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Rain forces Victory Park clean-up event to be postponed

More than $1 million worth of additions and improvements have been made to the area during the revitalization project. (Source: ...
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Louisville Council Considers Disbanding Youth Detention Services

Tilley's comments come as Louisville Metro Council is considering whether to disband its youth detention services and hand over the ...
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Cleanup of Victory Park on Saturday aimed at restoring west Louisville neighborhood

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A west Louisville neighborhood that's seen recent gun violence is getting a big cleanup Saturday morning ...
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Louisville Violence Interrupter program could face major cuts

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - As Metro Council balances its budget to offset major pension and healthcare costs, a program that ...
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State: We Can't Afford To Run Louisville's Juvenile Jail

If Metro Council decides to remove funding to Louisville's juvenile jail, the state does not have the resources to take ...
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Louisville Metro Council's proposed budget significantly differs from mayor's

Louisville Metro Council's proposed budget significantly differs from mayor's ... The state reimburses Louisville to operate the youth jail, but ...
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Middletown mayor looking for new library location

31, the Louisville Metro Council will provide $1 million for a new library ... The closure was part of Louisville ...
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State says it can't operate a juvenile detention center in Jefferson County

Tilley's comments come as Louisville Metro Council is considering whether to ... The council estimates it can save about $2.4 ...
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Louisville: Marijuana Decriminalization ordinance advances

Notably, the public safety committee of Louiseville's metro council, which voted for the ordinance on Wednesday, also approved a few ...
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Committee unanimously passes amended budget, decision moves to Metro Council

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - After months of discussions over cuts, including input on the impact from community leaders, the Metro ...
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Rain forces Victory Park clean-up event to be postponed

More than $1 million worth of additions and improvements have been made to the area during the revitalization project. (Source: ...
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Louisville Council Considers Disbanding Youth Detention Services

Tilley's comments come as Louisville Metro Council is considering whether to disband its youth detention services and hand over the ...
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Cleanup of Victory Park on Saturday aimed at restoring west Louisville neighborhood

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A west Louisville neighborhood that's seen recent gun violence is getting a big cleanup Saturday morning ...
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Louisville Violence Interrupter program could face major cuts

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - As Metro Council balances its budget to offset major pension and healthcare costs, a program that ...
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State: We Can't Afford To Run Louisville's Juvenile Jail

If Metro Council decides to remove funding to Louisville's juvenile jail, the state does not have the resources to take ...
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Louisville Metro Council's proposed budget significantly differs from mayor's

Louisville Metro Council's proposed budget significantly differs from mayor's ... The state reimburses Louisville to operate the youth jail, but ...
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Middletown mayor looking for new library location

31, the Louisville Metro Council will provide $1 million for a new library ... The closure was part of Louisville ...
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State says it can't operate a juvenile detention center in Jefferson County

Tilley's comments come as Louisville Metro Council is considering whether to ... The council estimates it can save about $2.4 ...
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Louisville: Marijuana Decriminalization ordinance advances

Notably, the public safety committee of Louiseville's metro council, which voted for the ordinance on Wednesday, also approved a few ...
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Committee unanimously passes amended budget, decision moves to Metro Council

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - After months of discussions over cuts, including input on the impact from community leaders, the Metro ...
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Council budget committee unveils changes to mayor's spending plan

After weeks of debate and testimony, Louisville Metro's budget is moving forward - with a different look from Mayor Greg ...
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Reopening of Middletown library, two pools possible

The Middletown Library and two outdoor public pools could be reopened under a proposal unveiled Thursday night by the Louisville ...
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Interrupters, libraries, Youth Detention: Who won and who lost in council's budget changes

The full council will consider the amended budget on Tuesday. .... Louisville Metro Police, which saw a canceled recruit class ...
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Circuit judge decides in favor of Topgolf, plans can move forward

We applaud Judge Ann Bailey Smith, the Louisville Metro Council, and Planning Commission for their thoughtful and thorough evaluation of ...
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Judge rules in favor of Topgolf at Oxmoor Center

In an opinion signed Thursday, Judge Ann Bailey Smith supported the move of Louisville Metro Council and the city's Planning ...
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Judge dismisses fraud claims against TopGolf, project moving forward

He said Topgolf USA Louisville LLC didn't register with the state until months ... We applaud Judge Ann Bailey Smith, ...
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Judge tosses Topgolf lawsuits, clearing way for groundbreaking at Oxmoor Center

But the local planning commission, which reviewed the plans before Metro Council, signed off unanimously. And Metro Council voted 20-3 ...
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Louisville Urban League calls on businesses to close $20M gap for sports complex

The Louisville Urban League's project to raise money for the Louisville ... and that's why the city was very proud ...
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Metro Council considers making marijuana possession low priority for law enforcement

The Public Safety Committee passed the ordinance, so now it's on to the council. It makes having small amounts of ...
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Louisville's budget vote is Tuesday. Here's how we got here and what it all means

Louisville finds itself in this position, days from Tuesday's vote on a budget full of cuts, after months of tension ...
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Committee passes ordinance to make marijuana lowest priority for police

