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Proposed plan for new elementary school in downtown Jeffersonville calls for $15 million bond Video included

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Under Greater Clark County Schools' plan for a new school in downtown Jeffersonville, Maple Elementary School would join Spring Hill Elementary at Court and Meigs Avenues. 

JCPS officials confident Head Start on the right track after blistering federal report

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The federal agency’s review prompted JCPS to fire seven teachers and assistants in the program and enact a corrective action plan, and the district is continuing to take steps to ensure past mistakes in the program aren’t repeated.

2 dead, 18 wounded in school shooting in Marshall County, Ky. Video included

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The shooter, a 15-year-old student, is in custody and will be charged with murder,

JCPS reviewing its security in wake of Marshall County mass shooting Video included

Two teenagers were killed and 18 others were injured in Tuesday morning's mass shooting at Marshall County High School in southwest Kentucky. Two teenagers were killed and 18 others were injured in Tuesday morning's mass shooting at Marshall County High School in southwest Kentucky.
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The school shooting at Marshall County High School on Tuesday morning has many parents in Louisville asking what JCPS is doing to ensure student safety.

Kentucky community comes together to cry and pray in wake of mass shooting that killed 2 teenagers Video included

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The sun set on a tragic day for a close-knit community in Benton on Tuesday, but the effects of the day will stick with the community forever.

Deadline approaching for Kentucky students to get Hepatitis A vaccine for next school year Video included

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More than 101,000 JCPS students will need to have gotten the series of two vaccination shots or prove they have gotten the shot in the past.

Prospect police chief's recommendation to fire Todd Shaw cut short by Shaw's resignation Video included

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Prospect Police Chief Jeff Sherrard condemned the racist Facebook messages uncovered from his former assistant police chief, Todd Shaw.

Louisville woman who admitted to 'bludgeoning' man to death indicted by Grand Jury

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Brenda Porter, the Louisville woman who LMPD said admitted to "bludgeoning" a man to death Sunday, was indicted by a Grand Jury on Tuesday. 

Man accused of killing wife in front of teen daughter appears in Clark County court Video included

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The suspect showed very little emotion as he was led into the courtroom, but once he was inside, that changed.

U of L fans anxiously await the final decision on the 2013 National Championship from the NCAA Video included

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In total, as many as 123 victories from 2010 to 2014, including the national title, two Final Four appearances and three conference championships, hang in the balance.

BOZICH | When was the last time Louisville, Kentucky and Indiana were all unranked?

When was the last time Louisville, Kentucky and Indiana were all unranked in the AP college basketball poll? When was the last time Louisville, Kentucky and Indiana were all unranked in the AP college basketball poll?
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When was the last time that Louisville, Kentucky and Indiana were all unranked in the AP college basketball poll?

Louisville deputy mayor says city CFO reviewing LMPD overtime use Video included

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Several officers worked up to 21-hour days every day for weeks or months, including weekends, and racked up enormous amounts of overtime hours.

Supporters believe the smoldering effort to raise the cigarette tax is starting to catch fire Video included

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A cigarette tax increase could be part of a comprehensive tax reform bill in Frankfort.

Kentucky's emerging film industry considers a future without tax credits Video included

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The consequences of Gov. Matt Bevin's plan to drop taxpayer support from productions in the Bluegrass. 

2 men arrested after police allegedly find heroin, cocaine, meth in Algonquin apartment

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Police say a weapon was also found.

American Printing House for the Blind celebrates 160th anniversary Video included

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A local institution that came before the Louisville Slugger bat or the first bottling of bourbon is celebrating a big anniversary.

RAW VIDEO | David Padgett talks about Wednesday's game at Miami Video included

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Louisville interim coach David Padgett talks about the Cardinals' Wednesday night matchup at Miami.

Jefferson County Public Education Foundation changing name, but not its mission

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The new name has been in the works for about a year, and Executive Director Sam Corbett said the group is working with Louisville-based Doe-Anderson Advertising on the project.

Analyst: Louisville's GE Appliances likely to benefit from Trump tariffs on imported washers

Workers make washers in Building 1 at GE Appliance Park in Louisville, Sept. 1, 2017 Workers make washers in Building 1 at GE Appliance Park in Louisville, Sept. 1, 2017
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Louisville-based GE Appliances will “probably benefit” from President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs of up to 50 percent on imported residential washing machines, one analyst says.

Red Cross seeking blood, platelet donations after winter weather and flu leads to shortage

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Officials say more than 550 blood drives were canceled this month because of winter weather.

