Louisville, KY Business

The big stink in Butchertown

Neighbors finally at their wits' end over the lingering smell coming from the Swift pork plant in Butchertown have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against its parent company, JBS USA, claiming the persistent stench is literally making them sick. It isn't the first time the Story Avenue plant has been...
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Shelby County teen prepares for Kentucky State Fair livestock show

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky State Fair is underway, and that means thousands of visitors will fill its fairgrounds and exhibit halls. But well before the first attendees arrive, competitors in the various livestock events have to make sure they’re ready. What You Need To Know. Anna Wood...
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Yanmar introduces next generation of mini excavators

Yanmar Compact Equipment introduces a new generation of its ViO17 and ViO25 mini excavators. The ViO17-1E and ViO25-6B are upgraded for improved operator comfort, convenience and ease of use. The ViO17-1E is best suited for residential work, landscaping and small general construction projects. The ViO25-6B also excels in those applications but brings additional power and size for benefits in building maintenance projects, irrigation, plumbing pipeline and more.

Union declares victory in latest Louisville Starbucks election

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Workers at the Starbucks store in Louisville’s Bon Air neighborhood voted in favor of unionizing this week, but the result of the secret-ballot election isn't final because uncounted ballots could sway the outcome. If the preliminary tally holds, the store at 3401 Bardstown Road...
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Kroger Mobile Market celebrates 3rd anniversary

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Wouldn’t it be great if the grocery store came to you? That’s exactly how the Kroger Mobile Market works!. The team makes three trips a day every weekday to areas that don’t have convenient access to fresh food. The truck is stocked with...

The 2022 Kentucky State Fair is open for business

For the first time in three years, the Kentucky State Fair is back with no COVID-19 restrictions. The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness is inspecting food at the Kentucky State Fair this year. The Kentucky State Fair kicked off its 11-day run Thursday with perfect weather and...

Gov promotes state Ag. industry at Kentucky State Fair

Governor Andy Beshear is promoting the commonwealth’s agriculture industry at the Kentucky State Fair that opened Thursday. He says Kentucky has become the “capitol of agriculture technology” in the country and believes the industry is strong as a whole. While the state fair is an occasion to...

Confluent Health Expanding Headquarters

A Kentucky-based healthcare company is expanding its office space and moving into a new Louisville headquarters expected to bring in hundreds of jobs. Confluent Health, a physical and occupational therapy-based company, opened its new national headquarters located in the Louisville Metro at 1650 Lyndon Farm Court. Through a $10 million...

NIH funds UK, XLerateHealth partnership on digital learning platform

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 18, 2022) — XLerateHealth (XLH), a national health care accelerator based in Louisville, Kentucky, in partnership with the University of Kentucky through UK Innovate, has been awarded the first phase of a potential $3.25 million multiyear grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through the IDeA Regional Entrepreneurship Development (I-RED) Program. The purpose of the grant is to develop and launch a suite of experience-based entrepreneurship and commercialization training tools to address the needs of academic institutions across the Southeast U.S., including faculty, researchers, innovators and students.