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President James And Council Members Kick Off New Exhbit For Louisville Artists
President David James and several Members of the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday, October 18th officially unveiled the new “Art
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Council Members Yates And Blackwell Host 2018 Southwest YMCA Fall Family Festival
Councilman David Yates (D-25) and Councilman Rick Blackwell (D-12) are once again hosting their annual Southwest YMCA Fall Family Festival
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$2.25 Million Abandoned Mine Lands Pilot Grant Announced For Portal 31 Exhibition Mine
U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05), U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Governor Matt Bevin today announced a
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  • Coming To The Exposition Center This Month (8/2/2019)

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out the new KY Exposition Center website for events that are happening right here in Louisville. Be sure to check the specifics for the event that catches your eye since not all events are free!

    Right now, the National Street Rod Association Nationals is ending Day 2 of 4 at the Expo Center. Doors open tomorrow morning at 7 AM and admission is $19 for adults, $6 for children under 12 (free for children five and younger).

    Starting August 6, the 2019 KY State Fair Quarter Horse Show will be taking place as it always does before the actual Fair. The event is held in Broadbent arena as well as Freedom Hall, and it is free to the public. Following the Quarter Horse Show, is the 2019 KY State Fair Presented by Gencanna. The Fair takes place August 15 – 25 this year and will feature the 2019 World’s Championship Horse Show at the same time (August 17-24). Tickets to the Horse Show are separate from the admission price of the Fair.

    Ending the month will be the KY Flea Market Labor Day Spectacular, which will run August 30-September 2. Admission is free to the public. On the last day on the month, the KY Expo Center will also host the Yugioh! Regional Qualifier. The event is free for spectators, but will cost competitors $20 Competitors will be competing for a chance to be invited the 2020 National Championship. More information about the tournament can be found on the Bluegrass Magic Gameshop website.

    If you have not yet visited the brand new KY Exposition Center website, you should head over there and check it out. It looks much nicer and is easier to navigate.

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Rob-a-Que Founder Rob Bailey Expands Popular Restaurant on Bishop Lane
Result of New Hours & Menu: Poppy’s Café and Coffee Rob-a-Que, a popular barbeque restaurant, located at 4214 Bishop Lane
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Home Opener for Louisville City FC Announced
Heads up, soccer fans!  The United Soccer League has a few new teams this year.  One of which will be
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Valley Station Rally’s Used for Selling Heroin
Metro Police arrested 40 year-old, Orlando Wise, for selling marijuana and heroin through the drive-thru at the Rally’s on Dixie
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WaterStep Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary, Has Ambitious Plans for 2015
WaterStep is proud to announce that the organization successfully met the full amount of the Living Water Fund, a $100,000
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Radio Hobby Going Strong in Kentuckiana
Imagine being able to talk to someone across town or on the other side of the planet – without cell
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Metro Council President Jim King Dies at 63
Louisville Metro Council President Jim King died at age 63 late Wednesday night after battling an undisclosed illness since last
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Two Apartment Fires in Fern Creek
At 11:15 AM, a fire was reported in the 7000 block of Wildwood Circle in the Fern Creek area of
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Louisville Tire Fire Still Smoldering
As of Monday, regulators say that the tire pile that caught on fire in southwest Jefferson County last November is still smoldering. The
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Louisville Announces Detailed Plan to End Veteran Homelessness by 2016
Fifteen local agencies collaborate to find housing for 360 homeless veterans Mayor Greg Fischer and The Coalition for the Homeless
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Clifton Center to Host Concert by Mike Tracy Brazilian Ensemble on January 29th
The Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street, will host a concert by the Mike Tracy Brazilian Ensemble on Thursday, January 29th
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Improvements Coming to SDF
The Louisville International Airport has plans for safety upgrades to an older runway, adding flights, and allowing ride-sharing companies (e.g.
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Consumer Electronics Show This Week is a Sign of Things to Come in Tech
The 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, or CES, kicks off this week in Las Vegas Running from Tuesday, January 6, through
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City Officials to be Sworn In Today
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer will be sworn this morning for his second term.  Also taking the oath of office today
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First Baby of 2015
The first baby born in Louisville on New Year’s Day arrived at exactly midnight to parents, Victor and Cherie Edwards
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Varanese to Host Russell’s Reserve Bourbon Dinner on January 15
Special event will honor legendary Master Distiller Jimmy Russell with Wild Turkey “Diamond Anniversary” bourbon Louisville, Ky (December 30, 2014) –
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Plastic Yard Waste Bag Ban Goes into Effect Today
A new city ban goes into effect today. The ban prohibits the use the plastic bags for yard waste, which
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Local District Judge Reprimanded
Jefferson County District Court Judge, Sandra McLaughlin, has been publicly reprimanded by the Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission for comments that
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LMPD Seeks Help in Identifying Bank Robber
LMPD is asking for helping in identifying a bank robber. Yesterday, around 2:00 pm, a man robbed the Stock Yards
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Pedestrians Stop Hit-And-Run Driver
Early yesterday morning, John R. Cecil, Jr. was arrested on Frankfort Ave. after hitting a pedestrian in a crosswalk. The
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UPS Security Employee Arrested
Dalton E. Anderson was arrested this morning for stealing over $500 worth of goods from packages UPS shipments between 12/9/2014
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