Fischer Discusses Hospital Merger, Occupy and Insight Deal

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer appeared on CN2 Pure Politics to discuss a variety of issues, including the pending hospital merger, permits for Occupy Louisville protestors and the city’s contract negotiations with Insight Communications. In regards to the ongoing talks with the cable company provider, the mayor said Metro Government wants a fair deal on a […]

City’s Deadline on Insight Contract Is Today

Louisville Metro Government could cancel its contract with Insight Communications tonight at midnight, but customers won’t likely notice a change. Insight’s contract expired last year, and the company has been going back and forth with the mayor’s office all year over a renewal. The city wants Insight to continue providing free cable to government buildings […]

City Threatens to End Insight Contract, Richie Farmer Hired Girlfriend for State Job, JCPS Will Use More Local Produce, Bowling Green Draws Praise from Obama on Green Measures: Afternoon Review

In case you got a jump start on the weekend, here are some of the stories we’ve covered today. Louisville Metro Government will cancel its contract with Insight Communications if it can’t reach a new deal over how the cable company operates soon. The city has filed the necessary paperwork to end its agreement with […]

City Threatens to End Contract With Insight

Louisville Metro Government will cancel its contract with Insight Communications if it can’t reach a new deal over how the cable company operates soon. The city has filed the necessary paperwork to end its agreement with Insight next month unless a new contract is signed. If that happens, the city will look for a new […]

Insight Franchise Agreement Under Review in County Attorney’s Office

A Metro Council committee approved the contract—called a franchise agreement—last year when it was up for renewal. But, when council members raised questions about whether the document should require Insight to be more open about its finances and operations, the contract was sent back to committee and its sponsors withdrew.

Insight to Debut CN2 This Month

by Stephanie Crosby A new cable news channel debuts later this month in Kentucky. Insight Communications is launching its Commonwealth Network on channel 2 – and calling it CN2. Spokesperson Jason Keller says the offerings on the channel will grow as the year goes on. “It’s going to be all weather in this initial phase, […]

General Manager Hired For New Arena; Sponsor Added

Louisville’s new downtown arena now has a general manager. The Kentucky State Fair Board has hired Ted Nicholson to oversee the 22-thousand seat multi-purpose building at Second and Main Streets. “My job is to operate the facility, making sure everybody is safe, happy, content and that they are secure when they leave their car and […]