Louisville news: Louisville goes gaga for Gaga edition [News]

  • "The Ohio River in Louisville has gone about as high as it will and is expected to hover about 3 feet above flood stage for a few days before receding, the National Weather Service says." [Courier-Journal]
  • "At the prodding of council members, [Metro Council member Judy] Green had to address the fact that she and her husband, James, failed to pay property taxes on their home from 1997 through 2003 — a bill of nearly $10,000 that the couple settled just before her interview, according to records with the Jefferson County sheriff's office...Green told the council that her husband was in charge of the family's finances while she cared for their 13 children, 11 of whom were adopted and had special needs. The Greens also have fostered about 30 at-risk children over the years." [Courier-Journal]
  • "There's this moment during live shows when the house lights finally go dark and the crowd screams in anticipation of the main act. I wanted to capture this on my recorder last night, but the response from Lady Gaga's fans -- the 'Little Monsters' -- at the KFC Yum! Center was so deafening that my recorder actually exploded. I may or may not be joking." [Louisville.com]
  • Universities of Louisville and Kentucky are four seeds in NCAA Men's Basketball tournament. [New York Times]

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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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