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Jump into the Altitude Trampoline Park this summer Video included

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It offers 24,000 square feet of trampolines, birthday party rooms, open space, lounge areas, and concession stands.

40 years of celebrating the strawberry in Starlight, Indiana Video included

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Keith Kaiser learns about everything strawberry before Saturday's festival.

Grocery sees dirty word in 'Summa Cum Laude,' censors cake

The Publix in South Carolina thought "Summa Cum Laude" included a dirty word and changed the message on the graduation cake. The Publix in South Carolina thought "Summa Cum Laude" included a dirty word and changed the message on the graduation cake.
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The computer at the South Carolina Publix marked it as a naughty word and substituted three hyphens.

Residents in central Indiana warned after 14-foot Burmese python escapes Video included

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The snake went missing on Friday, but police say the owner didn't report it right away. 

Hall of fame to redo soccer star Brandi Chastain plaque

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A bronze plaque honoring soccer star Brandi Chastain got a red card Tuesday after a social media outcry over its unflattering portrayal of the athlete.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum keeps racing history under one roof Video included

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Keith Kaiser explores some winning traditions before the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing."

Parents go to court to boot 30-year-old son from home

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In a real-life case of "Failure to Launch," an upstate New York judge has ordered a 30-year-old man to move out of his parents' house after they went to court to eject him.

Prince Harry, Meghan attend first royal event as newlyweds

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They attended a Buckingham Palace garden party honoring Prince Charles.

Louisville's resident royal cake maker shares rarely seen video of experience

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Chef David Dodd with Sullivan University designed and created the cake for Princess Anne's 1973 wedding. He's sharing rarely seen video of the process with WDRB.

New games at the Kentucky Lottery Video included

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One out of every five Kentuckians have now received a college scholarship or grant paid for by Lottery proceeds.

YMCA of Greater Louisville wants swimmers to have fun and be safe Video included

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Keith Kaiser gets some swimming safety advice.

Parents ask judge for help kicking 30-year-old son out of their home

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The couple has issued him five written notices, and even offered him $1,100 to put toward rent somewhere else.

Hike, Bike & Paddle inspires hundreds of fitness fans on Memorial Day Video included

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Keith Kaiser learns how you can participate in Louisville's fitness festival.

WDRB in the Morning's Mike Marshall has a twin! Video included

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Mike Humphreys says he got stopped several times during Derby week by people thinking he was Mike Marshall! 

SLIDESHOW: Sunday is National Rescue Dog Day

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Viewers shared dozens of adorable photos of their cute, cuddly, rescued furry loved ones.

Academy @ Shawnee equestrian club takes students to the farm

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The Academy at Shawnee is less than 10 miles away from Churchill Downs, but worlds away from the elite racing industry. A unique club is bridging the gap and bringing the love of horses to students.

Buy Local Fair at Louisville Water Tower Park Video included

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Keith Kaiser gets a preview of local offerings at this weekend's Buy Local Fair.

Dump truck hits Texas toll road barrier and bursts into flames Video included

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The truck smashed into the wall at such a speed that the cab was knocked off its mounts.

Norton Commons prepares for its 4th Annual Art Festival Video included

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Keith Kaiser features some artists getting ready for an artsy weekend.

'Come and take it' | Kent State grad takes parting shot at school's 'anti-gun' policies

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22-year-old Kaitlin Bennett posed for pictures with a gun and the words 'come and get it' on her graduation cap.

Michigan man claims security camera captured an 'angel' floating over truck

A Michigan man said a security camera capture an image of an angel over his truck. A Michigan man said a security camera capture an image of an angel over his truck.
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Glen Thorman said he was shocked when he saw the image float up and then out of the frame of his camera.

"Tree Pollen" performed by Candyce Clifft Video included

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The song is a spoof of Tom Petty's "Free Fallin'."

Couple finds safe full of gold and jewelry in their backyard

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When the tree company wanted to move what they all thought was a cable box, they found out it was not full of wires.

Help spread kindness at the 'Mighty Kindness Hoot' Video included

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The Hoot showcases local green businesses, natural medicine and healing, community services, peace and social justice, local farms, local artists and musicians.

Michigan woman fired after cops seize laxative-laced brownies

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The reason police say it wasn't a criminal act.

A new ice cream spot to help you beat the spring heat Video included

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Waffles and ice cream come together for a sweet treat at Liége & Dairy at Holiday Manor.

A pasta salad recipe perfect for summer holiday cookouts Video included

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Kroger Chef Paul Dowell shares his easy to do pasta salad recipe.

Survey: Quarter of people late to work at least once a month

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The survey says 43% of managers have fired someone for constant tardiness.

