Louisville

Education
1:40 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

Minor Injuries Reported in Bus Accident in Louisville

A school bus full of middle school students overturned when it was hit by a car in southwest Louisville Friday morning, but no students were seriously injured. Louisville police says the bus was headed to Frost Middle School around 7:00 am when a Mustang skidded on the wet road and struck the bus at an intersection. There were 48 children on board the bus and all were transported to Louisville hospitals with what were described as "minor injuries."

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Politics
10:32 am
Mon September 24, 2012

Speaking in Kentucky, Burma's Opposition Hero Supports Lifting Sanctions

Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she supports the lifting of remaining U.S. sanctions against her Asian country because the time has come for her countrymen to take full responsibility to root out any remaining human rights abuses.

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Environment
8:28 am
Fri September 21, 2012

Group Seeks to Halt Spending on Ohio River Bridges

An artist's depiction of the proposed Ohio River bridges project connecting Louisville to southern Indiana

A group that opposes two new planned Ohio River bridges is asking a judge to force Indiana and Kentucky to halt spending on the projects. The Coalition for the Advancement of Regional Transportation made the request in a motion seeking an injunction filed Wednesday in Louisville, Ky.

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Environment
3:49 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

Louisville Asks Liquor Warehouse to Control Vapors

Air quality officials in Louisville are warning liquor giant Diageo that it could face fines if it doesn't control the vapors coming from its storage warehouses in southern Louisville. The Air Pollution Control District says the vapors from the liquor storage houses cause a sour alcohol odor and promote the growth of a black mold or fungus that gathers on nearby homes.

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Sports
10:42 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Muhammad Ali's Boyhood Home in Louisville Sold to Las Vegas Realtor

A fan of Muhammad Ali has acquired an important piece of memorabilia: the boxing legend's boyhood home. Louisville realtor Dave Lambrechts told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Las Vegas real estate investor Jared Weiss closed on the property the day before. He said Weiss paid $70,000 for the small white house with a sagging front porch overhang in a western Louisville neighborhood made up of mostly neat, modest homes.

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Regional
7:57 am
Tue August 28, 2012

More Repairs Needed on I-65 Bridge over Ohio River

Kentucky transportation officials say there's more work needed on the Interstate 65 bridge over the Ohio River between Louisville and southern Indiana. The Courier-Journal reports that two more repairs are needed, including fixing a possible crack that may be expanding.

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Regional
7:53 am
Mon August 27, 2012

Replicas of Columbus Ships Headed to Kentucky

Replicas of two of Christopher Columbus' ships during his first voyage to the New World will be docking in Louisville. The Pinta and Nina replicas will arrive Tuesday. Public tours will start the next day.

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Politics
2:26 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

Yarmuth Says Democrats Could've Better Sold Health Care Law

Congressman John Yarmuth of Louisville says his party dropped the ball on promoting the Affordable Care Act. Yarmuth is one of the few public officials in Kentucky who has supported the health care law, and he actively defends it from criticism. But he says his fellow Democrats could have done a better job explaining the legislation.

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Business
8:33 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Famous Kentucky Philanthropist, Business Leader Dies

Owsley Brown Frazier suffered from poor health late in this life.

One of Kentucky’s most famous philanthropists has died in Louisville. Owsley Brown Frazier was 77. Frazier was the great-grandson of the distiller who founded Brown-Forman Corp., whose brands include Woodford Reserve, Jack Daniels, and Old Forester.

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Regional
7:59 am
Tue August 14, 2012

Concerns About VA Hospital Layout to be Heard in Jefferson County

A meeting is set for Wednesday night in Louisville to hear concerns or input about the design of the new Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center to be built starting in 2014.

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