Folks with even a passing familiarity with Newton's First Law of Thermodynamics know that Councilwoman Ward-Pugh's big yellow lawnmower will do precious little to reduce carbon emissions or otherwise save our "fragile" planet. What we have here is five grand's worth of spectacle and symbolism.
"Rather than come up with a bill that can pass, they've been busy ginning up opposition to everything else. Now it's time for them to act. I eagerly await the Majority Leader's plan for preventing this crisis."
Unemployment rose in the Metro area from 9.9 percent in May, to 10.3 percent in June. In a local labor force of 379,568, there are 39,111 out of work.
Local news for July 29, 2011
The Fat Friday Trolley Hop gets underway with another entertaining round of featured stops along Louisville's Historic Frankfort Avenue. It's expected to be a hot one, with heat indices hanging out around 100F.
If you haven't already heard, there's been a recent outcry by many to adopt the, 'No Kids Allowed' movement. What that means is that establishments will have the ability to ban kids. What do you think?
Sgt. Jeremy R. Summers, 27, was killed in Afghanistan on July 14.
"I call on the President to stop threatening Americans with the possibility of defaulting on our debt. We have enough money coming in to keep paying out Social Security checks and the interest on our debt. Political scare tactics and smoke-and-mirror 'deals' won't solve our debt problem."
Since the beginning of the current national administration, Louisville has lost 4,429 of these businesses, representing a loss in business receipts of nearly one-half-billion dollars.
500 "young democrats" have converged on Louisville for their biennial convention.
Gunnar Deatherage's persistence, preciseness and passion for his work has taken him far. He gained himself a well-deserved spot on the ninth season of the hit television show 'Project Runway.'
Local news for July 28, 2011