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  1. 'Like a hurricane': Floods swamp Louisville, prompt rescuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Star-Telegram.com

    Simone Wester woke up Friday to the sight of boats carting away her neighbors as torrential rains swamped portions of Kentucky's largest city, forcing emergency crews to navigate flooded neighborhoods and make more than 100 rescues. "It looked like a hurricane struck, said Wester, whose apartment complex was surrounded by floodwaters, waist-deep in some places.

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  2. Fire breaks out at GEa s Appliance Park in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Star-Telegram.com

    A fire erupted Friday morning at General Electric's Appliance Park in Louisville, Kentucky, shutting down production at the sprawling manufacturing center that employs thousands. The fire broke out in a non-production building, creating huge columns of smoke as more than 100 firefighters battle the blaze.

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  3. Obama rallies support for job training over tax cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Star-Telegram.com

    President Barack Obama says the U.S. can't afford tax cuts for the rich while cutting job training programs for young people. Obama laid out his argument Thursday at a Louisville, Kentucky-based tech company that's participating in a jobs initiative he unveiled last month.

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  4. Maker of Louisville Slugger bats selling brand to WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    The company that makes the iconic bats gripped by generations of ballplayers - from Babe Ruth to David Wright - announced a deal Monday to sell its Louisville Slugger brand to rival Wilson Sporting Goods Co. for $70 million.

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  5. Postmodern architect Graves, who had Target goods line, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Celebrated architect Michael Graves, who created whimsical postmodern structures and became well known to the masses later in life for designing products for people with disabilities and household goods such as whistling Alessi teakettles and stainless steel colanders for sale at Target and other stores, died on Thursday. He was 80 years old.

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  6. Tour bus overturns in southern Indiana, injuries reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Scottie Maples of the Clark County Sheriff's Department tells WDRB-TV the accident occurred Friday morning on southbound on Interstate 65 just north of Henryville, Indiana. Maples says there are reports of "multiple injuries" in the accident.

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  7. Kentucky voters still arena t sure they want Rand Paul to runRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    For the past year, Kentuckians have been divided over whether U.S. Sen. Rand Paul should run for re-election to his Senate seat, the White House, both offices or neither office. According to the latest Bluegrass Poll, that division remains, even as Paul nears a final decision about whether to pursue the Republican presidential nomination.

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  8. Officials looking for source of bad smell in LouisvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    There's a bad smell in parts of the Louisville, Kentucky, area but nobody knows where it's coming from. Media reports say city crews have been trying for nearly a week to pin down the odor that smells like mildew, but so far they've had no luck.

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  9. Underground bicycle park being built in old Kentucky mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    It's the perfect setting: millions of tons of dirt, plenty of space and an atmosphere that stays at a constant 58 degrees. A new underground bicycle park with miles of dirt trails, jumps and stunt courses is being built inside an abandoned limestone mine in Louisville that has been recycled into a popular tourist attraction.

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  10. Mayor: $130M to revamp NYC jails for mentally illRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    The New York City mayor wants to spend $130 million over four years to overhaul how the nation's most populous city deals with mentally ill and drug-addicted suspects, diverting many to treatment instead of the city's troubled Rikers Island jail complex. Mayor Bill de Blasio's plans, to be announced Tuesday, are based on the recommendations of a task force he appointed following a series of reports by The Associated Press detailing problems at Rikers, including the deaths of two inmates suffering from serious mental illness.

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  11. Mayor: $130M to revamp NYC jails for mentally illRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    The New York City mayor wants to spend $130 million over four years to overhaul how the nation's most populous city deals with mentally ill and drug-addicted suspects, diverting many to treatment instead of the city's troubled Rikers Island jail complex. Mayor Bill de Blasio's plans, to be announced Tuesday, are based on the recommendations of a task force he appointed following a series of reports by The Associated Press detailing problems at Rikers, including the deaths of two inmates suffering from serious mental illness.

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  12. Friends mourn apparent beheading of US aid workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    Peter Kassig first experienced the Middle East as soldier, then returned as a student and, finally, as a humanitarian intent on helping those whose lives were upended by the brutal civil war in Syria, whatever their allegiance. It was while delivering relief supplies for an aid group he founded that he was captured in eastern Syria on Oct. 1, 2013, almost a year to the day in which he appeared in the Islamic State group's video of the beheading of British hostage Alan Henning.

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  13. Churchill plans suites for owners of Derby horsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    Churchill Downs announced plans Wednesday to develop trackside suites for the owners of horses running in the Kentucky Derby, hoping to rein in criticism that arose when a Derby winner's co-owner lashed out at the track over its hospitality. The $4.2 million project includes construction of 20 private, open-air Winner's Circle Suites in a prime spot under the Twin Spires between the sixteenth pole and finish line, the track said.

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  14. Delta planes clip wings at Minnesota airportRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    Officials say two Delta Air Lines planes clipped wings while they were preparing to take off from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

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  15. Electrolux buoyed by US growthRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    Growth in the U.S. and efficiency gains in Europe helped Swedish home-appliance maker Electrolux post a 42 percent jump in third-quarter profits. The company said Monday that it made a net profit in the July to September period of 933 million kronor as revenue swelled 6 percent to 28.8 billion kronor.

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  16. Ali's childhood home to be completely restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    The owner of Muhammad Ali's boyhood home has partnered with a restoration specialist in a venture to completely restore the Louisville, Kentucky, residence to its original condition. The Courier-Journal reports Nevada-based real estate investor Jared Weiss, who brought the property two years ago, has joined with Lawrence, Kansas-based 19th Century Restorations to restore the home.

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  17. Friends: Aid worker captured in Syria knew risksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    An American aid worker threatened with beheading in Syria had researched the region and knew the dangers, but he believed the good he could accomplish through his relief organization outweighed the risk, his friends said Wednesday. Abdul-Rahman Kassig, 26, of Indianapolis was helping victims of the Syrian civil war when he was captured Oct. 1, 2013.

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  18. Police: 1 child hurt, school evacuated in KentuckyRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    Police say one child has been injured and a high school has been evacuated after a report of weapons seen on the campus in Louisville, Kentucky. Spokeswoman Alicia Smiley says the child sustained non-life threatening injuries Tuesday.

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