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Metro government to sell historic Russell neighborhood building

Theta Omega Inc. is purchasing the building from Louisville Metro Government. The Louisville Metro Council approved a surplus resolution on ...
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Property taxes going up around Louisville Metro

Property taxes are going up around Louisville Metro. The Metro Council gave final approval to a 4 percent increase Thursday ...
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Under Budget Pressure, Metro Council Approves Property Tax Hike And Property Dispute Settlement

As expected, property taxes will go up for Louisville homeowners this year, following a vote by the Metro Council on ...
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Bardstown Road's old police and ballet buildings could become a hotel and bar

The buildings were previously used as offices for Louisville Metro's ... Louisville Metro Council declared the two properties surplus in ...
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Louisville food truck ordinance heats up Metro Council

Food truck operators say the ordinance uses vague words that would make it hard for them to sell in places ...
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Food truck owners celebrate as ordinance is sent back to committee

(WAVE) - From burgers to barbeque, Louisville has no shortage of food ... The ordinance was forwarded for a vote ...
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Metro Council passes property tax increase

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Property taxes in Jefferson County, Ky. are going up by about the price of a large coffee ...
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Food truck ordinance going back to committee

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It's back to committee once again for an ordinance that would impact food trucks. Metro Council voted ...
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What's in it? Louisville proposal that caused a fuss around food trucks may get vote today

Months after first causing a stir among food truck owners and customers, a Metro Council proposal that addresses all so-called ...
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This Urban League project is changing the course of Louisville's West End

The Louisville Urban League is not satisfied with this reality. Not on ... With the help of Mayor Greg Fischer, ...
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Metro government to sell historic Russell neighborhood building

Theta Omega Inc. is purchasing the building from Louisville Metro Government. The Louisville Metro Council approved a surplus resolution on ...
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Property taxes going up around Louisville Metro

Property taxes are going up around Louisville Metro. The Metro Council gave final approval to a 4 percent increase Thursday ...
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Under Budget Pressure, Metro Council Approves Property Tax Hike And Property Dispute Settlement

As expected, property taxes will go up for Louisville homeowners this year, following a vote by the Metro Council on ...
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Bardstown Road's old police and ballet buildings could become a hotel and bar

The buildings were previously used as offices for Louisville Metro's ... Louisville Metro Council declared the two properties surplus in ...
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Louisville food truck ordinance heats up Metro Council

Food truck operators say the ordinance uses vague words that would make it hard for them to sell in places ...
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Food truck owners celebrate as ordinance is sent back to committee

(WAVE) - From burgers to barbeque, Louisville has no shortage of food ... The ordinance was forwarded for a vote ...
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Metro Council passes property tax increase

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Property taxes in Jefferson County, Ky. are going up by about the price of a large coffee ...
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Food truck ordinance going back to committee

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It's back to committee once again for an ordinance that would impact food trucks. Metro Council voted ...
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What's in it? Louisville proposal that caused a fuss around food trucks may get vote today

Months after first causing a stir among food truck owners and customers, a Metro Council proposal that addresses all so-called ...
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This Urban League project is changing the course of Louisville's West End

The Louisville Urban League is not satisfied with this reality. Not on ... With the help of Mayor Greg Fischer, ...
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State pondering minimum wage hikes; hourly rate would more than double

It pays $12 an hour, well above Kentucky's minimum wage of $7.25. .... one of three organizations that previously sued ...
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Trump headlines private Bevin fundraiser during short visit

Among the crowd were Kentucky House Majority Floor Leader Bam Carney and former Louisville mayoral candidate and Metro Council member ...
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Louisville lawmakers 'unified' in demanding incarcerated kids stay in the city

Louisville lawmakers 'unified' in demanding incarcerated kids stay in the ..... Louisville Metro Council passed a budget in June that ...
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SNEAK PEEK: Check out Topgolf's St. Matthews simulator before it opens (PHOTOS)

... Circuit Court Judge Ann Bailey Smith that sided with Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Planning Commission in approving ...
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Kentucky's real minimum wage is higher than you think. But you still can't live on it

Kentucky's real minimum wage is higher than you think. ..... federation was one of three organizations that previously sued the ...
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Noir Black Business Social Club announces plans to become chamber of commerce

With the support of Metro Council President David James, the group, which ... "When black businesses are profiting and doing ...
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Louisville's black chamber of commerce wants to fix the city's socioeconomic divide

Thus, NOIR Black Chamber of Commerce, Louisville's only chamber of ... In a press conference Monday, Louisville Metro Council President ...
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Recently filed ordinance looks to strengthen safety for non-motorists in Louisville

A recently filed ordinance seeks to strengthen Louisville's "Complete ... The ordinance is being sponsored by Metro Council President David ...
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Metro, suburban fire departments agree to make response changes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Fire chiefs from Metro Louisville and the Suburban district were in the hot seat Wednesday in ...
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Louisville committee puts fire chief in hot seat, asks him to work through boundaries

Two months later, even though Louisville Fire Chief Greg Frederick still believes his firefighters did a good job, the Metro ...
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Metro Public Safety Commision working to increase coordination between fire districts

