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Old, meet new: Drones, high-tech camera revamp archaeology

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Their first big break came in 2014 when they identified a dozen ancient housing compounds beneath the soil at a Pueblo settlement in Blue J, New Mexico.

Hundreds killed in Egypt mosque attack

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After at least two explosions, gunmen who were waiting outside the mosque opened fire at worshipers as they fled Friday prayers, state-owned Ahram Online said.

UofL graduate student named Mitchell scholar

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James May is one of 12 students across the nation -- and the first at UofL -- to be selected for the Ireland postgraduate study that includes tuition, accommodations, travel expenses and a stipend.

Officials say Ky. cop agreed not to arrest woman for sex

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A criminal complaint says Hopkinsville Police Officer Daniel Gray was supposed to arrest a woman for violating her probation. Instead, he took her to a hotel and had sex with her. The woman told police she had sex with Gray multiple times in exchange for not arresting her.

Indiana schools facing possible per-student funding cut

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Republican state Senate leader David Long says legislators have every intention of fixing the problem during their session that starts in January.

KSP investigating after man shot and killed while deer hunting in Breckinridge County Video included

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Police say the incident happened Thursday morning.

Center for Women and Families CEO stepping down after more than four decades of helping others Video included

Marta Miranda-Straub will step down as CEO for the Center for Women and Families in 2018. Marta Miranda-Straub will step down as CEO for the Center for Women and Families in 2018.
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Marta Miranda-Straub will step down as CEO for the Center for Women and Families in 2018 after 43 years of helping victims of domestic violence and trauma.

City crews decorate behind the scenes for Holiday in the City Video included

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The planning for the 37th annual Light Up Louisville and Holidays in the City began long before the event itself. WDRB followed city workers as they made sure the decorations are just right. 

No injuries, fast response to Jeffersonville plant's garage fire

Firefighters at Pfau's Sons plant Thursday night. Jeffersonville Fire Dept. image. Firefighters at Pfau's Sons plant Thursday night. Jeffersonville Fire Dept. image.
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The coincidental location that helped the response.

Louisville father and son wait in line 30 hours to buy TV during Thanksgiving holiday sales

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The store that predicted 5,000 shoppers in eight hours Thursday night.

Memorial service remembers Thanksgiving Day 'Juice Bowl' shooting victims Video included

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The measures to keep this year's Juice Bowl peaceful for visitors and relatives of those killed or hurt last year.

Family safely escapes early morning house fire in Floyds Knobs

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Fire officials say a family's habit of closing all the doors in their home gave them extra time to escape when a fire broke out in the basement of their Floyd Knobs home early Thanksgiving morning. 

Police release name of man killed in New Albany double shooting

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Man shot and killed in New Albany was awaiting trial for an alleged plot to kill his ex-wife, court records say.

Several downtown streets closing for Light Up Louisville Video included

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A number of downtown streets will be closed starting Friday evening as Light Up Louisville returns to Jefferson Square. 

Wayside Christian Mission volunteers serve thousands of Thanksgiving meals Video included

Volunteers at the Wayside Christian Mission serve three free meals to families in need on Thanksgiving Day. Volunteers at the Wayside Christian Mission serve three free meals to families in need on Thanksgiving Day.
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No one goes hungry on Thanksgiving at Wayside Christian Mission. 

Sullivan University students, staff preparing 800 Thanksgiving meals for local families Video included

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The meals will include staples such as turkey, mashed potatoes and macaroni and cheese.

Thief uses rock to smash window and break into Corydon vape shop Video included

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A thief was caught on camera Wednesday morning throwing a rock through a window at Shifter's Vapors in downtown Corydon before he ransacked the small family business.

RAW VIDEO | John Calipari talks about Kentucky's 86-67 win over Fort Wayne Video included

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A career game from freshman Nick Richards paced No. 8 Kentucky past a hot-shooting Fort Wayne team in Rupp Arena on Wednesday, 86-67.

Family of Louisville homicide victim pleads for answers as holiday season looms Video included

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Family and friends of a homicide victim are still searching for answers after a man was found shot and killed in his SUV crashed into a store.

Female inmate claims she was sexually assaulted by Shelby County deputy jailer in newly filed lawsuit Video included

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The alleged abuse occurred between August 2016 and February 2017. 

Clarksville Police arrest 4 suspects in connection with hundreds of reported vehicle break-ins Video included

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Officials say unlocked vehicles were targeted by the suspects.

Local doctor trying to save the 'soles' of men at The Healing Place Video included

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Dr. George Quill has been volunteering his services at the shelter for nearly a dozen years.

NuLu bar owner closes doors after sexual abuse allegations surface online Video included

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Haymarket Whiskey Bar was closed Wednesday, and it's been that way since the power of social media shut it down last week.

Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers

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Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers.

Humana updates policy on executive payouts after sale, merger of company

Louisville-based Humana has updated its "change in control" policy. Louisville-based Humana has updated its "change in control" policy.
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Louisville-based Humana Inc. has updated its “change in control” policy entitling high-level executives to severance payments if they are demoted or laid off following a sale or merger of the company. Humana disclosed the change in an SEC filing late on Wednesday.

