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LouisvilleKY to roll out locally developed wireless smoke detectors in vacant, abandoned properties

Innovative project developed through collaboration among Louisville Metro agencies and local civic hackers LOUISVILLE, Ky. —Louisville Metro Government will begin this week installing locally created, low-cost wireless smoke detectors in vacant and abandoned properties, in an innovative way to reduce fire risk. The city’s Innovation Delivery Team is guiding this one-of-a-kind project, with support from Louisville Fire, the Vacant and Public Property Administration, and Codes & Regulations. The smoke detectors, which use a cellular 3G wireless connection to alert authorities when a fire erupts in a vacant and abandoned property, were created through a partnership with local civic hackers. The…

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LouisvilleKY’s Kroger Marketplace Grand Opening Thursday

First Marketplace Store in Metro Louisville Opens Thursday Photos from The New Dixie Highway’s Facebook Page Louisville, KY. (September 16th, 2016) – Kroger will celebrate the grand opening of the new store located at 4915 Dixie Hwy., in Louisville Kentucky, on Thursday, September 22nd; at 8:00 a.m. The official Ribbon Cutting Event will be performed by professional stock car racer, Ben Rhodes. The new, 125,000 square foot state of the art Kroger Marketplace store, replaces the current 62,000 square foot store. This move has created 184 new jobs; the new store will employ more than 360 associates. It offers expanded…