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Blue Angels pilot will be performing for a 'hometown' crowd

Blue Angels pilot will be performing for a 'hometown' crowdIt's the Navy's high-flying show, and one of the pilots for this year's Thunder Over Louisville performance hails from Fort Mitchell, Ky.
  • Community
  • 1 year ago
Derby

Thunder Day offered as alternative for children with autism

Thunder Day offered as alternative for children with autismCamp Hi-Ho and Kosair Children's Hospital will offer kids with autism an alternative to Thunder on April 12. The event is called Thunder Day and will run from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
  • Derby
  • 1 year ago
Derby

Interview: LMPD Sergeant Phil Russell talks safety at Thunder

Interview: LMPD Sergeant Phil Russell talks safety at Thunder With a rash of violence spreading through the city, especially downtown, many in Louisville are hesitant to attend tomorrow's Thunder Over Louisville.
  • Derby
  • 1 year ago
Crime

LMPD Chief speaks to Public Safety committee about violence

LMPD Chief speaks to Public Safety committee about violenceLMPD Chief Steve Conrad spoke to the Public Safety committee this afternoon, addressing the added patrols, surveillance cameras and a future police substation coming to the downtown area
  • Crime
  • 1 year ago
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Coast Guard prepares for Thunder, warns about high river levels

Coast Guard prepares for Thunder, warns about high river levelsSo far, the forecast looks clear and sunny for Thunder Over Louisville. That means hundreds of boaters will take in the festivities from the Ohio River. After heavy rains, the river is higher than normal.
  • Local
  • 1 year ago
Derby

Win the ultimate Derby 'Festival Fanatic' experience from the Ky Lottery

Win the ultimate Derby 'Festival Fanatic' experience from the Ky LotteryThe winner will get a real Festival Fanatic experience – tickets to 25 Kentucky Derby Festival events and will be the Thundernator.
  • Derby
  • 1 year, 2 months ago
Derby

U.S. Navy Blue Angels to fly at Thunder Over Louisville

U.S. Navy Blue Angels to fly at Thunder Over LouisvilleU.S. Navy Blue Angels to fly at Thunder Over Louisville
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  • 1 year, 3 months ago
Local

Pegasus Parade theme set

Pegasus Parade theme setThe theme for the 2014 Kentucky Derby Festival’s oldest event, the Pegasus Parade, will be “Call of the Wild.”
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  • 1 year, 7 months ago
Community

Registration opens, theme announced for 2014 Pegasus Parade

Registration opens, theme announced for 2014 Pegasus ParadeRegistration opens, theme announced for 2014 Pegasus Parade
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  • 1 year, 7 months ago
Derby

2013 Thunder Over Louisville Fireworks

2013 Thunder Over Louisville Fireworks2013 Thunder Over Louisville Fireworks
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  • 2 years ago
Derby

2013 Thunder Over Louisville Firework Finale

2013 Thunder Over Louisville Firework Finale2013 Thunder Over Louisville Firework Finale
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  • 2 years ago
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Interview with Horseshoe Casino at Thunder Over Louisville

Interview with Horseshoe Casino at Thunder Over LouisvilleInterview with Horseshoe Casino at Thunder Over Louisville
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  • 2 years ago
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Adam Walser fires cannons off bridge

Adam Walser fires cannons off bridgeAdam Walser fires cannons off bridge
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  • 2 years ago
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Crowd, mission control perform the 'Harlem Shake' at Thunder

Crowd, mission control perform the 'Harlem Shake' at ThunderCrowd, mission control perform the 'Harlem Shake' at Thunder
  • Derby
  • 2 years ago
Derby

Happy Anniversary to WHAS11's Kent Spencer!

Happy Anniversary to WHAS11's Kent Spencer! Happy Anniversary to WHAS11's Kent Spencer!
  • Derby
  • 2 years ago
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WHAS11's Gary Roedemeier talks with the Derby Princesses

WHAS11's Gary Roedemeier talks with the Derby PrincessesWHAS11's Gary Roedemeier talks with the Derby Princesses
  • Derby
  • 2 years ago
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Tribute to Boston during Thunder Over Louisville Air Show

Tribute to Boston during Thunder Over Louisville Air ShowTribute to Boston during Thunder Over Louisville Air Show
  • Derby
  • 2 years ago
Derby

WHAS11's Ben Pine does the weather with his children

WHAS11's Ben Pine does the weather with his childrenWHAS11's Ben Pine does the weather with his children
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  • 2 years ago
Derby

Opening of the Thunder Over Louisville Air Show

Opening of the Thunder Over Louisville Air ShowOpening of the Thunder Over Louisville Air Show
  • Derby
  • 2 years ago
Derby

24th Annual Thunder Over Louisville kicks off Kentucky Derby Festival

24th Annual Thunder Over Louisville kicks off Kentucky Derby FestivalIt's the official kick-off to the Kentucky Derby Festival and the biggest fireworks show in North America - Thunder Over Louisville.
  • Derby
  • 1 year, 5 months ago
Local

PHOTOS: 2013 Thunder Over Louisville fireworks!

