Louisville news: Fun with juxtaposition edition [News]

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  • "About 700 workers were told to evacuate the JBS slaughterhouse and pork processing plant in Butchertown and neighbors were urged to stay indoors following an ammonia gas leak Wednesday morning." [Courier-Journal]
  • "A team of federal inspectors has arrived at the damaged Carbide Industries plant on Bells Lane, the plant’s manager said Wednesday afternoon. Plant Manager John Gant said his company will cooperate with the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, which has no authority to issue fines but searches for answers to the cause of major industrial accidents in the United States." [Courier-Journal]
  • "Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer greeted seniors getting their midday meal Wednesday at Portland Neighborhood House, and then helped deliver Meals on Wheels, as part of the National Mayors for Meals Day." [Courier-Journal]

Photo: Courtesy Greg Fischer for Mayor

About Zach Everson
Travel news/travel buzz editor at MapQuest. Previously, I was a freelance writer, contributing to The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, Eater, 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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