Louisville Metro Council's Public Safety Committee discussed how the Louisville Fire Department and Jefferson County Fire Service interact. Original Post ...
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Metro Public Safety Committee working to increase coordination between fire districts

Louisville Metro Council's Public Safety Committee discussed how the ... Louisville Fire Chief Greg Frederick and Buechel Fire Chief Adam ...
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It won't be 'waving of a wand,' but chiefs are open to more city-suburban fire cooperation

It won't be as simple as the "waving of a wand," but fire officials and Louisville Metro Council say they're ...
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Louisville could still get a new aquatic center — and talks about it will renew next month

Louisville Metro Government plans to host a public meeting in mid- to ... budget vote and largely without consultation from ...
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New addiction stabilization unit bridges gap between emergency rooms and drug treatment

... similar to The Living Room, a crisis program that shut down July 31 after the Louisville Metro Council chose ...
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Louisville police are pushing community outreach in areas hit by violence. Will it help?

Louisville Metro Council President David James, who was one of several Metro Council critics of the department's traffic stop policy ...
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JCPS summer learning program was a 'game changer' for hundreds of struggling students

They also worked with Louisville City FC to hone their skills on a real soccer field. In the WILD About ...
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City Budget Cuts Pressure Animal Shelter

More dogs at the Louisville Metro Animal Services shelter may be put down because of city budget cuts, the shelter's ...
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Ex-LMPD detective refuses to testify about framing multiple men for murders

The indictment was obtained a couple of months after the attorney general's office, at the request of the Louisville Metro ...
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Mark Handy: Embattled former detective invokes Fifth Amendment in 1992 murder case

The stories led to the Louisville Metro Council asking the Attorney General to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate. PREVIOUS ...
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Louisville residents will soon see property taxes rise

Louisville residents will soon see their property taxes increase. The Louisville Metro Council approved a 4 percent increase in property ...
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Louisville officials propose slight bump in property tax rates, as called for in budget

It could be voted on by the full council at the Aug. ... That document reads: "The Metro council needs ...
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Council members hoping to find long-term location for Middletown library

"He essentially accused the entirety of Metro Council of increasing inequities meanwhile in the budget we increased funding for the ...
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Victory Park's $1.1 million transformation celebrated at annual festival

LOUISVILLE, Ky. ... Metro Council President David James, who represents District 6, wants to continue to add to the positive ...
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The Middletown library will reopen next month, and Mayor Fischer isn't happy about it

... responsible and deepens inequities across our community" but that it's his responsibility to implement the budget Louisville Metro Council ...
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Middletown Library is reopening at the previous location

Metro Council members and the City of Middletown were discussing ... with lower staffing levels according to Louisville Free Public ...
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Middletown Library set to reopen in September, but future still uncertain

Those challenges were driven mostly by Louisville's pension. ... But shortly after closing, Metro Council passed a budget amendment that ...
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Amended panhandling ordinance goes to full Metro Council for vote

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - An ordinance designed to improve safety and cut down on panhandling will now advance to the ...
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Louisville Metro Council committee passes pedestrian safety ordinance

LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- A Louisville Metro Council committee passed a pedestrian safety ordinance that would crack down on panhandling and ...
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Churchill Downs is looking to close part of 4th Street for expansion

LOUISVILLE, Ky. ... Although construction on facilities has already started, Churchill Downs has to still get the road closure approved ...
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The Living Room program closes doors following city's budget cuts

“Our numbers hugely began to increase month by month by month until we stalled out when news started to be ...
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Public safety committee approves ordinances to put new restrictions on panhandlers, pedestrians

The Louisville Metro Council is considering stricter rules for pedestrians, which could also impact panhandlers and protesters. It's a measure ...
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Intersection panhandling in jeopardy as Louisville ordinance's clears hurdle

Metro Council members contend it's meant to limit distracted driving and ... Read this: If you panhandle or jaywalk, a ...
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Dispute over Paristown lot promised to two developers to cost city $150K in settlement

A dispute over a Paristown Pointe lot promised by Louisville Metro ... held hostage by a set of potential settlement ...
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Living Room, which helps people with addiction, mental illness, closes Wednesday

A program that helps people in crisis will shut down soon after its funding was eliminated by the city. A ...
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Councilman's plan discourages giving to panhandlers, proposes 'better' way to help

A Louisville Metro Council member has an idea to reduce panhandling and raise money for those in need. The "Give ...
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Louisville Bats Extend Lease Through 2038

... a significant renovation,” said Bill Hollander, chairman of Metro Council's ... It has also been used in recent years ...
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Louisville Bats' new lease at Slugger Field provides for $8M in renovations

But to secure that commitment and to ensure that the city-owned ballpark retains its tenant, Metro Council agreed last month ...
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Sewer bills in Louisville will be higher starting this week

... around Louisville. The Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District board approved the maximum rate increase allowable without Metro Council approval. Original ...
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Two open records cases go to court

In the suit filed against four Louisville Metro Council members last week by the Institute for Justice, the Council members ...
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