PHOTOS: 2013 Thunder Over Louisville fireworks!Miss any of the show? These photos display the fireworks from beginning to end.
  • Local
  • 1 year, 5 months ago
Derby

PHOTOS: Nightside @ Thunder

PHOTOS: Nightside @ ThunderPHOTOS: Nightside @ Thunder
  • Derby
  • 2 years ago
Derby

Part 2: Crowds gather at the Waterfront

Part 2: Crowds gather at the WaterfrontPart 2: Crowds gather at the Waterfront
  • Derby
  • 1 year ago
News

Thunder: Crowds gather at the Waterfront

Thunder: Crowds gather at the WaterfrontThunder: Crowds gather at the Waterfront
  • News
  • 1 year, 6 months ago
Derby

Slideshow: Thunder Over Louisville Air Show

Slideshow: Thunder Over Louisville Air ShowSlideshow: Thunder Over Louisville Air Show
  • Derby
  • 1 year, 5 months ago
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Meet the 'Thundernator' Tom Hatton

Meet the 'Thundernator' Tom HattonTom Hatton will ignite the fireworks that will light up the Louisville sky.
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  • 2 years ago
News

BTS: WHAS11 at Thunder Over Louisville

BTS: WHAS11 at Thunder Over Louisville BTS: WHAS11 at Thunder Over Louisville
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  • 1 year, 5 months ago
Community

Your photos: Thunder Over Louisville 2013

Your photos: Thunder Over Louisville 2013Your photos: Thunder Over Louisville 2013
  • Community
  • 2 years ago
Derby

Authorities urge vigilance during Thunder Over Louisville

Authorities urge vigilance during Thunder Over LouisvilleAs Boston remains on edge in the search for the 19-year-old suspected bomber, security is getting tighter for Thunder Over Louisville.
  • Derby
  • 2 years ago
Local

Thunder from the Indiana side

Thunder from the Indiana sideThunder from the Indiana side
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  • 2 years ago
Community

WHAS11's Brooke Katz previews Thunder Over Louisville traffic

WHAS11's Brooke Katz previews Thunder Over Louisville trafficWHAS11's Brooke Katz previews Thunder Over Louisville traffic
  • Community
  • 2 years ago
Derby

Thunder preparations now underway

Thunder preparations now underwayThere’s a lot of activity down on the Waterfront and the Second Street Bridge is now closed for crews to start installing the fireworks.
  • Derby
  • 2 years ago
Derby

Sequester affects Thunder Over Louisville but show must go on

Sequester affects Thunder Over Louisville but show must go onWashington's inability to reach a budget agreement is prompting Thunder Over Louisville producers to make some changes in 2013. How do you perform a big air show without any military aircraft?
  • Derby
  • 2 years ago
Derby

Lou. native who made it big in Hollywood returns home, talks 'Thunder'

Lou. native who made it big in Hollywood returns home, talks 'Thunder'A Louisville man who made it big in Hollywood has now returned home. WHAS11’s Doug Proffitt talked with Jonathan Wolff’s special part in this year's Thunder.
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  • 2 years ago
Derby

Zambelli family begins preps for Thunder

Zambelli family begins preps for ThunderThe Zambelli family has exclusive access to the Clark Memorial Bridge (as known as the 2nd Street Bridge) in Louisville and southern Indiana.
  • Derby
  • 2 years ago
Derby

Does Thunder Over Louisville affect when women go into labor?

