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VIDEO: Minion Christmas display in New Albany gaining global fame

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The Facebook video that has been shared nearly 7 million times. 

Cookies and candies usher in the holiday season for Cloverfields Farm & Kitchen Video included

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Janine Washle shares the traditions and foods served at her holiday celebrations. 

Fairdale woman's Santa collection surpasses 1,200 figurines Video included

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A woman in Fairdale has more than 1,200 Santa figures decorating her home for Christmas. WDRB takes a tour and finds out what keeps her collection climbing. 
 

New Albany psychic garners worldwide attention for her artistic abilities

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Homeless by 11 and relying on the kindness of strangers, art was the one constant in Jamie Homeister's life and now, her passion is paying off. 

Norton Children's Hospital holds decorating competition

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Norton Children's Hospital is bringing some holiday cheer to its patients and staff. 

Louisville mom on mission to collect 1,000 suitcases and blankets for kids in foster care Video included

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The initiative is called "Roo's Wish" and donations will be accepted through December 20. 

Adrienne & Co. sweetens the holidays with some tasty treats Video included

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Keith Kaiser visits Adrienne & Co. to make some holiday treats.

Festival of Nativities celebration Video included

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Keith Kaiser is checking out the three-dimensional artistic representation of the birth of Jesus.

Santa with 'naughty' and 'nice' tattoos told he must tone it down

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The mall near Philadelphia where he works says they want a more traditional Santa.  

London mall introduces 'fast lane' to ease rage over slow walkers

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A 720-foot "fast lane" reserved for fast walkers only, just in time for the Christmas rush.

Brush up on your skating skills at the Holiday in the City Ice Rink Video included

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Keith Kaiser joins the Louisville Skating Academy for a Nutcracker on Ice demo.

Forecastle Festival to hold holiday pre-sale on Friday

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Details about the line-up for the 2018 festival are expected to be released early next year.

Corydon Dulcimer Society gets into the Holiday Spirit with a FREE Concert Video included

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Keith Kaiser gets down with the Dulcimer Society for some holiday sounds.

Experience the hustle and bustle of the holidays at USPS Video included

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Keith Kaiser gets advice from the US Postal Service about sending gifts this holiday season.

U of L Parkinson's Disease Buddy Program pairs patients with medical students

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The "buddy" pairs meet monthly to share challenges and accomplishments of living with the disease. 

Masonic Homes celebrate 150 years by decorating for the holidays

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To celebrate its 150th anniversary, the Masonic Homes are decorating for the holidays. 

Seattle artist transforms waste into art at Louisville exhibit

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They say, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. One artist is putting that motto to the test, inviting the public to do the same at a new Louisville exhibit. 

STUDY: Researchers say there's proof dogs are smarter than cats

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A new study done at Vanderbilt University compares the brains of various carnivores. 

VIDEO: 'Big Bang Theory' star Kaley Cuoco engaged to Karl Cook

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The social media post that shows a sobbing Cuoco accepting the proposal and a large diamond. 

Experience the holidays from long ago with Christmastide, 1816 at Locust Grove Video included

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Keith Kaiser travels back in time for a 19th century Christmas.

Dinner & dancing will help area children with "Christmas in Cairo" Video included

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Keith Kaiser joins some area dancers as they prepare for an evening of giving.

Help decorate Jude's Jingle Tree! Video included

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This year Meteorologist Jude Redfield wants the community to help him decorate a Christmas tree that will be in the WDRB weather garden for the month of December.

The Highlands kicks off the holiday season with Bardstown Road Aglow Video included

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Keith Kaiser joins organizers before the Bardstown Road holiday event.

Experts warn that live Christmas trees could carry thousands of bugs into your home

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The bugs most likely to nest in live trees and the best way to avoid an infestation. 

Get into the holiday spirit with Olde Tyme Christmas on Frankfort Avenue Video included

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Keith Kaiser finds out that stores on Frankfort Avenue know how to throw an Olde Tyme Christmas party. 

Five ways to battle stress this holiday season Video included

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A doctor with Norton Healthcare offers five tips on how to stay sane this holiday season.

Made Market holiday event brings together 50 local makers Video included

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Made Market showcases Louisville's local and regional makers at semi-annual events.

Louisville teen to be honored by Nickelodeon for giving back Video included

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A duPont Manual High School student is being recognized by Nickelodeon for his random acts of kindness.

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. 

Bargain shoppers get up early for Black Friday deals at Jefferson Mall Video included

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Keith Kaiser gets in the middle of the Black Friday excitement.

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.

VIDEO: K-9 officers in Alabama do nightly push ups with their dogs

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The music they use to fire them up for the nightly exercises. 

