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Background Factual Research Online: News

Learn how to thoroughly research the background of a legal issue online.

Searching the News

To thoroughly understand the background and current situation surrounding a specific topic, you may need to search for local, state, national, or international news. Many news websites and databases allow you to sign up for alerts to follow the ongoing reports on a current topic or event. News databases like those listed below also provide access to backfiles that provide insight into the history and background context of an issue.

Louisville News

Local affiliates of national televisions stations that report on Louisville and Kentucky news include: WLKY, WHAS, WDRB, and Wave3.

Current News

News Research Guides

Legal News