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The frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination and controversy magnet Donald Trump is due back in Louisville next month.

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Three protesters who allege they were assaulted at a Donald Trump rally in Louisville last month filed a lawsuit against the presidential front runner, alleging he "incited a riot" by repeatedly shouting for his supporters to "get 'em out." 

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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell visited a Louisville organization Tuesday to talk about federal legislation that would help boost substance abuse treatment programs across the country.

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The Kentucky Department for Public Health has confirmed the state’s first case of Zika virus. A Louisville man who had recently been traveling in a Central American country tested positive for the virus, according to a press release from DPH. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the test results March 9.

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Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump stopped in Louisville on Tuesday to rally with supporters in advance of Kentucky’s GOP caucus Saturday. 


The legacy of Muhammad Ali is celebrated in many places in Louisville, his hometown.

There’s a major downtown street named for the famed boxing champion and humanitarian. A giant photo mural of Ali overlooks the Ohio River, not far from the cultural and educational center he and his wife, Lonnie, established a decade ago.

Now, two avid Ali fans are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to turn his West Louisville boyhood home into a museum.

Earlier this month, a self-described former escort named Katina Powell published a book, Breaking Cardinal Rules, that alleges a former University of Louisville assistant coach, Andre McGee, paid her to provide strippers at dorm room parties for basketball players and recruits from 2010-2014. Though the allegations generated enough buzz to trigger an internal investigation at Louisville, they were largely uncorroborated.

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The plan for Louisville’s forthcoming needle exchange are taking form, with potential details such as the budget and times of operation being put on paper for consideration by city leaders.

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Without debate, the Louisville Metro Council unanimously approved a measure Thursday evening giving local health officials approval to start a needle exchange program.

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In his first visit to Louisville while in office, President Obama on Thursday evening announced a new federal initiative called TechHire.