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Louisville International Airport receives $11.2 million infrastructure grant from U.S. Department of Transportation

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The U.S. Department of Transportation announced on Friday that the Federal Aviation Administration would award a $11.2 million infrastructure grant to the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, which will mostly fund repairs and improvement to runways at the Louisville International Airport. In the announcement, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said the grant would help the city’s airport […]

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Sweet Peaches rolls into West Louisville’s Nia Center

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In partnership with the city of Louisville, businesswoman Pam Haines is sweetening up 2900 W. Broadway. Friday morning, Haines cut the ribbon for her a cafe in Louisville Metro’s Nia Center, which houses various education, workforce and businesses services. Haines opened the original Sweet Peaches at 1800 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd. in 2014, and it […]

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County attorney asks Waterfront Park leaders to hold off on paid parking

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Jefferson County Attorney Michael O’Connell sent a letter to a member of the Waterfront Development Corp. Board of Directors requesting that the board hold off on plans to charge for parking at Waterfront Park lots. “We would strongly advise against purchasing new meters or parking implements to invest in any program until we have had […]

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In Other News…Louisville’s ‘Survivor’ contestant, Cardinal football begins, Johnny Depp’s farm for sale, Lawrence says what she’d do for love

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Eye of the Tiger: The 35th season of CBS’s “Survivor” is coming your way later this month, says The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Entertainment Weekly and the loathed E! This season’s contest features Louisvillian, Jessica Johnston. Johnston, a 29-year-old nurse practitioner, joins 17 other contestants for “Survivor: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers.” From CBS: The Emmy […]

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WorldFest is a washout on Friday, naturalization ceremony will still be held

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The mayor’s press office confirmed what festival-goers could plainly see on Friday morning — the WorldFest has been canceled today due to inclement weather. However, the office said, the naturalization ceremony will still take place at 1 p.m. at the Muhammad Ali Center. WorldFest, one of the city’s largest festivals not involving horses, celebrates Louisville’s diverse […]

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WLKY: Denny Crum hospitalized in Alaska after mild stroke

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Former University of Louisville basketball coach Denny Crum is being treated for what doctors believe was a mild stroke. Family members said the 80-year-old suffered the stroke while fishing with his wife, Susan Sweeney Crum, in Alaska and was taken by helicopter to a hospital in Anchorage. Susan Sweeney Crum gave WLKY an update on her […]

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The Closing Bell: Brown-Forman reports strong earnings; nonprofit proposes affordable apartments; State Fair attendance spikes; and more

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Welcome to The Closing Bell. This is your last stop for biz scoops and big news before the weekend — a roundup of stories that can’t wait till Monday. Brown-Forman shares jump on earnings report Brown-Forman is continuing to take advantage of strong demand for American whiskeys, especially its Jack Daniel’s brand, which helped boost […]

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100% Poly takes the stage at Fourth Street Live!

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The summer may be fading, but the parties just keep getting better at Fourth Street Live! On Sept. 1, the Live After Five concert series continues with an exciting local band – 100% Poly — taking the outdoor stage for those who want to get the weekend started right. Locals know 100% Poly as a […]

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Pella offers new and improved warranty on wood windows

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Most of the time, the windows you buy — no matter who makes them — have a limited lifetime warranty should anything go wrong over the life of the window. This is because those windows are made with materials like vinyl and aluminum, which are resistant by default against bugs, rot, weather, and other harsh […]

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