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Rick is the entrepreneur behind LouisvilleKy.com. He’s been a world-famous blogger since thinking up The ‘Ville Voice back in 2006. Before leaving that start-up in 2009, he was voted the city’s best blogger by Louisville Magazine. LEO Readers voted his site the best independent news site in the city. In 2009 he organized a news operation at LouisvilleMojo and headed up the Local Voices blog team at WLKY.com in 2010. A long time ago, he was a beat reporter at Business First, launched business news operations in the Kiosk and Pizza industries, and wrote a media column at LEO. He’s a Louisville native and a graduate of WKU.


Pushing the Button One Last Time

March 18, 2011
Pushing the Button One Last Time

They’re having a good-bye party for Steve Langford over at WAVE-TV today. The VP/GM started at the station back in 1978, and has been in charge of things on Floyd Street for a dozen years. Here’s his final Hot Button:
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Morehead’s Day in the Sun

March 18, 2011
Morehead’s Day in the Sun

Want to know a little bit more about Morehead? Of course, Billy Reed has a perspective on the Eagles’ that you didn’t. We’re proud here at LouisvilleKY.com to present his thoughts on the Eagles’ victory over U of L. Read more of Billy’s thoughts at BillyReedSays. by Billy Reed It’s too bad for longtime...
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The “Crap, We Lost to Morehead” Edition

March 18, 2011
The “Crap, We Lost to Morehead” Edition

Oh, NO! Not Morehead. Add Morehead State’s Demonte Harper to the U.S. Reed Cardinal opponent Hall of Fame. His 3 with 4 seconds left stunned Card Nation yesterday afternoon, ruining a perfectly good St. Patty’s Celebration at Ri Ra on Fourth Street, where I was, and countless other game-watching locales. While this team was...
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The TV Madness is New

March 17, 2011
The TV Madness is New

With the new broadcasting plan for the NCAA Tournament, viewers who don’t go to sports bars may have a tough time finding their favorite team.  And for WLKY-TV, the local station that traditionally boasts the best ratings in the nation for the tournament, the new arrangement could really hurt its numbers. That’s because WLKY...
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Department of Disgust

March 16, 2011
Department of Disgust

Anybody else disgusted with . . . seeing government money wasted and abused? Today’s front page of the C-J reveals that the Neighborhoods Department fiasco of last year was actually much worse than anyone expected, with thousands of taxpayer dollars wasted on event production for activities that shouldn’t be even undertaken by the city....
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Flash Mob News: Joe Reagan Dances

March 16, 2011

The good folks at GLI were a little worried yesterday when I posted news that a flash mob was being organized for a big Louisville event. They wanted to keep things secret, and my post could have tipped off some folks that the big event was the GLI annual meeting at the KFC Yum!...
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How to Market Anything in Okolona

March 15, 2011
How to Market Anything in Okolona

  Those folks sure like their guns in Okolona. And businesses know that being associated with guns is a surefire way to increase traffic. Of course, you remember two summers ago, when Louisville became the focus of national media attention after a pastor encouraged his flock to bring guns to church. Taking the gun...
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Manual Teacher Story Provides Media Lessons

March 15, 2011
Manual Teacher Story Provides Media Lessons

What in the name of Mary Kay Letourneau is going on around here? There’s no doubt the juiciest story in the news yesterday was that 38-year-old biology teacher Carrie Shafer of Manual High School was caught drinking and probably having sex with a 17-year-old Manual student in a public park.  If I’m a news...
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Surprise: Flash Mob is Coming Real Soon

March 15, 2011
Surprise: Flash Mob is Coming Real Soon

The thing about Flash Mobs is that you really don’t know when or where they’re going to happen. But I can tell you that one will happen in Louisville today. I just can’t tell you when or where, because if I did, someone would kill me. Just kidding. Sort of.  Emily Carroll, a media...
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Our Man in Japan

March 15, 2011
Our Man in Japan

It so happens that Albrecht Stahmer, a UK grad who has been working with J. Bruce Miller on drumming up excitement about bringing the NBA to Louisville, lives in Tokyo. And many of his associates here are concerned about him. And they want to be sure he makes it to the YPAL event March...
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