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LouisvilleKY’s THE WEEK: Statue’s Limitations, Suddenbreakingnews, Jokes and Parties

As John Asher might tell you, it’s just eight days until the 142nd Run for the Roses, and we’ve already begun to celebrate. Here’s what’s worth paying attention to. Kentucky Name Drops: Exaggerator. Suddenbreakingnews. Nyquist. Creator. Mohaymen. To have some proper Derby conversations, learn that these are names of horses who will likely be in the Derby. 20 will start. Nyquist is the undefeated favorite. Buy a Racing form, or ask anyone for their opinion, if you want to know more. And listen to my interview with John Asher on the Rusty Satellite Show. No Joke – the Mark and…

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Gilderbloom Invites Candidates to O’Shea’s for Talk of Highlands Future

University of Louisville professor and Highlands resident John Gilderbloom has organized a Political Forum for Tuesday, April 12 at 6:30 at O’Shea’s. By far the most interesting and hotly-contested race among the even-numbered Metro Council districts this spring is in District 8, where the beloved Tom Owen is stepping down. The race in District 4, where former Council president David Tandy is stepping aside, has attracted four candidates. University of Louisville professor John Gilderbloom asked bar owner Tommy O’Shea to open his Baxter Avenue restaurant up for a candidate forum on Tuesday, April 12. Gilderbloom doesn’t know yet if all…