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For organ transplants, the future is in the numbers

August 23, 2017 superuser 0

A numbers game. That’s what it can seem like for someone living with the life and death need of an organ donation.  That’s because the facts are clear when it comes to organ donation: Each year, the number of people on the transplant waiting list continues to be much larger than the number of donors. […]

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Get ready to pay for parking at Waterfront Park

August 22, 2017 superuser 0

The Waterfront Development Corp. Wednesday afternoon approved a plan to charge Waterfront Park users $3 to park; the vote was 6 to 3. The $3 fee, which will be good for three hours of parking, is estimated generate roughly $215,000 for WDC after fees are paid to the company that manages the parking operations. David […]

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Six Vogt Award winners to receive $25,000 and mentorship

August 22, 2017 superuser 0

Six startup companies received $25,000 and 12 weeks of mentorship and education from the annual Vogt Awards on Wednesday morning. The Community Foundation of Louisville and GLI’s EnterpriseCorp are partners in the program, which was founded in 1999 through the Vogt Invention and Innovation Fund, a fund established by inventor and philanthropist Henry Vogt Heuser. The winning […]

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West Nile mosquitoes found in Louisville

August 22, 2017 superuser 0

The Department of Public Health and Wellness has found West Nile-infected mosquitoes in surveillance traps in six Louisville ZIP Code areas. The ZIP Codes are 40204, 40205, 40206, 40208, 40212 and 40214. “It’s common for us to find mosquitoes infected with West Nile in Louisville around this time each year,” Public Health and Wellness director […]

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As state highway fatalities decline, Louisville continues to struggle

August 22, 2017 superuser 0

Fatal accidents on the state’s highways have declined 13 percent this year — but Jefferson County remains the most dangerous area by far for motorists. Through Monday, Kentucky State Police recorded 449 fatal highway accidents, down from 506 during the same period last year. The agency said 70 of those accidents occurred in Jefferson County, […]

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