5:25 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

Prince Charles, Camilla to Visit Louisville In March to Discuss Health, Environment

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Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, will visit Louisville next month at the end of a U.S. tour.

Their visit on March 20 will focus on the links between health and the environment. Prince Charles has long been an advocate for sustainability, andpublished a book in 2010 about humanity’s disconnect with nature.

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5:30 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

University of Louisville Confirms Proposed Gift from Koch Foundation, Papa John's CEO

Originally published on Fri December 19, 2014 3:26 pm

University of Louisville President James Ramsey publicly confirmed Thursday that the university is in talks to receive a large monetary gift — said to be $6 million — from Papa John’s International CEO John Schnatter and the Charles Koch Foundation.

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12:37 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Peaceful Protest Planned for Downtown Louisville Following Grand Jury Decision in Ferguson Shooting

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 11:19 am

Louisville community activists have organized a peaceful protest for this evening following a grand jury's decision to not indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed African-American 18-year-old.

More than 300 people have replied that they plan to attend the Louisville event, which is planned for 5 p.m. outside of Louisville Metro Police headquarters at Seventh and Jefferson streets in downtown Louisville.

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10:12 am
Tue May 27, 2014

Announcement Planned Soon on Deal to Bring Pro Soccer to Louisville

Originally published on Tue May 27, 2014 9:41 am

A formal announcement is expected next month that Louisville is getting a professional soccer team.

Architect Wayne Estopinal is among a group of local investors behind a plan to bring the successful Orlando City franchise to Louisville.           

Mayor Greg Fischer’s new budget proposal includes a $581,000 appropriation to make Slugger Field soccer compatible.

Estopinal says the soccer team would begin play at the ballpark next spring.

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4:14 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Jack O'Lanterns Light Up Louisville

Through November 2nd, Louisville's Iroquois Park has eyes... roughly 10,000 of them. Hear Kate Lochte's interview with Louisville Convention and Visitor's Bureau President and CEO Jim Wood about Louisville's Jack O' Lantern Spectacular.

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3:35 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Emmy Award-Winning Journalist, Paris Native, Jackie Hays on "Get Healthy"

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Retirement from a storied television news career didn't last long for Paris, Tennessee native Jackie Hays. She likes to think of it as dispelling the notion that you can't teach an old dog new tricks. Emmy Awards, the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame, and now, a new career that spans Facebook, blogging, and video production. Kate Lochte speaks with Murray State alumna Jackie Hays, now with Norton Healthcare in Louisville.

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Homeless Veterans
7:01 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Louisville Homeless Veterans' Group Receives Housing Grant

Volunteers of America in Kentucky will soon have an extra $77,000 to help address the housing needs of Louisville-area veterans.

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4:00 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Toyota Auto Incentives


Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has signed a bill into law that gives tax incentives to automakers in Kentucky.

The new law allows manufacturers and suppliers to tap the incentives if they have 1,000 employees, have been in business in Kentucky for at least five years and are willing to invest $100 million in the state. The law is an extension of a 2007 program that allowed Ford to invest more than one billion dollars into its two Louisville plants to expand the workforce and re-tool assembly lines.

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2:33 pm
Fri April 6, 2012

Obama Re-Electio​n Campaign Opens Kentucky Office

Obama visits Metropolis, 2006.
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President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign opens its first Kentucky office tomorrow in Louisville with an open house. Spokesman Frank Benenati says the president is serious about competing in all fifty states.

"As we did in 2008 we're going to be playing in all 50 states. And we're in the business of expanding the electorate. From Kentucky to New York to Arizona and everywhere else we're going to be reaching out to folks telling the story of the president's successes and contrasting that with what the Republicans would like to do."

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Budget Cuts
8:27 am
Mon February 20, 2012

Budget Cuts to Close Madisonville Autopsy Office

Commonwealth budget cuts will deal a finishing blow to Madisonville's medical examiner's office. At a meeting of west Kentucky coroners two weeks ago the state's chief medical examiner Dr. Tracey Corey announced the office will close July 1. The office has been without an examiner since June, requiring officials in 24 counties to travel to Louisville each time an autopsy is needed.  The Paducah Sun  produced the story over the weekend.

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