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  • Football helmets with higher concussion risk used by area high schools

    Football helmets with higher concussion risk used by area high schools

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:31:12 GMT
    This fall thousands of area student athletes will take the field on the opening weekend of Friday night football. With each new season, there is growing concern about what some call an epidemic in the sport: concussions.More >>
    This fall thousands of area student athletes will take the field on the opening weekend of Friday night football. With each new season, there is growing concern about what some call an epidemic in the sport: concussions.More >>
  • Costly neighborhood revitalization plan moving forward over councilman's objections

    Costly neighborhood revitalization plan moving forward over councilman's objections

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-08-13 20:26:02 GMT
    A struggling and costly community redevelopment project in southwest Louisville will move forward over the objection of at least one Metro Council member. So far the city has spent close to $4 million in taxpayer money to revitalize a neighborhood off Cane Run Road. The development, named Boxelder Crossing, has fallen far short of expectations.More >>
    A struggling and costly community redevelopment project in southwest Louisville will move forward over the objection of at least one Metro Council member. So far the city has spent close to $4 million in taxpayer money to revitalize a neighborhood off Cane Run Road. The development, named Boxelder Crossing, has fallen far short of expectations.More >>
  • Fandomfest promoters make changes to solve comic con problems

    Fandomfest promoters make changes to solve comic con problems

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-08-01 04:11:43 GMT
    Tens of thousands of comic book fans are ready to flood downtown Louisville this weekend for the area's largest comic con of the year. Fandomfest organizers are hoping to erase the bitter taste some fans left with after last years event.More >>
    Tens of thousands of comic book fans are ready to flood downtown Louisville this weekend for the area's largest comic con of the year. Fandomfest organizers are hoping to erase the bitter taste some fans left with after last years event.More >>
  • Technology leads to resurgence of scam telemarketers

    Technology leads to resurgence of scam telemarketers

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:59:09 GMT
    Whether its a bad contractor or a bogus auto dealer, the number of consumer complaints in the U.S. is on the rise. It seems new technology is is boosting an old scam back to the top.More >>
    Whether its a bad contractor or a bogus auto dealer, the number of consumer complaints in the U.S. is on the rise. It seems new technology is is boosting an old scam back to the top.More >>
  • Are Louisville food trucks making the grade?

    Are Louisville food trucks making the grade?

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:06:24 GMT
    WAVE 3 News Troubleshooter Eric Flack's investigation into food trucks last summer was one of his most talked about stories in years. His undercover video and health department interviews stirred a fiery response. Now, a new report about food truck safety has been released by the Institute for Justice, and it's good news for the industry and food truck operators.More >>
    WAVE 3 News Troubleshooter Eric Flack's investigation into food trucks last summer was one of his most talked about stories in years. His undercover video and health department interviews stirred a fiery response. Now, a new report about food truck safety has been released by the Institute for Justice, and it's good news for the industry and food truck operators.

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  • Health department worried about food truck sanitation, safety

    Health department worried about food truck sanitation, safety

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:06:07 GMT
    Food trucks have a loyal fan following here in Louisville. They're a quick, trendy way to eat and they have a diverse menu. But are these rolling restaurants, really all that clean?More >>
    Food trucks have a loyal fan following here in Louisville. They're a quick, trendy way to eat and they have a diverse menu. But are these rolling restaurants, really all that clean? We discovered some food trucks where the laws aren't being followed. It's something Metro Health and Wellness called a serious risk to the health of customers.More >>
  • Tattoo removal becomes a booming business

    Tattoo removal becomes a booming business

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-07-16 13:51:33 GMT
    Erasing a tattoo comes at a price to both your body and your wallet, but one Louisville cosmetic surgeon says the procedure has never been more popular.  More >>
    Erasing a tattoo comes at a price to both your body and your wallet, but one Louisville cosmetic surgeon says the procedure has never been more popular.  More >>
  • City of Audubon Park bouncing checks, blaming payroll provider

