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    • "The National Weather Service storm survey crews have confirmed at least four tornados struck parts of Louisville [Wednesday night. The first tornado struck around 8 pm last night, and Meteorologist Ted Funk says it was the most significant." [WFPL]
    • "Churchill Downs officials announced that racing would resume at the track with Friday’s “Downs After Dark” night racing program on Friday, June 24.  The first of “Downs After Dark” races is scheduled for 6 p.m., and admission gates will open at 4 p.m. Racing and training at the track had been cancelled on Thursday." [Churchill Downs]
    • "The unemployment rate in the 13-county Louisville-Southern Indiana metro area was 9.5 percent in May, down from 9.6 percent in April and from 10 percent a year earlier, the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training reported Thursday." [Courier-Journal]
    • "The Louisville Metro Council Thursday night approved an amended ordinance governing the sale and possession of fireworks in Jefferson County...Under a new state law that went into effect June 8, more powerful fireworks such as bottle rockets, fire crackers and roman candles can now be sold in Kentucky. The measure passed by the council initially began as a ban on the newly allowed fireworks but it was overhauled last week in the council’s public-safety committee." [Courier-Journal]
    • "Enes Kanter, Brandon Knight, Kenneth Faried picked in first round; Josh Harrellson, DeAndre Liggins go in second round." [Courier-Journal]

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    I'm a freelance writer, focusing on travel, food, and A&E. I've contributed to Condé Nast Traveler, Fox News, The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, Gawker Media's Gridskipper and Deadspin, USA Today, BlackBook, and Curbed. Previously I was a senior editor at Aol Travel and MapQuest. And, before that, director of content and editorial strategy for Louisville.com. I also was the founding editor of Eater Louisville. Washington, DC based. Boston born. Kentucky Colonel.

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