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9:00 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer Creates New Facilities and Fleet Post, Names New PARC Director

Tiffany Smith
Credit Louisville Metro

Mayor Greg Fischer on Thursday shuffled members of his leadership team, creating a new role for watching over the city's vehicles and buildings and naming the new Director of Parking Authority of River City.

Tiffany Smith has been with PARC since 1995. She began as a junior accountant and has been promoted throughout the years, becoming assistant director in 2012.

She replaces Cathy Duncan, who will become the city's director of Facilities and Fleet, a new division of the Office of Management and Budget. Facilities and Fleet was once a part of the Metro Public Works.

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Local News
3:01 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Soon, You'll Be Able to Pay for Parking in Louisville With Your Phone

Credit Gabe Bullard / WFPL News

In response to what officials say is strong citizen demand, Louisville Metro Government will allow drivers to pay for parking meters with their phones.

The city is working with North Carolina-based Passport Parking to accept payments through an app, text messages or phone calls. Such payments will carry a 25 cent fee, which is Passport's only revenue in the deal.

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11:36 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Kentucky State Fair Attendance Increases 2.6 Percent

The 2013 Kentucky State Fair
Credit Joseph Lord/WFPL News

The just-concluded Kentucky State Fair drew 615,648 paid patrons this year—a 2.6-percent increase from 2012.

It's the largest number of attendees since 621,795 turned out in 2009.

“Certainly the weather had a lot to do with it. After all this is not your typical August weather. We had cool mornings, we had very low humidity, very little rain," said Amanda Storment, a spokeswoman for the Kentucky State Fair Board.

Attendance increased on both weekends, fair officials said. 

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