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U of L Inducting Six into Hall of Fame

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Six outstanding individuals will be inducted into the University of Louisville Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 25 in the Brown & Williamson Club of Cardinal Stadium. The list includes Francisco Garcia, the top scorer on the Cardinals’ 2005 NCAA Final Four team who played 10 years in the NBA; Wesley Korir, an All-America distance runner who holds multiple UofL records and finished third in the 5000-meter event at the 2007 NCAA Outdoor Championship; Cindy LaCrosse, UofL’s first All-American in women’s golf who earned the highest finish for a Cardinal in the NCAA Championship; Angel McCoughtry,…


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Rusty 324 is all about Bourbon..and Beyond, with Ben Sollee and the Bourbon Babe, Carla Carlton

It is a special Bourbon and Beyond episode of the Rusty Satellite Show, with both Ben Sollee and Carla Carlton playing a role in the giant event near the Fairgrounds. And with a sunny forecast, we’ll get to experience the full effect we missed last year due to torrential rains. Sollee was on the show in 2015, before he’d moved to Louisville and settled in to raise a family. Then, as a touring musician, he was intent of having an impact on the environment. As he explains on the show, Sollee has since taken on good causes as a personal…


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How Branding Can Drive Your Retail Store To Success

For businesses operating in the retail sector, competition is always growing. Therefore, it’s essential to get noticed and make sure that the branding game is strong. There are lots of ways to build a brand that gets recognized, drive foot traffic and communicate with customers. From using strong colors that become associated with your brand to using advertising creatively, below are some ideas to help kickstart a new retail store towards success or to transform an existing’s stores branding. Build A Strong Brand Identity A brand identity should be at the forefront of priorities when it comes to setting up…


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Rusty Satellite Goes for Holi Gin; and Visits the Morton Center

The Rusty Satellite Show, the city’s most interesting podcast, returns for week 323 with visits to a little-known warehouse on St. Louis Avenue in the West End and to the Morton Center, located in the what many residents know as the old Hasenour’s Restaurant. And it’s all put together in the Re/Max Properties East Studio on Timberwood Circle. Kartik Kamat moved here with his family when he was eight. By the time he enrolled at U of L, he was already involved in business and an aspiring entrepreneur, which is how he ended up with thousands of Beanie Babies. After…


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HEY MAYOR GREG FISCHER!! Quit Mistreating Jurors

I would like to be excited about fulfilling my civic duty. I’ve been selected for a second time. The first time, six years ago, I wrote about the experience for Insider Louisville, a piece you can read right here. But the whole jury duty experience suffers from incompetence, inefficiency and people who simply don’t give a shit that you’re giving up time and money to be here, just to keep from being summoned and potentially thrown in jail. I’m sure there are people here who think they’re going to get picked for some exciting case that they won’t be able…


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Why It’s Always Important To Keep Learning

If you are running a successful business, it would be easy to think that you don’t need to learn anything more. You clearly know how to do business, you must know about your product and services, and isn’t that all you need to know? The truth is that you do need to know more than that. There are always changes happening no matter what industry you are working in, and new technology will need to be acknowledged and understood. It is vital that you continue to learn even if you are hugely successful, and here are some of the reasons…


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Interest Rates Continue to Drop in Louisville Real Estate Market

The Louisville real estate market is being driven by one key factor right now. Here’s what I’m talking about. Before I tell you all about our recent client appreciation party out at Slugger Field, I wanted to give you a quick update on the Louisville real estate market. As you can see in the chart at 0:21 in the video above, in less than a year, interest rates have dropped almost 1.5%. This is driving the market and keeping plenty of buyers around. There continues to be a good supply of homes in the Louisville and Southern Indiana area. However,…


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Rusty Satellite — at La La Land with Anne Gauthier; joining John Johnson at the Wine Rack, and a Bridge Too Yellow?

The Rusty Satellite Show turns up at some of the most interesting spots in the city. This week the destination is La La Land, an amazing recording studio where I talked with Anne Gauthier, head engineer. Anne, a Canadian, runs the show here, where every significant local band and many major acts come to lay down their tracks. Thanks to the investment of a new ownership group, headed by Gill Holland, the Lexington Road facility boasts some high-powered, state-of-the-art equipment. Locals who know wine know The Wine Rack, the establishment John Johnson has been running for 16 years. Johnson knows…


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How Walking Benefits Your Health

The secret to living a healthy life is developing various habits that ensure you stay in good shape. How you handle your body really matters, such as through the food you eat and the activities you engage in. You should observe healthy living practices if you want to live longer. Discipline is an essential factor when it comes to this. Without it, you will find yourself going back to your old ways, putting your health at risk. Simple exercises like walking are essential to your general well-being.  Walking is easy compared to other exercises that will drain your energy. Know…


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Lineup, Times Announced for Hometown Rising

Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival Saturday, September 14 & Sunday, September 15 at Highland Festival Grounds At KY Expo Center In Louisville  With Tim McGraw, Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Dwight Yoakam, Trace Adkins, Brett Young, Jake Owen & More The schedule of music performances is now available for Hometown Rising, the first-ever Country Music & Bourbon Festival, debuting Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15 at Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center, combining two of Louisville‘s cultural cornerstones — great music and incredible bourbon. Hometown Rising‘s music lineup will be led by country heavyweights…