    City of Audubon Park bouncing checks, blaming payroll provider

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-07-08 21:45:42 GMT
    Audubon Park, KY (WAVE) - The city of Audubon Park is scrambling to pay its bills tonight. The city clerk says a mistake by its payroll company, is blame.And now it's the regular folks that work for the city of Audubon Park, paying the price.City Clerk Jannette Mercer is getting an earful."You'll probably get more bounced checks," Mercer was overheard telling one city employee by phone. "What you need to do is keep me a running total."The bounced checks are stacking up for 18 Audubon Park emp...More >>
    Audubon Park, KY (WAVE) - The city of Audubon Park is scrambling to pay its bills tonight. The city clerk says a mistake by its payroll company, is blame.And now it's the regular folks that work for the city of Audubon Park, paying the price.City Clerk Jannette Mercer is getting an earful."You'll probably get more bounced checks," Mercer was overheard telling one city employee by phone. "What you need to do is keep me a running total."The bounced checks are stacking up for 18 Audubon Park emp...More >>
  • Hoosier Lottery works to stop scammers using its name, phone recordings

    Hoosier Lottery works to stop scammers using its name, phone recordings

    Friday, July 4 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-07-05 00:29:11 GMT
    Have you ever dreamed of winning the lottery? That could make you a scammers dream. The Hoosier Lottery is taking action to stop a new hoax using their name and phone recordings to try and trick victims. In fact, there is a nationwide bulletin from the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries going around about this lottery scam. One of the most elaborate some officials say they've ever seen.More >>
    Have you ever dreamed of winning the lottery? That could make you a scammers dream. The Hoosier Lottery is taking action to stop a new hoax using their name and phone recordings to try and trick victims. In fact, there is a nationwide bulletin from the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries going around about this lottery scam. One of the most elaborate some officials say they've ever seen.More >>
  • Kentucky Kingdom overturns wheelchair policy after Troubleshooter investigation

    Kentucky Kingdom overturns wheelchair policy after Troubleshooter investigation

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-06-25 03:00:23 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A WAVE 3 News investigation discovers people in wheelchairs denied access to some of Kentucky Kingdom's most popular rides. Troubleshooter Eric Flack went undercover and discoveredMore >>
    A WAVE 3 News investigation discovered people in wheelchairs were denied access to some of Kentucky Kingdom's most popular rides, but Troubleshooter Eric Flack found solutions for them.
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  • Metro Council freezes funding for embattled redevelopment

    Metro Council freezes funding for embattled redevelopment

    Friday, June 20 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-06-20 23:51:20 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Louisville Metro Council is taking action on a multi million dollar taxpayer funded revitalization project that has fallen apart. The council has frozen its funding until itMore >>
    The Louisville Metro Council is taking action on a multi million dollar taxpayer funded revitalization project that has fallen apart. More >>
  • $3.5 million taxpayer revitalization project not so pretty

    $3.5 million taxpayer revitalization project not so pretty

    Friday, June 20 2014 1:08 AM EDT2014-06-20 05:08:58 GMT
    Is it a waste of millions of taxpayer dollars or a way to save a run down neighborhood?
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    Is it a waste of millions of taxpayer dollars or a way to save a run down neighborhood?
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  • Is it natural? Probably not

    Is it natural? Probably not

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-06-18 23:14:45 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The term "natural" has become a big buzzword on processed food packaging. But Consumer Reports ShopSmart says, be aware it doesn't always mean what you think. The Food and DrugMore >>
    The term "natural" has become a big buzzword on processed food packaging. But Consumer Reports ShopSmart says, be aware it doesn't always mean what you think.More >>
  • Business says marketing company didn't deliver Valhalla ad

    Business says marketing company didn't deliver Valhalla ad

    Friday, June 13 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-06-13 21:15:09 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Businesses are trying to get in on the excitement as the PGA Golf Championship comes back to Valhalla. For some the increased exposure makes it a perfect time to advertise. OneMore >>
    Businesses are trying to get in on the excitement as the PGA Golf Championship comes back to Valhalla. For some the increased exposure makes it a perfect time to advertise. One local company said it paid for an ad in a magazine aimed at golf fans. The owner says she was told it would be distributed top inside top Louisville country clubs. That didn't happenMore >>
  • Portable air conditioners don't always get the job done

    Portable air conditioners don't always get the job done

    Thursday, June 12 2014 10:16 PM EDT2014-06-13 02:16:08 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Portable air conditioners sound like an easy solution for cooling a room that can't accommodate a window air conditioner, but many are returned by unhappy customers. So ConsumerMore >>
    Portable air conditioners sound like an easy solution for cooling a room that can't accommodate a window air conditioner, but many are returned by unhappy customers. So Consumer Reports tested eight air conditioners from Honeywell, Haier, Frigidaire and Sunpentown, ranging in price from $250 to more than $500.
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  • Seasons right for a new grill, but which one?

    Seasons right for a new grill, but which one?

