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Yes! Just Put Them All On Major Road Diets!

July 19th, 2013 by admin · No Comments

In the booking section of Metro Corrections, inmates are fingerprinted, then their mug shot is taken and that information is put in a computer where it’ll be put online for the public to access. [WDRB]

Churchill Downs Inc. announced Wednesday that it has closed on the purchase of Oxford Casino in Oxford, Maine, in a deal valued at about $160 million. [Business First]

The Louisville Metro Police Homicide Unit has made an arrest in connection with a murder in the Parkland Neighborhood earlier this week. [WHAS11]

You’re already familiar with Kentucky Retirement Systems attempting to spin a letter it received from the Securities and Exchange Commission. The KRS went out of its way to lead the mainstream media into believing everyone had been exonerated, that there was no wrongdoing, etc. [Page One]

After months of research using expected future trends and advanced technology, innovators with General Electric Appliances unveiled HOME 2025 Thursday in Louisville. [WAVE3]

Hunter S. Thompson’s childhood home is located in the Cherokee Triangle neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky. It’s a quaint, unassuming house that recalls the Arts & Crafts style. At least one room, however, had a feature that could not ever be described as “quaint” or “unassuming.” [HuffPo]

Some impressive medical research involving University of Louisville scientists is published in a major industry journal. Their work involves a substance found in a common fruit. [WLKY]

For the city’s Vision Louisville initiative to really have an impact, Ted Smith, metro government’s director of economic growth and innovation, believes it’s time to reframe how big citizens think Louisville is. [More Business First]

Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday says he appreciates the focus on student learning in the new Jefferson County Teachers Association contract, and the state will monitor its impact on low-performing schools in the district. [WFPL]

Clark County Community Corrections Director Steve Mason got some good news on Wednesday: He still has a job. [News & Tribune]

Part of Grinstead Drive will be going on its first “road diet” – allowing just two lanes of through traffic with a continuous middle turning lane – and more of Brownsboro Road may get a similar treatment in an effort to create safer roads. [C-J/AKN]

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