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Louisville Ky’s own Kyle Hornback named Miss Kentucky

Louisville, Ky., – University of Louisville student and Miss Louisville Kyle Hornback has earned the Miss Kentucky USA crown. According to a WDRB news story, Hornback had sued Katina Powell last fall, claiming Powell’s book, “Breaking Cardinal Rules”, damaged UofL’s degree programs. Hornback will compete for the national Miss USA title later this year. The Miss Kentucky runner-up is Miss Belle of Louisville Madelynne Myers.  


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Louisville Ky is looking good, so says its Mayor

Louisville a city in transformation, with strong momentum, Mayor Fischer declares   ”You can see our momentum. You can feel it. And you can count it!”   LOUISVILLE (Jan. 28, 2016) – Declaring Louisville as “a city in transformation,” Mayor Greg Fischer said today that he’s extremely optimistic and ambitious about the future, and that the momentum in the city is palpable. “We live in a world that’s in transformation. And as a city, our goal is to do more than keep up with the pace of global change; it’s to leap ahead,” Fischer said, during his annual State of…


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New Louisville Ky coalition formed to improve infant health

Photos from Mayor Fischer’s Facebook Page.   LOUISVILLE, Ky. – (January 26, 2016) Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and officials from 17 local health and social service institutions today announced a new coalition to improve infant health in Louisville.                    Healthy Babies Louisville is comprised of representatives from Baptist Health Louisville, Family and Children’s Place, Family Health Centers, Family Scholar House, Humana CareSource, the Louisville Metro Department Community Services and Revitalization, the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness, Metro United Way, Norton Healthcare, Kosair Children’s Hospital, Passport Healthplan, the Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work, Seven County Services, the…


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Louisville City FC announces preseason schedule

LOUISVILLE, Ky— Coming off their historic inaugural season, Louisville City FC  has announced it’s 2016 preseason fixtures, which will feature local colleges and a NASL opponent. LouCity will face Southern Illinois University Edwardsville before visiting University of Louisville and University of Kentucky. Louisville City will face Indy Eleven at a neutral site in a rematch of last year’s third round U.S. Open Cup fixture. After wrapping-up a two week training session at the world-class IMG Academy, Louisville City will return to prepare for a Mario Sanchez-led SIUE. LouCity will host SIUE at the Louisville City FC Training Ground on March 5. The…


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Louisville Ky to honor basketball legends at UofL game

Special Events Set For Upcoming University of Louisville Men’s Basketball Games   LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Honoring two past national championship teams on their anniversaries and two “color” events are among upcoming special events at the University of Louisville men’s basketball final seven home games of the season in the KFC Yum! Center.   The Cardinals will close the month of January with its annual “White Out” game when the Cardinals face No. 13 Virginia in the KFC Yum! Center on Jan. 30.  Fans are encouraged to wear white attire for the 1 p.m. game televised by CBS.  Louisville has won six…


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Pivot to Peace Collaborative to Help Decrease Violence in West Louisville Ky

  LOUISVILLE, KY – January 5, 2016 – KentuckyOne Health, Peace Education Program (Peace Ed), the Louisville Metro Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods, Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness, and the Commonwealth Institute at the University of Louisville announced the launch of an innovative, evidence-informed collaboration to address and prevent violent crime in West Louisville. Pivot to Peace is designed to build stronger, safer neighborhoods by linking adult survivors of violent gun and knife injuries to community resources. The program will promote healthy choices and avoid further injury or involvement with law enforcement. Ultimately, the goal is…


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LouisvilleKY’s The WEEK Celebrates Christmas and Candy and Cards and Cats

Dear Santa — please send me those Springsteen tickets and wins for the Cards in Lexington tomorrow and in Nashville against Texas A&M in the Music City Bowl. 2015’s Winners. It’s been a great year for me, LouisvilleKY.com and for a lot of Rusty Satellite Show guests, who I’ll be mentioning in bold from here on. First off, this is the first Christmas I won’t be seeing my son Nick Redding, who is pursuing his passion in theatre school in Italy. Today he told me he’d gotten great grades in subjects that include “aesthetics” “Italian” and “Movement.” He said he…


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Norton Healthcare, UofL reach agreement that’s ‘great news’ for Louisville Ky kids

LOUISVILLE, KY (Dec. 21, 2015) – Norton Healthcare and the University of Louisville today announced they have reached agreements which end more than five years of negotiations and more than two years of litigation. The University of Louisville Physicians group and the Commonwealth of Kentucky are also parties to the agreements. “This is great news for the Louisville community and the Commonwealth,” said Donald H. Robinson, chair of the Norton Healthcare board of trustees. “The agreements clear up critical land lease and ownership issues as well as bringing operational security to Norton while assuring stable financial support to the UofL…


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LouisvilleKy’s Susan Holman wins Grawemeyer Award in Religion

Religion and public health: author explores an interdisciplinary approach to global well-being LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Both faith-based and human rights organizations work to address global health issues, but divergent ideological approaches can create discord and ultimately undermine the efforts of both groups. This idea, examined in the book, “Beholden: Religion, Global Health, and Human Rights,” has earned its author the 2016 University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary Grawemeyer Award in Religion. Susan Holman explores how healthcare efforts based on a human rights approach can overlook the important role religions play in communities; and how faith-based initiatives…


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Louisville Ky-based GE FirstBuild Challenge Spurs Coffee Roasting Innovation for Home Use

Louisville, KY – GE’s FirstBuild co-creation community has answered the challenge of coffee lovers everywhere with a way to roast fresh coffee beans at home. Along with Autodesk™, a leader in 3D design and engineering software, and Sweet Maria’s, a premier coffee bean and roaster retailer, FirstBuild challenged makers to create an at-home coffee roasting system and selected three winners from more than 30 entries. FirstBuild, which embraces the brainpower of the maker movement at its Louisville microfactory and virtually around the globe, challenged makers to devise a simple coffee roasting system that could be adapted to home ovens. All…