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Moneyball Much More Than a Baseball Movie

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September 26, 2011
Moneyball Much More Than a Baseball Movie

You don’t have to like baseball, or Brad Pitt, to like the new movie “Moneyball.” I read Michael Lewis’ book about the revolution in the way baseball players are analyzed a few years back, and never imagined it as a movie. It was all numbers and analytics, and tucked away in there was a...
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Women: Striving for Self-Sufficiency in a Changing Economy

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September 25, 2011
Women: Striving for Self-Sufficiency in a Changing Economy

By Barbara Day, M.S., R.D., C.N. Recently, Women4Women presented the Benchmark II: A Study of Woman & Girls 2010 at their annual luncheon. The full report is not due out until later this year but here are some of the major points that were discussed at the luncheon. The first report, Benchmark 2000, was...
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Donaghy’s Disturbing Tell-All Talk at IF

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September 24, 2011
Donaghy’s Disturbing Tell-All Talk at IF

Tim Donaghy has plenty of shocking truths to tell about his fall from grace as an NBA referee.  It was shocking for many in the Idea Festival audience Friday to hear how Donaghy won 80 percent of his bets on NBA games using his knowledge of injuries, players, owners and coaches. It was shocking...
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FAILS – Kingdom and Social and . . .

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September 22, 2011
FAILS – Kingdom and Social and . . .

Here’s a look at what’s happening around here from a glass-half-empty perspective: Who Will Save the Kingdom?: You have to admire Ed Hart for his efforts to save Kentucky Kingdom, the amusement park he’s working hard to re-open and the one it seems politicians in the state legislature seem determined to keep from happening....
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LEO Readers Love Us, They Really Love Us

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September 21, 2011
LEO Readers Love Us, They Really Love Us

I’m humbled. LEO Readers voted LouisvilleKY.com the best local website, best local blog and voted me the best feature writer. Our own star, Cindy Lamb, was 2nd choice for that category. I’ll start working on my acceptance speech. In the interest of sharing the love, let’s take a look at some other media winners...
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Dracula Will Surprise, Scare You

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September 20, 2011
Dracula Will Surprise, Scare You

Actors Theatre is in its 17th year of producing “Dracula” before Halloween. But I’d never been, and have somehow made it through 51 years without knowing what’s behind the legendary tale. And I don’t really get into all the vampire culture. When I went to the latest adaptation Friday night,  I half-expected a bunch...
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Love a Parade? Head to J-town

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September 15, 2011
Love a Parade? Head to J-town

The place to be this afternoon, of course, is Jeffersontown, where the big parade goes right by my place. The Gaslight Festival is the 5th largest festival/party in the Southeast, the Chamber brags, and brings in 200,000 people a year, mainly for the Arts and Crafts Fair and Street Party that starts tomorrow. It’s...
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Bill Germanakos: The Biggest Loser© Champion Season 4

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September 15, 2011
Bill Germanakos: The Biggest Loser© Champion Season 4

    By Barbara Day, M.S., R.D., C.N. Bill Germanakos: The Biggest Loser© Champion Season 4 was in town at the invitation of Humana to empower Humana clients to make healthier lifestyle choices to help them prevent obesity. But before Bill was introduced, Humana Vitality, the wellness component of Humana’s large group insurance division,...
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9/11 American Flag Remembrance on the Waterfront

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September 11, 2011
9/11 American Flag Remembrance on the Waterfront

By Barbara Day, M.S., R.D., C.N. I was listening to the Mandy Connell show on WHAS 840 AM radio on Friday when I heard about the planting of 30,000 American Flags arranged to spell out USA for Sunday, September 11 ceremony to remember the 3000 innocent people who died on September 11. Fred Moore,...
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Cards’ Worst-Case Scenario Turning into Reality

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September 10, 2011
Cards’ Worst-Case Scenario Turning into Reality

Reality bites sometimes. It was such a nice story for the U of L football team this year. Coach Charlie Strong, in his second season, seemed to have everything moving right on schedule. There have been no off-field problems with his players. Academics are important. Billboards on the interstates attest to the possibilities. A...
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