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May home sales buck the odds as Louisville real estate rolls at record pace

June 20, 2017 superuser 0

Home in Rock Springs Louisville KY | Photo: Tre Pryor

It’s certainly been an interesting year so far. Coming off a record-breaking 2016, Louisville real estate was poised for a letdown. If nothing else, at least a major correction. With housing inventory levels at record lows, it seemed impossible that 2017 could come close to last year’s numbers. What’s that Adidas slogan? Impossible is nothing. (As […]

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A week after apologizing for behavior, Councilman Dan Johnson dismisses recent troubles in neighborhood meeting

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A week after apologizing for inappropriate behavior toward a councilwoman and legislative aide — and announcing that he would seek counseling and not run for re-election — Councilman Dan Johnson, D-21, said at a Beechmont Neighborhood Association meeting Monday night that his recent troubles were “all bullshit,” according to multiple attendees. This news comes one day […]

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For MSD, it’s ‘Pay us now or pay us later’

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Sewer rates for Louisvillians in 2020 would be about the same under two rate hike proposals being considered by the Metro Council. The initial proposal from the Metropolitan Sewer District called for a one-time jump, but council members suggested Monday that a smaller increase in each of the next four years might be more palatable for […]

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Butchertown Pizza Hall opens to much fanfare

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Butchertown Pizza Hall has been open three days now, and it has yet to make it to its midnight closing time due to the overwhelming interest from curious neighbors, pizza lovers and steadfast Papalinos fans. Each night, they’ve simply run out of dough and had to close up shop to prepare for the next day. Since Insider first […]

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GE Appliances CEO to step down

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GE Appliances CEO Chip Blankenship will leave the company at the end of the year and will be succeeded immediately by a company veteran who will lead a new three-person leadership team. Blankenship will be succeeded by Kevin Nolan, current vice president and technology officer, who will lead a leadership team, called the GEA Executive […]

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Louisville Uncorked wine event takes over ReSurfaced on Thursday

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Update: Louisville Uncorked has been canceled tonight due to weather concerns. There’s a tentative rain date set for June 29, but it hasn’t been confirmed by organizers. We’ll post when we hear for sure. In the meantime, enjoy those three extra bottles of wine tonight. Theologian Martin Luther once professed, “Beer is made by men, […]

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Entrepreneurial bootcamp boosts medical, software, fitness ventures

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More than a dozen local entrepreneurs will present their updated business models at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Whiskey Row Lofts after weeks of input from experienced mentors. The Breakthrough Business Launch Fest, open and free to the public, is the culmination of a five-week program that joins mentors with minority and women entrepreneurs to […]

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Sullivan’s Business offerings continue to grow

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Sullivan University started as a one-year business college, founded to meet the needs of people who wanted to prepare for a career. But in its 55 years, it’s grown into so much more. “It began as a business school, grew into a Junior Business College with Associate degrees,” said Dr. Ken Moran, Dean of the […]

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