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Hospitals in Kentucky Plan Expansions

In these trying and divisive times, it is always nice to see a bit of uplifting news, especially where healthcare is concerned. Citizens of Lexington, Kentucky have plenty to celebrate, as two hospitals have just filed requests with the state Board of Medical Licensure to undertake expansion projects worth just under $64.5 million between the both of them. The Proposals The University of Kentucky Hospital has put forward the larger of the two requests, accounting for roughly $50 million of the above figure. The hospital has extensive plans for what to do with that cash, as it wants to increase…


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LouisvilleKY’s Famous Race is fast approaching with Future Wager

‘ALL OTHERS’ 4-1 FAVORITE, UNBEATEN JUSTIFY SURPRISE 6-1 SECOND CHOICE IN KENTUCKY DERBY FUTURE WAGER POOL 3; BOLT D’ORO, MCKINZIE FOLLOW MUTUEL FIELD FAVORED IN LONE OAKS FUTURE OVER MIDNIGHT BISOU, MONOMOY GIRL AND DREAM TREE LOUISVILLE, KY. (SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2018) – Eight weeks in advance of the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (Grade I), the pari-mutuel field of “ALL OTHER 3-YEAR-OLDS” closed as the 4-1 favorite in Pool 3 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager (KDFW). Four-time Kentucky Derby-winning trainer BOB BAFFERT’s late-blooming JUSTIFY, who improved his record to 2-for-2 on Sunday with a 6 ½-length romp in a first-level allowance at Santa Anita, closed…


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What to Pack for a Deer Hunting Excursion

Deer are found throughout the United States and, as a result, they are among the most popular game for both new and veteran hunters alike. Of course, as with any sport, hunting takes a lot of practice to become proficient at, and the first few excursions are often challenging for beginners. Even those who have practiced with firearms before will now have to contend with moving, living, targets. Unlike the stationary targets found at shooting ranges, the animals that hunters pursue will be capable of thinking and reacting to the hunter. Not only will new hunters have to develop their…


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LouisvilleKy-based Humana Foundation Appoints Walter D. Woods as New Foundation Chief Executive Officer

Experienced nonprofit leader to guide Humana Foundation as it focuses on addressing social determinants of health LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Humana Foundation, philanthropic arm of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) for the past 36 years, announced today that Walter D. Woods has been appointed the foundation’s chief executive officer. He has started in the role this week. Woods brings 30 years of corporate and nonprofit experience to the position, including roles where he focused on helping senior citizens live healthier lives. Woods joins the Humana Foundation as it has been evolving its overall strategy to focus primarily on addressing the upstream barriers to overcoming…


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LouisvilleKY drivers face registration holds for unpaid tolls

Registration cannot be renewed when repeated notices are unpaid   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 10, 2017) – Drivers in Indiana and Kentucky who owe tolls to the two states, via RiverLink, will have a hold placed on their vehicle registration when a toll is not paid after repeated notices. Drivers will not be allowed to renew their vehicle registration until tolls and fees owed are paid in full.   A hold is placed on a vehicle registration after a toll is unpaid, and at least four RiverLink toll notices have been sent to the customer. The first notice, second notice, violation notice and…


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5 Golf Tournaments You Don’t Want to Miss

With so many professional tournaments and other events taking place, there’s always a lot to look forward to when it comes to keeping up to date with the world of golf. You never have to wait too long for the right event to attend, but that might mean that you have a lot of work to do when keeping track of the events taking place. Don’t miss your favorite matches if you can help it. Read on to see five tournaments, this year and next, that you don’t want to miss. The Tour Championship You may think you’re too late…


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University of Louisville’s Pitino, Jurich suspended from program

By Jackie Hollenkamp Bentley Louisville, Ky., – It looks like University of Louisville Athletic Director Tom Jurich and Men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino are on an extended vacation, albeit involuntarily. According to news reports blanketing television, radio and social media, the two have been suspended “effective immediately”. This comes one day after UofL was notified that it’s is under federal investigation. News reports say the basketball program is under FBI investigation for fraud involving Adidas. According to a UofL press release, university president Dr. Greg Postel informed the men of their suspension following allegations that “a men’s basketball coach participated…


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LouisvilleKY’s Unitas Statue Placed on Stadium Terrace

Photos from GoCards.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The statue of former University of Louisville quarterback Johnny Unitas will continue to overlook the Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium field, albeit from a different location.   The statue, which has been a focal point in the north end zone at field level since the stadium opened in 1998, had to be relocated with the “Coming Full Circle” stadium expansion that will add 10,000 chairback seats, dramatically enhance the football complex, and create a unique look in the end zone.   The statue’s new perch on the Norton Terrace at the elevated south end of the…


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Is it Time to Expand Your Business in Louisville?

Louisville, Kentucky, is ever expanding. Earlier this year, the Mayor Greg Fischer announced plans of moving forward for a $35 million expansion of Waterfront Park (phase IV) with a 22-acre plan showing an increase in green space and features specifically for people to improve their health and well-being, while becoming a regional attraction for visitors. Waterfront Park will be joining together Portland and downtown, resulting in economic development for those trading in the business district and surrounding areas. For these businesses, it is important for them to adapt to benefit from such an opportunity in their city, and perhaps consider…


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LouisvilleKY’s Cards hit the road this Saturday

Story and photos from www.gocards.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. – With all the theatrics from the football season opener in the rearview mirror, the focus for the University of Louisville has turned to the Atlantic Coast Conference opener at North Carolina on Saturday in Kenan Stadium. “We’re going to work on a lot of things to get ready for this weekend, to go on the road and play North Carolina, a team that looks good on video,” UofL head coach Bobby Petrino said. “They look good on video, they run the ball well and we got two quarterbacks again to prepare for. Defensively, they’ve got…