A holiday tradition continues underground with Lights Under Louisville Video included

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Keith Kaiser goes below the surface of Louisville to get into the Christmas spirit.

Winterize your home Video included

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Jim Lehrer from Brownsboro Hardware and Paint has some tips to keep your home warm while the cold weather moves to Kentuckiana.

StoryWood Bowties uses wood with history to craft its masterpieces Video included

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Keith Kaiser learns the process of turning reclaimed wood into bowties from StoryWood Bowties.

Maine boy with cancer dies after wish for early Christmas

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Jacob Thompson's 4-year battle with neuroblastoma ended a week after celebrating his final holiday. 

Cheesy Spaghetti Pie is perfect for a chilly day Video included

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Chef Paul Dowell from Kroger shares a recipe for Cheesy Spaghetti Pie.

Make the turducken the centerpiece of your Thanksgiving table Video included

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Keith Kaiser learns how to make a Turducken with Chef John Varanese.

Meet the Louisville painter behind Twiggy Originals

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Meet the woman behind the femme fatales known as Twiggy Originals as she prepares for her busiest time of the year.

Support Louisville attractions on first ever Museum Store Sunday

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You’ve heard of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. Now comes Museum Store Sunday, a chance to at shop at local attractions while giving back. 

Louisville company offering pop-up classes to connect businesses with people wanting to learn new skills

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"Level Up" is a Louisville start up that offers 15 to 20 pop-up classes a month on subjects ranging from cooking to photography to mixology.

Financial expert offers Black Friday Survival Guide

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Door busting deals this Black Friday can also lead to emotional and financial stress. A local financial expert has six ways to avoid overspending.

GRAPHIC IMAGE | Navy admits its aircraft drew lewd images in sky

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Some residents of Washington state were a little shocked by what they witnessed. 

Nerds come together for Louisville's only tabletop gaming convention Video included

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Keith Kaiser learns about the board games, card games and role-playing games at Nerdlouvia.

Report: Princes William and Harry play 'Star Wars' stormtroopers in upcoming 'Last Jedi'

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The two additional stars that are rumored to appear as stormtroopers in the movie. 

Unattended child blamed for destroying Sephora makeup display

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The social media backlash for the shopper in Georgia who posted the picture online. 

Be Our Guest at The Manhattan Project Video included

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The sports bar is in the heart of the Clifton Neighborhood offers favorites like Short Rib Nachos, Cali Burger and Mac and Cheese, as well as a seasonal drink menu.

Louisville hosts the NCAA National Field Hockey Championships Video included

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Keith Kaiser learns about the sport of Field Hockey before the National Championships this weekend.

Creative businesses gather at the Kentucky Center for Yelp's Art in Action Video included

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Keith Kaiser helps Yelp celebrate the creativity of Louisville and beyond.

VIDEO: Louisville Zoo's gorilla checks out the ladies on a cell phone

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Jelani the gorilla goes viral again in a video showing his fascination with gorilla pictures on a guest's cell phone. 

Stove Top Stuffing sells out of its Thanksgiving dinner pants

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This year, you can stuff your face while wearing stuffing pants

Louisville FREE Public Library gets kids excited about learning with Family STEAM Day Video included

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Keith Kaiser finds out how groups are making science, technology, engineering, art and math FUN.

Massachusetts cops stop driver who made license plate from pizza box

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The warning posted on the department's social media. 

$14.5M Louisville study hopes to plant trees, reduce heart disease

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Planting trees for a healthier heart. Leaders from around the world have their eyes on Louisville for a new study, known as the Green Heart Project.  

Taylor Swift to perform in Louisville in 2018 Video included

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The show will be part of her upcoming tour, which supports her recently released studio album "Reputation."

Dine out on Wednesday and help the House of Ruth Video included

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Keith Kaiser gets a taste of Dining Out for Life.

Keep holiday weight gain away with these simple exercises Video included

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Carlos Rivas from Proformance has some simple ways to help keep the holidays from affecting your waistline.

Kentuckiana Hopebridge locations making a difference in lives of kids with autism Video included

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An Indianapolis company that serves children with autism is expanding to the Kentuckiana area.

New Albany restaurant named one of the 50 Best BBQ Joints in America Video included

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When it comes to great BBQ, a New Albany spot tops the list.

Operation Christmas Child collection begins Monday

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Collection for Operation Christmas Child is November 13-20.

Copper and Kings distilling world's oldest gin recipe

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Copper and Kings American Brandy is bottling the gin using the recipe from 1495 and putting their own spin on it.

Little Debbie proclaims "One gotta go forever" over four fan favorites

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The snack cake maker hints that one of its longtime favorites is being eliminated from store shelves.

