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How being laid off led this Louisville man to a new career

August 22, 2017 superuser 0

Getting laid off isn’t generally thought of as a positive, but for some, it can be motivation to find a new career. In 2013, that moment came for Ken Brown. He’d worked in sales at Ricoh Americas Corp. for a little more than 30 years when he was part of a downsizing. “It was kind […]

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Image gallery: The secret gardens and courtyards of Norton Commons

August 22, 2017 superuser 0

Ever wondered what’s behind those beautiful Norton Commons houses? Not behind the front door (though, yeah, that piques the curiosity too). No, what’s behind the houses themselves? While there’s plenty of community activity going on any day or night of the week, and part of the appeal for many residents here is the chance to […]

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Council members to co-host Neighborhood Watch workshop

August 21, 2017 superuser 0

Council members Brandon Coan, D-8, Bill Hollander, D-9, and Barbara Sexton Smith, D-4, will host a Neighborhood Watch workshop on Wednesday, Aug. 23, at the Douglass Community Center. Their focus is on creating more Neighborhood Watch programs in the city and is one of a series of workshops council members are organizing. “We have had […]

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UofL Football: A look at the rough and tough Cardinal defense

August 21, 2017 superuser 0

Dorian Etheridge walks into an interview room and looks just like a Louisville linebacker: tall, lean, hard-hitting and — though we haven’t seen him play even one play in a game yet — undoubtedly fast. That’s the “patented” Louisville linebacker look that stretches across the team’s entire defense and back over decades. The University of […]

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East End apartment building sells for $25.5 million

August 21, 2017 superuser 0

A 294-unit apartment complex located near Interstate 264 recently sold for $25.5 million. The property’s assessed value is $9.8 million. Breckinridge Square is a 45-year-old apartment complex with modern amenities such as a clubhouse, pool and fitness center. It offers one-, two- and three-bedroom units, with rents ranging from $744 a month to more than […]

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Local biotech firm gets $3.7M grant to combat heart disease

August 21, 2017 superuser 0

Louisville-based biotech company Exscien has secured a $3.7 million grant with which it hopes to get closer to developing treatments for heart failure. The three-year federal research grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute will help the company study the effects of a proprietary protein on heart disease. Exscien leaders plan to eventually […]

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