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Sunrise to Go: Friday, April 11

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

1. Thunder on Thunder? -- It's the forecast everyone's been waiting for. WAVE 3 News Storm Tracking Team Meteorologist Christie Dutton tells you whether to pack your umbrella before heading out tomorrow for Thunder Over Louisville.

2. Traffic Plans -- Plan your way in and out of Thunder before you leave the house. Click here for tomorrow's traffic plans for Louisville and southern Indiana.

3. Plane Practice -- If you'll be in downtown Louisville today, it won't be hard to hear or see Thunder Over Louisville pilots practicing for tomorrow's big event. Check out the Thunder air show schedule here.

4. They're Off! Luncheon -- ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit headlines the Kentucky Derby Festival's 58th annual They're Off! Luncheon at the Galt House Hotel today, officially kicking off the festival.

5. TARC Security -- TARC will soon hire off-duty Louisville Metro police officers to ride TARC buses to keep the public safe. The move is in response to the deadly March 16 stabbing of a teenager aboard a TARC bus.

6. Teenager Shot -- Louisville Metro Police are investigating after a teenager was shot in Shelby Park Thursday night.

7. DUI Offenders Rearrested -- Two men convicted in two separate deadly DUI crashes have been rearrested on charges of driving drunk. Both men had been released from prison on shock probation. The victims' families are speaking out about the men's latest arrests.

8. Cannabis Oil Bill -- Kentucky farmers can grow hemp, and now Kentucky farmers can use it for medicine. Gov. Steve Beshear signed into law on Thursday a bill allowing doctors at two Kentucky research hospitals to prescribe cannabidiol to treat patients.

9. Gay at UK -- A survey on the University of Kentucky campus that asks gay people if they would prefer to be straight and asks straight people if they believe being gay is a perversion, mental illness or a sin is causing controversy. Some students say the questionnaire is intrusive. The associate professor who created the survey says it was designed to improve healthcare for LGBT students.

10. Goepper Goes on a Date -- After being flooding with responses to his dream date contest on Twitter, Olympic bronze medalist Nick Goepper of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky finally went out with the lucky woman he chose. Click here to find out how they spent last weekend in New York and whether they plan to see each other again.

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