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-06-03 21:30:09 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Fire up the barbecue - grilling season is upon us! Consumer Reports has tested more than 100 gas grills, from brands such as Broil-Mate, Char-Broil, Kenmore and Weber, to find the hottest choices.More >>
    Fire up the barbecue - grilling season is upon us! Consumer Reports has tested more than 100 gas grills, from brands such as Broil-Mate, Char-Broil, Kenmore, and Weber, to find the hottest choices.More >>
  • Easy steps to protect your passwords, fight off hackers

    Easy steps to protect your passwords, fight off hackers

    Thursday, May 29 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-05-29 22:50:26 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A well known problem is getting worse. One that impacts everyone with a computer or smart phone. A new study reveals a rising number of cyber attack victims. And experts say dataMore >>
    A new study reveals a rising number of cyber attack victims and experts say data breaches at Target, Michaels and Neiman Marcus are evidence you are your last line of defense when it comes to protecting your personal information.
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  • Burned? Sunscreen SPF claims not always accurate

    Burned? Sunscreen SPF claims not always accurate

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-05-28 21:48:47 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - When you shop for sunscreen, what do you look for? A Consumer Reports survey finds half of sunscreen wearers say what's most important is the SPF, or sun protection factor. ButMore >>
    When you shop for sunscreen, what do you look for? A Consumer Reports survey finds half of sunscreen wearers say what's most important is the SPF, or sun protection factor. But Consumer Reports' lab tests reveal that you can't always rely on that claim.More >>
  • Some dispute auditors findings JCPS teachers under funded

    Some dispute auditors findings JCPS teachers under funded

    Thursday, May 22 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-05-22 22:08:57 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Under funded teachers, spending money out of their own pocket, to educate Jefferson County students. That was one of the headlines of a 260 page audit of the Jefferson County PublicMore >>
    "Under funded teachers, spending money out of their own pocket, to educate Jefferson County students," that was one of the headlines of a 260 page audit of the Jefferson County Public School system released by state auditor Adam Edelen. Now, some teachers are questioning those findings.
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  • Cracking secret price tag codes key to saving money

    Cracking secret price tag codes key to saving money

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-05-20 14:48:58 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Stores are constantly trying to lure customers with the promise of big sales. So how do you know if you are really getting the lowest price? The answer may lie in a code hiddenMore >>
    A shopping blogger says one of the secrets to saving money is to watch the numbers a clearance item's price ends with.
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  • Aging, potentially dangerous gas pipelines still in use in KY, IN

    Aging, potentially dangerous gas pipelines still in use in KY, IN

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 8:48 AM EDT2014-05-13 12:48:45 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A hidden danger could be lying right underneath your home. Decaying and corroding gas pipe lines are being blamed for fiery and often deadly explosions. And hundreds of miles ofMore >>
    Both states are doing better than most when it comes to replacing the old pipelines.More >>
  • Businessman offers reward for return of Final Four jersey

    Businessman offers reward for return of Final Four jersey

    Monday, May 12 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-05-12 22:00:26 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Fed Ex threw it away. Now, UofL fans are stepping up to try and get Russ Smith's national championship jersey back to him. A local businessman is offering thousands of dollars forMore >>
    FedEx threw it away. Now University of Louisville fans are stepping up to try and get Russ Smith's 2013 national championship jersey back to him.More >>
  • Puppy mill stays in business despite animal cruelty charge

    Puppy mill stays in business despite animal cruelty charge

    Monday, November 11 2013 11:00 PM EST2013-11-12 04:00:21 GMT
    Millions of puppies, maybe even one in your home, come from filthy and overcrowded breeding sites known as puppy mills. The substandard conditions can create huge vet bills and heartache for you.More >>
    Millions of puppies, maybe even one in your home, come from filthy and overcrowded breeding sites known as puppy mills. The substandard conditions can create huge vet bills and heartache for you after the puppy comes home. As we learned while putting together this story, the effort to stop puppy mills varies from county to county.More >>
  • UofL Athletics among most expensive, profitable in nation

    UofL Athletics among most expensive, profitable in nation

    Thursday, May 23 2013 7:02 PM EDT2013-05-23 23:02:02 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Charlie Strong's decision to stay at U of L puts him in line to be one of the highest paid coaches in the country, with a new contract expected to be worth around $4,000,000 a yearMore >>
    College athletics data gathered by the U.S. Department of Education revealed UofL's Athletic Department budget is almost twice as much as the Louisville Fire Department's.More >>
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