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District 6 Metro Council President David James hosted the 8th annual Holiday Coat Giveaway on Friday to help students in ...
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Louisville golf pros get contract extensions, new management deals likely pushed to 2020

Concern about the future of golf courses and pros prompted Metro Council to ... More local news: Louisville Mayor Greg ...
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Metro Council casts deciding vote on One Park

Louisville Metro Council cast the final vote in favor of local developer Kevin Cogan's controversial mixed-use development, 24-0. The request ...
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Live updates: Council overturns landmark, OKs parking meter study, with One Park to come

Metro Council's final meeting of the year kicked off at 6 p.m. ... There's still a huge question mark hovering ...
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Back to normal: Louisville mayor, Metro Council reverse holiday trash collection policy

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Louisville residents who rely on the city to collect garbage won't have to worry about extra ...
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Metro council gives unanimous approval to controversial $250 million One Park complex

The council voted 24-0 to approve the project, with Councilman Brandon Coan, D-8, in whose district the development would take ...
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Neighbor upset after video reveals city worker throwing recycling bin

LOUISVILLE, Ky. ... Garfield added that he's reached out to his Metro Council member, Donna Purvis, and said he feels ...
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New housing ordinance could protect former criminals, homeless, more

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A new ordinance proposed by the Louisville Metro Council's Health and Education Committee may have a ...
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One Park, surplus, parking meters: What's at stake at Metro Council's last meeting of 2019

A tumultuous year for the Louisville Metro Council will come to a close Thursday with, fittingly, a number of contentious ...
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Scout: I was raped by Louisville police officers

The 25-page complaint, filed by Yates, who also is president of the Metro Council, alleges the defendants concealed evidence through ...
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District 6 Metro Council President David James hosted the 8th annual Holiday Coat Giveaway on Friday to help students in ...
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Louisville golf pros get contract extensions, new management deals likely pushed to 2020

Concern about the future of golf courses and pros prompted Metro Council to ... More local news: Louisville Mayor Greg ...
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Metro Council casts deciding vote on One Park

Louisville Metro Council cast the final vote in favor of local developer Kevin Cogan's controversial mixed-use development, 24-0. The request ...
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Live updates: Council overturns landmark, OKs parking meter study, with One Park to come

Metro Council's final meeting of the year kicked off at 6 p.m. ... There's still a huge question mark hovering ...
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Back to normal: Louisville mayor, Metro Council reverse holiday trash collection policy

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Louisville residents who rely on the city to collect garbage won't have to worry about extra ...
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Metro council gives unanimous approval to controversial $250 million One Park complex

The council voted 24-0 to approve the project, with Councilman Brandon Coan, D-8, in whose district the development would take ...
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Neighbor upset after video reveals city worker throwing recycling bin

LOUISVILLE, Ky. ... Garfield added that he's reached out to his Metro Council member, Donna Purvis, and said he feels ...
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New housing ordinance could protect former criminals, homeless, more

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A new ordinance proposed by the Louisville Metro Council's Health and Education Committee may have a ...
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One Park, surplus, parking meters: What's at stake at Metro Council's last meeting of 2019

A tumultuous year for the Louisville Metro Council will come to a close Thursday with, fittingly, a number of contentious ...
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Scout: I was raped by Louisville police officers

The 25-page complaint, filed by Yates, who also is president of the Metro Council, alleges the defendants concealed evidence through ...
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Is Louisville adding more parking meters? Or leasing them out? Officials eye an early step

But some Louisville Metro Council members are asking, could there be more? Should there be? Hard-pressed for revenue, with another ...
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Illegal dumper caught and towed thanks to neighbor and social media

LOUISVILLE, Ky. ... to have to pay a $750 fine plus an additional $250 to get their vehicle out," said ...
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Prominent Louisville musician, educator enters Metro Council race

A prominent Louisvillian has thrown his hat into the ring to succeed Barbara Sexton Smith on Louisville Metro Council. Jecorey ...
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Two Democrats, including Louisville musician Jecorey Arthur, to run for Metro Council

Jecorey Arthur, a musician, educator and community organizer, has filed to run for a downtown seat in the Louisville Metro ...
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Council attorney raises legal issues with Google Fiber proposal

Council attorney raises legal issues with Google Fiber proposal ... The attorney of Nashville's Metro Council says that possible legal ...
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Santa visits Louisville's California neighborhood to spread Christmas cheer

“It's a great opportunity to help build community,” David James, the Louisville Metro Council president, said at the event. “We ...
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Surplus plans remain unchanged after Metro Council meeting

Plans for Louisville's $ 4 million surplus will stay as planned after a Metro Budget Committee meeting on Dec. 5 ...
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Louisville's $4 million budget surplus will likely fund pensions, rainy day fund, police

Tasked with doling out Louisville's $4 million year-end surplus from last fiscal year, a Metro Council committee on Thursday signed ...
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Metro Council could expand parking meters across Louisville

This week, Louisville Metro Council's Labor and Economic Development Committee passed an ordinance requesting the Parking Authority of River ...
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Report highlights racial disparities of home ownership in Louisville

"Our Metro Council is enforcing the policies from the past. And you have only to look at Louisville to see ...
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Louisville youth detention center to close Dec. 31, facility still hiring new workers

