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Logistics giants to hire thousands in Louisville for the holidays

October 19, 2017 superuser 0

Local logistics and e-commerce businesses plan to hire thousands of workers to help them process and fulfill orders for the holiday season, and some highly skilled workers can earn upwards of $30 per hour. Logistics giant UPS, Louisville’s largest employer, plans to add 3,400 seasonal employees through the end of the year, about the same […]

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Commentary: Misconceptions about KentuckyWired

October 19, 2017 superuser 0

By Phillip Brown, director of KCNA In the interest of openness and transparency, the Kentucky Communications Network Authority (KCNA) would like to address some statements about KentuckyWired that have appeared in the public forum lately. KCNA would like Kentucky’s citizens to be properly informed. Misconception #1 — Stopping the project A few have mistakenly argued that […]

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Bar Belle: How St. Matthews killed my Savannah vacation buzz

October 19, 2017 superuser 0

Earlier this month, I spent a few days imbibing around Savannah, Ga., a haunted city where you can take a drink out on the street and legally enjoy it. The vacation fulfilled a line item on my Bucket List — to visit all U.S. cities where you can (legally) drink in the street. I have […]

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City debuts new programs aimed at making it easier to buy vacant properties

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Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government Friday morning unveiled three new ways that residents, nonprofits, developers and others can purchase city-owned vacant and abandoned properties. “We want a responsible buyer to buy them and put them back to productive reuse,” said Mayor Greg Fischer. Vacant and abandoned buildings can attract crime such as theft and vandalism as […]

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UPDATED: VA gives final approval to Brownsboro site for new medical center

October 19, 2017 superuser 0

This story has been updated. Eleven years after the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs first began the process of finding a new location for its medical center in Louisville, the federal agency has finally chosen the greenfield property near the intersection of Brownsboro Road and the Watterson Expressway. The agency’s official decision was signed by […]

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In Other News … Pitino and Jurich officially fired, another Louisville football loss, Lawrence speaks on harassment in Hollywood

October 19, 2017 superuser 0

Cardinal Sin, Week 4: The University of Louisville athletic board voted unanimously to fire coach Rick Pitino with cause on Monday, reports ESPN, CBS Sports and Sports Illustrated. An FBI investigation made public last month depicts corruption and bribes in several college basketball programs, including an allegation of a $100,000 payout from UofL sponsor Adidas […]

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