Inbox — Dec. 25, 2013

Letters to the Editor

Poop-Scoopin’ Paul

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The music man

Teddy Abrams takes the baton with an orchestra that’s shooting for a star

When he steps onto the stage as the new music director of the Louisville Orchestra next fall, Teddy Abrams will begin with some very definite ideas of what his role should be.

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2013 People Issue: Franey Miller

The Photographer

“I’m not really average,” acknowledges Franey Miller, the 18-year-old photographer. “I’m always working — whether it be planning shoots, getting up at 5 a.m.

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2013 People Issue: Karina Barillas

The Do-Gooder

At La Casita, they try not to use words like “serve” and “help” to describe their interactions with the city’s Hispanic/Latino communities.

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2013 People Issue: Molly Dobson

The Enroller

Since Oct.

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The rebirth of Dixie Dieway

Plans to update Jefferson County’s most dangerous stretch of road are being finalized

Crossing Dixie Highway as a pedestrian is like playing real-life “Frogger.” The seven-lane thoroughfare sees high speeds and seemingly never-ending traffic, including plenty of semi-tru

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2013 People Issue: Daniel Cole

The Promoter

It all started with a “Boogie Nights”-themed birthday party. Daniel Cole enjoyed a night out, and throwing a big party sounded like fun.

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2013 People Issue: Jason W. Spencer

That Dude on Twitter

When his Texan friend seemed unenthused about Louisville after moving here, Jason W. Spencer campaigned for his hometown. The food scene! The history! The art! The museums!

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2013 People Issue: Lavel D. White

The Documentarian

In 2004, when a detective was found not guilty of murder, manslaughter and reckless homicide after he shot and killed a 19-year-old black kid during an undercover drug bust, racial tensions were hi

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2013 People Issue: Moshe Ohayon

The Educator

Most people are abstractly aware that inequity exists in the education system; they’ve seen shocking statistics about the differences in graduation rates among whites vs.