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There Are Still Some Major Problems at UofL

April 8th, 2010 · 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 [...]

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

Up and At ‘Em

September 14th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Once every two months, we start the week with The ‘Ville Voice Breakfast of Champions. By holding the event at 7 on a Monday morning, we make sure guests really want to be there. Today we’re at the University Club listening to Dr. James Ramsey, the school president, and will let you know how that [...]

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Tags: Advertising · Blogging · Charity · Courier-Journal · Gannett · James Ramsey · Jerry Abramson · Media · Metro Council · Slugger Field · University of Louisville

Good Things For You to Do

September 11th, 2009 · Comments Off

Some things for your schedule. . . Playoff Baseball: At Slugger Field tonight, the Bats continue their playoff run against the Durham Bulls. The Bats split the first two in the five-game series, guaranteeing an additional game on Saturday. If they split tonight and Saturday, there’s a game here Sunday.  Unlike most every other franchise [...]

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Tags: Charity · Slugger Field · University of Louisville

Tuesday’s Rest of the News

July 21st, 2009 · 3 Comments

OK. It’s been a pretty intense two days of news. Here’s some other stuff. And don’t forget to watch Fox41′s morning show tomorrow. I’ll be on at 7:45. On The Pence: Couldn’t help but use that pun related to Steve Pence, the Republican and former Lt. Gov. who we’re hearing is almost ready to jump [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Criticism · Dan Mongiardo · Louisville Bats · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Council · Neighborhoods · Newspaper · Oops · Radio · Republican Party · Senate Race · Slugger Field · Uncategorized

Let Us Take You Out to the Ballgame

July 20th, 2009 · 16 Comments

Really, you should want to party with us. And this guy. And you can do it on Wednesday night as the Louisville Bats take on Buffalo. You may not get to see 16 innings, as we did Saturday night, but we’re going to be there for the regular nine. Even Jake. Page One and The [...]

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Tags: Contests · Louisville Bats · Slugger Field

It’s All About Timing

July 16th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Good Timing: Last August, PRP assistant football coach Jason Hiser skipped practice on Aug. 20, which is probably the biggest reason he’s now the head coach. And he got himself released from the lawsuit by Max Gilpin’s parents. [WAVE] Not So Senatorial: You’ve probably heard the Senate fund-raising results. Jack Conway at $1.3 million, Lt. [...]

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Tags: High School · Jack Conway · JCPS · Metro Council · Radio · Senate Race · Slugger Field · Sports · University of Kentucky

The Rest of the Weekend Events

July 10th, 2009 · 6 Comments

You know about the Blues and Barbecue Festival all weekend at the Water Tower. There’s the big Forecastle Festival on the Belvedere. Yes, the Lebowski Fest is a big deal too. But there’s some other stuff to consider on a great summer weekend: Local Republicans are having a picnic at Christian Academy on Saturday, and [...]

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Tags: Arena · Charity · Downtown · Music · Republican Party · Slugger Field · Sports

Sweet! A New Louisville Slugger Book

June 22nd, 2009 · 12 Comments

On the cover, appropriately, is a picture of Ted Williams kissing his Louisville Slugger. The book is “Sweet Spot: 125 Years of Baseball and the Louisville Slugger” and it’s a new book with some great history and photos of the big bat company here. This Friday, authors David Magee and Philip Shirley will be here [...]

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Tags: Books · Contests · Slugger Field · Sports

Bats Extend Clear Channel Deal

June 17th, 2009 · Comments Off

The Louisville Bats’ contract with Clear Channel radio has been extended through 2013. Clear Channel GM Bill Gentry announced the contract extension during Francene’s show, broadcast from the Bats’ early game at Slugger Field. Bats’ games are broadcast on 790 WKRD-AM. Bats GM Dale Owens, discussing some upcoming potential attractions, said the team hopes to [...]

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Tags: Clear Channel · Francene · Louisville Bats · Media · Radio · Slugger Field

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

May 26th, 2009 · 9 Comments

Now that was quite a Memorial Day weekend. You got out there and set attendance records, and got some yardwork done too. And at the risk of going all “Possibility City” on you, it was a great time to live here. The crowd estimate for the Mayor’s Hike & Bike was about 2,000, though one [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Concerts · CW · Downtown · Festival · Jerry Abramson · Parks · Slugger Field · Sports · TV · University of Louisville