Wig Out: In Actors Theatre’s ‘A Christmas Carol,’ Hair Is In The Spotlight

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Last year, there were 54 wigs featured in Actors Theatre of Louisville’s “A Christmas Carol.” The show is only 90 minutes long. “So you’ll have to think about how many times people are changing their hair,” said Costume Director Mike Floyd. It’s a lot. Which is why the annual production’s hair

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Five Things: Checking In With Emily McCay

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Five Things has been around for nearly two years now, so that’s enough time for major changes to take place in the lives of some of my previous guests. I’m going to be bringing you an occasional series of short check-ins with past guests who have news to share. You can look for those in […]

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Home Cooked: Stories Of Food And Immigration

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On Thanksgiving Day, the talk in most American homes focuses on food — both what we’re cooking and how much of it we can eat. Across Louisville, that holds true for the city’s newcomers, too. Over the past few months, the Americana World Community Center, which serves Louisville’s immigrant and

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A Big Fat Pakistani-American Thanksgiving

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A few weeks ago, WFPL City Reporter Amina Elahi mentioned the menu that her mother-in-law, Rukhsana Rahman, prepares for Thanksgiving. Both Amina and her husband’s families are originally from Pakistan, and she described the holiday meal as “traditional-ish, heavy emphasis on the -ish.” The

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Judge Rules Utility Regulators Must Accept Low-Income Advocates In Rate Case

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The Franklin Circuit Court has ruled Kentucky utility regulators must include groups advocating for low-income families in the latest Louisville Gas & Electric rate case. Regulators denied groups including the Sierra Club and the Association of Community Ministries from intervening in the

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10,000 Lose Access In Kentucky To Food Assistance Program

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More than 10,000 low-income Kentucky adults were removed from a federal program that helps them buy food after they failed to comply with newly reinstated rules requiring them to either get a job or do volunteer work to keep their benefits. The rules for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance

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Louisville Immigrants, Refugees Gather For Thanksgiving Potluck

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More than a hundred immigrants and refugees gathered for a Thanksgiving potluck in Louisville Wednesday. The 4th annual Thanksgiving Welcoming Celebration was hosted by Catholic Charities of Louisville to welcome new immigrants and refugees to the city. One of those immigrants, Martellus

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For Diabetics, Eating On Thanksgiving Requires A Strategy

By Committee To Re-Elect Sean Delahanty Category: 2018 election, All News, Election 2018, In The Media, Lousiville, Updates Comments: No comment Tags: , ,
For many, the holiday season is a time of weight gain and indulgence, but without long-term health consequences. But for people with chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes, that indulgence can be have more serious health effects. That’s why, about a week ago, Charles and Debbie Riggs found

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Ky. Lawmakers Want To Repeal Changes To Black Lung Workers’ Comp

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Two Kentucky representatives have pre-filed a bipartisan bill to repeal a new law that limits which doctors can evaluate black lung workers compensation claims. The new law — which was part of a larger bill that made sweeping changes to the state’s workers’ compensation system — says that the

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From Turkey Triage To Kids’ Cooking, Here Are WFPL’s Thanksgiving Specials

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Happy Thanksgiving! To help you celebrate, tune into this special holiday programming this Thursday and Friday on 89.3 WFPL — it’ll provide everything from turkey triage to stories of gratitude to help dealing with some of the tougher aspects of the holiday season. You can listen live on 89.3

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