Louisville needs your help identifying the worst potholes in the city Video included

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Several potholes have started to show up as the city thawed from extreme cold.

Lamar Jackson autograph sessions in Louisville raise $29,000 for charity

Blessings in a Backpack Chief Marketing Officer Nikki Grizzle receives a $25,000 donation check from Lamar Jackson. The $25,000 was raised through autograph sessions at four Louisville-area Planet Fitness clubs. Blessings in a Backpack Chief Marketing Officer Nikki Grizzle receives a $25,000 donation check from Lamar Jackson. The $25,000 was raised through autograph sessions at four Louisville-area Planet Fitness clubs.
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Former University of Louisville and Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Lamar Jackson held five autograph sessions at Planet Fitness clubs in town earlier this month and raised $29,000 for local charities. 

Alaska hit by 7.9 earthquake; tsunami warning canceled

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A 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Alaska's Kodiak Island early Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of the state's coast.

Indiana Senate approves carryout Sunday alcohol sales bill Video included

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It now moves to the House, which is expected to vote soon on its own Sunday sales proposal.

4 people arrested after allegedly traveling to Frankfort to have sex with minor Video included

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The arrests came after a two-day operation by the Cyber Crimes Unit.

Heine Brothers' plans to relocate original Highlands location Video included

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The building the company plans to transform near the Mid City Mall this spring,

Police in Texas arrest suspect accused of murdering 2 men near Bowman Field

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Police in Texas have arrested a suspect after two men were found shot to death in an apartment near Bowman Field last week.

Ex-RiverLink marketing firm sued for failing to pay subcontractor

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New West LLC, which Kentucky hired on behalf of both states in 2014, owes $17,000 and interest to In.Mode Marketing of Louisville for managing RiverLink social media, In.Mode alleges in court documents.

Friends remember man shot and killed outside busy Louisville gas station Video included

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A memorial outside a Louisville gas station is growing as friends and family continue to look for answers to who killed 24-year old Vicente Ramierez. Ramierez.

Borden exploring idea of joining East Washington School Corporation

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After a failed referendum, schools in West Clark are looking into splitting up.

Louisville deputy mayor does not 'remember' twice being told about LMPD sex abuse allegations

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“If the chief thought he briefed me then, I don’t have any reason to doubt him,” deputy mayor told Harper’s attorney, Thomas Clay. “I just don’t remember it.”

LMPD hosts police training academy for Louisville clergy

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The Louisville Metro Police Department hosted the third LMPD Clergy Academy on Monday.

Chef Edward Lee creates program to empower women in 'male-dominated' restaurant industry

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A famous Louisville chef is using his star power to empower women. 

UPDATE: Dozens of Louisville inmates re-indicted after Bullitt Co. man improperly served on Jefferson Co. grand jury

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Commonwealth’s Attorney Tom Wine said the office is in the process of again presenting the cases to the grand jury, and will dismiss the previous indictments.

More than 20 sites in Louisville offering free tax preparation services

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The services are offered by volunteers with the Louisville Asset Building Coalition's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, or VITA, and AARP Tax Aide programs.

CRAWFORD | With five words, Padgett shows he's a different kind of basketball coach

Louisville interim coach David Padgett. (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford) Louisville interim coach David Padgett. (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford)
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Nineteen games into his first season as Louisville's interim head coach, David Padgett is doing things differently, as he showed again after Louisville's 79-67 win over Boston College.

Louisville Urban League to help criminals expunge records with Reily Re-entry Project Video included

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Several hundred thousand dollars has been pledged to help provide people with attorneys to process and file expungement requests.

LG&E customers outraged over skyrocketed electric bills

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The first LG&E and KU bills of the year surprised many customers. 

Dozens of pro-life supporters gather on steps of City Hall in Louisville

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Several speakers called for the end of abortion.

Police say 13-year-old witnessed parents arguing, saw father fire fatal shot

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Police say a 13-year-old girl witnessed her father kill her mother.

POLICE: Suspected drug dealer was trying to impersonate LMPD officer

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Police say that after searching his vehicle they found red and blue lights, as well as a Louisville Metro Police Department patch and BB guns "that appeared to be real handguns."

Local businessman carried to final resting place in wrecker processional

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The 77-year-old passed away January 15.

End to shutdown in sight as Senate breaks Dem filibuster

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Congress sped toward reopening the government Monday, as Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding bill in return for assurances from Republicans leaders that they will soon take up immigration and other contentious issues.

