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  Gas prices expected to rise following strikes on Saudi Arabia oil facilities

  Business owners say landlord won’t respond as they wait for condemned St. Matthews shopping center to reopen

French Lick Casino to launch sportsbook

  Nearly $2 million dedicated to entrepreneurs looking to tackle affordable housing crisis

  Indiana sports betting starts Sunday; Horseshoe Casino starts Sept. 12

Papa John’s names new president and CEO

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Kentucky lawmakers push for $15 minimum wage

  Big effort by small businesses to keep going after roof collapse

  Consumer Alert: Your bank’s phone number may have been spoofed

Planet Fitness to open 2 new gyms in Louisville, 1 in Jeffersonville

Reports: Pizza Hut will close hundreds of dine-in restaurants

Fifth Third raising minimum wage to $18

  Churchill Downs to add hotel, gaming venue to track by 2021

During a company quarterly earnings call Thursday, Churchill Downs Incorporated CEO Bill Carstanjen announced the addition of the hotel, a gaming facility and additional premium seating would be added to the track.

  Big changes coming for two iconic Louisville businesses

The good news for Caufield’s fans is that the store is not closing, but the building on 1006 Main Street is up for sale.

This company will pay you $1,000 to give up technology for a weekend

A company called SatelliteInternet.com is currently hiring someone to take a digital detox for two nights in Joshua Tree National Park in southern California. The chosen person will then report on their experience using a satellite internet connection on the third night.

Asking for cash back at checkout? Kroger now charging a fee

Customers will not be able to withdraw more than $300 at checkout.

  Gas prices on the rise; where is it cheapest in the Louisville area?

Zappos announces job fair Friday

Louisville-based health care company expanding to southern Indiana

Gas prices could continue to tank toward $2 per gallon, even amid tariff threats

River Ridge Commerce Center says it needs $315 million

Bi-state partnership will help connect workers, employers in Kentucky, Indiana

JACK Entertainment to sell JACK Casino to Hard Rock International

JACK Entertainment will sell to Hard Rock International and VICI Properties if the deal is approved.

Powerball jackpot hits $750 million: What you need to know

Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot is the fourth-largest in lottery history.

Presbyterian seminary land up for sale again for $13.4 million

The property sits next to Cherokee Park and was originally listed in February.

  Shaquille O’Neal named new Papa John’s spokesman

The pizza giant issued a statement Friday morning announcing that the four-time NBA champion will join the company’s board of directors, invest in nine stores in the Atlanta area and “be an ambassador for the Papa John’s brand.”

Export slump could cost Brown-Forman $125 million

Overall exports of bourbon, Tennessee whiskey and rye whiskey fell 11 percent during the second half of 2018 compared to the prior-year period, as the impact of tariffs started to be felt, the Distilled Spirits Council said in a report Thursday.

Churchill Downs plans job fair for upcoming Derby season

Churchill and its vendor partners are looking to fill jobs for the nearly six-week-long spring meet that starts on April 27.

Google Fiber leaving Louisville

Google Fiber launched in Louisville in 2017, but various obstacles made it difficult to continue doing business in the Derby City.

  Looking to upgrade your TV before the Super Bowl? Here are the secrets to saving

Electronics stores and big box retailers are all pushing TVs right now, hoping you’ll be tempted to upgrade before the Super Bowl.

New co-working space aimed at local creatives opens in New Albany

A local workspace built on the site of a former grocery store opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday.

Get a free Frosty a day for all of 2019 for just $2

Wendy’s is currently selling a Frosty Key Tag, which would allow customers to receive a free Jr. Frosty a day for all of 2019.The $2 key tag will benefit the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, created by Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas, who was adopted himself.

Stock Yards Bancorp to acquire King Bancorp

The all-cash transaction, valued at $28 million, is expected to close during the second quarter of 2019.

  Federal tax changes causing concern during end of year charity drives

Non-profits pick up 12% of their philanthropic giving in the last three days of the year.

Greater Louisville Inc unveils 2019 state legislative agenda

The 2019 State Legislative Agenda includes targeted improvements to several of Kentucky’s legislative priorities for the upcoming sessions.

Job fair for veterans taking place Thursday

It’s happening at Cardinal Stadium from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Study: 234 million hours of workplace productivity lost to online holiday shopping

With Christmas less than two weeks away, are you spending some of your work time shopping online?

Holiday Shopping Tips: How much to spend, and on whom?

Christmas shopping is in full swing, and it’s always a tricky time of year, trying to buy gifts for family and friends, even co-workers and teachers.

  Amazon to unleash holiday toy deals Tuesday

Amazon’s running 12 days of deals and Tuesday is all about toys with hundreds of discounts promised.

Kroger hiring 350 for seasonal help in Louisville

America’s largest grocery chain is looking to make hundreds of hires in Louisville for the holiday season.

Now Hiring: Amazon looking to fill jobs at all 3 area locations

The online commerce giant’s fulfillment centers in Jeffersonville and Shepherdsville have openings for warehouse team members, as does Amazon’s Louisville location.

Kentuckian walks away with $1 million, Mega Millions Jackpot jumps to $900 million

One lucky Kentuckian doesn’t have to belt out the Travie McCoy and Bruno Mars tune because they are now, in fact, a millionaire.

The first thing you should do with a winning lotto ticket? Sign it

Another set of huge Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots are in the works.

Popular retailer announces job fair for seasonal help

The hiring blitz will take place Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at all three Louisville-area locations, and at the Best Buy store in Clarksville.

WOW air flying away from CVG permanently

Iceland-based WOW air is discontinuing its services in Cincinnati.

KFC Yum! Center announces job fair for next week

Applications will be accepted on-site and interviews will be conducted at the arena on the same day.

