The Ohio River is rising and the Louisville Metro Sewer District is preparing for high water. One pumping station was turned on Tuesday and two more will likely be turned on Wednesday.
Duke Energy will shut off electricity to the Indiana town of Linton for a portion of this weekend.
The Kentucky Public Service Commission says it’s looking for ways to improve the commonwealth’s power infrastructure.
A new lock has been dedicated at the McAlpine Locks and Dam on the Ohio River in Louisville. The addition will facilitate commerce on the river by doubling the amount of barges that can pass through McAlpine.
In the last five months, Kentucky has faced the two largest power outages in its history. The blackouts have re-ignited discussion among citizens and government officials on what it would take to better protect the electricity grid from future disasters.
President elect Barack Obama’s plan to aid the national economy includes $350 billion in spending on infrastructure — from water systems to broadband networks. Cultural institutions aren’t part of the package, but arts leaders in Kentucky and beyond are thinking more seriously about their infrastructure needs and their role in the economy. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer… Continue reading New Ideas for Maintaining Arts Facilities
Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson will be among 13 mayors sharing the stage Thursday with President-Elect Barack Obama as he announces the details of his economic stimulus plan.
Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson says the incoming presidential administration understands urban issues.
U.S. Senator Evan Bayh was in southern Indiana Thursday to talk about the economy.
Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson and eleven other mayors have been invited to meet with President-Elect Barack Obama’s transition team.