Wednesday, Louisville Metro Council members got an update on the ... Dr. Ursula Mullins, the Louisville Metro Youth Detention Services ...
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More police department changes to come amid shrinking force and budget cuts, chief says

... Louisville "desperately" needs, Louisville Metro Police are trying to do more with less, Chief Steve Conrad told Metro Council ...
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Metro Council Budget Committee passes plan to spend $4 million surplus

Metro Council Budget Committee passes plan to spend $4 million surplus ... The full council still has to approve the ...
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'It's about time it's illegal': Louisville eyes plan to bar rental housing discrimination

'It's about time it's illegal': Louisville eyes plan to bar rental housing ... The ordinance is expected to be discussed ...
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Louisville homeownership divide is a 'perfect storm of racism,' housing report says

Louisville homeownership divide is a 'perfect storm of racism,' housing report says ..... "Our Metro Council is enforcing the policies ...
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Plans for $250 million development at Grinstead and Lexington heading to Louisville Metro Council

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Plans for a new high-rise development at Grinstead Drive and Lexington Road are heading to the ...
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One Park set for pivotal Metro Council vote

Louisville Metro Council's Planning and Zoning Committee voted Tuesday to move the case to the full Metro Council. It will ...
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Report finds Kentucky is among the states least prepared to weather a recession

Louisville and other cities across the commonwealth have had to bear ... Louisville Metro Council is currently considering sending a ...
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Louisville proposal would tell local LGBTQ-owned companies the city is 'open for business'

Louisville proposal would tell local LGBTQ-owned companies the city is ..... The proposed legislation, which will be considered by a ...
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LMPD, partner agencies receive $1.4 million in grant money for crime victim services

Three new grants totaling around $1.4 million will allow the Louisville Metro ... the Metro Council Public Safety Committee how ...
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Barbara Sexton Smith announces decision on second Metro Council bid

... the high-energy former president and CEO of the Fund for the Arts, said Monday that she won't seek a ...
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UN Report Lays Out Climate Action Goals That Louisville Can Follow

U.N. Report Lays Out Climate Action Goals That Louisville Can Follow ... The Metro Council's Parks and Sustainability Commissions has ...
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Louisville officials: Bevin cutting Passport from Medicaid contracts is 'cold,' 'callous'

Louisville Metro Council President David James said in a statement that Passport's 20 years of providing health care to "people ...
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Louisville council members speak out about Passport being cut out

In response to the Bevin administration's decision to cut Passport Health out of the state's Medicaid contract, both the president ...
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Natural hair discrimination: Kentucky's upcoming legislative battle and the history behind the hate

The 19-year-old is a freshman at the University of Louisville. She will ... “Before I was appointed to Louisville Metro ...
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Realtor details possible Louisville attraction that would bring locals and tourists together

(WDRB) -- Inspired by places like Nashville and New Orleans, Louisville ... Metro Council will soon consider a plan to ...
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Councilman proposes using $4 million surplus to restore full garbage pickup

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Metro Council is deciding how to spend a $4 million budget surplus, and at least one ...
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Metro council tees off on Mayor Fischer's handling of golf contracts

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The Louisville Metro Council voted unanimously Thursday night to require Council oversight on future golf course ...
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Push for abortion clinic safe zone

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — One local group is looking to Metro Council for help and they say it is necessary to ...
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Entertainment destination space proposed along Whiskey Row

A new ordinance before Louisville Metro Council would create a designated entertainment space along Whiskey Row. The proposal, sponsored by ...
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Metro Council approves Churchill Downs application to close part of South Fourth Street

The Louisville Metro Council has voted to allow Churchill Downs to permanently close part of South Fourth Street. According to ...
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Metro Council demands final say over Louisville golf course contracts in emergency move

Louisville Metro Council on Thursday took a strong stand in support of current golf course management. Again. Under legislation passed ...
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Metro council member introduces ordinance for library funding after past year's budget drama

Two Louisville library branches, Fern Creek and Middletown, were closed earlier this year over the city's budget problems. One council ...
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Metro Council to vote on partial closure of S. 4th St. for Churchill Downs project

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Metro Council is expected to vote tonight on whether Churchill Downs will be allowed to permanently close ...
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Proposed ordinance would create new entertainment area behind Whiskey Row

LOUISVILLE, Ky. ... Center and Kentucky International Convention Center. The proposal was introduced at Thursday's Metro Council meeting. Original Post ...
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AARP celebrates pedestrian safety improvements in the California neighborhood

Metro Council president David James joined AARP Kentucky, to celebrate the completion of the project. The improvement included fixed sidewalks, ...
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District 8 Councilman Brandon Coan will not seek reelection in 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — The lawmaker who represents the Highlands is leaving Louisville Metro Council. District 8 Councilman Brandon Coan ...
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Highlands-area councilman won't run in 2020, opening door for competitive primary

Louisville Metro Councilman Brandon Coan, D-8th District, won't seek reelection ... All even-numbered Metro Council districts will be on 2020 ...
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Metro councilman representing Highlands, surrounding area won't run for reelection

The Louisville Metro Council member representing the Highlands and several other surrounding neighborhoods announced he will be vacating his ...
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More than 50 families on waiting list; local homeless shelters in need of donations

Catherine McGeeney, a spokesperson for Louisville's Coalition for the ... "Reach out to Metro Council and tell them housing is ...
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