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The Best Ways To Discover A New City

Visiting a new city is a great way to explore somewhere different, step outside your comfort zone and escape your daily routine. Whether you are in town for work-related purposes, visiting a friend or simply stopping through on your way to somewhere else, it is always worth getting out and exploring so that you can soak up culture and meet a few of the locals – you could even make some new friends! If you are in a new city and are not sure what to do with yourself, here are a few great ideas whether you are traveling solo…


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Safe Swimming Tips

During the summer most of us like to unwind by going down the beach to cool off from the sweltering heat. Those without access to the beach prefer swimming by pools and taking boat rides down rivers for that exhilarating swimming experience. Ocean and river swimming is a different ball game altogether and requires more caution. Unlike a swimming pool experience in which you know what to expect, swimming in a river or an ocean presents a lot more dangers than the swimming pool. Before jumping into a river or an ocean for a dip, you should consider the strength…


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LouisvilleKY student nabs third Spelling Bee title

Louisville, KY.   – 12-year-old Tara Singh of Louisville is a three-time champion after winning her third consecutive Derby Festival Spelling Bee. Singh also won the competition in 2016 and 2017.  She correctly spelled “Rathskeller” – A restaurant or tavern, usually below street level, that serves beer. The competition was held in the Bomhard Theater at the Kentucky Center for the Arts (501 W. Main Street in Louisville). Briahna Higgins of Logan County, Kentucky, was runner-up in the competition among students from Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Singh represents Jefferson County Private Schools and is an 8th grade student at Louisville Classical Academy. This…


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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…