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Louisville Metro Council's Public Safety Committee passed an ordinance Wednesday that would make small amounts of ...
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Marijuana ordinance passes Louisville Metro Council committee

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — With three votes in favor and one against, the Louisville Metro Council Public Safety Committee took the ...
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Louisville police traffic search collapses after judge says the driver was coerced

Louisville police traffic search collapses after judge says the driver was ..... The stop prompted outrage on the Metro Council ...
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Louisville just moved closer to telling police not to prioritize pot possession

Louisville is one step closer to telling police not to prioritize adult pot ... "lowest" priority cleared Louisville Metro Council's ...
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Council to consider making pot possession low law enforcement priority

Now it's up to the Louisville Metro Council to decide if possession of small amounts of marijuana should be the ...
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Louisville proposal would de-prioritize enforcement of laws against low-level marijuana possession

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An ordinance being considered by the Louisville Metro Council would mean having a small amount of ...
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Food truck owners continue to fight proposed ordinance

A proposed ordinance Louisville food truck owners say threatens their livelihood was back up for discussion during the Metro Council's ...
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Food truck owners continue fight against proposed ordinance

LOUISVILLE, Ky. ... The Metro Council Public Works Committee had two table discussions on the ordinance Tuesday because they ran ...
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Debate surrounding Louisville food trucks continues

(WAVE) - The debate surrounding Louisville's food trucks and where they ... Last year Metro Council came up with a ...
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Louisville, Kentucky city council has named LaSalle as a Sister City honouring our shared histories.

“It is great to partner with Louisville as a Sister City,” said Mayor Bondy. “We were able to tour Louisville, ...
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LANE ONE-ON-ONE: UofL President Neeli Bendapudi

City leaders say UofL's success is key to Louisville success. What is ... We have developed a strong relationship with ...
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As Louisville budget vote nears, Courier Journal wants to answer your questions

In the past several weeks, Metro Council members have held more than 20 public hearings with city departments to review ...
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City leaders break ground on affordable housing complex in Portland neighborhood

Louisville Metro Council members have to balance the budget at the end of June, and due to rising pension costs, ...
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Kentucky Supreme Court says Marsy's Law, the crime victim's amendment, is invalid

"Kentucky voters spoke loud and clear in support of crime victims on ... 24 members of the Louisville Metro Council, ...
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Louisville pools get late push from city lawmakers to open one for part of the summer

The fight over reopening Louisville's outdoor public pools may not be over just yet. Two Louisville Metro Council members are ...
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Residents furious about proposed subdivision in PRP

LOUISVILLE, Ky. ... for residential, Thieneman doesn't need the neighborhood to vote on it, but the Metro Council must still ...
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Youth Detention Center control could go to the state

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — (WHAS11)-We are a couple of weeks away from Metro Council making a final budget decision to fund ...
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Black teen handcuffed after wide turn sues LMPD for eyeing him as 'perfect target'

The Louisville Metro Police Department may now have to pay for last year's traffic stop of Tae-Ahn Lea, the African-American ...
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Recommendations given to solve street homelessness in Louisville

Recommendations given to solve street homelessness in Louisville ... budget proposal for next year is up for a vote by ...
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County Attorney's Office up against Metro Council budget cuts

“We have to be very careful, across metro government, about filling positions when they're vacant,” Metro Councilman Bill Hollander (D-District ...
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Advocates voice opposition to state takeover of Louisville youth detention center

Louisville Metro Council held a second meeting on the proposal Tuesday ... Lightsy Jr., of the Metro Louisville Juvenile Justice ...
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LMPD officer, Valley High SRO recognized for stopping potential school shooter

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - At Tuesday's Jefferson County Public Schools' Board of Education meeting, two Louisville Metro Police Department officers ...
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Louisville needs to 'tighten up' system to improve its homelessness problem, report says

Louisville needs to 'tighten up' system to improve its homelessness .... Mayor Greg Fischer's budget proposal, which Metro Council could ...
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Louisville flying high during colorful Pride Week

Louisville's Mayor, Metro Council representatives, Louisville Tourism, Civitas, the newly-formed Louisville chapter of the National LGBTQ Chamber of ... Original ...
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Recut: What Goes Into Rezoning In Louisville?

Thursday night, Louisville Metro Council approved a zoning change that will pave the way for Unity Place — an affordable ...
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Metro Council To Consider 100 Percent Clean Energy Proposal This Week

Louisville’s Parks and Sustainability Committee is scheduled to consider a resolution to support 100 percent renewable energy city-wide this Thursday, ...
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2018 Complete Voters Guide – Available Now

Judge Sean Delahanty‘s campaign site has collected tools and information from several sites and placed them in one place for ...
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How to Support or Fight Zoning Changes in Your Community

Have you received notices about proposed zoning changes that you are not happy about and not been sure what to ...
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I am a proud member of a union family

Growing up my Dad worked in manufacturing for a non-union employer. He often held two jobs in order to ensure ...
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