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Top 20 cities at risk for rodent problems

By: Lea Holland on Nov. 13, 2009, 8:04 a.m.
Louisville, Kentucky

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4. Louisville

Louisville, Ky., lands on the list with only half the per capita average city revenue and much lower than average spending on utilities, sewers and solid waste management. The bright side: The metro area boasts 1.2 million people, most of whom prefer to watch the horses run at Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby, instead of running from rats. Other creatures can be seen at the Louisville Zoo.