June 27, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for June 27, 2011
"Between July 1, 2006, and his exit from office last December, [former Louisville Mayor Jerry] Abramson spent more than $214,000 from his discretionary fund on such things as sponsoring brunches to honor state legislators, buying $13,000 worth of T-shirts for a Hike and Bike event, putting $15...
June 22, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for June 22, 2011
Louisville Courier-Journal lays off 50 [Louisville.com]"A clip of Bob Farmer, a Louisville marketing executive running for commissioner of agriculture, was included in an Internet video posted by his opponent, Republican state Rep. Jamie Comer of Tompkinsville.
June 21, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for June 21, 2011
"During his last term as mayor of Louisville, Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Jerry Abramson spent over $180,000 from an unchecked discretionary fund with little to no documentation. The expenditures have raised more serious questions about the lack of transparency and poor oversight...
March 16, 2011 - 11:03am
Local news for March 16, 2011
"In 2006, state Rep. John Will Stacy, D-West Liberty, helped authorize $13 million in the state budget to build a new Rowan County Judicial Center in Morehead. In 2008, local construction company Packs’ Inc. was assigned to manage the project, in partnership with Alliance Corp. of Glasgow. Also in...
February 1, 2011 - 3:30pm
Second City alumni include Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi and Steve Carell — and that’s just the alphabet’s first three letters. Basically, anybody who has made you laugh since the 1960s — Chris Farley, Tina Fey, Tim Meadows, Bill Murray, Joan Rivers — has some ties to Second City.
This article appears in the January 2011 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.