BOZICH | Monday Muse: Petrino needs big play in Louisville defensive coordinator hire

Rick Bozich presents his weekly Monday Muse. Rick Bozich presents his weekly Monday Muse.
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Bobby Petrino whiffed on his last hire at defensive coordinator. He can't whiff again. The great college basketball recruiting class ever. Teddy Bridgewater time again in Minnesota.

AUDIO: US Senator Rand Paul calls 911 to report attack by neighbor Video included

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The claim in court documents over what the neighbors were fighting over.

POLICE: Southern Indiana teen dies after he's accidentally shot by his sister Video included

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Police say the shooting happened Sunday in Campbellsburg.

Two more First Watch cafes in works for Louisville area Video included

The First Watch cafe in St. Matthews (photos courtesy, Gary Holland) The First Watch cafe in St. Matthews (photos courtesy, Gary Holland)
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Two more First Watch daytime cafes are in the works for the Louisville market, one in the Highlands and the other in Clarksville, Ind., according to the  local franchisee.

Louisville man given beer by arson investigators files federal wrongful conviction lawsuit

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On Friday, attorney Aaron Bentley, who represents Thomas, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Louisville, alleging Louisville Metro Arson Squad investigators “coerced” a guilty plea out of Thomas by providing him alcohol and giving him access to pain pills.

Google program gives Elizabethtown High students flexibility with classwork

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EHS rolled out the program Jan. 11, and students use Google Chromebooks to keep up with their schoolwork. Teachers can load assignments, reading materials and class notes to Google Classroom, a free cloud-based system that also allows students to turn in their work digitally.

Jennifer Lawrence nominated for Razzie Award as year's Worst Actress

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Winners of this year's Razzies will be announced on March 3, the day before this year's Academy Awards.

Suspect arrested, victims identified in Dearborn County, Ind. double homicide

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Police say the victims were found dead inside an Aurora, Indiana, home on Friday.

Snoop Dogg attacks racist Facebook messages by former Prospect assistant police chief

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The rapper and his Instagram followers are speaking out about the controversy over Todd  Shaw. 

Home of the Innocents becomes Kentucky's first transitional center for foster children Video included

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The Children's Assessment and Transitional Care Center facility will house 10 children at a time, and each child will stay about six weeks.

Suspects arrested in Frankfort after allegedly trying to arrange sex with children

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The cases, which are unrelated, were both investigated by the Kentucky Office of the Attorney General.

UPDATE: Louisville woman charged with bludgeoning man to death released on home incarceration Video included

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Brenda Porter, 56, was arrested Sunday morning on charges of murder, domestic violence, tampering with physical evidence and abuse of a corpse.

POLICE: Suspect flipped van on Dixie Highway with 3-year-old in vehicle Video included

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Louisville Metro Police say they've arrested a man after he drove away from a traffic stop and fled police, eventually flipping his van and sending a 3-year-old passenger to the hospital.

BOZICH | My weekly AP college basketball Top 25 ballot

Rick Bozich shares his weekly AP college basketball Top 25 ballot. Rick Bozich shares his weekly AP college basketball Top 25 ballot.
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Will Kentucky fall from the Top 25? Will Louisville return for the first time in more than a month? Rick Bozich shares his weekly AP college basketball Top 25 ballot.

Louisville man arrested after woman found dead in Jeffersonville's first homicide since 2015 Video included

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The victim was found just before 4 a.m. Sunday on Viking Court.

Senate expected to hold vote Monday at noon to reopen government

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After Senate talks fell short, the government shutdown extends into the workweek

SUNDAY EDITION | Indiana eyes changes to law legalizing cannabis extract after confusion Video included

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Lawmakers have filed several bills meant to clarify who can take cannabidiol, or CBD, oil and whether stores can sell it. As it stands now, its use is limited to epileptics on a state registry who must show that other treatments aren’t effective.

Retired LMPD officer who worked with former Prospect assistant police chief shocked by remarks Video included

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A retired LMPD officer who once worked with former Prospect Assistant Police Chief Todd Shaw says he was shocked by his racism.

More than 5,000 people gather downtown for Louisville Women's March Video included

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More than 5,000 people gathered in downtown Louisville Sunday afternoon in support of equality. Thousands held signs and chanted outside the Muhammad Ali Center, marking the one-year anniversary of the Women’s March on Washington D.C.