Does Thunder Over Louisville affect when women go into labor?Those at the University of Louisville say they saw a 40 percent increase in women going into labor on Thunder last year.
  • Derby
  • 2 years ago
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VIDEO: Reed Yadon talking to crowds at Thunder

VIDEO: Reed Yadon talking to crowds at ThunderReed Yadon has been downtown all morning getting ready for Thunder. As the crowd grew, Yadon got busy making new friends.
  • Derby
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
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Interview: new app from Kentucky Derby Festival makes Derby simple

Interview: new app from Kentucky Derby Festival makes Derby simpleDerby season officially starts with Thunder, and with over 70 events just a few weeks, it can get a little overwhelming.
  • Derby
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
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Interview: Robert Young from the Kentucky Derby Festival discusses what is allowed at Thunder

Interview: Robert Young from the Kentucky Derby Festival discusses what is allowed at ThunderJohnny Archer sat down with Robert Young from the Kentucky Derby Festival to talk about what can and can't be taken to Thunder Over Louisville.
  • Derby
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Community

Blue Angels pilot will be performing for a 'hometown' crowd

Blue Angels pilot will be performing for a 'hometown' crowdIt's the Navy's high-flying show, and one of the pilots for this year's Thunder Over Louisville performance hails from Fort Mitchell, Ky.
  • Community
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Derby

Thunder Day offered as alternative for children with autism

Thunder Day offered as alternative for children with autismCamp Hi-Ho and Kosair Children's Hospital will offer kids with autism an alternative to Thunder on April 12. The event is called Thunder Day and will run from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
  • Derby
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Derby

Interview: LMPD Sergeant Phil Russell talks safety at Thunder

Interview: LMPD Sergeant Phil Russell talks safety at Thunder With a rash of violence spreading through the city, especially downtown, many in Louisville are hesitant to attend tomorrow's Thunder Over Louisville.
  • Derby
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Crime

LMPD Chief speaks to Public Safety committee about violence

LMPD Chief speaks to Public Safety committee about violenceLMPD Chief Steve Conrad spoke to the Public Safety committee this afternoon, addressing the added patrols, surveillance cameras and a future police substation coming to the downtown area
  • Crime
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Local

Coast Guard prepares for Thunder, warns about high river levels

Coast Guard prepares for Thunder, warns about high river levelsSo far, the forecast looks clear and sunny for Thunder Over Louisville. That means hundreds of boaters will take in the festivities from the Ohio River. After heavy rains, the river is higher than normal.
  • Local
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Derby

Win the ultimate Derby 'Festival Fanatic' experience from the Ky Lottery

Win the ultimate Derby 'Festival Fanatic' experience from the Ky LotteryThe winner will get a real Festival Fanatic experience – tickets to 25 Kentucky Derby Festival events and will be the Thundernator.
  • Derby
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Local

Pegasus Parade theme set

Pegasus Parade theme setThe theme for the 2014 Kentucky Derby Festival’s oldest event, the Pegasus Parade, will be “Call of the Wild.”
  • Local
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Derby

2013 Thunder Over Louisville Fireworks

2013 Thunder Over Louisville Fireworks2013 Thunder Over Louisville Fireworks
  • Derby
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Derby

2013 Thunder Over Louisville Firework Finale

2013 Thunder Over Louisville Firework Finale2013 Thunder Over Louisville Firework Finale
  • Derby
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Derby

Sequester affects Thunder Over Louisville but show must go on

Sequester affects Thunder Over Louisville but show must go onWashington's inability to reach a budget agreement is prompting Thunder Over Louisville producers to make some changes in 2013. How do you perform a big air show without any military aircraft?
  • Derby
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Derby

Lou. native who made it big in Hollywood returns home, talks 'Thunder'

Lou. native who made it big in Hollywood returns home, talks 'Thunder'A Louisville man who made it big in Hollywood has now returned home. WHAS11’s Doug Proffitt talked with Jonathan Wolff’s special part in this year's Thunder.
  • Derby
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Derby

Zambelli family begins preps for Thunder

Zambelli family begins preps for ThunderThe Zambelli family has exclusive access to the Clark Memorial Bridge (as known as the 2nd Street Bridge) in Louisville and southern Indiana.
  • Derby
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Derby

Does Thunder Over Louisville affect when women go into labor?

Does Thunder Over Louisville affect when women go into labor?Those at the University of Louisville say they saw a 40 percent increase in women going into labor on Thunder last year.
  • Derby
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Derby

Coast Guard addresses Thunder Over Louisville safety concerns

Coast Guard addresses Thunder Over Louisville safety concernsThe U.S. Coast Guard in Louisville says its security plan for Thunder Over Louisville works well and that there is no need for major changes after the Boston Marathon bombing.
  • Derby
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Derby

Interview: Thunder Over Louisville preview

Interview: Thunder Over Louisville previewKetucky Derby Festival’s Mike Berry and Thunder Over Louisville producer Wayne Hettinger stopped by the studio Tuesday with a preview of what you will see this Saturday – just four days away!
  • Derby
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
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