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Kentucky’s Open Records Act Turns 40

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Story reported by KET and reposted here with permission. By John Gregory | KET In the mid-1970s when Louisville attorney Jon Fleischaker crafted an open records law for the commonwealth, he didn’t just want to create a handy investigative tool for reporters. He also wanted to give all Kentuckians a way to discover how public […]

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Made Market: New event showcases Louisville craftspeople

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Jordan Kavuma — who teaches Louisville Forward’s Etsy Craft Entrepreneur class — and her team are launching Made Market, a curated pop-up market featuring goods produced by Louisville craftspeople. The first Made Market will be Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Pointe in Butchertown. “The Made Market team consisting of four members are curating the artists for the […]

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Make mine ham on rye!

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Frank Morris is one of three GMs at his family's business, Morris' Deli.

Most people in Louisville, Ky., don’t know the meaning of the word deli. Almost any place you get a sandwich here is going to have meats that were trucked-in, then pre-sliced and slapped between pieces of mass-produced bread. Quality, regionally-raised meat prepared onsite and cut to order for your sandwich sounds like a thing you […]

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Monday Business Briefing: Local stock performance varies wildly; new hotel planned near Oxmoor; Taxi 7 fleet doubled; and more

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Welcome to the Aug. 1 Monday Business Briefing, your private business intelligence digest from Insider Louisville. July stock review: Food companies do well, insurers not so much Stocks posted solid gains in July, with the S&P 500 rising 3.6 percent — but the performance of stocks with local importance varied widely. Food companies fared especially well in […]

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To honor Ali, Schwinn donates 100 bikes to Louisville kids

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One day in 1954, Louisville police officer Joe Martin — who also ran a boxing gym — met a young Cassius Clay, whose red Schwinn bicycle had just been stolen. Clay proclaimed he wanted to “whup” whomever stole his bike, to which the policeman replied he ought to learn to box first. And with that, the boy who later would become Muhammad Ali began […]

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Humana sues to recover millions from drug testing company

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Updated at 2:37 p.m. with Ameritox comments. Humana alleges in a lawsuit that a drug testing company has received millions of dollars from the insurer through claims that were fraudulent. Humana said Baltimore-based Ameritox engaged in a “fraudulent scheme … to improperly maximize profits” by filing claims with Humana to get reimbursed for urine drug […]

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