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Ark Encounter gets preliminary approval for tourism tax breaks Video included

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The tourism finance authority panel approved the measure 6-0, with the chairman saying there was no concern about any possible issue of church-state separation.

Small victories add up to big accomplishments for Child Support advocates Video included

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Right now, the child support division is working more than 60,000 active cases - and growing.

Clark County officials stunned after sheriff's indictment Video included

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County officials and residents are reeling after news that the top law enforcement in Clark County is facing federal charges. 

Head coach hails cheerleader found dead in apartment as elite athlete Video included

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22-year-old Danielle "Dani" Cogswell was found dead in an off-campus apartment Monday.

Prosecutors put on defense as Dejuan Hammond's attorneys request dismissal

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Judge weary of more evidence now turning up but has not made ruling on whether to dismiss.

Seven staffers once slated to leave Male High will return

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Seven of the nine teachers and administrators previously overstaffed at Louisville Male High School will retain their positions at the school – and a fourth guidance counselor will be hired to help serve the school's 1,800 students. 

Louisville's health department cutting back on child immunizations, preventative care Video included

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The Affordable Care Act has Louisville's health department exchanging patients for policy, cutting back on child immunizations and preventative care for women.

PGA has big economic impact on region, lesser on some local attractions Video included

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While it will have a big economic impact on the area, some familiar local attractions likely won't see much of a boost from the tournament.

Hurstbourne Pkwy. McDonald's the latest in a string of fast food robberies Video included

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Two men went into the restaurant with their faces covered and fired a shot into the ceiling. One employee was hurt.

Kentucky State Representative Ben Waide indicted on campaign finance charges

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A Franklin County grand jury returned a two-count felony indictment Tuesday morning concerning alleged violations of Kentucky campaign finance laws.

Clark County Sheriff Daniel Rodden indicted on federal charges Video included

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Clark County Sheriff Daniel Rodden has been indicted on several federal charges in connection with alleged incidents involving a prostitute, according to court documents.

Sentencing phase for New Albany serial killer continues Video included

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On Tuesday, Gibson's sister and ex-wife testified about his past -- including an alleged drinking problem and sexual comments.

Police searching for suspect after Circle K robbery Video included

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Police believe the suspect ran into Waverly Park after abandoning the getaway car in the Windsor Hills subdivision. 

WATCH: Women survive encounter with train on rail bridge Video included

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The engineer of the 100-car coal train activated its emergency brakes when he saw the women walking on the 80-foot-high railroad bridge near Bloomington.

Fire crews in Scott County, Ky. rescue fisherman from dam Video included

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Fire crews in Scott County - near Georgetown - say the man got disoriented in the dark on North Elkhorn Creek.

Louisville man at Cincinnati Children's Hospital uses "heartbeat music" to help patients cope Video included

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Photojournalist Dominik Fuhrmann introduces us to Brian Schreck and his unique way of making music.

One lane of I-71 closed due to guardrail in road following accident

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Crews are on the scene working to remove the guardrail from the left lane. The lane is expected to be closed until about 8 p.m.

Bridges lawsuit alleges "fraudulent and discriminatory" acts by Ky. officials

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Louisville firm claims Transportation Cabinet defied inspector's recommendation on minority certification, leading to lost business.

Kentucky college expands for the first time in over 100 years Video included

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The old Sons of the American Revolution building in downtown Louisville will house the college's administration offices and a library.

NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

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The NCAA, which admits no wrongdoing in the settlement and has denied understating the dangers of concussions, hailed the settlement.

5 things to know about Ebola outbreak in W. Africa

(AP Photo/ Youssouf Bah). In this photo taken on Sunday, July 27, 2014, a boy, center, selling soft drinks walk past a clinic taking care of Ebola patients in the Kenema District on the outskirts of Kenema, Sierra Leone. (AP Photo/ Youssouf Bah). In this photo taken on Sunday, July 27, 2014, a boy, center, selling soft drinks walk past a clinic taking care of Ebola patients in the Kenema District on the outskirts of Kenema, Sierra Leone.
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Nigerian health officials reported Friday that a Liberian man sick with the disease had traveled to Togo and then Nigeria before dying. What you need to know about the situation. 

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

(AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov). Israeli artillery fires towards Gaza, near the Israel and Gaza border in the morning of Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov). Israeli artillery fires towards Gaza, near the Israel and Gaza border in the morning of Sunday, July 27, 2014.
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Israel has said it is defending its citizens against attack from Gaza by hitting Hamas rocket launchers, weapons storage sites and military tunnels under the Gaza-Israel border.

Europe levies new sanctions against key sectors of Russian economy

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President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy in the latest move by the U.S. to force Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his support for Ukrainian rebels.

Construction begins on LED lighting for Big Four Bridge

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The Big Four Bridge is about to get lit.

State Fair Board to begin hiring 750 temporary workers

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Jobs include ticket sellers, gate attendants, maintenance, grounds, housekeeping and tram drivers.

BOZICH | Is Jeff Brohm the right guy for Western Kentucky? You bet

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Former Trinity and U of L quarterback Jeff Brohm has worked for an amazing list of mentors while preparing for his first head-coaching opportunity at Western Kentucky University. 

U of L identifies student found dead at off-campus housing Video included

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According to the university, Dani Cogswell was found in an apartment at Cardinal Towne, a privately-operated student housing complex affiliated with U of L.

SLIDESHOW: 44th annual Dainty contest at Hauck's Handy Service

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This year's big winner was Ned Dailey, who hit the dainty 131 feet. The winner of the lemons - for hitting it the shortest distance - was Karen Knight-Willburn, with just a six-inch hit. 

Dog door burglar crashes and burns Video included

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Police in Houston, Texas are looking for a dog door burglar, who was caught on camera failing in an attempt to steal a bike.

Greater Clark County teachers compile first district-wide supply list Video included

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Parents say they are happy about the pared-down list because it is cheaper than in previous years.

JCPS teachers rally during contract negotiations with district Video included

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They want more than the 1% raise mandated by the state for next year, and say quality teachers and staff deserve "quality pay."               

Bill Clinton set to make more appearances with Grimes Video included

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

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.

Clowns rescue clown colleague after car collision

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About 10 clowns had finished putting on a show at Berkeley Avenue Elementary School in Westwood on Monday and departed in their respective cars. But the clowns' cars came to a halt when they saw another clown in need.

TRAILER: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Video included

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The movie -- the third and final chapter of a series of films based on the classic J.R.R. Tolkien novel "The Hobbit" -- is expected to hit theaters Dec. 17.

Pair accused of stealing copper, running from cops

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Police say Gregory Denham and Megan Walston admitted to breaking into apartments in the 7700 block of Beulah Church Road, with the intention of stealing copper.

"Secular invocation" sparks brief debate at Shelbyville city council meeting

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A "secular invocation" delivered at the opening of a city council meeting in Shelbyville earlier this month sparked comments from those who believe prayer has a place in government meetings, and those who don't.

KONZ | JCPS Board hears proposals from School of Innovation finalists Video included

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

DYCHE | Saving Kentucky Shakespeare Video included

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Matt Wallace and his team saved and strengthened Shakespeare this year.

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