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University of Louisville establishes Youth Violence Prevention Research Center

  CDC awards $5.7 million to the School of Public Health and Information Sciences to develop community partnership LOUISVILLE, Ky. November 19, 2015 – Many West Louisville youth experience and are affected by violence. In hopes of addressing this tragic community issue, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences (SPHIS) $5.7 million to establish a Youth Violence Prevention Research Center. Mayor Greg Fischer and University of Louisville President James Ramsey were among key community members and partners present to establish the new University of Louisville Youth Violence…

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THE WEEK: Staying Up Late, Girl Talk and Walking the Trail

Yes, we’ve had some fun this week in Louisville KY. Let’s review: Late Nights in the City: It’s said that nothing good ever happens after 2, so Councilman Tom Owen’s push to close bars at 2 a.m. might make sense to some. But late-night partying is among the city’s charms, and would adversely affect the economics of things, like the new Loui Loui’s carryout spot down in the Highlands. Prediction — this one go anywhere. Inspiring for Girls: Jennifer Lawrence gets a 30 x 40 foot banner in her hometown Saturday. The new Hometown Hero poster goes up at the…