Metro Council approves $198K forgivable loan for Habitat for Humanity Thursday, Sep 3 2020 

Habitat for Humanity’s Chief Executive Officer Robe Locke said they have helped more than 525 families build and buy homes in Louisville.

        

PHOTOS: Inside Breonna Taylor’s apartment after police raid Thursday, Sep 3 2020 

Attorney Steve Romines, who represents Taylor's boyfriend in a lawsuit against Metro Louisville, Kentucky state government and city police, said in an interview Thursday night that Taylor’s home looked like a "war zone."

Coroner identifies 2 men found shot and killed in west Louisville Thursday, Sep 3 2020 

The LMPD Homicide Unit is investigating the case.

Kentucky passes 50,000 COVID-19 cases with third-highest daily total Thursday, Sep 3 2020 

Gov. Andy Beshear says the increase indicates people are “probably being a little more lax” than they should be heading into the long holiday weekend.

        

Thomas Massie praises Kyle Rittenhouse, says he showed ‘incredible restraint’ Thursday, Sep 3 2020 

Massie said the 17-year-old charged with two homicide counts after shooting protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, acted in self defense.

       

U of L students work as contact tracers to protect Cardinal family Thursday, Sep 3 2020 

University of Louisville public health students are working as contact tracers to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on campus.

U of L will send up hot air balloon to encourage participation in Co-Immunity Project Thursday, Sep 3 2020 

U of L said this round of Co-Immunity testing will run Sept. 9-19.

Former LMPD officer shares decision to leave department amid civil unrest Thursday, Sep 3 2020 

A Louisville Metro Police officer is talking about his decision to turn in his badge amid civil unrest.

OUTBREAK: COVID-19 surge hits 2 Louisville halfway houses; some people who tested positive on the run Thursday, Sep 3 2020 

"We're not social distancing," one unidentified resident said through a glass window.

The Co-Immunity Project Balloon Takes First Flight Thursday, Sep 3 2020 

By Anthony Riley

 

6:30 p.m. @ The Oval

Thursday evening marked the initial test flight of the Co-Immunity Project’s hot air balloon. The Co-Immunity Project is a collaboration between the University of Louisville and the Louisville Healthcare CEO Council, and they’ve just begun the second round of phase II: testing a representative sample of the population of Jefferson County.

 

From the University of Louisville Press Release:

A hot air balloon will soar over Louisville this weekend to encourage and remind Louisville residents who received invitation letters to participate in Phase II testing by scheduling their testing appointments. The bright green balloon will be emblazoned with the Co-Immunity Project image.

 

Photos by Anthony Riley//The Louisville Cardinal

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