THE WEEK: At Least It Ends Well

Welcome to THE WEEK –’s almost weekly wrap of the River City. This time the big news came on Friday, as the Supreme Court ruled on gay marriage, and your Facebook feed¬†exploded with nice people rejoicing. A Kentucky case was at the center of the argument. And, of course, let’s all not forget that Gov. Steve Beshear once argued in favor of the gay marriage ban because his lawyers claimed gay marriage would hurt the state’s birth rate. That was after Jack Conway realized it was a bad argument and refused to defend the Kentucky law. Let’s hear the…

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Pitino Signs Deal to Stay at U of L Through 2026

Louisville Extends Rick Pitino’s Contract Through 2025-26 Hall of Fame coach has guided the Cardinals to the NCAA Elite Eight in five of the last eight years LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The University of Louisville has extended the contract of men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino four years, boosting his association with the Cardinals through the 2025-26 season. The first coach in NCAA history to win a national title at two different schools and the first to take three different teams to the Final Four, Pitino had seven years remaining on his current contract, which had tied him with the Cardinals through…