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Abortion protester breaks leg after she says she was pushed down at Louisville clinic

Such a zone would need to be passed by Louisville Metro Council and would prevent any protester or demonstrator on ...
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Metro Council to look into police oversight legislation

Metro Council to look into police oversight legislation. Metro Council President David James says the video proves people in West ...
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Metro Council may push for new LMPD chief if controversial traffic stop do not end

If the practice of using traffic stops to search for drugs and guns does not end, Metro Council President David ...
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Louisville police union leader: 'My officers have not done anything wrong'

Jilek's comments came the day after a heated Metro Council committee meeting in which city lawmakers of both parties grilled ...
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Policy or not, targeting black drivers erodes trust in Louisville police

Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad made that clear Tuesday night when he went before a joint meeting of the ...
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City could lose vital health services due to Metro budget crunch

The city's bleak financial outlook could spell big changes for the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness that ...
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Metro Council questions LMPD chief over traffic stop policy

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad was grilled for hours by members of the Metro Council ...
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LMPD traffic stop policies questioned after viral video shows teen pulled over, handcuffed

Several metro council members voicing their concerns about the officer's ... The men and women of Louisville Metro Police work ...
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Louisville Metro Council questions LMPD Chief Conrad over traffic stops

Tae-Ahn Lea and his mother Tija Jackson arrive at a joint meeting of Louisville Metro Council's public safety and government ...
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More suburban fire districts have ambulance services. But can they?

Metro Council President David James, who sent the original question, said ... And it comes amid a budget crunch for ...
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Abortion protester breaks leg after she says she was pushed down at Louisville clinic

Such a zone would need to be passed by Louisville Metro Council and would prevent any protester or demonstrator on ...
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Metro Council to look into police oversight legislation

Metro Council to look into police oversight legislation. Metro Council President David James says the video proves people in West ...
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Metro Council may push for new LMPD chief if controversial traffic stop do not end

If the practice of using traffic stops to search for drugs and guns does not end, Metro Council President David ...
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Louisville police union leader: 'My officers have not done anything wrong'

Jilek's comments came the day after a heated Metro Council committee meeting in which city lawmakers of both parties grilled ...
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Policy or not, targeting black drivers erodes trust in Louisville police

Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad made that clear Tuesday night when he went before a joint meeting of the ...
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City could lose vital health services due to Metro budget crunch

The city's bleak financial outlook could spell big changes for the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness that ...
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Metro Council questions LMPD chief over traffic stop policy

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad was grilled for hours by members of the Metro Council ...
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LMPD traffic stop policies questioned after viral video shows teen pulled over, handcuffed

Several metro council members voicing their concerns about the officer's ... The men and women of Louisville Metro Police work ...
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Louisville Metro Council questions LMPD Chief Conrad over traffic stops

Tae-Ahn Lea and his mother Tija Jackson arrive at a joint meeting of Louisville Metro Council's public safety and government ...
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More suburban fire districts have ambulance services. But can they?

Metro Council President David James, who sent the original question, said ... And it comes amid a budget crunch for ...
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Metro Council discusses LMPD's de-escalation policy after controversial traffic stop

Louisville Metro Council members will discuss the Louisville Metro Police Department's de-escalation policy at city hall Tuesday following a ...
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Louisville EMS union claims suburban fire districts charging illegal tax

The dispute has now spilled over to the Metro Council, with the union representing Louisville Metro EMS workers arguing that ...
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Highway to be renamed in honor of John Asher in his hometown of Leitchfield, Ky.

(WDRB) -- Kentucky is renaming a highway for the late John Asher in his ..... Louisville's Metro Council is considering ...
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Spalding breaks ground on athletic complex

Members of the three teams attended the ceremony as well as Spalding President Tori Murden McClure, Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville ...
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Downtown businesses say panhandling still a problem

Business owners along a portion of 4th Street in downtown Louisville say ... With city budget cuts looming, at least ...
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City budget crisis: The difficulty of finding $35M to cut from $638M

The friendly folks at the Louisville Metro Office of Management & Budget ... Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Metro Council ...
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After Louisville teen's viral traffic stop, council will question police Chief Conrad

Louisville Metro Council members will have the chance to air concerns over a viral traffic stop video and its underlying ...
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Section of Central Ave. could be renamed for late Churchill Downs spokesman

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Louisville Metro Council is considering renaming part of ... The resolution still needs to be ...
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Spalding hopes to help bridge the 'Ninth Street Divide' with new athletic complex

And Louisville Metro Council President David James noted the importance of establishing this new green space in an area he ...
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What makes Louisville so unique? You don't want to miss these stories

The Louisville Storytellers Project welcomed some talented tellers to the .... Some Louisville Metro Council members are questioning the wisdom ...
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Louisville wants to honor John Asher by renaming a road near Churchill Downs

A Louisville Metro Council resolution would designate portions of Central ... A native of Leitchfield, Kentucky, Asher earned a bachelor's ...
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Who pulled the dumbest political stunts this week — Massie or Bevin?

