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20 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

Hardin County businesses combat possible job loss at Ft. Knox

There is growing concern that further downsizing of the U.S. military may cost Ft.

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Related Topix: Fort Knox, KY, Hardin County, KY, Radcliff, KY

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Kenton County presses on with shared services

Kenton County presses on with shared services Kenton County leaders say it's time local governments got serious about working together.

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Related Topix: Kenton County, KY, Kenton, KY, Covington, KY, Kentucky, Louisville, KY

WHAS11

Three injured in S.W. Jefferson County accident

LOUISVILLE, Ky. Multiple people were transported to the hospital after a two-vehicle in southwest Louisville Sunday.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

State to terminate a contract with mental health agency that left retirement system

Gov. Steve Beshear's administration decided Friday to terminate on Oct. 31 a $3.7 million contract with Seven Counties Services, a mental health agency in Louisville that has won court approval to pull out of the state's troubled retirement system.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Steve Beshear, Louisville, KY

WHAS11

Worker dies of injuries at construction site

The Jefferson County coroner's office says multiple blunt force injuries caused the death of a worker who apparently fell down an elevator shaft at an apartment building under construction next to the University of Louisville's main campus.

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Related Topix: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Retired teacher uses business cards to find kidney

A retired Jefferson County Public School teacher with chronic kidney failure got the gift of her life this year thanks to a live donor.

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Related Topix: Kidney Failure, Health, Medicine, Migraine Headache

WDRB-TV Louisville

Cycle of punishment paves pathway from school to jail

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Single parent homes. Parents in prison. No stability. No money.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Buechel, KY, Family, Kids

WDRB-TV Louisville

JCPS to parents - Don't buy school supplies just yet

Two people are dead following a shooting at a rest area in southern Kentucky Tuesday evening, now the victim's family explains what happened.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Fire chiefs: Fischer low-balled us for medical service

Metro Council members on Wednesday laid the blame in several places for the ongoing debate over cutbacks on suburban emergency medical services.

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Related Topix: Jeff, KY

WLKY-TV Louisville

Woman charged in connection with 2 hit-and-run crashes

A family is one step closer to closure after police made an arrest in a hit-and-run case from May that seriously injured a Louisville man.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

WHAS11

E. Coli warning issued for Ky. swimmers, boaters

The warning was initially based out of Eastern Kentucky, but has been extended to all of Kentucky's lakes and rivers after heavy rainfall.

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Related Topix: Eastern, KY, Louisville, KY

WDRB-TV Louisville

JCPS promotes Glenn Baete to assistant superintendent

A longtime educator with Jefferson County Public Schools has been named an assistant superintendent for the district who will oversee academics at 23 schools.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Louisville, KY

Business Journal

City partners with local engineers on air-quality initiative

The mobile air sensor developed by Durham Labs can be clipped on to a bike to collect data on various routes.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Environmental Law, Law

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Louisville EMS, suburban fire districts to resume talks about emergency runs

Leaders of Louisville EMS and suburban fire districts have agreed to resume discussions about how to best respond to medical emergencies.

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WAVE-TV Louisville

Landlord shot, killed during alleged dispute over electric bill identified

According to Jefferson County Coroner's Office, James Scott Tolle, 49, of Jeffersonville, Indiana, died of a single gunshot wound after he was shot in the 4600 block of Fegenbush Lane.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Independent

State to license counselors who are also pastors

Kentucky is set to become the sixth state to license pastoral counselors to help people with issues such as marital difficulties, addictions and depression.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Steve Beshear, St. Matthews, KY

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WLKY-TV Louisville

Hardin County drug bust nets several arrests

A major drug ring bust in Hardin County leads to the arrest of eight suspected high-ranking players in the distribution of crystal meth.

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Related Topix: Drugs

WAVE-TV Louisville

Lightning damages home, school

Lightning is believed to be the cause of a fire that damaged a Jeffersontown home and a Jefferson County Public School early Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Jeffersontown, KY

WAVE-TV Louisville

Package pickup leads to marijuana trafficking arrest

A Nevada man has been arrested in Louisville after he picked up a package that was part of a drug investigation.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Louisville, KY

WDRB-TV Louisville

A list of new principals at JCPS schools...

Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.

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Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Louisville, KY, Education Etc.

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