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M.M. Good! Louisville Edges Virginia on Last-Second Shot

from GoCards.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Down a point with the clock running out, No. 16 Louisville had no choice but to trust Mangok Mathiang’sjump shot. And hope. The sophomore center’s 15-footer with 2.7 seconds was true, giving the Cardinals the lead and an unlikely hero a 59-57 victory over No. 2 Virginia on Saturday night. After Malcolm Brogdon hit his fourth 3 of the half to give Virginia a 57-56 lead with 13 second left, the Cardinals ran a play hoping to set up one of its two stars, guard Terry Rozier or forward Montrezl Harrell. But when was Rozier was double-teamed he found Mathiang…


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Louisville Home Sales Kick into High Gear

from The Medley-Sokoler Team Snow, freezing temperatures and ice on the roads did little to stop Louisville home buyers last month.  New Louisville home sales numbers for February 2015 are more than encouraging, they are downright exciting! The number of homes going under contract last month was up an impressive 16.9% (last month the number was 26.3%) from the same period a year before.  The new Greater Louisville Association of Realtor numbers indicate five things: 1) Interest rates are low. 2) There is fear those rates could increase. 3) FHA financing costs have come down. 4) Credit score requirements have…


The Roommate Leads Off Humana Festival of New American Plays at Louisville’s Actors Theatre

Sure, there must be a lot of 50-ish women living alone in houses in Iowa. Women like Sharon, who are divorced, her kids moved AWAY from Iowa, and she’s accumulated very little in the way of life experience, and doesn’t really know what to do with herself. She must imagine that everyone lives the way she does. In the Actors Theatre play “The Roommate”, Sharon decides to get a roommate for the purpose of saving a little money. NOTE: there’s no mention of whether Robyn used Airbnb to find a roomie in Iowa). But Sharon gets a lot more than…


Wear Red for Louisville Senior Night at the Yum!

Wayne Blackshear may be the only senior on the Louisville roster, but it may be your last chance to see Terry Rozier and Montrezl Harrell in the home whites for the Cardinals. GAME FACTS – Louisville vs. Virginia Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015 Time: 6:30 p.m. Site: KFC Yum! Center/Crum Court, Louisville, Ky. (22,000) (80-12 in 5th yr.) Television: ESPN – Dave O’Brien, play-by-play; Dick Vitale, analyst; Allison Williams, reporter. Radio: WKRD ( (790 AM; joined in progress on WHAS 840 AM)) Paul Rogers, play-by-play; Doug Ormay, analyst (Sirius 91, XM 91) Also: ESPN Radio — Bill Rosinski, play-by-play; Bob…


Kentucky Child Care Providers Now Have Free Access, New Resources to Improve Quality Care

Friday, February 13, 2015 , Louisville, Ky – CCA For Social Good, an operating division of CCA Global Partners, and Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C) announce the re-launch of KYSharedServices.org, a website that delivers practical resources for early childhood education directors, family care providers, and teachers. Its goal is to help save time, reduce costs, and improve quality. Most simply, the platform helps its users manage their programs more efficiently. A new feature of KYSharedServices.org is a section devoted to ending child abuse with dozens of resources to help child care providers recognize, report and prevent child abuse including information on ways providers can help…


ESPN’s “The Bilastrator” Set to Tip-Off Derby Festival in Louisville

Friday, March 6, 2015. Louisville, KY.   – The Kentucky Derby Festival’s 59th Annual They’re Off!® Luncheon is sure to be a slam dunk with ESPN’S Jay Bilas as the featured speaker. Bilas, an acclaimed broadcaster, attorney, author and athlete, will address approximately 1,500 Derby Festival supporters and patrons in attendance at the Festival’s annual kick-off luncheon.  The event will be held on Friday, April 17, at 11:30 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Galt House East Hotel – site of the festive event since 1974. “This is our Game Day and we couldn’t think of a better person to…


Louisville’s Frazier Museum Marks 40th Anniversary of the End of Vietnam War

The Frazier Museum presents Louisville Writer Graham Shelby’s “The Man on TV” The first time Graham laid eyes on his birth father, Graham was 12 and his father was featured on the CBS Evening News. Jimmy Godwin was a former Green Beret who told America about the battles he’d fought and friends he’d lost. Join us for a multimedia storytelling event that follows Graham’s 25-year journey to understand how a distant war can echo through the lives of families long after the last shot is fired.  Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 6-7 p.m., gallery access, 7-8 p.m., presentation Frazier History Museum, 829…


The Right Place to Start the Bourbon Trail in Louisville

After my one-hour “Bourbon Experience” on Main Street, I can tell I’m the one to turn to at parties if you want to know who Evan Williams was, or why Main Street was so important in early bourbon history, what a speakeasy was or even why Heaven Hill once only sold its most-aged Evan Williams in Japan. Jeff Crowe, the GM at the one-year-old tourist attraction, told me the company was thrilled with the attendance in the first year, and that even on a slow Wednesday afternoon like the one on which I visited there were a handful of bourbon-curious…


Rusty’s Bourbon Experience and Going Over to Teddy’s in Louisville

CLICK HERE to listen to this week’s Rusty Satellite Show   It’s the “We’re all Freaking Out over a Little Snow episode” of the Rusty Satellite Show. My first guest is Louisville Orchestra conductor Teddy Abrams, who is making a name for himself all over town for his unconditional approach to promoting music. I got to visit at his house in NuLu, where if you’re lucky and are walking by on Market, you might hear an impromptu concert. Teddy will be the speaker at the next Breakfast of Champions, the bi-monthly networking event I co-host at the University Club. You’re…


Louisville Prepares for 2nd Major Snow, Bitter Cold

Mayor urges citizens to clear sidewalks, TARC bus stops Parked cars should be removed from major snow routes by 6 p.m. today LOUISVILLE (March 4, 2015) – As city crews prepare to tackle another major winter storm, Mayor Greg Fischer is urging citizens to do their part to help the community get through this latest snow and ice.   According to meteorologists and the National Weather Service, a significant amount of snow – 7 to 11 inches – is headed toward Louisville. As soon as the snow starts, the nearly 300-person Snow Team will be out salting and plowing, working in 12…