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Louisville’s YouthBuild nabs $1.1 Million grant

Louisville, Ky., –  Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) announced that YouthBuild Louisville will receive a $1.1 million grant from the Department of Labor for workforce development and academic and occupational skills training. YouthBuild Louisville will use the funds to serve 70 youth over a 30-month period. The program is a non-residential, community-based alternative education effort to serve young people who have dropped out of high school, been in the justice system, are aging out of foster care, or are otherwise at-risk of failing to reach key educational and career milestones. “In a time when federal funding has been cut and grant money…

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Ted Smith

Hey West End! Free Wi-fi from the City

Mayor Announces Free Wi-fi for Part of West Louisville Neighborhood LOUISVILLE (September 8, 2015) – Standing near the site of the future Food Port, Mayor Greg Fischer today launched Phase 1 of the West Louisville Neighborhood Wi-Fi Project, which will initially provide free internet to three spots in the Russell neighborhood, and grow to cover more of West Louisville. “In today’s world, access to reliable internet service is critical for businesses, families, our workforce and our students,” Fischer said. “The free Wi-Fi for this neighborhood means that anyone in these hotpots – businesses, residents and visitors – will be able to…