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AAA’s Tipsy Tow Service Not Available in Louisville

by Conner Forrest on December 30, 2011

AAA’s “Tipsy Tow” program will not be available in Louisville on New Year’s Eve. The program provides a free tow home for inebriated drivers and their vehicles and is open to anyone, regardless of AAA membership.

The program has received heavy attention this year, especially on social media sites. But there aren’t enough available tow trucks in Louisville for AAA to offer the service.

“We’re a little bit different than some of the AAA’s around the country that are participating in that we never know when bad weather is going to hit. So, it’s difficult for us to set aside a number of wreckers because our primary thing is to take care of members that are stranded and in need of emergency road service,” says AAA spokesman Roger Boyd.

Although Tipsy Tow will not be available, AAA is prepared with a list of phone numbers for taxis in the city in case anyone calls hoping to use the program.

“With today’s social networking, obviously the clubs that are participating-people spread that message out. So, we have had people who call in, interested in the program and I think the good sign about that is that means there’s a lot of responsible motorists out there who definitely want to be proactive when it comes to not getting behind the wheel, drinking and driving.” says Boyd.

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Holiday Specials on WFPL News

by Todd Mundt December 14, 2011

As always, we’re celebrating the holidays with a handful of specials on WFPL News! Saturday 12/24 1pm All Songs Considered for the Holidays Third time’s a charm, or maybe not. It’s the third edition of the not so new, wonky holiday tradition from NPR Music. Host Bob Boilen and friends trade holiday cheer and snarky […]

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Precipitation Expected For Holiday Weekend

by Gabe Bullard December 20, 2010

There is a slight chance of rain and snow showers from Monday afternoon through Tuesday afternoon, but, following that, much of this week’s weather will be relatively mild.

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Frankfort Christmas Tree To Be Lit Saturday

by Tony McVeigh November 29, 2010

Workers have started stringing lights on the 28-foot Norway spruce, donated by Tom and Marilyn Grissom of Frankfort. The tree, capped by a giant star, sits at street level, in front of the Capitol steps.

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Salvation Army Short On Volunteers

by Gabe Bullard November 22, 2010

Major Keath Biggers says 171 volunteers have signed up to stand with the kettles. That’s less than half the number that signed up by this time last year.

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Christmas Tree Recycling Open Next Week

by Gabe Bullard January 1, 2010

Louisville Metro Government will continue grinding Christmas trees into mulch next week.

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State Police Step Up Traffic Enforcement

by Gabe Bullard December 31, 2009

The Kentucky State Police are stepping up their traffic enforcement over the New Year’s holiday to combat drunk driving

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State Police Step Up Traffic Enforcement

by Gabe Bullard December 31, 2009

The Kentucky State Police are stepping up their traffic enforcement over the New Year’s holiday to combat drunk driving.

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Red Kettle Campaign Has High Goal, Needs Volunteer

by Gabe Bullard December 7, 2009

The Salvation Army is still seeking volunteers in order to help meet its ambitious goal for this year’s Red Kettle campaign.

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Light Up Louisville Changes Expected To Draw Larger Crowds

by Gabe Bullard November 26, 2009

The 29th annual Light up Louisville event is Friday.

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