Churchill Downs, vendors hosting job fair for upcoming Breeders’ Cup, fall meet

Saturday’s job fair will take place in Millionaires’ Row 4 at Churchill Downs.

  Population boom expected as new luxury apartments near completion downtown

Phil Scherer’s Fleur de Lis on Main condos and apartments are just one piece of a downtown residential building boom driven by a new generation of professionals.

Plan in works to keep Toys R Us alive

A planned bankruptcy auction for the once-giant retailer’s intellectual assets has been canceled, according to court filings.

Shoppers in Indiana to pay online sales tax

Starting on October 1, out-of-state retail merchants with sales exceeding $100,000, or 200 or more separate Indiana transactions, to register and remit the state sales tax.

Report: Papa John’s looking to be acquired

Papa John’s, the Louisville-based pizza giant scuffling through a tumultuous 2018, might be looking to be acquired, according to a report.

Congressman John Yarmuth sets The Louisville Cardinal halfway to its fundraising goal

The Louisville Cardinal needs an additional $5000 to reach its goal.

Walmart to start using Velocity 65 facility in Shepherdsville; hundreds of new jobs likely

A new Walmart order fulfillment center in Shepherdsville will add 400 full-time jobs and several hundred temporary and seasonal opportunities.

LIST: Highest-paying jobs in Indiana

The data is updated annually by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It was last updated on March 30, 2018.

LIST: Highest-paying jobs in Kentucky

The data is updated annually by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It was last updated on March 30, 2018.

Pass the Cash: Family drowning in medical bills gets some help

Lisa Sobieski saw us with our Pass the Cash sign, and shared the story of her friends Joy and Sam.

Pass the Cash: Joe's Journey

Joe was blind before he was one-year-old but he had a great vision for his life as he grew.

Pass the Cash: 4-month-old girl has 5 surgeries

What started as a simple plea turned to tears and a cry for help for a friend who is battling for the life of her daughter.

  Pass the Cash: Man loses his other half

The week we headed to southwest Louisville after getting a call by way of a nomination form on wave3.com to Pass the Cash to a man who literally lost all he lived for.

Pass the Cash: Infant undergoes multiple heart surgeries

This week we Pass the Cash to a couple who anxiously awaited the birth of their second child. Now, the family is waiting for the day they can bring their baby boy home, but they are not alone.

Pass the Cash: Coworkers step in to help a new mother

The choices of a young woman not only have changed her life, but the life of a tiny soul.

Pass the Cash: Popular McDonald's employee diagnosed with cancer

This week we Pass the Cash to a woman who has worked hard for more than 20 years to make everyone she meets feel good. Now, she is fighting for her life and fighting to pay her bills.

Pass the Cash: Help for mother whose son-in-law is in a coma

This week we had no idea where we were going when we jumped in our WAVE 3 News car but we found ourselves in Clark County. We also found a community so kind it was hard to take it all in.

Pass the Cash: Coworkers reach out to a mother of three

It was a packed intersection where Crums Lane, Dixie Highway and 7th Street connect, but even in all the rush folks still found time to pass a little extra cash of their own our way.

Pass the Cash: Father, son both battling cancer

The father who was once doing all he could to fight for his son's life is now fighting for his own life while also still fighting to care for his family.

Pass the Cash: 6th grader loses use of her legs

It was a nomination form sent in from 12-year-old Jordan Standiford from Clark County, Indiana that caught our attention and our hearts.

Pass the Cash: Mother working to provide for family of 6

This week we Pass the Cash to a family who sticks together no matter what comes. Even in the midst of their own pains and problems they also still reach out to others.

Pass the Cash: Fire leaves woman homeless

This week we ventured to Exit 0 off Interstate 65 in Jeffersonville, Indiana. We had our sign and high hopes in hand.

Pass the Cash: Neighbors reach out after woman loses her husband

We made our way to Hardin County to Pass the Cash to a woman who lost the most precious thing in her life and is now close to losing everything else.

Pass the Cash: A little help for a family provider facing heath issues

A struggling family of five from Nelson County were this week's nominees for Pass the Cash.

  Pass the Cash: Coworkers help mother whose daughter is fighting rare cancer

Most of us are counting our blessings and preparing for big meals and lots of laughter with family. In the midst of all this joy we all know some someone who is dealing with some pretty big bills and some even bigger battles.

  Pass the Cash: Mother loses 1 son, another fighting for his life

Sherry has endured pain and heartache this year that would be hard to handle even over 20 years.

Pass the Cash: School bus driver surprised in hospital room

Our plan was to surprise William at home but the real surprise was that William was back in the hospital.

Pass the Cash: Senior citizen gets some help for a much needed medication

It's been labeled the golden years. The time when you retire and spend the rest of your life doing the things you want to do. It is often tarnished by illness, fixed incomes and struggle.

Pass the Cash: Recovering addict gets help to get back on her feet

Alyssa seemed to have a lot against her and not much more. So we decided to Pass the Cash to help get her back on her feet.

Pass the Cash: Daughter quits work to care for mother battling brain cancer

The nomination form arrived from the United States Postal Service right to the doors of WAVE 3 News. The letter was typed and filled with information about a Beechmont family in need.

Pass the Cash: Single mother of 3 gets a little help for medical bills

You don't always know what someone else is going through, but if you do know and you can help that is such a blessing.

Pass the Cash: Mother saving for handicap van for her daughter

Olivia loves to do what most kids love to do - have fun, have friends and enjoy her family. But it is hard to do without a handicap accessible van.

Pass the Cash: Man who needs brakes catches a break

WAVE 3 anchor Dawne Gee helps a PRP man Pass the Cash to his friend who is looking for a job and needs new brakes.

Pass the Cash: Family recovering after drunk driver crashes into their car

This week as we Pass the Cash we head to the Portland neighborhood to help a family hurting both financially and physically.