Expansion http://wuky.org en Board Approves Churchill Downs Expansion Plans http://wuky.org/post/board-approves-churchill-downs-expansion-plans <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Churchill Downs is planning to add nearly 2,400 seats and a VIP hospitality lounge as part of a $14.5 million project at the home of the Kentucky Derby.</span></p><p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">The Grandstand Terrace project was approved this week by the board of the racetrack's parent company.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">Churchill officials said Tuesday the new venue will be ready in time for the Derby and the Kentucky Oaks next May.</span></p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 21:55:01 +0000 Associated Press 35285 at http://wuky.org Board Approves Churchill Downs Expansion Plans Expansion Planned At Woodford Reserve Distillery http://wuky.org/post/expansion-planned-woodford-reserve-distillery <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Brown-Forman Corp. said Thursday it plans to boost bourbon production at its Woodford Reserve Distillery, where an expansion topping $35 million will add stills, double its bottling capacity and increase storage space where the whiskey matures.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 19:52:27 +0000 Associated Press 33678 at http://wuky.org Expansion Planned At Woodford Reserve Distillery Ky. National Guard To Expand Aviation Center http://wuky.org/post/ky-national-guard-expand-aviation-center <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A plan to relocate and expand hangar space to house Kentucky National Guard helicopters is meeting some resistance from neighbors.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The State Journal reports the Boone National Guard Center plans to move its Army Aviation Support Facility closer to the Capital City Airport runway and triple its size from about 39,000 square feet to about 120,000 square feet.</span></p> Sun, 16 Jun 2013 14:24:53 +0000 Associated Press 33153 at http://wuky.org Ky. National Guard To Expand Aviation Center Beshear Says Medicaid Will Expand http://wuky.org/post/beshear-says-medicaid-will-expand <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky's Medicaid program will expand to cover hundreds of thousands of additional people, Gov. Steve Beshear said Thursday.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The program already provides medical coverage to some 800,000 low-income residents. The Affordable Care Act allows states to expand coverage to some 308,000 additional Kentuckians with incomes up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level, or nearly $15,860 for individuals.</span></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 18:20:14 +0000 Associated Press 31253 at http://wuky.org Beshear Says Medicaid Will Expand