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City leaders scrambling to find new tenant for closing Kroger in Old Louisville

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Dozens of neighbors in Old Louisville demonstrated outside the store over the weekend, hoping to keep it open. Dozens of neighbors in Old Louisville demonstrated outside the store over the weekend, hoping to keep it open.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville city leaders are scrambling to find a new tenant for the Kroger in Old Louisville.

The Second Street location will close at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Dozens of neighbors in Old Louisville demonstrated outside the store over the weekend, hoping to keep it open.

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer released a statement Wednesday, saying his office will, "continue to use all available tools to attract and support grocery operators in areas where they're needed most, including Old Louisville, SoBro, and NuLu, and many neighborhoods in west Louisville."

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