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Local News
11:27 am
Fri July 19, 2013

You Can't Fly and Not Hear Someone From Louisville (Seriously)

Los Angeles International Airport
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If you're a Louisvillian with deep roots and good ears, you probably recognize the man who tells you how to use the moving walkway at the airport. His name's Jack Fox. He was a DJ on WHAS for years.

And if you pay attention while traveling, you'll hear Fox and the airport's female voice, Carolyn Hopkins, in other airports. In 109 other airports, specifically. Also in the New York subway, the Mayo Clinic, various Capitol buildings and the Kennedy Space Center.

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Local News
11:10 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Deaf Passenger Alleges Mistreatment at Louisville International Airport

Updated at 5:38: The TSA's official response:

“TSA has not been contacted by this passenger. TSA is conducting a thorough review to determine what, if anything, occurred.  TSA holds its employees to high standards and is committed to treating all passengers, including those with disabilities, with respect and courtesy at all times. The agency works with a coalition of more than 70 disability-related groups to better understand the needs and concerns of individuals with disabilities and medical conditions.”

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