Jewish Hospital doctors use tummy tuck to reconstruct twin cancer patient's breast Video included

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A Bedford, Indiana, woman changed her twin sister's life with a tummy tuck -- and they both made medical history in Louisville in the process.

KSP 'beefing up' patrols on interstates and parkways over holiday season Video included

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Kentucky State Police will have more troopers on the roads through the holiday season, which is its busiest time of year.

LMPD chief said he's not aware of any probe into overtime spending Video included

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“As long as the time is being worked, I don’t see any problem with that,” Chief Steve Conrad said about officers working lots of overtime.

When did mayor learn about LMPD sex abuse allegations? Police chief deposition raises questions Video included

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Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has said multiple times in recent months that he first learned sexual abuse allegations in the police department’s in October 2016 – just before the scandal became public knowledge. But in a deposition this week, Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad said he first told Fischer’s chief of staff about the allegations of sex abuse in the police mentoring program in 2013 or 2014

Small Business Saturday deals continue across the area after Black Friday gift shopping ends Video included

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The deals will continue even after Black Friday gift shopping is a wrap. Shopping at small businesses can earn you big savings this Saturday.

Sexual harassment inquiry of Ky. lawmakers delayed by uncooperative witnesses

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Acting House Speaker David Osborne agreed to extend the deadline to Dec. 1.

Police increasing road patrols ahead of deadliest holiday of the year Video included

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Drunk drivers make Thanksgiving the most deadly holiday each year.

Stolen speech-generating computer recovered for teen with special needs Video included

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The Franklin County Sheriff says the laptop enables the 14-year-old old to communicate with others.

Kentucky health officials declare an outbreak of acute Hepatitis A Video included

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The Kentucky Department of Public Health is warning people about an alarming outbreak of Hepatitis A.

Louisville brothers continue tradition of honoring late mother by donating turkeys to cancer patients Video included

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For the fifth year in a row, two brothers whose mother died from cancer seven years ago spent the Wednesday before Thanksgiving continuing their tradition of honoring her by making the holiday a little easier for cancer patients.

Indiana Atty. Gen. says CBD oil is illegal with one exception Video included

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He says CBD oil is derived from the marijuana plant, which is a schedule one drug.

Indiana mother, boyfriend allegedly gave baby marijuana for pain of a broken leg

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The charges Tessa Murray and Nerrell McCoy face for allegedly giving the 10-month-old pot for pain.

Kentucky State Police collecting food for 'Cram the Cruiser' initiative

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Kentucky State Police is offering a way to spread joy during the holidays by helping those in need.

Owensboro man arrested after 5-week-old brought to Norton Children's Hospital with head injuries

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Police say the 5-week-old was suffering from retinal hemorrhages and a brain bleed.

Report: Toyota puts Kentucky workers on alert to cut costs Video included

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The internal video that reportedly pushes the Georgetown plant to reduce costs and increase efficiency. 

CRAWFORD | Louisville makes right move in releasing Bowen for immediate transfer

Brian Bowen. Associated Press photo. Brian Bowen. Associated Press photo.
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By releasing Brian Bowen to transfer now, the University of Louisville gives the player a chance to gain eligibility to play college basketball immediately.

PGA champ and Goshen native Justin Thomas visits kids at Shawnee Boys and Girls Club Video included

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The Saint X grad, turned pro-golfer, went shopping on Tuesday and bought lots of presents for the kids.

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says Hoover, other lawmakers in harassment settlement should quit Video included

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Kentucky's Republican governor has called on the state's former GOP House speaker to give up his seat in the legislature after privately settling a sexual harassment claim brought by a member of his staff.

Rand Paul's wife describes 'blindside attack' that's causing constant pain Video included

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This was not a "scuffle," a "fight" or an "altercation," as many in the media falsely describe it. It was a deliberate, blindside attack. 

States delay plan to freeze vehicle registrations for RiverLink toll violators Video included

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Kentucky and Indiana still aim to forbid drivers with unpaid tolls from renewing their registrations, but an October deadline came and went.

U of L 'parts ways' with former assistant basketball coach Kenny Johnson Video included

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The school says it will not comment further on the personnel matter. 

University of Louisville men's basketball team parts ways with Brian Bowen Video included

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Student-athlete Brian Bowen will not be allowed to play for the University of Louisville men's basketball team, "at any point in the future."

Former USA Gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct

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Dr. Larry Nassar entered the plea Wednesday in a Michigan courtroom. Some of his accusers attended the packed hearing.

UPDATE: Eight of 11 passengers found after plane crashes on way to USS Ronald Reagan

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Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the Navy said.

CRAWFORD | For the first time this season, Louisville looked like Louisville in 84-42 rout of SIU Video included

Darius Perry helped lead Louisville's best defensive effort of the young season. (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford) Darius Perry helped lead Louisville's best defensive effort of the young season. (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford)
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For the first time since its program was turned upside down in September, the Louisville basketball team looked like Louisville again on Tuesday night in the KFC Yum! Center.