Celebrate the royal wedding with a unique bathing suit

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"Bags of Love" released the bathing suits, which feature closeup shots of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Kids in need will benefit from a magical night during 'The Magic & The Wonder' Video included

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Keith Kaiser gets a lesson in the art of magic before the event that benefits Kosair Charities and the Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies.

Did a Labrador mix snap a group selfie? Looks that way

A doggie daycare near Cincinnati snapped a photo that looks like the best dog selfie ever! A doggie daycare near Cincinnati snapped a photo that looks like the best dog selfie ever!
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A doggie daycare near Cincinnati snapped a photo that looks like the best dog selfie ever!

Michigan police department picks new feline "Pawfficer" Video included

"Pawfficer Donut" is the newest edition to the Troy, Michigan Police Department. "Pawfficer Donut" is the newest edition to the Troy, Michigan Police Department.
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A cat named "Pawfficer Donut" was sworn in to the Troy Police Department Friday by a judge.

Shively girl sells lemonade, helps others who were dealt lemons

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With lemons, hard work and sugar, she is trying to earn at least $1,000 by the end of the month.

Vote to help North Oldham HS student win the Google Doodle contest

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A lot is on the line for one North Oldham High School student, after her doodle was chosen to advance in a contest by Google.

Printing pictures on pints creating buzz for Louisville bar

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A local bar is printing pictures on the foam of beers, creating drinkable art that's causing a buzz online.

'I am Groot' resume goes viral, after Texas teacher gave super hero assignment

A Texas student earned an 'A' by coming up with an "I am Groot" resume and cover letter. A Texas student earned an 'A' by coming up with an "I am Groot" resume and cover letter.
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The creative twist on his teacher's assignment didn't turn out too badly for the student, either. 

Point your green thumb to Historic Locust Grove's Gardeners' Fair Video included

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Keith Kaiser joins some gardening fans before the Gardeners' Fair at Historic Locust Grove.

Neighbors celebrate a new community farm at the Spring Farm Fling Video included

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Keith Kaiser gets into the farm life at the new Iroquois Farm.

Pakistani man dominates watermelons and walnuts in world record attempts Video included

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A Pakistani man smashed 51 watermelons with his head and crushed 281 walnuts with one hand, both in just a minute.

Historic Downtown Jeffersonville creates a sweet event with the Chocolate Lovers Stroll Video included

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Keith Kaiser indulges his sweet tooth during the Chocolate Lovers Stroll.

The Louisville FREE Public Library becomes a giant classroom for the How-To Festival Video included

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Keith Kaiser learns about a few of the 100 topics during the How-To Festival.

Get your lawnmower ready for the summer cutting season Video included

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Jim Lehrer from Brownsboro Hardware and Paint has some tips for getting your lawnmower ready to tackle your yard this summer.

Radio-controlled vehicles take over Papa John's Cardinal Stadium Video included

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The annual "Gear Wars" event promises high speed action, family fun and prize money.

Hart County rocketry club blasting off to national competition

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The team will travel to the Washington D.C. area to compete in the Team America Rocketry Challenge, the aerospace and defense industry's premier competition.

Naming prized thoroughbreds comes with lots of rules and regulations Video included

The Jockey Club in Lexington, Ky. certifies all thoroughbred names. The Jockey Club in Lexington, Ky. certifies all thoroughbred names.
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Ever wonder how racehorses get their names? Owners must follow specific rules set out by the Jockey Club.

IMAGES: Kentucky Derby infield crowd puts the spotlight on colorful characters Video included

Keith Kaiser was making friends in the infield with the first guy in line well before dawn for Kentucky Derby 144. Keith Kaiser was making friends in the infield with the first guy in line well before dawn for Kentucky Derby 144.
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Keith Kaiser put on the loudest suit he could find and hit the bricks for a trip to the center of Churchill Downs. 

Lexington jockey school instructs Derby hopefuls Video included

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What does it take to be a successful, winning jockey at the Kentucky Derby?

Tim Laird shows us how to make Liquid Bourbon Balls and Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie Video included

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Find these recipes and more in Tim's new book, The Bourbon Country Cookbook.

The silver Kentucky Oaks trophy is ready for the fastest filly on the track Video included

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The Oaks trophy stays on display at the Derby Museum throughout the year.

Equine surgeon Keith Latson serves as on-call vet for Triple Crown Video included

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Dr. Latson has served as on-call vet for the Triple Crown since 2015.

Trainer Bob Baffert talks about his horses racing in the 144th Kentucky Derby

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Baffert has two horses running in the 144th Kentucky Derby, Justify and Solomini

Kentucky Derby Museum officials give Oaks Day update on expansion project Video included

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The Derby Museum is currently undergoing a $6.5 million renovation project.

