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The renovation of the old Bradford mill and the Boyd Moving and Storage building is on track for a June completion. Louisville-based The Marian Group gave Insider Louisville a tour of the future Bradford Mill Lofts and showed off the progress as well as what still needs to be done. Justin Brown, a principal with The …
02.22 / 17:39
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Kentucky State Police are continuing their search for a man they say is responsible for a non-fatal shooting in Owen County back on February 18th. The post KSP: Owen Co. shooting suspect “armed and dangerous” appeared first on ABC 36…
02.22 / 17:16
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The Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a Taste of Prospect extravagaza while 10 brave men and women of the Louisville community danced outside of their comfort zone at Bill Collins Ford to raise money for the charity of their choice. The post Dancing with Prospect Stars appeared first on The…
02.22 / 17:15
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Dreams with Wings is a nonprofit agency that serves adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and The Dreamer’s Ball is the fundraiser that gives those dreams wings. The post The Dreamer’s Ball appeared first on The Voi…
02.22 / 17:15
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The fitness-minded gathered at Louisville’s hottest new venue, the Manhattan on Broadway, for the Downtown YMCA’s first-ever Party with Purpose. The post Party with Purpose appeared first on The Voi…
02.22 / 17:15
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This year’s crowd was dressed in black and white and well-read all over. The post Shakespeare in Love Gala appeared first on The V…
02.22 / 17:15
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The Louisville Heart Ball is always one of the preeminent black-tie events of the year, and appropriately planned around Valentine’s Day, has become an unforgettable tradition for many couples supporting American Heart Association. The post Louisville Heart Ball appeared first on The V…
02.22 / 17:15
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Paducah’s City Commissioners are set to vote on amending the taxicab ordinance to make it easier for someone with a nonviolent felony to obtain a l…
02.22 / 17:14
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpV4ot-VEyA Over the next few days, thousands of conservatives will converge on a conference center just outside of Washington, D.C., for the Conservative Political Action Conference. It's a gathering that, for the last several years at least, had a gravitational pull for any leader on the right who may have hoped to replace Barack Obama in the White House or play a role in opposing his presidency. Now that room is likely to be filled with elation since…
02.22 / 17:14
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Treating people for free or for very little money has been the role of community health centers across the U.S. for decades. In 2015, 1 in 12 Americans sought care at one of these clinics; nearly 6 in 10 were women, and hundreds of thousands were veterans . The community clinics — now roughly 1,300-strong — have also expanded in recent years to serve people who gained insurance under the Affordable Care Act. In 2015, community health centers served 24.3 million people — up from 19.5 milli…
02.22 / 17:14
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Fake news has been, well, in the news a lot lately. But for the world's largest crowdsourced encyclopedia, it's nothing new. "Wikipedia has been dealing with fake news since it started 16 years ago," notes LiAnna Davis, deputy director of the Wiki Education Foundation. To combat misinformation, Wikipedia has developed a robust corps of volunteer editors. Anyone can write new entries and scrutinize existing ones for adherence to Wikipedia's rules on sourcing and neutrality. While it's not…
02.22 / 17:14
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As Republicans look at ways to replace or repair the Affordable Care Act, many suggest that shrinking the list of services that insurers are required to offer in individual and small group plans would reduce costs and increase flexibility. That option came to the forefront last week when Seema Verma, who is slated to run the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in the Trump administration, noted at her confirmation hearing that coverage for maternity services should be optional in…
02.22 / 17:14
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I got a call recently about a memorial wake for a fellow industry worker who had died unexpectedly while working at a city he’d moved to out west. The man who died wasn’t elderly, but he had been feeling poorly in the weeks leading up to his death. He didn’t seek medical help because he … Continued The post A Tribe Called Us appeared first on LEO Weekl…
02.22 / 16:52
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I talk frequently about our town being replete with options for imbibing and how we Louisvillians are spoiled when it comes to watering holes of all kinds. We’re lucky, yes, but this vast number of choices will often leave my partner and I verbally sparring on which direction we’ll head once we leave our driveway. … Continued The post The Barkeep’s current favorites: The best cocktail list, patio and more appeared first on LEO Weekl…
02.22 / 16:52
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“I think God will bless me to get the machine done” —Marvin Heemeyer America is madness unfettered, and I have never been more flabbergasted in my entire supercalifragilisticexpialidocious life. We seem to not be a divided nation, but a shattered one, like a disco ball that has been fired from a cannon by the ghost … Continued The post Let’s keep the peace, y’all appeared first on LEO Weekly…
02.22 / 16:52
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Let’s talk about insects. Insects are small, in comparison to humans. Their interactions with us generally come from a hand wave or the heel of a shoe. They don’t get much time to know us as anything more than annoyed murderers. They don’t spend much time with us, though sometimes they try. What they know … Continued The post America the garden appeared first on LEO Weekl…
02.22 / 16:52
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Thanks to the Kentucky House of Representatives, police lives officially matter. We can all sleep safer tonight knowing that lawmakers want to protect police officers. The “Blue Lives Matter” bill would make attacks on police officers a hate crime. It is important to note that an attack on an officer already brings a harsher penalty … Continued The post The ‘Blue Lives Matter’ bill is arrogance behind ignorance appeared first on LEO Weekly…
02.22 / 16:52
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Twenty-one law enforcement dispatchers graduated Friday from the Public Safety Dispatch Academy at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training. The graduates hail from communications centers across the state, and comprise DOCJT’s 110th telecommunications academy class, which first began in 1999. The five weeks of training consisted of 205 hours of academy instruction to satisfy […
02.22 / 16:49
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Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says it received Bevin's $11,080.03 delinquent payment on…
02.22 / 16:39
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A Senate committee is scheduled to vote on eliminating the decades-old statewide Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission, a group that served as a forum for highly-charges environmental issues and was charged with giving advice to the…
02.22 / 16:39
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