CRAWFORD | Louisville turns in most complete effort, blasts SIU 84-42

Deng Adel goes up for two of his 16 points (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford) Deng Adel goes up for two of his 16 points (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford)
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The Louisville basketball team turned in its most complete effort to date in beating Southern Illinois 84-42 at the KFC Yum! Center Tuesday night.

Pet dies in fire at Norton Commons

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The fire started just after midnight at a home on Civic Way near Brownsboro Road and I-71. 

Residents pray for this week's Juice Bowl while remembering those shot and killed at last year's game Video included

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As an annual Louisville tradition approaches community members gathered in preparation for the Juice Bowl at Shawnee Park. 

Family of man shot and killed at last year's Juice Bowl frustrated with lack of response from LMPD Video included

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A mother whose son was shot and killed near the Juice Bowl last Thanksgiving is one of several families fed up with LMPD. 

More than 100 people enjoy annual Thanksgiving dinner at Third Lutheran Church Video included

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Third Lutheran Church, with the help of Wellspring and the Coalition for the Homeless, hosted its annual Thanksgiving dinner. 

Construction for safety improvements at Greater Clark County schools expected to start next month Video included

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Millions of dollars will be spent to make some southern Indiana schools safer, and district leaders with Greater Clark Community Schools said construction could start as soon as next month.

David Cassidy, '70s teen heartthrob, dies at age 67

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David Cassidy, who came to fame as a '70s teen heartthrob and lead singer on "The Partridge Family," has died, according to his publicist Jo-Ann Geffen.

Women's center in downtown Louisville has new name and location, but same mission Video included

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There is a new name and a new home for a place that offers alternatives and help for women facing tough decisions. 

Rare six-part kidney transplant at Jewish Hospital brings new family together Video included

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After a rare six-part transplant at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, six people are bonded by three kidneys.

Investigation uncovers boarded up and abandoned Habitat for Humanity homes in west Louisville Video included

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There are 30 years of success stories of Habitat for Humanity in Louisville, but there's also a tale not being told.

Audit: RiverLink may lose $720k in annual toll revenue from license plate, camera errors Video included

The toll gantry on Lincoln Bridge. The toll gantry on Lincoln Bridge.
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The October 26 audit, obtained by WDRB News through a public records request, provides an early accounting of how much money Kentucky and Indiana risk losing due to flaws in the cashless bridge toll network that began late last year.

Thousands of drivers still figuring out new roundabout in Fairdale Video included

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Studies show roundabouts cause fewer serious crashes and improve traffic flow.

Developer withdraws plan to build Dollar General in Floyds Knobs Video included

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Some wanted to save the 150-year-old house on the property on Paoli Pike, but the county said the developer withdrew the application before Monday night's Floyd County Planning and Zoning Commission meeting.

Many big box stores have Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving, while others will be closed Video included

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Black Friday savings are rolling out before Black Friday. Some big box stores are having big sales as early as Thanksgiving.

Former U of L football player shares story of addiction to help others Video included

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Pike says his faith helped him turn his life around.

21-hour days and $320,000 of overtime highlight 'shocking' extra pay to 7 LMPD officers Video included

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A WDRB News investigation found officers worked weeks or months without taking a day off -- including weekends -- logging what experts say would be either suspicious or dangerously long hours.

Developer unveils plan to turn Colonial Gardens into restaurants, beer garden Video included

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The historic property across from Iroquois Amphitheater was originally opened as a beer garden back in 1902.

Parent accused of assaulting JCPS bus driver in front of students Video included

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A Louisville woman is facing several serious charges after police say she assaulted a JCPS bus driver in front of students Monday morning. 

Southern Indiana woman arrested after police allegedly find meth, guns inside her home

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According to police, troopers found about five grams of crystal meth, five guns and other paraphernalia inside the home.

Judge approves new living arrangements for man awaiting second trial on arson charges

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A judge has allowed a man whose arson conviction was thrown out because investigators gave him a beer to move to a sober living facility.

U of L appeal to NCAA blasts sanctions for sex-for-recruits scandal as 'grossly excessive' Video included

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Newly released documents show how the University of Louisville is fighting back against penalties imposed on it by the NCAA's Committee of Infractions.

Louisville Water Company approves rate hike, and a long list of major projects

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The impact of the rate hike on the average customer bill starting January 1. 

Louisville priest named bishop of Diocese of Nashville

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He currently serves as pastor of Holy Trinity Parish and Holy Name Parish in Louisville.

Columbus, Indiana man in critical condition after he's pulled from Flatrock River

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He's currently in critical condition at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

UPDATE: Charlie Rose fired by both CBS News and PBS following sexual misconduct allegations

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Both CBS News and PBS fired Charlie Rose on Tuesday, the day after sexual misconduct allegations against him surfaced.

Ballard High School student who died from cancer honored at Mayor's Thanksgiving breakfast Video included

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Amzie Smith died of cancer earlier this year.

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