10:25am

Thu October 27, 2011
The Commonwealth

Proper Burial Sought for Supper Club Rescuer

Kentucky Enquirer

More than 34 years ago, Willie Snow rescued complete strangers from the burning Beverly Hills Supper Club, now thanks to his longtime friend and co-worker strangers are helping to find a final resting place for Snow. Snow, of Bond Hill in Cincinnati, died in August. He was 80. Since then no one has claimed his body, said his friend Dave Brock, of Independence. Snow's family does not have the money to pay for a funeral or burial, said Brock, who worked with Snow in the kitchen of the Supper Club.

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10:22am

Thu October 27, 2011
Education

School Clerk Might Not Qualify for Probation

Lynda Chase, center, with attorneys Michael Eubanks, left and James Baechtold answered questions during a shock probation hearing before Madison Circuit Judge William Clouse in Madison County Circuit Court in Richmond Wednesday.
Pablo Alcala Lexington Herald-Leader

A former Madison Central High School secretary serving a three-year prison sentence for having sex with a student might not be legally eligible for shock probation, Madison Circuit Judge William Clouse told attorneys Wednesday. He said he "came across" a chart that appeared to indicate Lynda Chase might would not qualify under state sentencing and probation guidelines. That development came as a surprise because it had been assumed since Chase's sentencing that she would be eligible for probation after serving a month in prison.

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10:17am

Thu October 27, 2011
Business and the Economy

Three Firms Partner on Biomass Project

LOUISVILLE – A unique three-member partnership utilizing the state’s first active energy services biomass project will bring $22 million in investment and 14 new jobs to Louisville, Gov. Steve Beshear announced Wednesday.  He joined community leaders and officials from The Lubrizol Corp., Zeon Chemicals and Recast Energy to announce the partnership will also keep 340 Kentucky workers on the job.

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10:15am

Thu October 27, 2011
Shots - Health Blog

High-Tech Shoes Aim To Stop Wandering Alzheimer's Patients

There's a GPS tracker hidden inside this mild-mannered shoe.

Courtesy of GTX Corp

Shoes that make the news often look funny.

Whether they're touting health benefits like those toning shoes that didn't quite pan out or the glove-like footwear being marketed as the anti-shoe.

But some GPS-enabled shoes designed to help keep track of people with Alzheimer's, look exactly like some shoes already popular with the elderly.

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10:13am

Thu October 27, 2011
All Politics are Local

Giuliani Campaigns for P’Pool, Rails Against Obama

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani told supporters of Republican Todd P’Pool that Kentucky’s attorney general race has national implications for health care and energy policy. Giuliani visited Louisville on Wednesday to back P’Pool, who is running against Democratic incumbent Jack Conway. The former Republican presidential candidate highlighted key parts of P’Pool’s platform, which nationalizes the race and seeks to tie Conway to President Barack Obama

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9:58am

Thu October 27, 2011
The Two-Way

Real-Life 'Slumdog Millionaire': Poor Clerk Wins $1M On Indian Game Show

Sushil Kumar, left, with Bollywood actor and game show host Amitabh Bachchan, shows off his $1 million check.

AP

In a case of life imitating the movies, a young man in India who earns about $120 a month as a government office worker has won $1 million on his country's version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.

Sushil Kumar, the first person to win $1 million on an Indian show, is now something of a real-life Slumdog Millionaire, the rags-to-riches tale from 2008 that won an Oscar for Best Picture.

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9:22am

Thu October 27, 2011

9:03am

Thu October 27, 2011
The Two-Way

Cities Aim To Control 'Occupy' Protests, But Oakland Clashes Loom Large

Tuesday in Oakland: An Occupy protester and police.

Kimihiro Hoshino AFP/Getty Images

Scott Olsen, a 24-year-old veteran of the Iraq War, is hospitalized in Oakland with a skull fracture. Tuesday night he suffered, as the Oakland Tribune says, "the first serious injury nationwide in the Occupy Wall Street movement" when some type of projectile — possibly a tear gas canister fired by police — struck above his right eye.

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8:44am

Thu October 27, 2011
The Two-Way

Economy Grew At 2.5 Percent Rate In Third Quarter

The U.S. economy grew at a 2.5 percent annual rate in the third quarter, the Bureau of Economic Analysis estimates, up from the second quarter's 1.3 percent pace.

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8:16am

Thu October 27, 2011
Business and the Economy

The Top of the Breed Coming to the Cup

Next month’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs are expected to include a record number of the world’s top thoroughbreds.  Officials announced today that 193 horses have been pre-entered for the two-day event, which features 15 races and some $26 million in purse money.  This is Churchill Downs’ eighth time hosting the Breeders Cup since it was launched in 1984. It moves next year to Santa Anita, California.

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