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Sunrise to Go: Monday, May 19

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

1: Sun: A warm wind from the south will boost temperatures for the next few days as our warming trend continues. Get ready for a very pleasant day with cool morning temperatures, but a nice warm up this afternoon to the 70s. The winds will pick up tomorrow as temperatures stay on the rise to the 80s.

2: Preakness: California Chrome, ridden by jockey Victor Espinoza, won the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes, keeping his bid for the Triple Crown alive. Ride on Curlin finished second, and Social Inclusion crossed the line in third. California Chrome paid $3, $3, and $2.40. Ride on Curlin paid $5.60 and $3.80. Social Inclusion paid $3.40.

3: By a Nose: California Chrome might abandon his Triple Crown bid if New York officials do not allow the colt to wear a nasal strip in the Belmont Stakes. Trainer Art Sherman made no threats about the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner passing on a chance to become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown winner, but he suggested it was a possibility.

4: Not Happy: Churchill Downs released a statement addressing comments made by California Chrome co-owners, Steve and Carolyn Coburn, indicating that the Coburns were not happy with their experience at the Kentucky Derby.

5: Murder: Police are investigating after an Sunday morning shooting in Louisville leaves one man dead. According to Alicia Smiley, spokeswoman for the Louisville Metro Police Department, dispatch received a call regarding a shooting around 1:30 a.m. Sunday, May 18. When police arrived to the 300 block of S. 42nd Street, they found a man deceased from at least one gunshot wound at his residence.

6: Crash: The Jefferson County Coroner's office has released the identity of the 7-year-old girl who died in a car accident in Pleasure Ridge Park on Saturday. Ella Ralph was pronounced dead on the scene after suffering multiple traumatic injuries.

7: Missing: The Shepherdsville Police Department is asking for help locating a missing 16-year-old girl. Makayla Taylor was last seen at 7 p.m. on May 17 in 1200 block of West Blue Lick Road in Shepherdsville after leaving her home. Police say she was wearing blue jean shorts, a long sleeve gray shirt, an aqua-colored top with roses, and flip flops. She has a piercing in her lip and multiple ear piercings. She is 5'4" and weighs approximately 240 pounds, according to the description released by Shepherdsville police.

8: Hole: A deep hole opened in the middle of a busy intersection just east of downtown Louisville Sunday afternoon. According to MetroSafe, emergency crews responded to a hole in the intersection of Broadway and Hancock Street around 12:45 p.m. Employees of the Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) blocked off the area as they surveyed what happened. Steve Tedder with MSD said a 100-year-old brick sewer runs under Broadway and part of it collapsed where it meets with a 30-inch wide section of pipe running under Hancock. The sewer is about 8 feet in diameter.

9: Graduation: A college rich in African American history reaches a new milestone. Simmons College of Kentucky finally received national accreditation after more than a century. Sunday's graduation ceremony was 135 years in the making.

10: Happening Today: A new survey could recognize the Louisville as having one of the top zoos in the nation. The Louisville Zoo was nominated in USA TODAY's 10 Best Readers' Choice List for Best Zoo in America. Twenty zoos were nominated including zoos in Cincinnati, Chicago, Saint Louis and Houston. Voting for the best zoo ends May 19 at noon. The winner will be announced on May 21. To cast your vote, click here.

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