Louisville news: Congrats to Manual field hockey, state champs edition [News]

duPont Manual field hockey team
  • "The Louisville Metro Council unanimously approved a final redistricting map in Thursday night’s full council meeting. The ordinance will now head to Mayor Greg Fischer for final approval. Redistricting is required by state law every 10 years to see every district is fairly represented. This is the first time the merged Metro Government has undergone the process. The map includes new boundaries for all 26 council districts based on the 2010 Census. Council members at Thursday night’s meeting praised the bi-partisan support throughout the redistricting process." [WFPL]
  • "Spreading the Breeders’ Cup World Championships over two days has roughly doubled the amount of money that the event is bringing to the Louisville area, according to a University of Louisville economist’s study. The Breeders’ Cup, which returns to Churchill on Nov. 4-5, provided $53.3 million in new revenues across the region when it was held at the Central Avenue track last year, U of L’s Paul Coomes found. The last study done by Coomes for the Breeders’ Cup pegged the 1998 Cup’s impact at $21 million, or about $28 million when adjusted for inflation." [Courier-Journal]
  • "Germantown is the neighborhood that just won’t quit isn’t it? More and more interesting places are springing up there all the time. The newest place is Four Pegs Beer Lounge." [Consuming Louisville]
  • "Manual field hockey team wins state championship." [WHAS11]

Photo: Courtesy duPont Manual High School

About Zach Everson
I'm the travel news/travel buzz editor at MapQuest. Previously, I was a freelance writer, contributing to The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, USA Today, Condé Nast Traveller, BlackBook, Curbed, Gridskipper, Deadspin, and Fox News. I also was the founding editor of Eater Louisville and the director of content and editorial strategy for Louisville.com.
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