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Bridges Project officials say 2nd Street bridge construction on schedule Video included

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Right now, crews are preparing the bridge for pavement work. It looks a little odd, but officials say it will all make sense once the work is done.

JCPS Board hears proposals from School of Innovation finalists

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The district received 49 applications and narrowed it down to 12 semifinalists before naming the four finalists in March.

Southern Indiana serial killer faces sentencing in third murder case Video included

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William Clyde Gibson pleaded guilty to the murder of Stephanie Kirk in early June.

Bill Clinton set to make more appearances with Grimes

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Clinton, who twice carried Kentucky as a presidential candidate, appeared at a campaign event with Grimes in Louisville in February.

Jury recommends death sentence for Louisville man convicted in 1983 murder

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A jury has recommended the death sentence for Larry Lamont White for killing a woman in 1983.

Outlet Shoppes preparing for opening day, expansion Video included

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The mall is opening at 100 percent capacity, which Outlet management company Horizon Properties says is incredibly rare.

MSD rates go up Friday

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Sewer and drainage bills are likely going up beginning Friday, as the board of the Metropolitan Sewer District is expected to approve a 5.5 percent rate increase at its meeting today.

Noah's Ark project seeks state tax incentives Video included

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Answers in Genesis wants to build the $73-million dollar project in Grant County.

Police: victim and suspect hospitalized after robbery attempt ends in shootout Video included

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Two men were hospitalized early Monday after a shootout in downtown Louisville.

U of L student found dead in off-campus housing complex

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Police are investigating after a 22-year-old University of Louisville student was found dead in an off-campus apartment. We're told foul play is not suspected.

One lane of I-65 north shut down for repairs

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Repairs are expected to be completed Tuesday, with the lane expected to re-open sometime Tuesday morning.

BOZICH | Louisville-Indiana football game remains unlikely

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Indiana football coach Kevin Wilson told reporters at Big Ten media days that the Hoosiers must play seven home games every season. In 2014, they have six.

Group presents check to Gov. Beshear for Kentucky National Guard Memorial Video included

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The group's original goal was $100,000, but they more than doubled that amount.

100-year-anniversary of beginning of World War I

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The U.S. originally took a stance of neutrality, but was unable to avoid war as hostilities with Germany intensified.

Bardstown construction company part of bourbon boom Video included

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The construction of new warehouses to store the increasing number of bourbon barrels needed by the industry is becoming a familiar sight in bourbon country these days.

Additional items added to The Outlet Shoppes of Bluegrass silent auction

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Additional items from The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass have been added to the silent auction for the Opening Night VIP Preview Shopping Event and are now available for online bidding.

Watterson Trail closed near Electron Drive as crews attempt to remove tree

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We're told they may have to use a crane to remove the tree.

Israel military: 9 soldiers killed in Gaza attacks

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Palestinian health officials say more than 1,000 Palestinians have been killed since the war began the three weeks ago.

Police looking for suspect after Fifth Third robbery

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When last seen, the suspect was on foot on Woodmore Avenue around 9 a.m. 

Boil water advisory issued for Edwardsville Water customers

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The alert was issued because of a water main break that happened early Monday morning.

All-clear given after gas leak on UK campus

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The all-clear was issued around 2:15 p.m.

Transportation plan to be discussed at Jeffersonville meeting tonight

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KIPDA, the federally funded transportation planning agency for the Louisville region, will hold an open house tonight in Jeffersonville, Ind. to receive comments on a draft of its Horizon 2035 Metropolitan Transportation Plan.

Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar

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Dollar Tree said Monday it is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, significantly broadening its reach as it looks to fend off Wal-Mart, which has been stepping up its courtship of lower-income customers

Police issue traffic advisory for Simpsonville outlet mall opening

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Digital signs will be along I-64 to advise motorists of lane usage.

Odd but True: 3-year-old child crashes his mom's car

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The car hit a neighbor's house and when it did, police say the boy got out, went home and watched cartoons.

Kentucky same-sex couple travels to Illinois to get marriage license Video included

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Sarah Peacock and Kristy Sturgill tried to apply for a marriage license with help from "Faith Leaders for Fairness," but the couple was kept from filling out the application.

BOZICH | MLB prospect scoreboard: UK 4, U of L 2, IU 2

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MLB.com  has released its list of baseball's Top 100 big-league prospects and Top 20 per team. Kentucky, Louisville and Indiana are all represented.

Suspect in Indy home explosions seeks change of venue

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One of the suspects in a fatal Indianapolis home explosion will try to convince a judge his trial should be moved.

SUNDAY EDITION: Expanding preschool, converting Kennedy Middle into elem. school part of JCPS plan Video included

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JCPS is looking to free-up more space in eastern Louisville by converting Kennedy Metro -- an alternative middle school near Jeffersontown – into a regular elementary school.

Family of teenage murder victim begs for a stop to the violence Video included

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One year after a 17-year-old is gunned down in a Walgreens parking lot, one of three suspects is still free. But the victim's family isn't focusing on an arrest, as much as they want to send a message to Louisville youth.

Penn. man arrested at kids basketball game at Kentucky Fair and Expo Center

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Police say 35-year-old Robert Inkrote was arguing with a parent about a kids basketball game. Inkrote was allegedly "yelling and cursing, which caused everyone concern."

SHRIBMAN | Salem's Secret Treasure, Hidden Even From Locals

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I finally watched the key turn in a tucked-away corner of the top floor of the hotel and saw the door open to the secret meeting place of the Salem Marine Society, founded 1766.

Louisville man could face death penalty in cold case conviction Video included

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Larry White was found guilty of killing Pamela Strong in 1983.

CRAWFORD | On the passing of Wah Wah Jones, and UK's Fabulous Five

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Wah Wah Jones, the final living member of UK's 'Fabulous Five' 1948 NCAA and Olympic champions, died Sunday at age 88.

Apartment fire breaks out in Fern Creek Video included

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A large residential fire broke out at Overbrook Apartments on Fairground Road in Fern Creek.

Slugger Field transformed for first ever Star Wars night Video included

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Buddy Bat used his light saber, players’ pictures were transformed and crews even marked the field behind home plate to pay homage to the movie series.

LG&E reports Saturday's storm left 20,000 in Jefferson Co. without power Video included

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Storms across Kentuckiana last night put thousands without power.

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