Fischer Declares Friday ‘Cardinal Red Day’

After the University of Louisville turned down his offer to hold a pep rally before the Cardinals Final Four appearance this Saturday, Mayor Greg Fischer wants the city to set a world’s record for the most people wearing red in one day to celebrate. Fischer has declared Friday as Cardinal Red Day and is encouraging […]

Gray, Lawmakers Discuss Rupp Arena Future

From Stu Johnson, Kentucky Public Radio The future of Rupp Arena, the basketball home of the University of Kentucky Wildcats, was discussed today by state lawmakers. Lexington Mayor Jim Gray told them his city may ask the state to help finance a Rupp Arena renovation or replacement project. “What we’re doing is examining our financial […]

Mayors of Louisville, Lexington Announce Job Study

Joined by Lexington Mayor Jim Gray at the Clinton Global Initiative American event held in Chicago Thursday, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced a regional economic development study to improve both cities’ competitiveness in advanced manufacturing. The Washington, D.C.-based Brookings Institution will provide support for the 18-month project to determine how Kentucky’s two largest cities can […]