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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

Really, White House Tours? They’re That Important?

March 11th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Greg Fischer needs to rethink his strategy because this abandoned properties bill is solid. Just because the city could take over vacant properties doesn’t mean it would have to. [C-J/AKN] Sounds like Mellwood/Story Ave on the average afternoon. Chinese officials say they have fished out 900 dead pigs from a Shanghai river that is a [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Butchertown · Death · Greg Fischer · Indiana · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Steve Beshear · Zoning

Indiana Wins The Award For Worst News Week

March 4th, 2013 · 3 Comments

New information in the murder of a 17-year-old Clarksville teenager. Clark County prosecutor Jeremy Mull tells WDRB that the teen was sexually assaulted before she was murdered. [WDRB] The state could proceed to write regulations that would enforce toll collections on the Ohio River Bridges Project under a bill passed by the House on Friday. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Dogs · Domestic Violence · Indiana · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Weather · Zoning

Jeffersonville Mayor Officially A Political Disaster

November 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore defended the actions of the city’s police department after public concerns were raised about why department waited until a week after a second student had been sexually assaulted to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Education · Housing · Indiana · Insight Comm. · JCPS · LG&E · Metro Government · Scandal · Zoning

Top Fischer Guy Involved In Bridges $$$ Scheme

September 4th, 2012 · 6 Comments

What’s that sound? You hear it, too? It’s Bill Bardenwerper, Greg Fischer’s right-hand man who helps misguide him regarding matters of zoning, representing people who have decided to build a subdivision in the path of the East End bridge. You know that even if they don’t end up building, that Bardenwerper will be able to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Greg Fischer · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Zoning

Even More On The Fischer-Landmarks Shenanigans

August 21st, 2012 · 3 Comments

Still wondering where Greg Fischer got his not-so-swell advice regarding the Bauer/Azalea/Rite Aid landmark situation? Bill Bardenwerper, that’s where. He’s not only Greg’s top zoning guy but he represented the Bauers throughout the landmark process. Surprised? Of course not. And you won’t be surprised about the rest. We hear that Fischer wasn’t advised that the [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Hype · Metro Government · Rumors · Zoning

Fischer’s People Got Mad Over Azalea Reality

August 14th, 2012 · 9 Comments

Yesterday, we revealed the real reason there’s not a RIte Aid in the old Azalea location. Because Greg Fischer couldn’t help himself when it came to spreading absolute misinformation given to him by his crooked zoning pal: We hear through the grapevine that the real reason the deal fell apart is because Rite Aid was [...]

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Tags: Economy · Greg Fischer · Hype · Zoning

The Real Story On Greg Fischer’s Rite Aid Claims

August 13th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Okay, okay. Calm down. We’re going to talk about the landmarks shenanigans. Here’s what Greg Fischer had to say in a recent letter to Metro Councilcritters: The landmarks process is not perfect. A recent example is the Bauer site on Brownsboro Road (formerly Azalea restaurant), which was planned to be a new pharmacy and other [...]

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Tags: Business · Greg Fischer · Hype · Metro Council · Metro Government · Zoning