Louisville residents gathered on March 31, 2012 at the Louisville Waterfront to attend the Trayvon Martin Skittles Rally. Organizers Nikki Strong & Christopher 2X as well as hundreds in attendance for the cause!
“These are individuals who represent the future of our city as evidenced by their dedication to life-long learning and commitment to their family and to helping others in need,” Mayor Fischer said. “They are real-life examples from schools large and small of what you can achieve through focus, teamwork and perseverance.”
Noted oceanographer Sylvia Earle coming to Bellarmine Tuesday
"Being a compassionate city is both the right thing and the necessary thing to do to ensure that we take care of all of our citizens," Mayor Fischer said. "There's a role for all of us in making sure no one is left behind or goes wanting."
Who says Earth Day can only be celebrated on April 22? The Louisville Zoo is challenging this notion by hosting a whole month's worth of Earth Day festivities that honor the beauty of our environment and promote the Zoo's ongoing conservation efforts.
“Any of you who have a business know that when you raise taxes on a business, it's simply a cost to doing business. When your costs increase from making your product, what do you do? You charge your consumer more.”
A University of Louisville student's idea has developed into a 10k run/walk that may change the personality of Louisville for the better.
“At the end of the day, everybody still puts their hand over their heart when ‘My Old Kentucky Home’ is played.”
More good economic news for Kentucky. The unemployment rate in the state dropped again in February, to 8.7%.
You won't often find this liberal blogger praising Sen. Rand Paul, but today you will.
“We have no idea what the existing record was -- or even if there was a previous record -- but we know we smashed it. You can’t go anywhere today without running into a sea of red.”
“I just have one question before this morning’s vote, one simple question. Is this really the best we can do? Is this the best we have to offer folks who are staring at $4 a gallon gasoline? A bill that even Democrats admit won’t do anything to lower the price of gas? And a process that blocks any other idea from even coming to the floor for a vote?"