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Dustin Staggers closes final Louisville restaurant

September 29, 2016 0

Roux is located at 1325 Bardstown Road. | Courtesy of Roux

Dustin Staggers quietly closed his last restaurant, making it the third eatery in Louisville he has shuttered this year. The New Orleans-inspired Roux had its last day of business on Sunday, Sept. 25, according to the restaurant’s Facebook page. The post did not say why it closed or hint at Staggers’ future and whether the Florida native plans to stay in […]

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Dustin Staggers closes final Louisville restaurant

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September 29, 2016 0

Roux is located at 1325 Bardstown Road. | Courtesy of Roux

Dustin Staggers quietly closed his last restaurant, making it the third eatery in Louisville he has shuttered this year. The New Orleans-inspired Roux had its last day of business on Sunday, Sept. 25, according to the restaurant’s Facebook page. The post did not say why it closed or hint at Staggers’ future and whether the Florida native plans to stay in […]

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Norton announces new name for downtown children’s hospital

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September 29, 2016 0

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Norton Healthcare officials on Wednesday revealed the new name of its downtown children’s hospital. Effective Nov. 10, the longtime Kosair Children’s Hospital will be renamed Norton Children’s Hospital. The name change is the result of a lengthy legal battle between Norton Healthcare and Kosair Charities — a lawsuit that was settled in July. In 2014, Kosair […]

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Judge issues final ruling blocking Gov. Bevin’s orders reorganizing UofL Board of Trustees

September 29, 2016 0

Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd | Photo by Joe Sonka

Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd ruled Wednesday that Gov. Matt Bevin did not have the legal authority to issue executive orders abolishing and recreating the University of Louisville Board of Trustees this summer, thus permanently blocking the new board the governor created and reinstating the one he abolished. The lawsuit challenging Bevin’s orders was filed by […]

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IdeaFestival: Sciences and humanities rely on each other, MIT professor says

September 29, 2016 0

Alan Lightman is a theoretical physicist at MIT. | Photo by Caitlin Bowling

In an era in which politicians are touting STEM degrees as the key to economic prosperity on both a macro- and micro-level, humanities are often devalued, but Alan Lightman, a theoretical physicist speaking at the IdeaFestival, said humanities provide valuable checks and balances for the sciences. “Science gives us things like iPhones and atomic bombs, but how we […]

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IdeaFestival: How to contain the next lethal pandemic

September 29, 2016 0

Where the next pandemic is likely to emerge.

Zika in the Americas. Cholera in Haiti. West Nile in half of the United States. Bird flu. Swine flu. Ebola. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria. More urbanization, global transportation, humans encroaching on animal habitats and rising inequality that keeps billions from access to clean water and sanitation are increasing the risk that a deadly microbe will sweep across the […]

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‘Daily Show’ co-creator brings Justice to Louisville

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As a co-creator of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” Lizz Winstead’s politics changed the TV world. She tried to do it again in the radio world as co-founder of the short-lived Air America network. Winstead recently co-founded the Lady Parts Justice League, which uses humor and information — both online and live in concert — […]

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