Louisville news: Coach of 2-4 Louisville Cardinals gets contract extension, 44 percent raise; how's your job? edition [News]

Charlie Strong
  • "The workers at Louisville two Ford plants have voted in favor of the proposed national contract with the automaker. By a vote of 53.3% to 46.7%, the members of UAW Local 862 passed the contract. Union officials did not release the number of the nearly 5,700 eligible members that votes." [WAVE3]
  • "The University of Louisville has agreed to a new seven-year contract with football coach Charlie Strong.
    Strong is in his second season at Louisville under his original contract that runs through the 2015 season. The new deal increases Strong’s base salary from $1.6 million to $2.3 million and runs through 2018."[WFPL]

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