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Venture Connectors Luncheon: Chuck Patton on building to sell

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Give Local Louisville will be held Thursday, Sept. 15. | File Photo

If you are an entrepreneur who is looking to maneuver your business into a good place to sell, you’ll want to check out the Oct. 5 Venture Connectors Luncheon. Chuck Patton, co-founder of Traffic Builders Inc., will keynote the luncheon and explain how he prepared his Louisville communications firm for acquisition by the Houston-based direct […]

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Early bird tickets still available for Kentuckiana Small Business Workshop

September 20, 2016 superuser 0

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The first Kentuckiana Small Business Workshop is being put together by Christy Smallwood, owner of Eagle Eye Enterprises. Smallwood is a business and image consultant, coach and speaker. She has put together a roster of local entrepreneurs to give workshops on challenges that many small businesses face. The event is Oct. 11, from 8:30 a.m. […]

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Bevin administration selects firm to audit troubled public pension system

September 20, 2016 superuser 0

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Gov. Matt Bevin said Monday that his administration has selected financial advisory firm PFM Group to conduct a comprehensive audit of Kentucky’s troubled public pension system, which has an estimated $35 billion unfunded pension liability and one of the worst funding ratios in the country. In a press release announcing the selection of PFM Group, […]

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Arts & Entertainment

A sneak peek at Bardstown Bourbon Co., the largest new distillery in America

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Insider got a sneak peek of the Bardstown Bourbon Co. | Photo by Sara Havens

You can’t quite fathom the enormity of the Bardstown Bourbon Company (BBCo) until you’ve stood on the new distillery’s 100 acres of land resting between cornfields and industrial buildings in Bardstown, Ky. Situated just off the Bluegrass Parkway not too far from downtown Bardstown, BBCo will be a destination experience similar to wineries in Napa Valley. Insider Louisville […]

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It’s time to climb aboard the SD-WAN train

September 20, 2016 superuser 0

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by Dan Keane, TDM, (502) 238-1085 or dank@tdm.cc Success often boils down to seizing opportunities before the masses turn what’s next into what’s now. Maybe you bought a stock on the up and up that went through the roof, or maybe you traded for Antonio Brown in your NFL dynasty league when he was a secondary […]

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Inside look: IL’s ride in Ford’s autonomous vehicle

September 20, 2016 superuser 0

Ford is testing 10 autonomous Ford Fusion hybrids on its Dearborn, Mich. campus. | Photo by Boris Ladwig.

The self-driving Ford Fusion hybrid took off at a leisurely pace and after about 50 yards slowed as it approached the pedestrian crosswalk. When the vehicle’s sensors detected no human presence nearby, it drove past the crosswalk and continued to a stop sign. It stopped. And waited — a little too long for automated driving engineer […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Pandora Productions opens season with ‘Swingtime Canteen’

September 20, 2016 superuser 0

Marianne Zickuhr, Courtney Glenny, Shannan Speicher, Carrie Cooke Ketterman and Laura Ellis | Courtesy of Pandora Productions

Pandora Productions‘ season opener “Swingtime Canteen” plays hard on the audience’s collective memories of a purer time, when bad guys were “over there” and we all pulled together to fight them. The USO shows of the World War II era are so often seen in film and on stage, they are hardwired into the cultural […]

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To infinity and beyond: A conversation with Kris Kimel of IdeaFestival

September 20, 2016 superuser 0

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Kris Kimel is firing on all cylinders as he prepares for the IdeaFestival in Louisville, Sept. 27-30, at The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. But what truly gets him fired up are the possibilities of space. And for good reason. Kimel, the founder of the festival (which dates to 2000 in Lexington), is also […]

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Slideshow: A visit to Foxhollow Farm ahead of its ninth annual Fall Festival

September 20, 2016 superuser 0

Foxhollow Farm growhouse | Photo by Melissa Chipman

If you travel 15 miles northeast of downtown Louisville, you can be transported to another world. Gone is the construction noise, the traffic jams, the endless overhead flights of UPS and commuter air traffic. Instead you’re on a farm. Cows lowing in the distance, sheep bleating, chickens clucking. Hay rides. Fresh produce grown year-round. And […]

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