Their errors of late have been traditional, run-of-the-mill governing screw-ups, whether it be the Louisville Metro Council Democrats who decided ...
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Louisville's animal abusers will be on a registry of offenders under new city rule

Louisville's animal abuse offenders will be listed on a registry similar to ... by Louisville Metro Animal Services if that ...
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Groups partner in effort to increase organ donation

Leaders from Volunteers of America, Kentucky Organ Donors Affiliates ... Louisville Metro Council President David James and State Senator Julie ...
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Metro Council passes animal abuse registry ordinance

Metro Council passes animal abuse registry ordinance ... LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Proponents of a new Louisville ordinance claim Kentucky's ...
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Louisville intersection will be renamed in honor of fallen officer

Wednesday night, the Metro Council voted to ceremoniously rename a portion of road to honor a fallen officer. Peter Grignon ...
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East Louisville development sparks requests for funding of new roads, sewer

East Louisville development sparks requests for funding of new roads, ... Some Metro Council members who represent the area are ...
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Ordinance for animal abuse registry passes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky is ranked as one of the worst states for animal abuse laws in the country, and ...
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Louisville Metro Council approves creation of animal abuse offender registry

City officials are taking an extra step to protect local animals. Louisville Metro Council approved creating an animal abuse offender ...
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Growth explosion in east Louisville drives requests for roads, sewers

Growth explosion in east Louisville drives requests for roads, sewers ... Reed told us through a Metro Council spokesman that ...
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Change the rules, end the traffic stops and invest in poor communities

Apply an equity analysis to Metro Council Neighborhood Development and ... What if we applied a health equity lens to ...
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Proposed 600-foot rule aims to limit Airbnb homes in Louisville

Metro Council member Bill Hollander, whose Crescent Hill-Clifton district is also popular for short-term rentals, has called for a prohibition ...
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Louisville's budget crisis hasn't curbed Fischer's Derby guest spending. Should it?

Some Louisville Metro Council members are questioning the wisdom of Mayor Greg Fischer's office continuing to entertain prospective business ...
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Could merging Louisville Fire and EMS save the city millions?

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville is still in a crunch trying to find $35 ... While addressing the Metro Council's ...
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Topgolf files motion requesting court uphold city approval

The attorney for Topgolf filed a motion for summary judgment in Jefferson Circuit Court this week asking the court to ...
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Budget cuts to violence prevention program could be deadly

No More Red Dots has been credited with helping reverse Louisville's ... “People could die” because of cuts to the ...
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City's Brexit moment, voting against itself

Louisville's Metro Council is taking a more British attitude to things as well. With the same dire results. You mean ...
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Weeks from Derby, Airbnb proposal creates new rules and cracks down on bad actors

Louisville Metro Council will consider this latest foray into regulating the home-sharing platforms just weeks ahead of the Kentucky Derby, ...
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Could a fire-EMS merger be Louisville's key to saving money?

An idea to merge the Louisville Fire Department and Metro EMS is among many being heard by a group of ...
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Mayor Gorton: There's no money for new spending in Lexington's next budget

Other cities and counties are also struggling with declines in revenue and an uptick in expenses. Louisville Metro Council recently ...
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Union leaders refuse wage freeze and call metro council to action

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Union leaders for city corrections officers, firefighters, and other government sectors are standing united, refusing to take ...
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City unions challenge metro council on possible pay freeze

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - In a show of solidarity, union leaders blame the Metro Council for voting down Mayor Greg ...
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AG's office urges DNA research participants to call Medicaid fraud hotline

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Kentucky Attorney General's Office on Monday ... And late Monday afternoon, Metro Council President David ...
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Union leaders angry over Metro Louisville request for wage freeze

This comes in midst of Louisville's budget shortfall. ... John Stovall, with Teamsters, suggests metro council members should take a ...
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Unions tell city not to balance Louisville's budget on the workers' backs

Union leaders on Monday urged Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Metro Council not to balance the city's budget on the ...
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Union Leaders: Fischer's Proposed Wage Freeze Is 'Unacceptable'

Todd Dunn, president of the Greater Louisville Central Labor Council, said the proposed wage freeze essentially “asks Louisville Metro employees ...
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The top 10 stories in Louisville you missed while out on spring break

Louisville Metro Council's rejection of a tax hike brings Mayor Fischer's proposed cuts closer to reality. Here's what cuts could ...
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Louisville Health Department Holding Two Low-Cost Vaccination Clinics

Dr. Lori Caloia, Louisville Department of Public Health and Wellness ... Mayor Greg Fischer is scheduled to deliver his city ...
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Council member remains confident in Algonquin Park despite city budget cuts

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Mayor Greg Fischer released some of the potential cuts the city could be facing in the ...
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Outrage at cops in Louisville after video shows teen being 'hunted down' because of the color of his …

Councilwoman Jessica Green told the Courier-Journal that she has asked Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad to appear before Metro ...
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