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LOUISVILLE (WAVE) - Here are some of the things happening in WAVE Country today.
More than a month after he pleaded guilty in the death of the man who inspired a dance craze, David Curd finds out how long he'll spend in prison today. Curd took a plea deal last month for Manslaughter in the death of Lashawn "Sugar Shizz" Talbert. Police say Talbert was shot during a drug deal. Kenneth brown is also charged in Talbert's death. His trial is scheduled for January.
A new fire station opens today protect folks in Beechmont. Station 10 is on Ashland Avenue. The station was built with more than $3-million in stimulus money, and replaces a building that firefighters have been using since the 1920s. The old fire station will still be used as part of the building...it's right next door.
Millions of dollars are hanging in limbo in Indiana, and today Attorney General Greg Zoeller will teach people in Southern Indiana how to find out if some of it's theirs. Zoeller will be at Ivy Tech in Sellersburg from 9-11AM to announce how much Unclaimed Property is waiting to be claimed by people living in Southern Indiana, and show people how to claim that money.
Metro Mayor Greg Fischer will speak at the ribbon cutting of the area's newest substance abuse recovery program. The City of Hope Recovery Center will be a faith-based program, located in the old St. George School. It will have room for 75 men overcoming addiction. The ribbon cutting is at 1:30PM.
Vienna-Finley Elementary school in Scottsburg, IN is holding it's first ever Dads of Great Students or WATCH D.O.G.S program tonight. WATCH D.O.G.S. is designed to increase male involvement in local schools in hopes of making a positive impact on the lives of students. The dads agree to volunteer at least one day this school year. Tonight is the first event: a Dads and Kids Pizza party at 6PM in the school cafeteria.
Indiana State Police will post several DUI checkpoints in Clark County tonight and into Thursday morning. The Clark County Sheriff's Department and the Charlestown, Jeffersonville, and the Sellersburg Police Departments will all participate as well. Drivers who are not impaired can expect only short delays while passing through those checkpoints.
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