BOZICH | Walz says Louisville basketball loss not a good thing but there's more to the story

Louisville women's coach Jeff Walz closed his eyes as his team lost to Florida State, ending the Cards' perfect season. (Eric Crawford photo) Louisville women's coach Jeff Walz closed his eyes as his team lost to Florida State, ending the Cards' perfect season. (Eric Crawford photo)
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Louisville's perfect 20-0 women's basketball season ended Sunday against Florida State. Cardinals' coach Jeff Walz said the loss was not a good thing. He was right -- and wrong.

Fourth suspect charged in connection with 2016 murder of man found dead inside toolbox Video included

Melanie Howard (Courtesy of the Grayson County Detention Center) Melanie Howard (Courtesy of the Grayson County Detention Center)
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59-year-old Melanie Howard was taken into custody on Friday in connection with the murder of 29-year-old Tromain Mackall.

Police investigating after shooting victims show up at St. Matthews hospital

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Police tell WDRB a call came in at 4:34 p.m.

Woman charged with murder after man found dead behind home near Assumption High School Video included

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A man believed to be in his 60s was found behind a home in the 3000 block of Wellbrooke Road, near Bardstown Road, around 8:20 a.m. Sunday.

CRAWFORD | Louisville survives late scare, beats Boston College 77-69

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The University of Louisville let a big lead slip away in the closing minutes, but held on for its fourth straight ACC victory, beating Boston College 77-69.

Coroner identifies man found shot at Poplar Level Road gas station Video included

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MetroSafe Supervisors tell WDRB the report came in at 4:40 p.m.

3 children rushed to the hospital after being hit by vehicle at William Harrison Park Video included

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MetroSafe supervisors tell WDRB the accident was reported at 3:30 p.m. in the 3200 block of Oleanda Avenue.

Louisville chefs appear on Food Network's 'Chopped' Video included

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They hope the appearance helps bring attention to Louisville's booming food scene.

Minor earthquake confirmed in Morgan County, Kentucky

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Officials say it was a 2.7 magnitude and centered 12 kilometers below surface level.

CRAWFORD | Cal plays it cool, but Kentucky's loss to Florida won't calm concerns

John Calipari makes a point to game officials at halftime. (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford) John Calipari makes a point to game officials at halftime. (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford)
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Kentucky saw its 30-game home winning streak in SEC play stopped by Florida on Saturday, but Wildcats coach John Calipari said, "We'll be fine."

Shutdown heads into day two with divides deepening

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The White House, and Republican and Democratic leaders spent most of Saturday apportioning blame as they sought to shape the political fallout from the shutdown that will only truly begin to hit home on Monday when government departments stay dark after the weekend as federal workers are furloughed.

Financial expert offers three ways to save in 2018

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Making better financial decisions is one of the most popular New Year's resolutions. A local financial expert has a weekly checklist to help people get started and stay on track in the new year. 

2 proposed bills illustrate both sides of the debate over guns in Kentucky Video included

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One bill allows concealed carry of guns on college campuses. The other allows local communities to pass their own gun regulations.

Florida rallies to upset No. 18 Kentucky 66-64

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Jalen Hudson came off the bench to score 17 points, and Chris Chiozza, Keith Stone and Kevarrius Hayers contributed clutch baskets down the stretch as Florida rallied to upset No. 18 Kentucky 66-64 on Saturday night.

Louisville Zoo celebrates Qannik the polar bear's 7th birthday Video included

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Qannik made headlines in 2011 when she was found underweight and alone on Alaska's North Slope, separated from her mother and sibling. 

'Compassion and Pastries' event held at Louisville elementary school as part of JCPS project Video included

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The event, part of the Compassionate Schools Project, focused on becoming more in tune with your children and how they learn.

Kentucky pinball players compete in state championship series in Louisville Video included

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16 of the best pinball players in Kentucky went head-to-head Saturday afternoon in the International Flipper Pinball Association State Championship Series at Zanzabar.

Hope's Closet moves into storefront building to serve growing needs of foster families Video included

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Hope's Closet was started three years ago out of Angela Bischoff's garage. The store is set to open February 10.

Louisville family still looking for answers on 2-year anniversary of loved one's murder Video included

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The family of Aaron Williams released balloons in his memory Saturday afternoon at Calvary Cemetery in Louisville. 

Kentucky Walmart stores hold free Wellness Day health screenings Video included

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Free blood pressure checks, vision screenings and low cost immunizations were given out at Walmart stores across Kentucky on Saturday. 

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