Louisville http://wuky.org en Louisville Ford Plant To Make New Lincoln Vehicle http://wuky.org/post/louisville-ford-plant-make-new-lincoln-vehicle <p>A regional collaboration between Lexington and Louisville appears to be paying off.&nbsp; The Ford Assembly plant in Louisville will make Lincoln MKC's. Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:04:21 +0000 Associated Press 40472 at http://wuky.org Louisville Ford Plant To Make New Lincoln Vehicle Fischer, 17 Other Mayors Want Limits On Use Of Food Stamps To Buy Soda http://wuky.org/post/fischer-17-other-mayors-want-limits-use-food-stamps-buy-soda <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">NEW YORK-- Greg Fischer, the mayor of Louisville, Ky., is among those in 18 cities, including New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, who are reviving a push against letting government food vouchers be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">In a letter to congressional leaders Tuesday, the mayors say it's "time to test and evaluate approaches limiting" the use of the subsidies for sugar-laden beverages, in the interest of fighting obesity and related diseases.</span></p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:26:26 +0000 Associated Press 33299 at http://wuky.org Fischer, 17 Other Mayors Want Limits On Use Of Food Stamps To Buy Soda State's Largest School District Approves Resolution To Raise Dropout Age http://wuky.org/post/states-largest-school-district-approves-resolution-raise-dropout-age <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The Jefferson County Board of Education has voted in favor of a resolution calling for an increase in the dropout age.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The Courier-Journal reports the board voted on the measure that supports raising the dropout age to 18 despite concerns from member Linda Duncan that it wouldn't "cure out-of-control kids and keep them in school."</span></p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:19:38 +0000 Associated Press 30446 at http://wuky.org State's Largest School District Approves Resolution To Raise Dropout Age U of L Hangs On To Beat UK In Battle Of The Bluegrass http://wuky.org/post/u-l-hangs-beat-uk-battle-bluegrass <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Russ Smith scored 21 points and Chane Behanan had 20 and No. 4 Louisville ended a four-game losing streak against rival Kentucky with an up-and-down 80-77 victory on Saturday.</span></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Peyton Siva added 19 points as the Cardinals (12-1) won a hard-fought Battle of the Bluegrass. Though the Cardinals trail the series 30-15, their victory followed last spring's 69-61 national semifinal loss to the Wildcats, who went on to win their eighth national championship.</span></p> Sat, 29 Dec 2012 23:44:48 +0000 Associated Press 25333 at http://wuky.org U of L Hangs On To Beat UK In Battle Of The Bluegrass Ohio River Bridges Project Wins Federal Approval http://wuky.org/post/ohio-river-bridges-project-wins-federal-approval <p>LOUISVILLE, Ky.&nbsp; - Efforts to build two new bridges linking the Louisville area and southern Indiana have cleared another hurdle by winning federal approval to proceed with construction of<br />the $2.6 billion project.</p><p>Kentucky and Indiana officials said Wednesday that the Federal Highway Administration approved the plan to build the two spans and to modernize an interchange in downtown Louisville.</p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 16:07:45 +0000 Associated Press 16288 at http://wuky.org Ohio River Bridges Project Wins Federal Approval