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3 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

Victims of 3rd Street Road accident identified

According to Jefferson County deputy coroner Larry Carroll, Rita Schafer, 59, and Janice Oliver, 76, both died from injuries they suffered in the accident.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WDRB-TV Louisville

Survey finds 2013 travelers likely to travel again this year

Last month, police seized evidence that pointed to "a relationship of an intimate nature" between former Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse and Hodgenville City Clerk Madonna Hornback, according to court documents.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

WDRB-TV Louisville

JCPS: Debt owed by former PRP principal has been repaid

Former Louisville star Chane Behanan hoped to earn a spot in the NBA Summer League, but on Wednesday he was playing pick-up basketball at a YMCA in Southern Indiana.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, University of Louisville

WLKY-TV Louisville

19 people indicted in insurance fraud scheme

The Department of Insurance Fraud in Frankfort has been very quiet about the investigation because it knew it was big.

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USA Today

Converted school bus delivers meals to kids

A young boy paced outside the rusting family van at Autumn Lake Mobile Home Park in Valley Station, eagerly awaiting the bright yellow bus.

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Related Topix: Valley Station, KY, Family, Kids, Louisville, KY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Business Journal

Bridges to Opportunities graduates its first class

A group of nearly 300 workers were the first graduates from Bridges to Opportunities , a work-force training program created to provide minority and female workers with education and skills for careers in construction.

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Related Topix: Kentucky State University

WDRB-TV Louisville

Response times expected to rise as fire districts cut back on medical runs

Dick Jones was just 10 years old but already had appeared in nearly 40 movies when he got the part of Pinocchio.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Jeff, KY, Anchorage, KY, Harrods-Creek, KY, Eastwood, KY

WAVE-TV Louisville

LMPD: Victim, suspect in home invasion shot and killed each other

Two people who were mortally wounded during a violent home invasion shot and killed each other, according to Louisville Metro Police.

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Related Topix: Newburg, KY

WAVE-TV Louisville

Sunrise to Go: Wednesday, July 9

Here are 10 things Kentuckiana will be talking about today: 1: Dry Day : T he last bit of rain moves out of south central Kentucky this morning for a dry forecast with a mixture of clouds and sunshine.

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Related Topix: Newburg, KY, Bullitt County, KY, Louisville, KY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Louisville EMS sounds alarm as fire districts pull back on medical runs

Several suburban Louisville fire districts will pull back from all but the most serious medical calls starting this week, a decision that top-ranking emergency officials cautioned would put lives at risk.

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Related Topix: Fire, Louisville, KY, Anchorage, KY, Harrods-Creek, KY, Eastwood, KY

WHAS11

Police working fatal accident in S.W. Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. Louisville Metro Police are working a fatal accident in Valley Station in southwest Jefferson County.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Valley Station, KY

WAVE-TV Louisville

City of Audubon Park bouncing checks, blaming payroll provider

A city clerk says a mistake by its payroll company has left the city of Audubon Park scrambling to pay its bills.

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Related Topix: Audubon Park, KY

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WDRB-TV Louisville

KONZ: Why I made the move to WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- "I've been lucky. Opportunities don't often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them" - Audrey Hepburn Today, after 13 years in the newspaper business, I am grabbing onto an opportunity I believe will bring happiness, professional growth and allow me to continue serving my readers -- just in a different way.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

WDRB-TV Louisville

Louisville Male principal, staffers could face disciplinary actions

Louisville Male High School Principal David Mike and two other school staffers could face disciplinary actions at the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board following the results of an investigation into allegations of cheating on a standardized test.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education

Columbia Magazine

Linda Jane Wilcoxson, Taylor Co., KY

Linda Jane Wilcoxson, Taylor Co., KY She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church.

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Related Topix: Taylor County, KY, Columbia, KY

WAVE-TV Louisville

Tow truck operators ride to remember man killed while working

Fellow tow truck operators gathered to raise money for the family of a man hit and killed while on the job.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

WKJK-AM Louisville

Saturday Fire Victim Identified

Fire officials say one person has died in a house fire in south Louisville. Crews found a woman dead inside the home after putting out the blaze Saturday morning in P-R-P.

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Related Topix: Fire, Louisville, KY

WHAS11

Fugitive File: Help stop crime, July 6

Carmen Summerville is wanted by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office on failing to appear in court.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WHAS11

Gloves are already off in GOP race for governor

Only one Republican is officially in next years' primary for Kentucky governor, but the gloves are already off in the GOP race.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Agriculture, Science, Louisville, KY

Columbia Magazine

Charles Ripley, Adair County, KY

Charles Ripley, Adair County, KY He was a native of Jefferson County, KY, a former resident of Adair County, and was a resident of Knob Lick, Metcalfe County, KY, at the time of his death.

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Related Topix: Adair County, KY, Metcalfe County, KY

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