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Send "chain" letter that require the investment of any money.
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If it sounds to good to be true, it is! Some telemarketing scams begin with a letter or postcard requiring you to call the company to claim a prize. Some begin with a phone call to your home, offeringMore >>
Jefferson County Kentucky Law Under law, landlords must: Provide a safe, clean home. Homes should be in good repair with vital services such as water, heat and electricity available. Obey the city More >>
Get estimates! Get more than one estimate, making sure each estimate is based on the same specifications, materials and time frame. Protect yourself when you hire a contractor. Check with the consumerMore >>
Keep it secret! Never give your credit card number to someone who calls you. Keep the carbons. Keep the carbons from every credit card transaction and destroy them yourself. Pay attention to blankMore >>
Read the contract carefully. Make sure any verbal promises are included in writing. Before you sign anything, take the car to your own mechanic to have it checked out. Make sure you understand theMore >>
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - An 18-year-old girl died from her injuries Saturday afternoon after being involved in a head-on collision earlier that morning. According to police, just after 2:30 a.m., a 31-year-oldMore >> Police said both drivers had to be rescued from their vehicles by emergency personnel. Officers believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.More >> It is a decision that has maritime experts stumped and is at odds with standard procedure: Why were the passengers of the doomed South Korean ferry told to stay in their rooms rather than climb on deck?More >> It is a decision that has maritime experts stumped and is at odds with standard procedure: Why were the passengers of the doomed South Korean ferry told to stay in their rooms rather than climb on deck?More >> A sinkhole opened up on Saturday beneath two houses in Florida. A sinkhole opened up on Saturday beneath two houses in Florida.More >> A sinkhole opened up on Saturday beneath two houses in Florida.More >> LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man who barricaded himself and his family in a south Louisville home Sunday morning prompted a standoff with police, according to the Louisville Metro Police Department. LouisvilleMore >> Police said SWAT arrived on the scene as backup Sunday morning in case police needed to force their way inside the home.
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Two young lives were lost on a stretch of highway. One victim was just 17 years old. "It was horrible, absolutely horrible," Cynthia Curry said. Her backyard is directly in frontMore >> Two young lives were lost on a stretch of highway. One victim was just 17 years old.