Stories by Bruce Schreiner

Monday, March 23, 2015

Maker of Louisville Slugger bats selling brand

The company that makes the iconic Louisville Slugger bats gripped by generations of ballplayers announced a deal to sell its brand for $70 million.
By Bruce Schreiner

Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

Ali 'home and resting' after being released from hospital

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Muhammad Ali's latest hospital stay for a severe urinary tract infection ended Friday, a day before the boxing great celebrates his 73rd birthday.
By Bruce Schreiner

Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Bourbon production reaches high point since '70s

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - In a business where patience is part of the process, Kentucky bourbon makers are making a big bet by stashing away their largest stockpiles in more than a generation.
By Bruce Schreiner

Monday, March 17, 2014

Jack Daniel's fights law change

Tennessee lawmakers are considering dialing back some of the requirements on what it takes to be legally dubbed "Tennessee whiskey."
By Bruce Schreiner

Monday, Jan. 13, 2014

Jim Beam maker acquired by Japanese firm

The maker of classic American whiskeys Jim Beam and Maker's Mark has been acquired by a Japanese company in a $13.62 billion deal, creating the third largest global premium spirits business.
By Bruce Schreiner

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

New luxury section unveiled for next Derby

Churchill Downs officials announced $9 million in renovations on Tuesday, highlighted by a new ultra-exclusive section called The Mansion.
By Bruce Schreiner

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Road to Derby will be simpler

Churchill Downs simplified the path leading to the Kentucky Derby Thursday, announcing a new points system pegged to three dozen races.
By Bruce Schreiner

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Twisters kill at least 27

Tornadoes kill at least 27 in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio and cause damage in South
By Bruce Schreiner

Friday, Jan. 27, 2012

Taco Bell to start serving breakfast

If the launch goes well, Taco Bell plans to begin selling breakfast burritos and hash browns along with its tacos and gorditas in its 5,600 locations nationwide by 2014.
By Bruce Schreiner

Friday, Jan. 13, 2012

Muhammad Ali hits milestone

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Muhammad Ali is turning 70, but the boxing great is still a "big kid" who enjoys his birthday parties, his wife said.
By Bruce Schreiner

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

US cities, citizens try to reclaim vacant blocks

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - David Brown Kinloch could have lived elsewhere, but he chose to move into an abandoned home in a distressed Louisville neighborhood that others were leaving in droves.
By Bruce Schreiner
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