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8 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

Louisville Democrats to begin $10.10 minimum wage push

As soon as next week, three Metro Council Democrats will roll out their plan to raise Louisville's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

20 hrs ago | Business Journal

Steel Technologies to finish consolidation at ShelbyHurst next year

Steel Technologies , a Louisville-based processor of flat-rolled steel, will consolidate its three Louisville locations by mid-2015, said Michelle Cabbage , the company's director of corporate development and finance.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Hurstbourne, KY

Yesterday | WAVE-TV Louisville

Good morning! It's 75 degrees in Louisville this morning, and Sunrise to Go is ready to read

Here are 10 things Kentuckiana will be talking about today: 1: Hot: The heat and humidity stick around this week with highs remaining in the 90s for the work week.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Lottery, Rineyville, KY

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WDRB-TV Louisville

In letter to Metro Council, Jeff. Co. Attorney says council may implement minimum wage

Apple says a very small percentage of iPhone 5s may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more often.

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Related Topix: Jeff, KY, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Louisville, KY

WHAS11

Ricky Kelly pleads not guilty to murder charge

A man once charged with eight murders in Louisville has been arraigned again in state court with heavy security at the Jefferson County Judicial Center.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

Business Journal

Kentucky Telco plans a new branch on Dixie Highway

The new branch is still in the very early stages of development and is expected to open in the fourth quarter of next year, said Richard Reese , president and CEO of Kentucky Telco.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WDRB-TV Louisville

U of L classes set to begin Monday

Louisville star receiver DeVante Parker was scheduled to travel to Charlotte Sunday to visit Dr. Robert Anderson, a specialist for foot and ankle injuries.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, University of Louisville

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WLKY-TV Louisville

Comedy show to benefit area nonprofit organization

Sunday night a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering people with disabilities is hosting University of Louisville graduate and comedian Keith McGill for a fundraising event.

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Related Topix: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WDRB-TV Louisville

Apartment building tenants share sewage due to plumbing issues

Police say a Mt. Washington man is facing robbery and kidnapping charges after he broke into a home, tied up three residents inside and robbed them.

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Related Topix: Mount Washington, KY, Shelby County, KY, Louisville, KY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Columbia Magazine

Alleyne

Alleyne Danhauer, Adair Co., KY native She was a graduate of Columbia High School, Western Kentucky University, and UofL.

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Related Topix: Western Kentucky University, Hurstbourne, KY, Adair County, KY

WHAS11

Play about Muhammad Ali's Louisville roots set to open in January

"And in this corner... Cassius Clay" is a familiar opening line to old boxing fans and is the title of a new play about the childhood of "The Greatest", Muhammad Ali.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Muhammad Ali, The Greatest, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Louisville, KY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WLKY-TV Louisville

Co-defendant in slaying case takes plea deal in drug case

Now, his co-defendant, who stood of accused of paying Kelly to kill Jackson, has a chance to have his case dismissed.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WHAS11

Iroquois Park's Northern Overlook to forego redesign

LOUISVILLE, Ky. Iroquois Park is the oldest of Louisville's big 3 city parks. The Louisville Metro Parks Department presented a design recommendation for the Northern Overlook in Iroquois Park which dates back to 1891.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

WAVE-TV Louisville

Is the Deadbeat show co-host a deadbeat?

It's a TV show with attitude, with lines like these from the show's hosts: "Mo' drama for your momma," "he's a landscaper but he hasn't been planting any coin in his baby momma's pocket," "he better start delivering the money or he's gonna spend more days in jail."

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

WAVE-TV Louisville

Louisville-area police defend against 'militarization' criticism

Jefferson County law enforcement agencies have received hundreds of items, from body armor to sleeping bags, through a military surplus program.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

Business Journal

Kertis Creative makes its home in Smoketown

Since Kertis Creative LLC moved its offices from Nulu to Smoketown nearly two years ago, owner Stephen Kertis and his team have "chipped away" at renovating the three-story building, making it a home for the digital agency.

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WHAS11

#dosomething: Ford, UAW use construction skills to benefit community

Instead of building cars and trucks, Ford workers and UAW 862 members are using their construction skills for the greater good.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Arcade Ave. homicide victim ID'd

A man who was shot and killed behind a vacant apartment complex late on the night of Aug. 15 has been identified.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Coroner identifies 18-year-old killed on Routt Road

The Jefferson County Coroner's office released the identity of the 18-year-old shot and killed in the 7000 block of Routt Road Saturday.

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Related Topix: Frankfort, KY, University of Louisville

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WKYT

Louisville police respond to "Purge" fliers

A flier for a proposed "Purge" in Louisville is getting the attention of the FBI, local police departments, and even Jefferson County Public Schools.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

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