Support members of the military at this year's annual Veteran's Day Parade Video included

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The annual Veterans Day Parade is part of the city's Week of Valor.

'Magnum P.I.' Higgins actor John Hillerman dies at 84

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John Hillerman had roles in everything from "Blazing Saddles" to "Murder, She Wrote. 

The Festival of Trees & Lights help kick off the holiday season Video included

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Keith Kaiser explore the Festival of Trees & Lights opening today.

GIRAFFE ALERT: Could April the giraffe be expecting another baby?

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The hints from New York's Animal Adventure Park that "love is in the air." 

Small models get to strut their stuff at the Kids Center Fashion Show Video included

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Keith Kaiser helps young models get ready for their big show.

KFC commissions painting to thank man who cracked "11 herbs & spices" stunt Video included

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"Edgette22" is immortalized riding Colonel Sanders piggy-back with a chicken leg in his hand. 

"The Little Mermaid" floats into New Albany High School Video included

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Keith Kaiser gets a look at the New Albany High School Theatre Arts latest production.

UPDATE: Christmas cards arrive by the thousands for little boy dying of cancer

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The overwhelming response from around the world to help 9-year-old Jacob Thompson celebrate one last Christmas. 

60 Years of the Nutcracker on display at the Frazier History Museum Video included

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Keith Kaiser learns about the history of Louisville Ballet's Nutcracker.

Hundreds of artists open their doors for LVA's Open Studio Weekend

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More than 100 artists throughout Louisville open their doors to the public once a year for Open Studio Weekend.

Jeffersonville kicks off the holiday shopping season with an open house Video included

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Keith Kaiser gets a jump on holiday shopping in Jeffersonville.

Proceeds from pop-up fitness class at Churchill Downs to benefit charity

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The class will happen rain or shine.

Dee's demonstrates simple holiday decorations

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 With Halloween in the rear view mirror, Dee's is gearing up for holiday decorating. 

Central High School hosts robotics tournament Saturday

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Central High School's robotics team is hosting a showdown between robots in the ring. The tournament is throughout the day Saturday. 

Florida woman charged with DUI on horseback

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The 53-year-old woman had a blood alcohol level double the legal limit. 

Robber in Chicago recovering after shooting himself in the penis while robbing hot dog stand

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The unique evidence police used to get a positive identification of the suspect. 

Maine boy dying of cancer asks for Christmas cards

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9-year-old Jacob Thompson has just weeks to live, and his family is making sure he gets one last holiday. 

South Fourth Street celebrates those who have passed with "Day of the Dead" Video included

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Keith Kaiser learns about a special day to honor loved ones who have died.

North Carolina woman claims lottery prizes worth $10 K and $1 M on same day

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Kimberly Morris of Wake Forest must be the luckiest woman in the country this week. 

Holidays at the Whistle Stop Restaurant Video included

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Owners Lynn & Mike Cummins share what makes the holidays at The Whistle Stop so unique.

The Duluth Trading Company celebrates grand opening with STIHL Timbersports Video included

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Keith Kaiser learns the ways of a lumberjack.

CirqueLouis presents its colorful production of 'Kaleidoscope' Video included

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Keith Kaiser runs off and joins CirqueLouis.

Production suspended on 'House of Cards' following Spacey allegation

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The Netflix show is filming its final season amid fallout from a 1980s sex abuse allegation against Kevin Spacey. 

IMAGES | WDRB viewers share pics from Halloween 2017

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Dozens of viewers shared pictures of their colorful and creative costumes.

Kentuckiana communities set trick-or-treating times for Halloween night

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Communities across Kentuckiana have set hours for when children will be allowed to go out trick-or-treating.

'God's Littlest Angels' turns old wedding dresses into gowns for stillborn babies Video included

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Christina Parsley was 19 weeks pregnant when she went in for an ultrasound. As she waited to hear the joyous sounds of her baby's heartbeat, there was only silence.

IMAGES | BooFest 2017 puts WDRB employees on edge Video included

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Keith Kaiser gave the WDRB staff a fright and it was all caught on camera.

Bones Redfield, Jude "Be-Headfield" and more make for a spooky Halloween forecast Video included

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A WDRB in the Morning tradition continues this Halloween with WDRB Meteorologist Jude Redfield.

Trading in addiction for fitness lands Louisville man on cover of Men's Health Magazine Video included

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A Louisville man who was addicted to drugs and alcohol seven years ago is now the cover model for Men's Health Magazine. Michael Dubree is now sharing his story to help others struggling with addiction.

