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Strange Fruit: Author Frederick Smith’s New Novel Examines Secrets and Intersecting Identities

February 14, 2015

Author Frederick Smith knew he wanted to be a writer since he was a little boy, watching soap operas in Detroit. But folks around him didn't necessarily see him as the writer type. "I had friends say, 'Black boys from Detroit don't write soap operas--we go to work at the auto plant like our dads did.'" Read Story

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More Electric Buses Are Coming to Downtown Louisville

February 5, 2015

Louisville public transportation officials expect the number of zero-emission buses operating downtown to double in the next 15 months. Read Story

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Waterfront Park Needs Big Events Like Forecastle To Catch Eye of State Lawmakers

January 28, 2015

Waterfront Development Corporation's leader says big events like Forecastle Festival do more than just bring thousands of people to Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville—they also show state legislators that the park is worth supporting. Read Story

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Zero Emission, All-Electric Buses Take To Louisville Streets

January 12, 2015

The cost of that electricity is “next to nothing” compared to the cost of diesel fuel, said Geoffrey Hobin, special projects manager for TARC. Read Story