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Louisville Ky Mayor Greg Fischer Invites city to Peace Vigil tonight

Louisville, KY., – Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, Compassionate Louisville and several other groups are inviting all members of the community to gather tonight in Downtown Louisville to show their solidarity against all forms of terrorism, particularly to the recent violence in Paris and Beirut. The vigil begins at 6 p.m. at the Jefferson Memorial across from City Hall at 6th and Jefferson streets. The event is also sponsored by Pakistani Americans for Compassion and Education, MSA, and local Islamic centers.  

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Help for Louisville Ky Homeless: More than 15 local agencies collaborate to find housing for 360 homeless veterans

LOUISVILLE, Ky., – Mayor Greg Fischer joined community partners today to announce a major success in the commitment to end veteran homelessness in Louisville. In July, 2014, Fischer joined other mayors across the country signing First Lady Michelle Obama’s Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness. In January, Fischer unveiled his ambitious plan to eliminate veteran homelessness in Louisville by the end of this year. Today, the mayor announced that the initiative found permanent housing for the 360 known homeless veterans in the city with the help of resources from more than 15 local agencies. “We don’t just want to address…