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The Rundown: A plague of frogs, a germ-fighting breakthrough and some un-Wayne Blackshear comments

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Catch up with the week's most popular stories in the WDRB News rundown. Here's what's on our list:

1. Thousands of frogs plaguing southern Indiana man's yard

It's a quiet, rural area with no neighbors in sight. He says he doesn't get too many visitors and he's not a people person. But in the last few days, it's not people he's had to worry about. It's frogs.

2. A small lab in Indiana is on the verge of a big breakthrough in germ-fighting technology

A new product called Nouvex is up for approval from the Environmental Protection Agency. Creators say it can be worked into any surface to fight germs…forever. The creators at Purdue Research Park in New Albany say it will eliminate the need to constantly use Clorox wipes.

3. CRAWFORD | Blackshear's latest comments don't match the reality of the past four years

Eric Crawford shares his thoughts on the very un-Wayne Blackshear comments Wayne Blackshear made to the Chicago Tribune last week.

4. Chris Jones told detective he had consensual sex with woman who accused him of rape

A day after a 19-year-old woman accused former University of Louisville basketball player Chris Jones of locking her in a bathroom and raping her on Feb. 22, Jones told a detective the sex was consensual. Jason Riley breaks down the evidence presented to a grand jury, who declined to indict Jones.

5. Patrick Henry Hughes movie debuts at Louisville Palace

The film tells the story of how Hughes overcame incredible odds, after being born without eyes -- learning to play the piano and trumpet -- and how he was even able to play in the U of L marching band, thanks to his father pushing Patrick in his wheelchair.

6. Fire crews fight flames in Whiskey Row buildings, facades will likely be saved

Louisville Fire crews began battling a blaze in a Whiskey Row structure Monday afternoon and officials say the historic facades will likely be able to be saved. Officials later said the fire was started accidentally when construction workers were using a welding or cutting torch. 

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