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Louisville Ky’s Damion Lee for college 3-point championship

LOUISVILLE’S DAMION LEE SELECTED TO 3-POINT ROSTER FOR THE 2016 STATE FARM COLLEGE SLAM DUNK & 3-POINT CHAMPIONSHIPS   All-Star Event to Air Live on ESPN March 31   CHICAGO (March 24, 2016) – Louisville’s Damion Lee has been selected to the 3-point roster for the 28th annual State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships at Berry Center in Cypress, Texas on March 31, Intersport announced today. He is one of eight men’s college basketball players selected for the event that will air live on ESPN at 8 p.m. CT. Lee was invited to take part in the 3-Point Championship after…


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Beloved Louisville Ky zoo gorilla dies giving birth to baby

Story and photos from www.louisvillezoo.org… Click for gorilla blog post and video of baby Louisville, Ky., – A female gorilla baby was born via emergency cesarean section to 27 year-old gorilla Mia Moja at 12:35 p.m. on Monday, March 14.  Sadly, Mia Moja passed away a little after 8 a.m. on Tuesday, March 15 from complications. A full post mortem examination will be performed on Mia to determine the cause of death. ObGyn’s James W. Forrester, M.D. and Robert C. Zoller, M.D. of Partners in Women’s Health performed the cesarean section assisted by Louisville Zoo veterinarians Drs. Zoli Gyimesi and…


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LouisvilleKY’s THE WEEK: Green Days – Driving with Andre, Jtown’s Podcast, River House, Stage One, Speed, Actors, St. Pat’s —

Of course the mysterious and elusive Andre McGee is an Uber driver in Kansas City. The big question is — How did the local and national media spend all this time wondering where the University of Louisville’s fall guy in its basketball sex scandal is and how to interview him, when all they had to do to question him was hail an Uber? Of all the characters in the sordid story, McGee seems to be the only one who has not had to answer to media. According to reports on the ESPN story coming out Sunday, McGee has been keeping a…


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Junior Bridgeman opens new restaurant at Louisville Ky’s Fourth Street Live!

LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Cordish Companies along with local business leader and former NBA and University of Louisville basketball player, Ulysses “Junior” Bridgeman, are proud to open Birracibo at Fourth Street Live! in Louisville, KY. Birracibo, which will specialize in artisanal pizzas, wine, and craft beer, will add to the already strong Fourth Street Live! culinary mix which includesGordon Biersch, Brazeiros Churrascaria Brazilian Steakhouse, and Eddie Merlot’s. Designed byLouisville’s Bravura Architects and totaling 9,000 square feet, Birracibo features over 100 indoor seats, an outdoor patio for al fresco dining, a charcuterie station serving fresh cheese and meat…


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Louisville’s Lee, Onuaku Earn ACC Honors by League Coaches

  GREENSBORO, N.C. — Two University of Louisville men’s basketball players have received all-conference honors for the 2015-16 season in a vote of Atlantic Coast Conference coaches.   Graduate guard Damion Lee was named to the All-ACC third team as selected by the league coaches. Sophomore forward/center Chinanu Onuaku was honored on the ACC All-Defensive team and was an honorable mention All-ACC choice.   Virginia senior Malcolm Brogdon was voted the ACC Player of the Year and the league’s Defensive Player of the Year.  Duke’s Brandon Ingram was the choice for ACC Freshman of the Year and Miami’s Jim Larrañaga was…


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Louisville Ky’s FirstBuild launches new challenge

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GE’s FirstBuild™ is announcing the development of its new Pique Coffee Brewer by launching the Cold Brew Challenge: a product design competition drawing upon the power of crowdsourced design and the FirstBuild community. Pique is expected to go to market this summer on Indiegogo, the world’s largest crowdfunding platform. In a bold move, FirstBuild is offering a portion of the proceeds from the Indiegogo campaign to the top three challenge entries. Information on both the product and the challenge can be found at piquecoldbrew.com. A microfactory in the heart of the University of Louisville’s campus, FirstBuild designs, builds…


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Louisville Ky chosen as new site for spinal cord injury study

InVivo Therapeutics Announces University of Louisville Hospital as New Site for INSPIRE Study CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (NVIV) today announced that the University of Louisville (UofL) Hospital in Louisville, KY has been added as a clinical site for The INSPIRE Study: InVivo Study of Probable Benefit of the Neuro-Spinal Scaffold™ for Safety and Neurologic Recovery in Subjects with Complete Thoracic AIS A Spinal Cord Injury. The University of Louisville is both a clinical site and the Data Management Center for the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation’s North American Clinical Trials Network for the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury (NACTN),…


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LouisvilleKY’s THE WEEK: All Night Long with Delbert, Chocolate Cocktails and a Sex Scandal Goes Away

I’m just hours away from my Delbert McClinton reunion in Frankfort, of all places, and I’m pretty excited about seeing Delbert at 75. I was introduced to “Giving it Up for our Love” on Natural 97 Radio in the Orange Palace at the Pike House in Bowling Green with Mark Hebert. I’ve seen him live a bunch of times since, and had my only “Cruise” experience with him. Meanwhile, there’s plenty to discuss here, starting with The Sighs (of relief) in Texas Are Upon Us: What looked a week ago like another long-lasting sex scandal at U of L went away…


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Louisville Ky’s Cards Radio 790 WKRD debuts new lineup

  Louisville, Ky. – February 25, 2016 – iHeartMedia Louisville announced today that two new local shows will join the lineup at Cards Radio 790 KRD. Howie Lindsey will host a new morning sports talkshow from 7-10:00 a.m. weekdays.  Lindsey is well-known as an expert on the Louisville sports scene through his past work on local radio, television, and online at CardinalSports.com.  He has covered Louisville area athletics for over a dozen years.  Lindsey will be joined by contributors Matt Willinger and Katie George. Also joining the Cards Radio 790 KRD lineup is Nick Coffey.  Coffey will host a new…


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UofL baseball announces this year’s promotions for Louisville Ky games

Story from www.gocards.com 34-game home schedule features great giveaways, return of fan favorites and introduction of special offers LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Louisville athletics department has released details of the 2016 baseball promotional calendar, which includes an array of fan-friendly special events and season-long promotions at Jim Patterson Stadium for the Cardinals’ second season in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The 34-game home schedule features great giveaways, the return of fan favorites and the introduction of special offers, which allow fans to experience all the ballpark’s offerings at exceptional values.  Promotions and game times are subject to change. The excitement begins…