2015-16 school year. [WDRB] The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday the crew of a UPS jet that crashed last year in Birmingham, Ala., made mistakes [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Courier-Journal · Discrimination · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Newspaper · Parks · Police · Politics · Race · University of Louisville · UPS · WDRB · Youth

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