September 19, 2011 - 12:15am
A summary of local news for September 19, 2011
• Fraud author, not UofL, cancels tea date. [Courier-Journal] • McConnell, Yarmuth, Fischer tour bridge; all come back. [WDRB]
September 12, 2011 - 8:50pm
Louisville is making significant progress toward the community's goal of adding 55,000 college degrees by 2020. Despite the gain, Louisville will have to increase the rate of progress to meet the goal.
Mayor Greg Fischer released a report today indicating that Louisville is making significant progress toward the community’s goal of adding 55,000 college degrees by 2020 – gaining 7,000 more college graduates in a one-year period and gaining ground on competitor cities. “We...
August 25, 2011 - 11:03am
Local news for Aug. 25, 2011
"Mayor Greg Fischer’s office promised to promote the names of Louisville Metro Council members on banners and in print and radio ads in exchange for contributions from their taxpayer-funded discretionary accounts to this weekend’s WorldFest celebration — a practice one member...
August 16, 2011 - 4:15pm
Chris Fischer started Fischer Productions, which led to Offshore Adventures on ESPN, which led to Shark Men. So how did a landlocked Louisville boy wind up tagging sharks on the high seas?
This article appears in the August 2011 issue of LouisvilleMagazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com. It’s the summer of 1975. You’re sitting in a dark movie theater too scared to eat your popcorn. On the screen, a sun-beaten fisherman with bad teeth, leathery...
August 4, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Aug. 4, 2011
"A few days after the Museum Plaza project was officially and unequivocally canceled and another historic building was bulldozed in order to make way for, at least in the near to medium term, a parking lot, it seems that the city’s leaders need a reminder that we should be focused less...