Ghoulish eats, 'Dead Velvet' cupcakes and 'feet loaf' for Halloween dinner Video included

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Cloverfield Farm & Kitchen's Janine Washle gets into the spirit of the season with some haunting recipes.

Spooky Halloween recipes from the Chief Entertaining Officer Video included

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Brown-Forman's Tim Laird has several recipes to share that will make your Halloween spook-tacular!

Louisville Fencing Center produces world class athletes Video included

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Keith Kaiser enters the world of fencing at the Louisville Fencing Center.

Louisville's The Haunted Hotel named top Halloween haunt in Kentucky

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Fans say The Haunted Hotel is a must-see, as it promises originality, full contact and fear.

Lexington man's Bourbon Barrel Guitar Company combines love of music and bourbon Video included

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In a state where bourbon barrels out number people, a Lexington man is turning old barrels into guitars.

Last minute Halloween costume ideas Video included

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Looking for a last minute Halloween costume? The WDRB in the Morning weekend crew dressed up with help from Caufield's. 

Locust Grove hosts annual Market Fair

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Historic Locust Grove invites the family to take a step back in time and into the 18th century for its annual Market Fair this weekend. 

VIDEO | Tennessee nurse serenades dying patient with her favorite song

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The emotional video and the appreciation expressed by the family of her patient. 

VIDEO: Stop-motion artists create trippy pumpkin carving video

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A team of digital artists say it took them years to finish the process. 

Starbucks launches new Zombie Frappuccino for Halloween

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The Zombie Frappuccino is only available at Starbucks until Halloween or while supplies last.

Competitors get physical at the Kentucky Muscle Strength & Fitness Extravaganza Video included

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Keith Kaiser joins some fitness competitors as they get ready to take the stage.

Zeggz offers more than just eggs for brunch Video included

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Be Our Guest: ZEGGZ demonstrates how its new champagne machine works.

Students learn about career opportunities at JA Inspire Video included

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Keith Kaiser learns how students are getting career inspiration at a special event.

Artists show off their creativity at Arts & Crafts Day in Pewee Valley Video included

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Keith Kaiser gets a look at some of the artwork that will be featured at Arts & Crafts Day.

Emmy-winning 'Soap' and 'Benson' actor Robert Guillaume dies at 89

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The groundbreaking roles he played on television and stage. 

Firefighters compete in the Combat Challenge World Finals in Louisville Video included

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Keith Kaiser learns what it takes to compete in the Firefighter Combat Challenge.

'Tiny homes' being sold on Amazon

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The homes are 320-square feet and come fully furnished.

Justin Timberlake invited back to Super Bowl halftime show

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The pop superstar will make his third half time appearance at Super Bowl LII. 

Jeffersonville High School Theatre resurrects the Addams Family Video included

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Keith Kaiser joins the cast of The Addams Family, the Musical at Jeffersonville High School.

Louisville safety expert offers helpful hints to make sure kids stay safe this Halloween Video included

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Halloween can be a fun but also dangerous night. A safety expert with Norton Children's Hospital has some tips to keep kids and families safe this Halloween.

WDRB goes behind the scenes of Actors Theatre's 'Dracula' Video included

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WDRB goes backstage of the fall favorite "Dracula" at Actors Theatre. The annual production features pyrotechnics, lots of fake blood and real rats. 

Women diagnosed with breast cancer in their 20s tell stories to raise awareness Video included

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Most people diagnosed with breast cancer are older than 40 years old, while just six percent of people are diagnosed before that age. Two Louisville women diagnosed in their early twenties shared their stories in hopes of spreading awareness.

Be inspired by the Louisville Mini Maker Faire Video included

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Keith Kaiser meets some makers who think outside the box.

BE OUR GUEST: Bourbon Raw offers southern cuisine and plenty of bourbon

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The restaurant serves up modern versions of southern food like a free range fried chicken, along with an extensive raw bar including mussels, crabs, oysters, shrimp and lobster tail.

Go on an adventure around Louisville with 'Clueaville' Video included

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Keith Kaiser gets a clue about "Clueaville" which benefits Home of the Innocents.

Southern Indiana restaurant earns national award for staff Video included

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A small town restaurant is getting some national recognition, but not for its food. Its hard-working staff is doing its part to give back to their community.

Putting out fires the right way during National Fire Prevention Month Video included

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Keith Kaiser learns techniques for putting out fires from Koorsen Fire & Security.

Louisville teens start charity that transforms trash cans into donation bins

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"Good Clothes Good People" transforms old, donated trash cans into works of art to drive clothing donations.

Bon Jovi, Judas Priest, Dire Straits and Moody Blues are Rock Hall nominees

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Nominees for the class of 2018 must have recorded before 1992. 

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