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Jim Host announces retirement

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The man who was a driving force in getting the KFC Yum! Center built is stepping down.

Jim Host made the surprising announcement at Monday's meeting of the Louisville Arena Authority.

Host tells WAVE 3 his retirement from the arena authority will be effective at the end of December.

The Lexington businessman has been serving as the authority board president for years without taking a salary.  

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