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Sadly, Education In Kentucky Continues To Suffer

October 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Elderly and low income neighbors in Jeffersonville are caught in the middle of a zoning fight that could force them out of their home. [WDRB] Your dying local newspaper got at least a few school board endorsements right, it seems. Not endorsing people like Horne was a wise move. [C-J/AKN] Prosecutors said they plan to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Butchertown · Downtown · Education · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Zoning

Of Course Macfarlane Is Trying To Walk It All Back

October 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Oldham County Jail was built in 1989. Over 25-years-later, the technology is outdated and county officials say it’s time for an upgrade. [WDRB] What kind of delusional crack is Cathy Zion smoking? This member of the Metro Animal Services SPOT Board wrote a letter to the editor chastising the entire city for having a [...]

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Tags: Congress · Death · Debate · Education · Ford · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Government · Oops · Politics · Polls · Race · Zoning

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

Think Positively! Thunder & Derby Are Upon Us

April 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has addressed a letter to citizens in an effort to ease recent apprehensions over violence downtown. [WDRB] An abrupt slashing of state funding for Louisville’s waterfront agency will almost certainly lead to elimination of the city’s traditional Fourth of July celebration and a drastic reduction in the planned six-day gala to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Jail · Parks · Possibility City · Poverty · State Government · Thunder · Zoning

The JeffCo Pension War With Frankfort Heats Up

March 19th, 2014 · 6 Comments

A Jefferson County city says they simply can’t afford to continue paying pensions to retired city workers, and they’re asking that the money already paid out to those individuals be returned. [WDRB] The Metro Board of Zoning Adjustment has approved a controversial request by the JBS USA pork packing plant in Butchertown to expand its [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Education · Housing · Indiana · Politics · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · Zoning

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

Fischer Could Stop Family Dollar In One Call

December 13th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Only Greg Fischer’s corrupt zoning folks (Bill Bardenwerper) think this is a good idea. Nulu leaders say a Family Dollar discount store isn’t a good fit for the rapidly gentrifying neighborhood centered along E. Market Street. [WDRB] Kentucky’s horse racing regulators voted Wednesday to change medication rules, bringing the state closer to becoming the 11th [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Crime · Dogs · Economy · Horse Industry · Indiana · LMPD · Police · State Government · Zoning

Printing House For The Blind’s A Local Treasure

November 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

Here’s a reason not to hate Greg Fischer. Mayor Greg Fischer is looking for a vendor to build a gigabit Internet network in Louisville using city-owned rights of way if necessary. [WDRB] You should definitely go to this thing! The American Printing House for the Blind, 1839 Frankfort Ave., will have an open house from [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Churchill Downs · Death · Greg Fischer · Guns · Horse Industry · Indiana · Lexington · Metro Government · Possibility City · Zoning

Looking The Other Way: It’s All Possible Here

November 14th, 2013 · 3 Comments

A long time ago (the 1980s, which no one can remember, thankfully) Masonic Homes sold some land in the Crescent Hill area for development of what became the Mockingbird Gardens subdivision. It’s what you now know as that, well, oasis of homes for the wealthy just off Brownsboro Road. Along with fancy landscaping, horse fences [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Metro Government · Neighborhoods · Possibility City · Zoning

Louisville Still Rolls Its Eyes At Rand Paul

November 12th, 2013 · Comments Off

The question is one facing the state’s largest school district: Are there enough seats in the classrooms to accommodate every student? [WDRB] A new procedure put in place by the Louisville Metro Division of Planning and Design Services is intended to speed up the planning, zoning and development plan process. [C-J/AKN] Have you noticed how [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Politics · State Government · Steve Beshear · Zoning

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