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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Here are 10 things Kentuckiana will be talking about today:

1. Student assault -- On the heels of a reported abduction and sexual assault of a teenager walking to her bus stop in Utica, Indiana Monday morning, WAVE 3 News is investigating why it took police several hours to notify Greater Clark County Schools about the incident.

2. Made in Louisville -- Ford Motor Company will begin producing the new Lincoln MKC sport utility vehicle early next year at its Louisville Assembly Plant.

3. Fatal Footsteps -- Louisville isn't known as a city of walkers like New York or Chicago, yet it ranks among the top 20 most dangerous cities for pedestrians. WAVE 3 News reporter Connie Leonard investigates the reason so many pedestrians are killed on Louisville's streets tonight on WAVE 3 News at 11.

4. Fed-Ex driver runs over dog? -- A southern Indiana couple claims a FedEx driver ran over their beloved dog without leaving so much as a note, and now the company is investigating.

5. Preventive double mastectomy -- A 29-year-old Louisville woman followed Angelina Jolie's lead by opting to have both of her breasts removed after learning she carries a gene mutation that causes breast and ovarian cancer. But she doesn't plan to stop with the double mastectomy. Tonight at 6, she tells WAVE 3 News anchor Janelle MacDonald her drastic next step to help ensure she lives a long and healthy life.

6. Light Up Louisville -- Mayor Greg Fischer will announce details for the 33rd annual Light Up Louisville event and 40 Nights of Lights which begin Friday, November 29 in downtown Louisville. Four blocks along 4th Street will feature a nightly light show, trees and decorations to get everyone in the holiday spirit.

7. Disco balls -- Did you know that Louisville once produced the ultimate symbol of the 70s in record numbers? A local company used to make 90% of all the disco balls in the country, and A-List celebrities still consider it the go-to source for mirrored glass for their concerts and even their homes. WAVE 3 News anchor Dawne Gee proves disco isn't  dead; it's alive and well in a building on Baxter Avenue, tonight on WAVE 3 News at 6.

8. Cell Phones for Soldiers -- Help U.S. soldiers stationed overseas phone home by recycling your gently used cell phones at the KFC Yum! Center Ticket Office, Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., starting today. And leading up to America Recycles Day on Friday, you can drop off your old tires at the KFC Yum! Center's north loading dock (located on the River Road side of the building) today only between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Click here for more information.

9. Sunny and cool weather -- The sunshine won't last. It never does, does it?  Chief Meteorologist Kevin Harned and the WAVE 3 News Storm Tracking Team pinpoints our next chance for rain in the forecast.

10. Pass the Cash -- It's incredible how random acts of kindness can change people's lives and even the mood of our community. Dawne Gee shows you every week in her Pass the Cash segment. Tonight at 5:30, watch what happens when a woman reaches out to surprise a single mother who's struggling to balance work, family and financial obligations, but they're just not adding up.

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