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2 hrs ago | Columbia Magazine

Dennis William Milby, 71, Green Co., KY 1942-2014)

Dennis William Milby, 71, Green Co., KY 1942-2014) He was born in Summersville, Green County, KY, and was a resident of Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, at the time of his death.

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Related Topix: Green County, KY

13 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

Sunrise to Go: Thursday, April 17

Meteorologist Christie Dutton with the WAVE 3 News Storm Tracking Team looks ahead to Easter Sunday in her forecast .

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Related Topix: Weather, Louisville, KY

17 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

Tempers flare at meeting ahead of VA hospital groundbreaking

LOUISVILLE, KY Tempers flared as would-be neighbors and veterans met to discuss plans for a controversial VA hospital in eastern Jefferson County on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Crossgate, KY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

State road plan includes lots of Louisville projects

The Kentucky General Assembly closed its 2014 legislative session late Tuesday after passing a two-year transportation budget and six-year road plan to guide transportation infrastructure improvements over the next few years.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

WLKY-TV Louisville

JCPS psychologists helping students, parents cope with recent suicide

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Louisville, KY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Parents urged to talk to children after video posted just before suicide

The video remained online for a lot of the day Tuesday, even though the school system, law enforcement and the family tried to get it taken down.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Louisville, KY

WAVE-TV Louisville

Last minute filers pack into VITA sites for free tax prep

As the clock ticked down to the midnight deadline for filing taxes, free tax preparation drew large crowds to Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, or VITA, sites throughout Jefferson County.

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Related Topix: Mattingly, KY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Purse theft suspect caught after Thunder

Around 10:20 p.m. April 12, Shelby M. Cutler, 20, was seen by a Jefferson County sheriff's deputy running through a parking lot clutching a purse.

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Related Topix: 10-20

Business Journal

Some council members say Louisville needs security drones

David Yates , a Democrat who represents the council's 25th District in southwestern Jefferson County, said unmanned aircraft fitted with cameras might help to "deter crime and solve crime that's already happened," WFPL-FM reported .

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Privacy

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Victim of moped accident identified

LOUISVILLE, KY The man killed in a traffic accident Friday night in Hikes Point has been identified.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

WDRB-TV Louisville

State, local officials face uphill battle against Emerald Ash Borer

James Quick was not a featured weapon as a freshman at Louisville. He barely made the field.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Education Etc., University of Louisville, Agriculture, Science, Entomology

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

FBI memo linking Frost Middle to gang worries neighbors

A memo from the FBI leaked Wednesday warned of a gang of kids, mainly middle school students, from in and around the Louisville area.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Education Etc., Louisville, KY

WAVE-TV Louisville

Man steals weedeater while deputy watches

A Louisville man was arrested after he was observed committing a theft while a Jefferson County sheriff's deputy was watching.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WKJK-AM Louisville

7500 child abuse and neglect cases in 2012 called "unacceptable."

The Big Four Bridge was the back drop for a rally to raise awareness of child abuse in our community.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Business Journal

Houchens grocery brand heading for Valley Station

A Price Less Foods grocery is set to open soon on Dixie Highway. The store will be Louisville's fourth Price Less Foods.

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Related Topix: Valley Station, KY, Jeff, KY

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Unprecedented security planned for Thunder Over Louisville

"Throwback Thunder" may be the official theme of this year's Thunder Over Louisville, but "Safety First" appears to be the event's overriding theme.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Kentucky ends attempts to control ash borer

Kentucky officials have ended a 30-county wood quarantine that was intended to contain the emerald ash borer, an insect that already has killed more than 25 million trees in the eastern U.S. Agriculture officials said the insects likely will now spread more quickly through Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Entomology, Science, Agriculture

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Ky. orders review after questions raised about use of calculator software on statewide tests

The Kentucky Department of Education has ordered a review of how students use advanced calculators on a statewide college-readiness test, citing concerns raised by experts that the devices could be artificially inflating scores.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Northern Kentucky University, Education Etc.

Lexington Herald-Leader

Merlene Davis: Fair Housing Council celebrates 20 years, but its work still continues

Registration: Online at Lexingtonfairhousing.com, or contact Arthur Crosby at 438-8617 or 971-8067; or email crosbylfhc@hotmail.com.

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Related Topix: Calloway County, KY, Kentucky, Barren County, KY, Law, Employment / Labor Law

WLKY-TV Louisville

Residents opposed to development claim planning commission is too close to industry

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