Louisville news: Ford backs out of Kentucky edition [News]

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  • "Pope Benedict XVI and four Catholic bishops in Kentucky have asked Gov. Steve Beshear to commute the death sentence of an inmate scheduled to be executed next week." [Courier-Journal]
  • "After weeks of speculation, Louisville businessman and former mayoral candidate Tyler Allen has crossed party lines to endorse Republican Hal Heiner in the race for mayor of Louisville. The co-founder of the grassroots 8664 group, who came in fourth in the Democratic primary, cited Heiner’s ability to lead Louisville from day one and that he will provide a fresh start for Metro government." [LEO Weekly]
  • "Ford Motor Co. has canceled plans to move production of a small sport-utility vehicle from Europe to Kentucky as currency exchange rates no longer favor U.S. production, according to two people familiar with the decision." [Bloomberg via The Ville Voice]
Photo: Courtesy Ford Motor Co.
About Zach Everson
I'm the travel news/travel buzz editor at MapQuest. Previously, I was a freelance writer, contributing to The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, USA Today, Condé Nast Traveller, BlackBook, Curbed, Gridskipper, Deadspin, and Fox News. I also was the founding editor of Eater Louisville and the director of content and editorial strategy for Louisville.com.
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