Louisville

Regional
7:21 am
Sun July 29, 2012

Repairs to Kennedy Bridge to be Completed

Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet say repairs to the Kennedy Memorial Bridge in Louisville should be finished this week, as the project moves into its final phase of construction.

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Regional
8:59 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Weekend Interstate Work Will Close Parts of I-65 in Jefferson County

Paving of the final asphalt surface on the southbound lanes of Interstate 65 is scheduled for this weekend. Southbound I-65 will be completely closed from I-64 in downtown Louisville to I-264 (mile points 136.4 to 131.2).  This road closure is scheduled from 7 p.m. EDT Friday, July 20, to 5 a.m. Monday, July 23.

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Regional
9:49 am
Sun July 8, 2012

Louisville Firefighter to be Arraigned

A Louisville firefighter arrested last week after police say they found guns, cash, drug paraphernalia, and 31 pounds of marijuana in his home will be arraigned Tuesday in Jefferson District Court.  According to the Associated Press, officers served a search warrant on the home of 45 year old Sgt. Willie McBride Jr. on July 3rd.

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Regional
9:12 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Traffic Advisory for Motorists Heading North into Louisville Area

The Kennedy Bridge in Louisville

Crews are finishing concrete paving today on the southbound lanes of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Bridge.  Once this work is complete, motorists will see changes Thursday morning to the traffic patterns on Interstate 65 across the bridge.   Currently, traffic is restricted to one lane for southbound I-65 and two lanes for northbound I-65.

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Sports
12:51 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Ali Center in Louisville and Michigan Gallery Settle Dispute

The Muhammad Ali Center in downtown Louisville

The Muhammad Ali Center and a Michigan art gallery have settled a dispute over whether and how to display more than 180 pieces chronicling the champion's career that were donated to the center.

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Health
11:18 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Kentucky Health Affairs Expert Praises Court Decision, but Worries about Doctor Shortage

The Executive Vice-President of Health Affairs at the University of Louisville is pleased with today's Supreme Court ruling upholding the President's health care law. Dr. David Dunn told WKU Public Radio Americans should be happy that an estimated 32 million people who haven't had health insurance will now be covered.

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Health
3:06 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Jefferson County Region Will Soon Have Increased Medicaid Options

The process of opening the Louisville area to Medicaid competition is underway. Passport Health Plan has run Medicaid in the area for 15 years, but the state has been ordered by the federal government to allow at least one more private operator to do business in the region.

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Possible Traffic Delays
7:23 am
Sat May 26, 2012

I-65 Construction Continues over Holiday Weekend in Louisville Area

Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet say construction work will continue through this holiday weekend on the pavement replacement project in the Louisville area. Crews will be paving the right lane of southbound I-65 between the Chestnut Street overpass and the Watterson Expressway.

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Sports
8:02 am
Sat May 5, 2012

Historical Marker to be Added at Muhammid Ali Birthplace

The Kentucky Historical Society will dedicate a marker in honor of the western Louisville home where boxing great Muhammid Ali was born.  Ali, who was born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., lived in the home with his parents and brother. 

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Arts & Culture
9:55 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Kentucky's Oldest, Most Storied Orchestra Strikes Deal with Management

Leaders for the Louisville Orchestra Musicians Association say they've ratified an agreement for a new contract with orchestra management. The announcement is likely to end a months-long impasse. The Courier-Journal reports the deal calls for a one-year contract covering 57 musicians for 30 weeks a year with a base salary level of $925 a week, including medical and pension benefits.

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