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U.S. Route 25: From Corbin to Tokyo, via Gardiner Lane

In 1939, Winston Churchill claimed Russia to be “…a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma; but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest.”  That was 25 years before Col. Harlan Sanders sold his budding chicken empire to John Y. Brown, Jr. and friends, creating the incarnation of the company we know today as KFC.  If Sir Churchill were alive today, he might describe KFC as an oxymoron, wrapped in a contradiction, inside a paradox. A company made famous by its once-eponymous fried chicken shuns the word fried.  A company that tries to hide the…

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We’re #2 in fast food – followup!

That noise you hear is your waistline expanding! The reason most likely… Fast Food! Have you noticed there’s a fast food restaurant on almost every Louisville corner? It’s not just by accident, remember there is a reason YUM Brands is headquartered here. Now according to a new survey commissioned by the website “The Daily Beast “ Louisville ranks second for the number of fast food restaurants based on a cities size. Independent data collector AggData totaled the number of fast-food locations of the nation’s 30 largest chains in nearly 500 cities. The “Beasts” final list was limited to cities with…