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LouisvilleKY GE workers see big switch at the top

JOHN FLANNERY NAMED CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF GE Jeff Immelt to Remain Chairman of the Board through December 31, 2017 Jeff Bornstein Named Vice Chair of GE; Continues as CFO Portfolio Transformation Paves Way for New Leadership GE’s 2017 Framework Remains Unchanged BOSTON – June 12, 2017 – GE (NYSE: GE) announced today that John Flannery, current President and CEO of GE Healthcare, has been named CEO of the company by the GE Board of Directors effective August 1, 2017 and Chairman and CEO effective January 1, 2018.  Jeff Immelt, Chairman and CEO, will remain Chairman of the Board through…

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LouisvilleKY welcomes its new zebra

    Louisville, Ky., – Meet Azizi — The Louisville Zoo welcomes the one-year-old female Hartmann’s mountain zebra. Azizi comes to Louisville from the Virginia Zoological Park in Norfolk, Virginia where she was born. She just celebrated her first birthday on June 2. Azizi joins two female zebras Enid and Morena and male zebra Gibbs in regular rotation in the Zebra Exhibit near the African Outpost.   ABOUT HARTMANN’S MOUNTAIN ZEBRA Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra are found in dry, stony mountains and semi deserts of southwest Africa and western Angola. No two zebras have identical stripe patterns. This makes it easier…

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How technology is changing the face of business

The world of business has continued to evolve over the years. Although, certain aspects of business have continued to be traditionalized such as business meetings and business processes. However, technology can no longer be ignored; with tradition becoming costly regarding time and money. Technology has allowed less worry with regards to international time zones; you no longer have to wait long periods of time or spend much money on international calls. Technology allows you to contact one another instantly, without the high costs of a landline. With technology closing the gap between international relations, how else has technology changed the…


Krekel Party at Saints is the Place to get a Special CD

They’ve only made 300 copies, so you might want to arrive early at Saints Saturday to get the special CD produced by Tim Krekel’s musical friends. As Rusty Satellite Show listeners heard on the show this week, the songs were recorded shortly before Krekel’s death eight years ago. It was the result of a request Tim made to Steve Eilers, who was interviewed on the podcast. “Tim asked me to get his friends to record his songs, so he could hear them,” Eilers explained. And Krekel did get to hear most of the songs on the CD. It’s taken eight…

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Cards to Get Purdue in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

from U of L The University of Louisville men’s basketball team will face Purdue for the second straight year in the 2017 Big Ten/ACC Challenge at Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, Ind.  Dates, times and television will be announced later. Ranked 15th nationally in the final Associated Press and USA Today polls last season, Purdue achieved a 27-8 record, won its 23rd Big Ten regular-season championship and reached the NCAA Tournament where it fell to Kansas in the Midwest Region semifinal.  Six of its top seven scorers return, led by 6-8 senior forward Vincent Edwards (12.6 ppg, 4.9 apg), 7-2…

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Commercial Property Renovations Require Professionals

5 Kinds of Pros to Hire When Renovating a Commercial Property Revamping a commercial property to increase its value and operating potential is no small task, as there are often numerous facets involved, many of which will require the expertise and skill of qualified professionals. However, with so many expenses lined up against a finite budget, it can be difficult to decide which kinds of services you should pay for and which you should take the DIY approach with. Most commercial property owners have a few designated handymen around to help with repairs, but when it’s time to go beyond…

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GLI Releases First Phases of Talent Research in Louisvilleky

(Louisville KY)- After several months of research by the contracted firm IQS Research and the University of Louisville, GLI pinpointed the types of open positions Greater Louisville must fill to grow its population and local economy.  In addition to job types, the research sets forth locations where people are most likely to originate from to relocate to Greater Louisville.  It also indicates the job sectors that are projected to experience rapid growth.   “This is the first time any group in our region has attempted to solve this issue.  It is vital that our strategies be rooted in solid, timely…

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LouisvilleKY’s Krogers to stop helping Seniors with special discount days

By Jackie Hollenkamp Bentley Louisville, KY., – It appears Kroger’s Louisville Division will end its popular Senior Discount Program.  Several news organizations are reporting that the mega grocery chain is ending it’s 5 percent discount June 22nd. According to, removing the 5 percent discount is part of a “price-reduction plan” that will result in lower prices to “benefit all of its customers”. Of course, Kroger officials say, these seniors, many living on a fixed income, can continue to save with fuel points, coupons and that Free Friday download.  

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LouisvilleKY’s Public Art initiative announces two new projects

Louisville, KY., – Louisville Metro Public Art  together with the Commission on Public Art has announced two new projects developed by Louisville artists. The public art projects are focused on pedestrian and cycling experiences in Louisville, and will invite community involvement and participation. Artists Lance Newman and Todd Smith were selected for their innovative approach to public art in the form of poetry and technology, and how we encounter art in our city sidewalks, streets, and bridges. “Public art can take many forms. As our city grows and changes, so do the artists and their unique approach to contemporary topics,”…


LouisvilleKy’s Churchill Downs brings celebrated chefs for Downs After Dark

Celebrated Local Chefs Anthony Lamas and Patrick Roney Bring Inspired Dining to Night Racing   LOUISVILLE, KY (Friday, May 26, 2017) – Churchill Downs today announced its new Guest Chef Series @ Millionaire’s Row, which brings two of Louisville’s most celebrated chefs to 2017 Spring Meet’s Downs After Dark presented by Stella Artois and Woodford Reserve night racing events. The new series is a separate ticketed event on Millionaire’s Row 6 for 250 guests during each of Spring Meet’s two Downs After Dark parties.  Tickets to each Guest Chef Series @ Millionaire’s Row are $149 and available at  …