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2 min ago | WHAS11

Jury recommends death penalty in 1983 rape-murder

A Jefferson County jury has recommended the death penalty for a Louisville man convicted of raping and killing a woman in 1983.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Death Penalty, Louisville, KY

1 hr ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

Sunrise to Go: Tuesday, July 29

Here are 10 things Kentuckiana will be talking about today: 1: Record Breaking: We've dipped to record breaking temperatures this morning; 56 around 6:00.

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Related Topix: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Education Etc.

5 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

JCPS teachers argue pay raise isn't what it seems

Jefferson County Public Schools teachers may be in line for a raise this year, but they said Monday the increase wasn't what it seemed.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WHAS11

Jefferson County teachers rally for higher pay

LOUISVILLE, Ky. Dozens of Jefferson County Public School teachers let their voices be heard as they rallied Monday for higher pay raises.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

WAVE-TV Louisville

Student found dead in apartment identified as UofL cheerleader

The name of a 22-year-old University of Louisville student who was found dead in an off-campus apartment Monday has been released.

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Related Topix: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, Arizona State University

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Tornado Watch issued for areas south and east of Louisville until 8 p.m.

The threat of severe weather is prompting numerous watches and warnings across the area, though there are no active alerts for Jefferson County at this time.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Weather

WDRB-TV Louisville

Sunday Edition: Expanding preschool, converting Kennedy Middle into...

There are a lot of spots to fill, to replace an influx of teachers, principals and other school faculty who suddenly turned in their books and pens.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Jeffersontown, KY

WHAS11

Storms roll through Kentuckiana; down powerlines, trees

As the storms rolled into the area, some damage was reported. In Irvington, there are reports of power lines down and trees blocking streets.

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Related Topix: Bullitt County, KY, Louisville, KY

WAVE-TV Louisville

LG&E: Power outages still reported across viewing area

LG&E officials said thousands of customers in Jefferson County were left without power following severe weather Saturday night and early Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Weather

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WDRB-TV Louisville

Sunday Edition: Expanding preschool, converting Kennedy Middle into...

There are a lot of spots to fill, to replace an influx of teachers, principals and other school faculty who suddenly turned in their books and pens.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Jeffersontown, KY

WHAS11

Storms roll through Kentuckiana; down powerlines, trees

As the storms rolled into the area, some damage was reported. In Irvington, there are reports of power lines down and trees blocking streets.

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Related Topix: Bullitt County, KY, Louisville, KY

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WHAS11

JCPS releases school supply lists to principals

LOUISVILLE, Ky. It's the time of year when pencils, pens and pocket folders take center stage on parents' shopping lists; but, this afternoon when I went to the school supplies area at Target in St. Matthews, it was almost devoid of people.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, St. Matthews, KY, Education Etc.

WDRB-TV Louisville

Summit owners: We paid too much for shopping center

Describing itself as "one of the world's leading real estate advisors," AEW Capital Management, L.P. manages an almost $50 billion portfolio spanning three continents.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

WDRB-TV Louisville

JCPS releases updated school supply lists

A computer-generated video showed the unfurling of what would be Holiday World's first major steel coaster.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, University of Louisville, Jeffersontown, KY, Education Etc.

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Lightning strike may have started fire in 23,000 sq foot house

LOUISVILLE, KY - Arson investigators are still looking into whether it was the weather or something else that caused a fire in one of the largest houses in Jefferson County.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Prospect, KY

Business Journal

Commonwealth Credit Union is coming to Louisville

The Frankfort-based credit union will open at 3704 Frankfort Ave. in St. Matthews.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, St. Matthews, KY, Georgetown, KY

WAVE-TV Louisville

Part of U.S. 42 closed after officer-involved accident

Officers from the Prospect Police Department were involved in a three vehicle traffic accident on U.S. 42. that has closed a section of the road during the afternoon commute.

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Related Topix: Prospect, KY, Harrods-Creek, KY

Business Journal

Micro-loans handed out to help small businesses in the Shawnee neighborhood

The loans are part of a program to support businesses with five employees or fewer.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Suspect facing 45 charges following 58-minute police pursuit

A 58-minute police chase that began in Jeffersontown came to a dramatic end Tuesday in a fast-food parking lot when officers rammed the car the drug and domestic violence suspect was driving and took him into custody.

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Related Topix: Jeffersontown, KY, Drugs, Hunters Trace, KY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WHAS11

Chase suspect arraigned on multiple charges, asks to be extradited

A Louisville man arrested after a daring police chase throughout southwest Jefferson County Tuesday remains behind bars, facing dozens of felony charges.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Jeffersontown, KY

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