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There Are Still Some Major Problems at UofL

April 8th, 2010 by jake · 2 Comments

Anyone surprised that a University of Louisville professor was denied tenure? It’s because she wasn’t part of the Robert Felner machine that still exists at UofL. You wouldn’t believe the stories I’m hearing from UofL these days. [C-J]

Yesterday Mike Slaton, running against Tom Riner in the 41st State House District, announced endorsements from: The Women’s Network PAC and The Victory Fund. That’s in addition to news earlier this week of endorsements from CFAIR and the Metropolitan Louisville Women’s Political Caucus. [Email Blast]

Check out this interesting story about Ambassador Matthew Barzun and his wife, Brooke. [Runway Passport]

Metro area unemployment hit 12.1%. 20-year high. Feels awesome, doesn’t it? [C-J]

The Louisville Science Center is making some big announcements this morning at 10:00 A.M. Some major exhibits on par with Titanic are on the way. [Media Advisory]

Our local NPR affiliated noticed the good news about Slugger Field that we pointed out the other day. [WFPL]

Today at 11:00 A.M., Congressman John Yarmuth will welcome home Muhammad Ali Center students from Serbia. He’ll also announce federal funding to support the service learning programs and leadership training efforts of the Muhammad Ali Center Council of Students. [Press Release]

The Courier-Journal editorial board must have selectively forgotten that Governor Steve Beshear is tighter with King Coal than Mitch McConnell. [Page One]

Oh, and wait for this… KIPDA’s Transportation Technical Coordinating Committee will not be meeting on April 14 as previously announced. [Press Release]

Tags: Ali Center · Bad Behavior · Courier-Journal · Economy · Education · John Yarmuth · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Slugger Field · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 bill // Apr 8, 2010 at 4:15 pm

    hey, I have an idea. let the kids from Serbia stay here, and send Yarmuth there!

  • 2 Brian Simpson // Apr 8, 2010 at 6:50 pm

    Congratulations Mike Slaton on his endorsements!!

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