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Florence Inn to be demolished

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FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) -

The embattled Florence Inn will soon meet the wrecking ball.

The motel located on Dream Street was shut down last month after failing a health inspection. The Northern Kentucky Health Department cited water stained ceilings and walls, to rodent droppings and bed bug infestations. 

Florence Inn's owner, Sridhar Kadaba, said he was an absentee owner and was unaware of the condition his property when the motel was forced to close. 
Director of Environmental Health and Safety Steve Divine said the department suspended the owner's permit to operate the motel and gave him plenty of time to fix the violations. 

Florence Mayor Diane Whalen says Kadaba can appeal the decision to the Boone County Circuit Court.

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