Local news for March 14, 2011
Louisville’s Polar Plunge often brings out interesting and unique groups of people to help raise money for Special Olympics but this year there is one group that will stand out from the rest when it comes time to jump into the frigid water this Saturday.
Northwestern Parkway becomes Southwestern Parkway before running into Broadway in the Shawnee neighborhood, and the majestic oak trees that line the roads cast giant shadows onto the pavement, hardly a sliver of sunlight breaking through.
Although not quite Shakespearean in its various acts, intrigues, subplots and human frailties, it has become a great and ongoing farce that Kentucky, of all places, can’t get its gambling laws straight.
On Sept. 25, a crowd will gather at Waterfront Park to watch a barge dump thousands of yellow, sunglasses-wearing rubber ducks into the Ohio River for the seventh-annual Ken-Ducky Derby.
Whether you're looking for a huge shebang, a community festival, or a country setting - here's a list of your best places to see some patriotic explosions this weekend.
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