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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

Does Downtown Need Even More Shelters?

September 10th, 2013 · Comments Off

Allegations of four police officers breaking the law with a 15-year-old girl come from counties west and south of Louisville. [WDRB] It seems counterintuitive — shrink the size of your tax district so you can increase revenue. But that’s what the Louisville Arena Authority is proposing to help reduce the KFC Yum! Center’s annual revenue [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Death · Education · Gambling · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Police · Scandal · State Government · Zoning

Really, They Were Shocked Over Tree Removal?

April 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

Metro Council woman Barbara Shanklin is fighting to clear her name. Monday afternoon her attorney filed an appeal to the ethic complaint against her. [WDRB] New details about one of Mississippi’s most infamous murders are coming to light — more than a half-century later. The death of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black boy who allegedly [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Discrimination · Dogs · Ethics · Guns · Indiana · Judges · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky · Zoning

Barbara Shanklin’s Probably A Little Mad This Week

March 28th, 2013 · Comments Off

Just what Louisville needs: another road rage incident involving a gun. A Louisville man has been arrested after police say he pulled a gun in an act of road rage. [WDRB] While a pointless way to “protest” in Kentucky, the prosecution’s push to prevent the reality that a gay marriage fight is the reason it [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Ethics · Gays · Guns · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · State Government · Zoning

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