Just What City Needed: More UofL Drama

A group of principals say they don’t want to miss an opportunity for learning. Learning that they say could be reached through a device that many teens are already carrying in their book bags. [WDRB]

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers does not have to weigh the cumulative health impact caused by surface mining for coal before it issues a permit, a federal judge has ruled. [H-L]

Something tells us this latest thing by GLI is a supreme waste of taxpayer dollars. [WHAS11]

Attorney General Jack Conway confirmed Monday that he met with representatives from the University of Louisville over its dispute over Norton Healthcare’s new partnership with the University of Kentucky, saying state officials should make sure the public land on which Norton’s Kosair Children’s Hospital sits is used to benefit the university. [C-J/AKN]

Louisville likes local food. And according to a study that was released earlier this year, Louisvillians are willing to buy more local food than is currently available. [WFPL]

A former Elizabethtown police officer died over the weekend after his home caught on fire. [WLKY]

The U.S. lags 13 other nations in the support businesses provide to academic researchers, according to a study compiled by Times Higher Education. [Business First]

A young student was recovering instead of the classroom on Monday after she was caught in the crossfire of a shooting. [WAVE3]

Pee alert: teabaggers are still trying to push for defunding of health care reform. At least, that effort has disguised itself as a teabagger bunch. [WKYT]

The 2014 race for Floyd County Sheriff just got a little more crowded. [News & Tribune]

Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) urged the crowd at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington Saturday to fight for the Voting Rights Act in the wake of a June Supreme Court decision gutting its core provision. [HuffPo]

1 thought on “Just What City Needed: More UofL Drama

  1. Answer to entire UofL problem. Two of the greatest academic universities in America are named: University of California (at Berkley) and University of California (at Los Angeles [UCLA]). Stop all this foolishness and change their names — University of Kentucky (at Lexington) and University of Kentucky (at Louisville [UKL].

    Too simple a solution for folks in a state like this — so it’ll never happen and NEITHER UNIVERSITY IN KENTUCKY WILL EVER RANK IN THE TOP 100, ACADEMICALLY – EVER because there’s not enough money in this state to fund two competing universities demanding primacy.

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