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Needle exchange ordinance to go before Lou. Metro Council

Needle exchange ordinance to go before Lou. Metro CouncilThe ordinance, co-sponsored by several democrats, would direct the Metro Department of Health and Wellness to set up a needle-exchange program to deal with the spread of disease associated with intravenous drug abuse, most notably heroin.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Community

Mayor launches pedestrian safety program

Mayor launches pedestrian safety programLouisville has averaged 16 pedestrian deaths for each of the last five years, and the number has grown in each of the past three years, reaching 18 in 2014.
  • Community
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Community

School bus accident reported at Veterans Memorial Parkway in Crestwood

School bus accident reported at Veterans Memorial Parkway in CrestwoodThe school bus is from Oldham County Schools.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Community

Mayor's Give a Day Telethon reaches volunteer goal

Mayor's Give a Day Telethon reaches volunteer goalThe 2015 Mayor's Give a Day campaign is off to a strong start after just one day.
  • Community
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Community

Bellarmine to host public celebration for dance, men's basketball team

Bellarmine to host public celebration for dance, men's basketball teamThe basketball team reached the Final Four in Division two piling up 31 wins.
  • Community
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Free STD Testing at Planned Parenthood April 20-25

Free STD Testing at Planned Parenthood April 20-25GYT is a national campaign designed to promote sexual health and address the disproportionately high rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) — including HIV, chlamydia, and gonorrhea — among young people under 25.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Derby

$1000 Mint Julep unveiled

$1000 Mint Julep unveiledFashion designer Billy Reid had a hand in the design of the cups, handcrafted at Louisville jeweler 'From the Vault'.
  • Derby
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Community

Extreme park renamed for former Mayor Dave Armstrong

Extreme park renamed for former Mayor Dave ArmstrongA large portion of the park at Witherspoon and Clay streets has been rebuilt due to the Ohio River Bridges Project.
  • Community
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Community

Salvation Army launches Pathway of Hope program

Salvation Army launches Pathway of Hope programThe Salvation Army launches the program April 13.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Education

Atherton High School debuts new salad bar

Atherton High School debuts new salad barIt's a pilot program for JCPS.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Community

GE employees back to work

GE employees back to workThey've have been off the job since April 3rd when a massive fire destroyed Building 6.
  • Community
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Education

JCPS taking steps to get kids to school on time with Hwy.22 closure

JCPS taking steps to get kids to school on time with Hwy.22 closureThe road is closed at Springcrest Drive so JCPS buses will use Herr Lane and Westport Road to get around the closure.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Community

Give A Day: Mayor hopes to see 160,000 volunteers

Give A Day: Mayor hopes to see 160,000 volunteersMayor Greg Fischer hopes to see more volunteers for next week's Give A Day event than last year's.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Crews prep for demolition at Omni Hotel site

Crews prep for demolition at Omni Hotel siteCrews spent Friday preparing for the demolition of several buildings near the location of downtown's new Omni Hotel to begin.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Community

Will your insurance cover flood damage?

Will your insurance cover flood damage?"We've flooded in 1997, 2006, 2009, 2013 and now 2015. We do have FEMA which is now up to two thousand a year, but it won't cover anything in the basement Lutes tells WHAS 11.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Community

University President meets with Cards United Against Sweatshops

University President meets with Cards United Against Sweatshops"Our entire leadership team has been very engaged with this student organization over the past several months, meeting with them on several occasions and offering to work collaboratively to address their concerns," Ramsey said.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Community

Police participate in second annual U Drive. U Text. U Pay.

Police participate in second annual U Drive. U Text. U Pay.Police are participating in the second annual U Drive. U Text. U Pay.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Derby

Gov. Beshear unveils Peter Williams print as 2015 Derby poster

Gov. Beshear unveils Peter Williams print as 2015 Derby poster"I am honored to once again have the privilege of unveiling the Governor's Commemorative Derby poster," said Gov. Beshear.
  • Derby
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Community

Terry Meiners Renews With NewsRadio 840 WHAS

Terry Meiners Renews With NewsRadio 840 WHAS"We're so happy Terry will continue doing what he does best," said Kelly Carls, Senior Vice-President of Programming, iHeartMedia Louisville. "Terry is a true gentleman on the air and off, and a tremendous asset to our community."
  • Community
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

How might Rand Paul fair in the first state to vote for presidential nominees

How might Rand Paul fair in the first state to vote for presidential nomineesHis stop in New Hampshire is one of the first in a series of visits to states that vote first in Republican primaries. Paul will also visit Nevada, South Carolina, and Iowa.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Judge temporarily seals testimony of Lt. Gov. candidate in sexual harassment lawsuit

Judge temporarily seals testimony of Lt. Gov. candidate in sexual harassment lawsuitState representative Sannie Overly is scheduled to give a deposition on a lawsuit by state workers who say they were sexually harassed by former lawmaker John Arnold.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Basketball

Rosters released for Derby Festival All-Star Basketball Game

Rosters released for Derby Festival All-Star Basketball GameThis year's roster includes 14 players ranked in the Top 50 nationally by recruiting services Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247sports.com, four McDonald's All-Americans, as well as future Cards and Hoosiers. Scout.com ranks 7 of the players as five-star recruits.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Community

#dosomehting Mayor's Give A Day: SeniorCare Experts food drive, walk

#dosomehting Mayor's Give A Day: SeniorCare Experts food drive, walkWhether it is picking up trash around your neighborhood or helping an elderly neighbor, everyone is encouraged to give a few minutes of their time to make Louisville a better community.
  • Community
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

The DNC lashes back at Paul calling his polices 'outdated,out of touch'

The DNC lashes back at Paul calling his polices 'outdated,out of touch'The fact remains that Rand Paul's polices are way outside the mainstream. His plans would be harmful to the middle class and his leadership, and anymore power added to it, would weaken the the United States and our allies.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Community

Firefighters respond to house fire in Lake Forest

Firefighters respond to house fire in Lake ForestThe fire, believed to be sparked by lightning, broke out around 11 a.m. at a home on Meadow Farms Court.
  • Community
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Local

Shelter-in-place order lifted from GE fire area

Shelter-in-place order lifted from GE fire areaMetroSafe informs WHAS11 that the shelter-in-place order that officials issued following a massive fire at GE Appliance Park has been lifted.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks ago
Local

Top three runners finish the 10 Miler in record time

Top three runners finish the 10 Miler in record timeSalukombo, Vergara and Pike each placed first in the Papa John's 10 Miler run Saturday.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago