FRANKFORT, Ky. – The pension reform bill was finally released to legislators late Friday, causing additional concerns to some critics of a framework for the bill released on Oct. 18 by Gov. Matt Bevin and top Republican leaders. The governor says the 505-page bill honors all commitments made to public employees and retirees while taking
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Bridge-crossers who commute to work from Southern Indiana to Louisville or vice-versa will need to do a little planning to get their monthly discount. About 5,000 drivers received an erroneous late fee notice for their toll payments this month, RiverLink has said. Those drivers would have gotten first and second notices about tolls owed within
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A businessman who is trying to bring an aquarium to the Louisville area has put his plans on hold despite initial approval of a $5 million commitment from Harrison County, Indiana, to help fund the project. Sleep Center of Kentuckiana CEO Ed Dana notified the county’s officials of his plans this month, saying he does
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A great dive bar is a hard thing to explain or describe, but you know you’re in one the second you step through the door. Freddie’s Bar and Lounge is a great dive bar, one of the finest Louisville has ever known, and certainly the undisputed champion of dive bars since Jake’s Club Reno and
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Toyota Motor Corp. opened the doors at its new North American engineering headquarters in Georgetown, Kentucky on Monday, a culmination of more than $80 million and two years worth of construction. Toyota’s 235,000 square foot Production Engineering and Manufacturing Center will be the home base for more than 600 engineers and can house more than
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A Republican lawmaker in Kentucky has filed legislation that would ban protesters from blocking the streets without a permit and shield drivers who unintentionally hit them from criminal and civil penalties. Rep. Wesley Morgan of Richmond filed a bill on Friday that would ban protesters from blocking the streets without a
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Some of Louisville’s most influential philanthropists are stepping up to keep parking free at Waterfront Park. A group of ten couples are making donations to offset the $220,000 each of the next two years. That’s the amount needed for the Waterfront Development Corporation to not charge for parking. Businessman and former
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State officials say 111 Indiana law-enforcement agencies will receive more than $375,000 in federal funds to help purchase ballistic or stab-resistant body armor. The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute announced the funding last week from the Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Assistance. Funding priority was given to cities, towns and counties with less
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Phase 2 of the Louisville Water Company’s three-year project to restore the city’s oldest water main is set to start Monday on Eastern Parkway. Last year crews began the process of repairing six miles of water main that’s more than 90 years old during Phase 1 of the $23 million project.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Commuters who use Interstate 65 in southern Indiana could face delays this week. The Indiana Department of Transportation is shifting southbound traffic on I-65 at the Lewis and Clark overpass from the left lanes to the right lanes. The change started around 3 a.m. on Oct. 30. Traffic flow is being
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