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LouisvilleKY’s Coalition for the Homeless and Partners launch new program

  Louisville, KY (January 5, 2017) – The fastest rising group of the homeless population, both locally and nationwide, are young adults age 18-24. From 2008 to 2009, 2009 to 2010, and again from 2010 to 2011, the number of homeless young adults in Louisville doubled, reaching a peak of 562 in 2013. In 2015, 418 young adults age 18-24 were living in adult emergency shelter or on the streets, plus an additional 450 youth below the age of 18 were served by YMCA Safe Place Services of Louisville. In response to this alarming data, the Coalition for the Homeless and a committee of…

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What Will Louisville Look Like Sans Obamacare?

Most people know by now that the Affordable Care Act has provided anything but affordable healthcare and many pundits feel like that is one of the major issues on President Elect Trump’s agenda that won him votes. Premiums are on the rise as are deductibles and many major insurers have opted out of the game. If Trump holds true to his campaign promises and does away with Obamacare, what will the outcome be like for Louisville? Will blue collar workers be insured in the future and what will workers do during open registration? After all, they are being told to…

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Need to Blow Off Some Steam in LouisvilleKY

Need to Blow Off Some Steam? Here Are a Few Things You Should Try Louisville is a generally laid-back place to live, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get caught in the hustle and bustle of everyday life here in the city. While spending time at the office or working towards getting more clients for your business is great, there are times when some time off can really help a lot. These are some of the things you should try to take your mind off of work and blow off steam. Start a Fantasy Sports Team There are a lot…

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Louisville It’s Time to Prepare for Flu Season

Louisville It’s Time to Prepare for Flu Season – What You Should Know Every year about this time the CDC in Atlanta issues a public health statement with its projections for the upcoming flu season along with any changes that have been made in vaccines. Flu shots are already available so it’s time to speak with your healthcare provider about getting vaccinated for the 2016 – 2017 influenza season. If You Don’t Have a Doctor Even with the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, there are still people out there who don’t have a family doctor or a healthcare clinic that they…

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LouisvilleKY-based Papa John’s CEO writes open letter Moms and Dads of America

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In June of 2015, Papa John’s International Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) announced that it was working to remove 14 unwanted ingredients from its menu. Today, the pizza-making organization marked another Clean Label milestone with the fulfillment of that promise through a letter from Founder, Chairman and CEO “Papa John” Schnatter. Dear Fellow Pizza Lovers – Last June, I made a promise in an open letter in USA Today to the Moms and Dads of America that we would remove 14 unwanted ingredients from Papa John’s pizzas by the end of 2016. Those ingredients included: Artificial Colors (Synthetic and Certified…

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Plans Unveiled to Boost Jobs in Kentucky

Jim Gray, the mayor of Lexington, has revealed a new plan that is designed to work on boosting jobs within Kentucky. This is welcome news to any families that have been struggling to find gainful employment, and it is also good news for students who are worried that, upon graduating from college, they will be unable to find work. Keep reading to learn more about Gray’s plans, and remember that you can boost your ability to find work by attending school from home, such as through an MBA program online from an esteemed university. A Focus on Infrastructure and Business…

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Best Masters Degrees for Today’s Louisville Business Environment

We’re seeing a lot of exciting developments and growth from the business scene in Louisville. The market is picking up and there are a lot of job opportunities to pursue. For those who want to have an even better career, the opportunities are there too. One of the best ways to advance your career further is by getting a masters degree. In this article, we’re going to take a look at some of the best degrees to get today. Business Administration Whether its Management Information System or other majors, an MBA can really help you a lot in your career….


See the Seer and Learn About Wendell Berry’s Life

I’m ashamed to admit that I’ve not ever read a book by one of Kentucky’s most beloved and prolific writers. But I did have the opportunity to see the evidence of Wendell Berry’s life onscreen, thanks to a wonderful documentary that opened the Flyover Film Festival Sunday night. The good news for you — there will be six screenings of the film Wednesday through Sunday at the Speed Museum. Berry, now 81, lives on a farm in Henry County. His Wikipedia listing says he’s a poet, farmer, writer, activist and academic. He’s been a prolific writer of novels, poetry and…

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Yes, it’s another story about Pokemon Go. The hunting is good in LouisvilleKY

By Jackie Hollenkamp Bentley Pokemon Go. Yeah, I’m playing it. And so is my husband. And so is my dad. Yes, my 80-year-old dad. I’ll admit I don’t know the first thing about the Pokemon World despite the cursory exposure over the years with nephews and, now, my children. It didn’t even occur to me to download the game last week after my son asked me if he could. That was a Thursday morning. Since then, this wildly popular, augmented reality game has, dare I say it, literally changed our culture and making Boo Koo Bucks for Nintendo, its maker. I…


LouisvilleKY’s The WEEK: Good Eats in New Places, Lebowski, an Ark, Focus on Forecastle

If you’re like me, you probably keep a list in your head of local spots you want to get to, sort of like your Watchlist on Netflix. Then, when you’re in the car with your girlfriend and it comes time to go out to dinner, you can’t pull up the list from the recesses of your brain, and you end up at Olive Garden (just kidding, I don’t go there). On Tuesday I crossed one of those new spots off my list in spectacular fashion. After a drink at Volare for the NFocus Farewell Party (that print publication put out…