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Realignment of Dixie Highway at Broadway in LouisvilleKY begins

Photos from Mayor Fisher’s Facebook page… Louisville, KY., – Mayor Greg Fischer helped break ground Thursday to begin construction of the long-planned realignment of the intersection of Eighteenth Street, Dixie Highway and Broadway. The $1.1 million project will ease traffic conditions at an intersection that is the hub of a major revitalization of the area. The Republic Bank Foundation YMCA and the new corporate headquarters of Passport Health Plan—projects totaling nearly $160 million and bringing over 500 jobs to the area—are both under construction at the intersection. Dixie Highway becomes Eighteenth Street as it moves northbound across Broadway. Navigating that…

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Three UofL Athletes Arrested on Drug Charges

Two members of Louisville’s Men’s Soccer team and one member of the Diving team were arrested on the 500 block of Barbee Avenue Tuesday. Nick DeLeon, Brock Granger, and Cameron Dehn were found with a large amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and were charged with one count of drug trafficking and one count of possession. Drug trafficking is a felony and will likely mean the end of their careers. Three other members of the soccer team were cited with possession of drug paraphernalia. Among them Junior Colin Rolfe, Senior Mark Knight, and Sophomore Michael Mauro. Louisville Athletic  Director Tom…