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Louisville blind mother achieves goal, earns GED despite disability | Education

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A blind woman persevered to finally achieve her goal of earning a diploma. Pamela McReynolds, 47, is legally blind. The mother of five children spoke at a graduation celebration on Friday held at the Americana Community Center for students who have obtained their General Educational Development (GED) this school year.
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Kentucky ranks 35th in nation for hospital safety

Recent ratings from the nonprofit organization The Leapfrog Group puts Kentucky in 35th place in the nation for hospital safety, a drop from 30th place last fall. The grades, which are released twice a year, are based on 30 metrics. They rank hospitals’ ability to protect patients against errors, accidents, injuries and infections that could have been prevented.

Santa, caregiver, student-athlete. Fern Creek's Elijah Robertson finds ways to help family

Elijah Robertson walks around like he has an “S” on his chest, according to Fern Creek track and field coach Lutisha Bowen. “He’s always felt like he had to put his team on his back like Superman,” Bowen said. “That’s how he views himself. He has to take all the load for everybody around him, and he’s responsible for everybody.”

Landmark movie theater Village 8 closing after almost 50 years

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A movie theater known for discounted ticket prices is closing for good this summer. Village 8, a landmark theater in Dupont Village in St. Matthews, has shown movies for around 50 years. The eight-screen theater is closing on July 5. Norton Healthcare purchased the Dutchmans Lane...
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Louisville Metro now at ‘medium risk’ as COVID cases rise

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - In previous years, the arrival of warm weather and getting outside resulted in a decline in COVID cases. But not this year. “People are more relaxed, we’ve got better treatments and other things happening so numbers are going to go up,” Dr. Sarah Moyer, Louisville Metro Public Health Director said. “Hopefully those hospitalization numbers stay low. And that’s what we’re really trying to prevent.”

Norton Healthcare’s four Louisville-based adult-service hospitals once again nationally recognized with an ‘A’ for spring 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Each of Norton Healthcare’s four adult-service hospitals in Louisville received an “A” grade in the spring 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. This national distinction recognizes each facility’s achievements in protecting patients from preventable harm and error in the hospital. The four hospitals are Norton Audubon Hospital, Norton Brownsboro Hospital, Norton Hospital and Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital.* This is the sixth consecutive period (fall 2019, spring 2020, fall 2020, spring 2021, fall 2021 and spring 2022) that the four hospitals have received an “A” grade.

Job fair being held at Cardinal Stadium next week

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A job fair is being held next Wednesday, May 18, at Cardinal Stadium. The job fair goes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the PNC Club at the football stadium on Floyd Street. There are more than 50 companies registered to attend the event including Norton Healthcare, the Rawlings Group, Waste Management, U of L Health, Omni Hotel and Alpha Media, among other employers.