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Louisville Emergency Management officials will meet this afternoon with the National Weather Service to discuss why the city’s tornado sirens didn’t sound yesterday morning.

It’s possible a technical malfunction caused MetroSafe radios to miss the National Weather Service tornado bulletin and sound the sirens. However, some city officials and citizens have asked why the sirens were not manually activated by a MetroSafe employee.

The city is investigating the issue and today’s meeting with the weather service is part of their research. It’s possible a final answer will be known today, though a spokesperson for the mayor’s office says more investigation may be needed.

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Actors Theatre Kicks Off 34th Humana Festival

by ekramer February 22, 2010

Actors Theatre of Louisville had a formal kickoff today for its 34th Humana Festival of New American Plays, which opens this week. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. (Click on Listen to the story to hear the comments from members of all of the full-length productions in this year’s festival.) This year’s festival has seven full-length […]

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