Make festive Derby and Oaks drinks without the alcohol Video included

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The folks at Flavorman showed WDRB's Candyce Clifft how to make non-alcoholic Derby drinks.

Jockey silks proudly display the mark of the horse's owner Video included

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WDRB's Sterling Riggs met a local woman who has been making silks for 53 years

Celebrity picks for Derby 144 Video included

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Local celebrities and horse racing experts give their opinions on the top horses to watch in the Run for the Roses.

Country ham biscuits with sorghum apple butter will be served up at the Historic Homes Foundation Derby Breakfast Video included

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The 40th annual Historic Homes Foundation Derby Breakfast and 4th annual Bourbon & Biscuits is Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. until noon.

WDRB Sports Team talks about the 2018 Derby and Oaks contenders Video included

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The sports team discusses which horses they think will win the big races.

A pair of Derby inspired dishes from Anoosh Bistro Video included

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Local ingredients and bourbon star in these two dishes.

Breeders' Cup CEO talks about the event's return to Churchill Downs Video included

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The Breeders' Cup will be at Churchill Downs November 2nd and 3rd.

Mint Julep and Oaks Lily cupcakes perfect for Oaks and Derby parties Video included

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Mint Julep and Oaks Lily cupcakes are made at The Bakery at Sullivan University.

14-karat gold trophy awaits the winner of the 144th Kentucky Derby Video included

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 It takes about five months to handcraft the statue from 65 ounces of solid gold with a jade base.

Adrienne & Company bakes up jockey themed cupcakes Video included

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Adrienne & Company cake artist Adrienne Pasquantino Holland shares easy to make Derby themed treats.

Stars will be out for Unbridled Eve Derby Gala Video included

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The event and auction benefits several local charities, including Blessings in a Backpack and the Jennifer Lawrence Arts Fund at Fund for the Arts.

Take a tour through the Backside at Churchill Downs

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Take a rare look at what everyone doesn't see at Churchill Downs

Fun fashions take over the Paddock during the Kentucky Derby Video included

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WDRB's Candyce Clifft talked to Brianna Mott of Fashion at the Races to see what styles everyone will be wearing at the track this year.

LMPD Chief Steve Conrad says safety will be top priority during the Kentucky Derby Video included

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LMPD Chief Steve Conrad discusses security for Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby.

A racehorse only has one shot at winning the Kentucky Derby Video included

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Sterling Riggs explains why the horses that will line up on Saturday have already overcome great odds just to make it to the starting gate

KDF Events continue on Wednesday Video included

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Events start Wednesday morning and last throughout the day

Live tiger left inside duffel bag by smugglers trying to cross Rio Grande into US, officials say

Officials say someone was trying to smuggle a tiger cub into the U.S. from Mexico. (Couresty U.S. Border Patrol) Officials say someone was trying to smuggle a tiger cub into the U.S. from Mexico. (Couresty U.S. Border Patrol)
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The male tiger cub appeared to be three or four months old, according to officials. 

Michigan Catholic school to use 'modesty ponchos' at prom

A Catholic school near Detroit will issue "modesty ponchos" to students who show too much skin at prom. A Catholic school near Detroit will issue "modesty ponchos" to students who show too much skin at prom.
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Female students wearing dresses thought to be too revealing will be required to cover up. 

2018 $1,000 Mint Julep honors The Best of Kentucky Video included

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This year's cup, recipe and experience is presented under the theme: The Best of Kentucky on Kentucky's Best Day.  

Chef Ouita Michel makes Derby classics with Woodford Reserve Video included

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The Woodford Reserve Panna Cotta and Woodford Reserve's Strawberries Derby are perfect treats for your derby parties

Getting the perfect hairstyle for Kentucky Derby 144 Video included

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Stylist Jodie Franklin from Schaefer Studio showed off several different hairstyles perfect for derby day.

Kentucky Derby Festival events happening on Tuesday

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Several Kentucky Derby Festival events are scheduled for Tuesday.

Volare Executive Chef Josh Moore makes Vitello Saltimbocca Video included

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Volare Italian Ristorante is a fine dining restaurant serving modern Italian cuisine with southern hospitality.

Guys don't have to break the bank on a Derby outfit to look great Video included

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We went bargain hunting to find some designer brands for men for a fraction of the price.

Derby Week excitement builds ahead of the 144th Kentucky Derby Video included

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WDRB's Keith Kaiser is getting in on the excitement in and around Churchill Downs.

Kentucky Derby Festival events happening on Monday Video included

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Here is a look at the Kentucky Derby Festival events happening on Monday.

