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Local News
6:46 am
Wed November 13, 2013

New Lincoln MKC Will be Built at Ford's Louisville Assembly Plant

Credit Ford

Ford’s Louisville Assembly Plant will build the new Lincoln MKC, the company announced today.

Production on the small premium utility vehicle is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2014.

No new jobs are planned for the production of the 2015 Lincoln MKC, but the vehicle is expected to add to the security of the plant.

Lisa Drake is the chief engineer for the Lincoln MKC.

The Lincoln MKC includes features such as a built in modem and something Lincoln is calling “approach detection.”

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Education
1:50 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

JCPS Forming Advisory Council To Help Guide Career Themed High Schools

JCPS has 15 career themed high schools.
Credit Courtesy of JCPS' 5 Star School book.

Louisville business and non-profit leaders are being asked to help lead a public school initiative that will improve community engagement and enhance career and technical learning in the classroom.

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Local News
2:02 pm
Thu July 19, 2012

Ford Recalls Escapes for Possible Engine Fires

Ford Motor Company has announced the second major recall this week of the 2013 Escape SUVs.

Ford officials are telling owners of the new Escape not to drive the vehicle until dealers can fix a fuel line that may crack and cause engine fires.

There has only been one such incident with a customer and no injuries were reported.

The recall is for 2013 Escapes with 1.6 liter four-cylinder engines. Officials say dealers will pick up the vehicle up and drop off a loaner car until repairs are finished.

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