Expansion

Sports
5:55 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Board Approves Churchill Downs Expansion Plans

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.

The Grandstand Terrace project was approved this week by the board of the racetrack's parent company.

Churchill officials said Tuesday the new venue will be ready in time for the Derby and the Kentucky Oaks next May.

The Grandstand Terrace will add second- and third-floor seating and will expand and update betting windows, concessions and restrooms.

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Local/Regional News
3:52 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Expansion Planned At Woodford Reserve Distillery

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.

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Local/Regional News
10:24 am
Sun June 16, 2013

Ky. National Guard To Expand Aviation Center

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A plan to relocate and expand hangar space to house Kentucky National Guard helicopters is meeting some resistance from neighbors.

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.

Guard spokesman David Altom says the project will begin in July and take about 18 months to finish.

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Local/Regional News
2:20 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Beshear Says Medicaid Will Expand

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky's Medicaid program will expand to cover hundreds of thousands of additional people, Gov. Steve Beshear said Thursday.

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.

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