Louisville woman shares cancer story ahead of Oaks Pink Out Survivors Parade

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Ahead of Friday's Kentucky Oaks Pink Out, Paula Miller is sharing her recent journey before she walks in her first Survivors Parade.  

Founder of local crypto-currency consulting firm capitalizing on dream and honoring father

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Demand is booming for crypto-currencies, like Bitcoin.

Mount Washington farm uses unique process to grow produce for Churchill Downs

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It's crunch time as the chefs of Churchill Downs prepare to feed the thousands of people who will attend Oaks and Derby.

IMTS Balloon wins the 2018 Great Balloon Charity Race Video included

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The early morning race includes local celebrities like WDRB's Keith Kaiser competing to win $1,000 for their favorite charities. 

Kroger's Fest-a-Ville provides entertainment and food for Derby Festival fans Video included

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Keith Kaiser tries out some of the offerings at Kroger's Fest-a-Ville at the Waterfront.

Hank Azaria says he is willing to stop voicing Apu on 'The Simpsons'

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People of South Asian heritage have criticized the heavily accented Apu for reinforcing stereotypes.

WDRB's Candyce Clifft gets a Hepatitis A vaccine Video included

A former employee of a restaurant in St. Matthews has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A, according to a news release from the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness. A former employee of a restaurant in St. Matthews has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A, according to a news release from the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness.
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Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection. Symptoms of the virus include fatigue, decreased appetite, stomach pain, nausea, darkened urine, pale stools and jaundice.

Louisville TKO Boxing teaches life lessons in the ring Video included

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Keith Kaiser gets in the boxing ring to learn more about the sport.

WWE brings Smackdown to KFC Yum! Center Video included

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Charlotte Flair stopped by WDRB in the Morning to talk about her strategy in Louisville.

Retired race horses get a second life with Second Stride Video included

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Keith Kaiser finds out what it takes to help a thoroughbred move on to a second career.

Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William leave hospital with newborn son

Hours after giving birth, Prince William and Duchess Kate left the hospital with their newborn son. Hours after giving birth, Prince William and Duchess Kate left the hospital with their newborn son.
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The Royal Couple has not revealed the baby's name.

Tim Laird discusses the recipes in his new cookbook Video included

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Tim stopped by WDRB In the Morning to show us two featured items in his new book, a Bacon Pimento Cheese, and a Blueberry Julep.

Spring into spring gardening at Gardenaganza Video included

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Keith Kaiser gets some advice from some Master Gardeners.

Film festival to help fund handicap-accessible bridges in Elizabethtown

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A group in Elizabethtown is on a mission to make parks accessible to everyone by building a bridge to nature.

Several military members return home to perform in Thunder Over Louisville

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Members of our nation's military gather on the river bank for Thunder Over Louisville and for many, it means flying home. As hundreds of thousands of spectators take their seats, a lot has had to happen behind the scenes leading up to Saturday.

Pilots get ready to put on a show during Thunder Over Louisville Video included

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Pilots are excited to have such great weather for Thunder and said they will be able to do bigger stunts, compared to last year. 

Give a Day of Service at 'Love the Hungry' and help feed kids about the world Video included

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Keith Kaiser helps package meals for those in need.

PAWS ON PATROL: Police partner with animal shelter to take dogs on field trips Video included

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The next dog you see inside an LMPD patrol car may not be a drug-sniffing K-9 out to hunt criminals.

Heinz announces 'mayochup' coming to U.S.

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Fan support on Twitter for the condiment combo was overwhelmingly positive.

'Jesus Christ Superstar' rocks the stage at Providence High School Video included

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Keith Kaiser gets a look at the Providence High School Theatre Department's latest production.

VIDEO: Gorilla mom kissing her baby at national zoo is an internet sensation

Video of Calaya and her baby Moke bonding went viral in the hours after he was born. Video of Calaya and her baby Moke bonding went viral in the hours after he was born.
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Video of Calaya and Moke bonding went viral, after the zoo posted it on its Facebook page. 

Workout with a purpose at the 413 Fitness Dry Tri Video included

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413 Fitness created a workout to get the blood pumping and help raise money for Redeem The Dream.

John Stamos welcomes son, names him after father

John Stamos and wife Caitlin welcome a son they named Billy. John Stamos and wife Caitlin welcome a son they named Billy.
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The "Fuller House" star and 31-year-old Caitlin McHugh married in February

Hot Brown recipe is one of Kentucky's best known dishes that can easily be made at home Video included

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Kroger Chef Paul Dowell explains how to make the famous Hot Brown - from the comfort of your own home.

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