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If the deal is buttoned-up, U of L and its nonprofit foundation will have lost millions of dollars pursuing “financial fraud” claims against former President James Ramsey, his former chief of staff Kathleen Smith and three other former officials.
Ford had required masks for everyone in its plants until July 12, when the company allowed vaccinated individuals to go without, according to spokeswoman Kelli Felker.
The Louisville gaming venue now generates more revenue than any of Churchill Downs' actual casinos, according to WDRB News' analysis of regulatory filings.
The projects are meant to accelerate growth at Derby City Gaming – a financial juggernaut since its 2018 debut – and to continue the trend of adding higher-priced, all-inclusive seating packages for the Kentucky Derby and Oaks.
Meanwhile, Beshear’s administration is considering a new approach to rebuilding the antiquated computer system for unemployment insurance.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The 2013 "Pappygate" scandal -- in which hundreds of thousands of dollars of Pappy Van Winkle and other rare bourbon…
When a Chinese company became the owner, “Some feared this would be the end of GE Appliances … It was frankly the opposite. GE Appliances got a new life.”
Ford Motor Co. is weighing a novel approach to delivering new vehicles amid the global shortage of computer chips: using their dealers to finalize the manufacture of trucks and SUVs as semiconductors become available.
Kevin Collins, owner of Louisville's Collins Ford, at the Bardstown Road dealership show room, July 7, 2021.