Visitation held for missing Richmond mom, 6 months after she disappeared Tuesday, Jul 16 2019 

The family asked that no one talk about the case at her visitation in Richmond, instead focusing on Savannah Spurlock's life.

        

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at age 99 Tuesday, Jul 16 2019 

John Paul Stevens, the second oldest and third longest-serving Supreme Court justice, was a Republican president's nominee but led the liberal wing.

       

Hundreds pay respects for Ind. veteran they never knew Tuesday, Jul 16 2019 

Vietnam vet Larry Miller died in a nursing home, alone. A Indiana funeral wanted to give him one final send off with the spirit of family.

        

Here Today: Diggin’ On Beecher Terrace Tuesday, Jul 16 2019 

The site where Beecher Terrace was built has a story that’s much older than the housing complex itself. Louisville’s first black doctor had a home there with his family. The city’s first cemetery occupied what’s now Baxter Square Park.

Before we move on from Beecher Terrace, we spend some time this week learning more of that story.

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Items found at Beecher Terrace are organized in boxes at Corn Island Archaeology in Jeffersontown.

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Senior Archaeologist David Schatz (center) tells Laura Ellis (left) and Jonese Franklin (right) about some of the pieces found at the Beecher Terrace site.

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Some of the many, many bottles found at the Beecher site.

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Anne Bader, owner and principal of Corn Island Archaeology, shows were artifacts go to dry.

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A closeup of some artifacts in the drying rack at Corn Island Archaeology in Jeffersontown.

More photos from the excavation of Beecher Terrace can be found here.

Food truck operators sue Metro Council members Tuesday, Jul 16 2019 

They're claiming the council members have been pushing crippling ordinances for food truck operators.

        

JCPS Board accepts Benjamin Gies resignation Tuesday, Jul 16 2019 

Gies was a board member who represented District 4.

        

JCPS Board approve new student support and behavior intervention handbook Tuesday, Jul 16 2019 

The district also approved a new student Bill of Rights.

        

Family friends, and strangers remember the ‘amazing’ Savannah Spurlock Tuesday, Jul 16 2019 

It became clear Tuesday night that in just 23 years, Savannah Spurlock left a mark on many lives.

JCPS board votes on punishment for students who use, sell e-cigarettes Tuesday, Jul 16 2019 

The district already had anti-tobacco policies, but new the punishments reflect Kentucky's new smoke free schools law, which bans all tobacco and vaping products at events and on school campuses.

Advocates discuss future of Louisville’s homeless camps after Tuesday’s clean-up Tuesday, Jul 16 2019 

Now that more than 50 people were forced to leave their homeless camps under I-65, where will they be going now?

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