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LouisvilleKY council approves new budget

  Louisville – By a unanimous vote, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the Fiscal Year 2016- 2017 Capital and Operating Budgets of $822 million for Metro Government.           The Metro Council approved an additional $10 million in funding for the following areas: ·        $ 5 million will be added to $ 18.1 million proposed in the Mayor’s Budget for increased paving/ road improvements for a total of $23 million ·        $1,090,000 for sidewalks ·        $455,000 for Metro Corrections ·        $550,000 for Park improvements More than 60% of the budget is designated in the area of public safety including, more…

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LouisvilleKY’s Papa John’s International among the first U.S. brands to enter in Tunisia

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), continues to set the bar high for quality pizza not only domestically, but internationally by being among the first U.S. restaurant brands to enter Tunisia. Following Egypt, Tunisia will be only the second country in Africa to boast a Papa John’s franchise. Just recently, Tunisia opened their borders to outside franchising. Franchisee, Mr. Sofiene Ghali, a Tunisian leader in the QSR industry, is excited to bring a high-quality hand-made pizza to his home country. Owning and operating over 25 hamburger and sandwich restaurants, Mr. Ghali knows that one of the first U.S. restaurant…