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University of Louisville trustees fire athletics director Tom Jurich

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After a lengthy closed session discussion at their meeting Wednesday afternoon, the University of Louisville board of trustees voted 10-3 to fire the school’s longtime athletics director Tom Jurich. This move comes three weeks after news of the latest scandal involving the UofL men’s basketball team broke, as the program was swept up by a […]

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National ‘Amplify Peace’ tour to raise awareness of crisis in Syria starts in Louisville Thursday

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A national tour aimed at raising awareness for the humanitarian crisis in Syria starts in Louisville on Thursday at the Tim Faulkner Gallery in Portland. “Amplify Peace Tour: Saving Syrian Lives” will feature Arab-American artists and musicians who will help raise money and gather resources to help the Syrian people affected by war. Those artists […]

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Ford recalls 1.3M F-Series pickups, including 2017 Super Duty

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Ford is recalling more than 1.3 million F-150 and Super Duty trucks because a defective door latch could compromise driver and passenger safety. The company estimates that the recall will cost it $267 million in the fourth quarter, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ford said that in certain 2015 to 2017 […]

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CycLOUvia returns to the Highlands on Sunday

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Don’t put that bike away for the season just yet. There’s one more chance to cruise the open road when CycLOUvia takes over the Highlands again on Sunday, Oct. 22, from 2-6 p.m. Bardstown Road and Baxter Avenue will be closed to cars and other gas-powered vehicles from Douglass Boulevard all the way to Broadway, […]

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Bevin releases highlights of public pension plan; still no word on when bill will be completed and special session called

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Gov. Matt Bevin, House Speaker Jeff Hoover and Senate President Robert Stivers held a press conference Wednesday morning in which they outlined 10 highlights of their plan to “save” Kentucky’s troubled public pension plans, though the legislation to implement this plan has not yet been completed and no date has been set for the state […]

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In a surprise move, Lexington removes controversial Confederate statues

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By Morgan Eads, Karla Ward and Beth Mustrave | Lexington Herald-Leader The city of Lexington carried out a surprise removal of two controversial Confederate statues from the lawn of the former Fayette County courthouse Tuesday evening and early Wednesday. At about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, police arrived on Main Street and blocked off the area around […]

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I-65 North will be closed this weekend for construction work

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Construction crews are scheduled to complete the second part of a two-weekend effort to make roadway safety improvements along Interstate-65, so portions of I-65 North will be closed this weekend, according to the  Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Starting at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, all driving lanes, exit ramps and entrance ramps will be closed […]

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Wine bar slated to open next month in NuLu

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Wine shouldn’t just be for special occasions, says the group behind a new wine bar opening in NuLu. After all, in France, “wine is every day,” as one owner noted. “It is woven into the fabric of that society, and it’s something that’s really missing in America,” said Scott Justice, an attorney who is opening […]

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