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3 hrs ago | 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

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Illegal fireworks cause major damage in Louisville, chief says

With fireworks sales booming ahead of the Fourth of July, a Metro Louisville fire chief warned of further damage caused by illegal fireworks.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Bullitt County, KY, Fairdale, KY, Okolona, KY

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Gun found in bag as woman tries to court complex building

Arrest reports say Mikaila A. Brown, 19, came to the security checkpoint around 9:30 p.m. June 30 and told deputies she had to use the restroom.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Gays have right to marry in Kentucky, judge rules

Gays have right to marry in Kentucky, judge rules Heyburn rejected the notion that traditional marriages contribute to a stable birth rate.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Kentucky, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Governors, Steve Beshear

Mon Jun 30, 2014

WLKY-TV Louisville

City files lawsuit over Blue Ridge Manor parking lot

The city of Blue Ridge Manor is suing after a man put up a cable gate near a new parking lot.

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Related Topix: Blue Ridge Manor, KY

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