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NRA, Trump heading to Louisville this month

courier-journal.com — More than 70,000 people and 800-plus exhibitors are expected in Louisville May 19-22 for the 145th National Rifle Association annual meeting and trade show. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is scheduled to speak during the convention. The NRA annual event was last held in Louisville in 2008, also a presidential year in which some major candidates appeared at the convention.

Two from GOP bid to face Fowler in Metro 14

courier-journal.com — Two Republicans, a retired sewer district crew chief and a young warehouse manager, are vying for the party's nomination in the May 17 primary to run against incumbent Cindi Fowler in Metro Council District 14. The GOP primary contest pits Eric Bullock, 53, against Shane Logan Ranschaert, 21.

West End health center gets $1 million grant

courier-journal.com — The Park DuValle Community Health Center is getting a $1 million federal grant from the Department of Health and Human Services. It was one of four health facilities in Kentucky to share nearly $4 million in federal allocations announced recently by HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell. The Park DuValle facility at 3015 Wilson Ave.

Big Four lights to honor Ky Derby winner

Big Four lights to honor Ky Derby winner
courier-journal.com — The Big Four Bridge at Waterfront Park will be lit up Saturday evening in the colors of the 2016 Kentucky Derby winner's jockey silks, Mayor Greg Fischer has announced. Fischer said he hopes the Kentucky Derby evening lighting can become a tradition.

Janitorial service firm moving to Portland

Janitorial service firm moving to Portland
courier-journal.com — A large janitorial service provider plans to renovate a century-old warehouse in the Portland neighborhood for a new headquarters. The city issued a building permit on Thursday to Facilities Management Services for the $1.1 million renovation of the five-story, brick warehouse building at 226 N. 15th St. in Portland.

Ohio River Bridges Project work shut down for Kentucky Derby weekend.

Ohio River Bridges Project work shut down for Kentucky Derby weekend.
courier-journal.com — With all due respect to the ponies, work on the Ohio River Bridges Project will be shut down Friday and Saturday, Bridges project spokeswoman Mindy Peterson said there won't be any major road closures on those two days. The Kentucky Oaks is Friday, and the Kentucky Derby is Saturday.

Opening ramps should ease interstate traffic

Opening ramps should ease interstate traffic
courier-journal.com — Two ramps - one in Jeffersonville, Ind., and the other in Louisville off Story Avenue - are opening and should help alleviate persistent traffic congestion on interstates, especially in Southern Indiana, leading in and out of Spaghetti Junction.

Popular chicken place picks next location

Popular chicken place picks next location
courier-journal.com — The Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers restaurant chain has received a building permit for what would be its fifth Metro Louisville outlet, at 12009 Shelbyville Road in Middletown. The site is a former branch bank on the north side of U.S. 60, just west of Evergreen Road.

UofL announces commencement acitivities

UofL announces commencement acitivities
courier-journal.com — Nearly 3,000 students will graduate from the University of Louisville this semester, with more than 900 graduates expected to take part in commencement May 14 at the KFC Yum! Center. To allow time for each graduate to cross the stage and receive a diploma, there will be two ceremonies, with UofL President James Ramsey to preside at both events.

Louisville named top community for business

Louisville named top community for business
courier-journal.com — For the second straight year, the city's economic development arm, Louisville Forward, has been named one of the top American communities for business activity, Mayor Greg Fischer said Monday. Louisville Forward was recently cited by Site Selection magazine, as it was last year.
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