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Louisville, Ky. (WDRB News) -- Police are on the scene of a deadly accident on Interstate 64 near the Watterson Expressway. Official say the accident happened around 1:30 Sunday afternoon. Police sayMore >>
A deadly day on Louisville roads - as emergency crews respond to two fatal accidents.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 12:41 AM EDT2013-05-20 04:41:21 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The scene is always the same. After every University of Kentucky basketball home game, the coach walks across the Rupp Arena court, puts on his headset and starts talking withMore >>
Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari will do things a bit differently with his young but talented Wildcats team this season.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 4:39 PM EDT2013-05-19 20:39:12 GMT
NEEDMORE, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana conservation officers have recovered the body of a woman from a water-filled southern Indiana quarry. Officers say the body of 37-year-old Jamie Fleenor was recovered aboutMore >>
The body of 37-year-old Jamie Fleenor was recovered about 5:30 a.m. Sunday after The Lawrence County Sheriff's Department received a report that a female had fallen into a quarry.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 11:17 PM EDT2013-05-20 03:17:30 GMT
Inspiration and motivation gives people the determination to do some pretty incredible things yet the feat bringing Stuart Perry and Jonathan Ramser together could be a testament to faith and fate. PerryMore >>
Stuart Perry lives a double life. Youth Minister Sunday morning, professional wrestler Saturday nightMore >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 11:04 PM EDT2013-05-20 03:04:43 GMT
Louisville, Ky. (WDRB News) - A memorial for a man murdered on Oaks Day erupts into anger. Friends and family of 26-year-old Quintez Thompson said prayers, sang songs and released balloons, outside Dino'sMore >>
26-year-old Quintez Thompson was shot to death outside Dino's food mart on Broadway.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:04 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:04:48 GMT
Louisville, KY (WDRB News) -- One of the world's most popular religious leaders brought his message of tolerance and peace to the Yum! Center. The 14th Dalai Lama wrapped up his first of three days inMore >>
The Dalai Lama came to Louisville with a message of compassion and tolerance.More >>
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I wrote one of my first editorials in the wake of the September 11th terrorist attacks. In it, I predicted that those responsible would be brought to justice and that America would emerge stronger than ever.
Now, looking back, I believe my predictions have proven largely correct.
Yes, it took longer than many expected, but Osama bin Laden, was finally found and killed, and his al Qaeda organization has been severely crippled. And because of the lessons learned that day, we're now far less vulnerable to terrorist plots, from outside our borders as well as within.
But scoring these victories and increasing our security has cost thousands of lives and trillions of dollars. And in the process, in many ways, we've sacrificed many of the freedoms we once took for granted and become a less trusting, less open society.
Given the choice, I'd love to return to those more carefree days. But we weren't given that choice. A new reality was forced upon us that day ten years ago, and there's no going back.
But we can make sure our newfound vigilance is always based in strength instead of fear. And that it's always tempered with common sense and a mutual respect for each others' dignity. That's not only the American way – it's also the best way I can think of to honor the memory of those who paid the ultimate price that day.