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Louisville area has 55th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Louisville area was more than 6,700 in the third quarter of 2018, a 535-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Kentucky ranked No. 23 in 2019 business climate index

Kentucky finished at No. 23 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Charlotte Russe files Chapter 11; will close 94 stores in U.S., including 1 in Kentucky

Charlotte Russe Holdings Corporation, the parent company for women’s clothing retailer Charlotte Russe, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday and announced that it intends to close one of its seven stores in Kentucky.

Analysis: Lexington ranks 28th among largest U.S. cities that lacking funds to pay debts.

Lexington, Kent., ranks 28th worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Analysis: Kentucky ranked 17th most affected by government shutdown

Kentucky ranked No. 17 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

State institution: These 2-year Kentucky schools attract the most in-state students

Paul Mitchell the School-Louisville, Employment Solutions-College for Technical Education and Ross Medical Education Center-Bowling Green enrolled the most in-state students of all two-year Kentucky schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysi

GEORGETOWN COLLEGE: Georgetown College graduate wins prestigious Milken Education Award

Frankfort fifth grade teacher Angie Beavin who earned a Master’s in Education from Georgetown College in 2012 was surprised to find, she had been named one of the top teachers in the nation.

Appalshop a finalist for 2019 Renewal Awards

Appalshop, a nonprofit organization that tells the stories of the people in its community, has been chosen as a finalist for The Atlantic’s 2019 Renewal Awards.

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