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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.


Attack Strategy Fueled Fox41 Through Recession, Lamb Says

March 14, 2011
Attack Strategy Fueled Fox41 Through Recession, Lamb Says

This morning Bill Lamb told all us Champion Breakfasters how Fox41 survived and prospered during the economic slide of 2009 by cultivating loyalty and getting aggressive. The Fox41 GM, who’s been there nine years, said that while his competitors were cutting back and laying off staff, he held a meeting in 2009 and told...
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Cards Want Morehead; Cats To Tampa

March 13, 2011
Cards Want Morehead; Cats To Tampa

OK, sports fans. Gabe, our regular LouisvilleKY.com sports dude, has more important things to do than follow the Cards to Denver. He went to the Lady Gaga show Saturday, then it was off to spring break in sunny Florida.  Yes, I’m jealous. But I did watch the Big East Championship while he was busy...
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Fat Men in Frankfort and Goofoffability

March 11, 2011
Fat Men in Frankfort and Goofoffability

They’re ugly, too: Gov. Steve Beshear called members of the Senate a bunch of “fat guys” yesterday during an appearance on Mandy Connell’s radio show.  In response, David Williams called him “sophomoric” and claimed Beshear is a “weak governor.” And it’s only March. Why do the taxpayers have to pay these guys to hurl...
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Miller Starts Recovery from Government with Blog

March 10, 2011
Miller Starts Recovery from Government with Blog

Remember Jonathan Miller? He was appointed by Gov. Steve Beshear to a big job in state government in 2007. This came after he, along with running mate Irv Maze, dropped out of the governor’s race and threw their support to Beshear in May.  Now he’s the state’s finance secretary, and Maze got appointed to...
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Free Tickets! Free Tickets! Hurry

March 10, 2011
Free Tickets! Free Tickets! Hurry

LouisvilleKY.com is giving one of you out there a free pair of tickets to tonight’s performance of NightLites: Seville. It starts at 6:30 at the Brown Theater on Broadway. All you have to do is respond here in the comments, with your real e-mail address, and we will choose a winner early this afternoon....
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Catfight on the Council – Green Faces the Music

March 10, 2011
Catfight on the Council – Green Faces the Music

A funny thing happened when troubled Metro Councilwoman Judy Green appeared on the Simmons Saturday Morning Solutions program on WLOU-AM 1350. It’s a gospel station, and some of its programming, including this show, is underwritten by the Rev. Kevin Cosby’s St. Stephen Church, of which Green is a member. The show offered Green yet...
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Figuring Things Out with Joe Elliott

March 9, 2011
Figuring Things Out with Joe Elliott

The big topic during my conversation with Joe Elliott on WGTK-AM today was several of the ways that our government officials have been failing us, and how if we were in charge, we’d save taxpayers a lot of money. The news broke during my visit that Gov. Steve Beshear has, in reaction to State...
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No End in Sight for (Judy) Green News

March 9, 2011
No End in Sight for (Judy) Green News

No paper today? For you folks still getting the actual newspaper delivered to your home, that technology apparently failed again today. So you might as well go online for your news.Here’s some: More Heat For Green: One noteworthy story in today’s paper details how Judy Green is getting some more heat, this time from...
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Crazy Idea from Billy Reed: Character Counts

March 8, 2011
Crazy Idea from Billy Reed: Character Counts

I had lunch with Billy Reed today. The famed sportswriter was talking with a few members of the Okolona Business and Professional Association at the University Club about his crazy ideas about sports. Billy thinks character should still count in athletics. He’s for university presidents placing an emphasis on academics. He thinks bad behavior...
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WAVE’s New Boss Looks a Lot Like the Old Boss

March 7, 2011
WAVE’s New Boss Looks a Lot Like the Old Boss

They don’t mess around at Raycom Media. The owner of WAVE-TV often promotes from within, and has tapped Ken Selvaggi from Raycom’s WSFA-TV in Montgomery to replace the retiring Steve Langford, according to WSFA’s web site. Selvaggi announced to his staff on Monday that he will be moving to Louisville after nearly five years....
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