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Joy and Sadness in the Bluegrass

Joy and Sadness in the Bluegrass

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

TONY VANETTI: First off, Matt, congratulations. It was a big win up there. UK is in the Final Four. You guys certainly earned it, beating Wichita State, Louisville and Michigan. Three really, really good teams in a row. MATT JONES: That’s one of the toughest trips to the Final Four ever, but for Kentucky fans, [...]

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Who Are You?

Who Are You?

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

This past weekend I had the opportunity to host a seminar on inclusion and cultural competency as it pertains to working with students in schools.

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St. Joe’s Is A Delight

St. Joe’s Is A Delight

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

St. Joseph Fish Fry was an all-around delight.

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Enough is Enough: All of Louisville Must Come Out Against Violence

Enough is Enough: All of Louisville Must Come Out Against Violence

| March 27, 2014 | 13 Comments

As a black man living in Louisville, I’m way past tired of the face of crime being young and black.

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The Biggest Game Of The Year?

The Biggest Game Of The Year?

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

MATT JONES: Well Tony, after all year talking about how poor Kentucky was doing, they came out this weekend. And I know you’re getting scared now, because the Cats are coming on Friday night. TONY VANETTI: No one is scared, my friend. In fact, Vegas has Louisville as a five-point favorite, and those guys pretty [...]

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Getting Back to Our “Roots”

Getting Back to Our “Roots”

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

When I tell my friends that my grandmother is 91 year old, walks every day and drives herself to play bridge with her friends, most seem shocked and proceed to tell me that I might be lucky enough to “inherit those genes.”

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Northwestern Mutual Athlete of the Month: Mark Holtgrave

Northwestern Mutual Athlete of the Month: Mark Holtgrave

| March 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Mark Holtgrave, a three-sport student athlete at Kentucky Country Day School, has been named the Northwestern Mutual Athlete of the Month.

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St. Patty’s Weekend at St. Patrick’s

St. Patty’s Weekend at St. Patrick’s

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Is there a better way to spend St. Patty’s Day Weekend than with our friends at St. Patrick?

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Meet the Bartenders of Bardstown: Angel’s Envy Talks with Chris Derome, Joe Carroll and Josh McDevitt

Meet the Bartenders of Bardstown: Angel’s Envy Talks with Chris Derome, Joe Carroll and Josh McDevitt

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last month, Angel’s Envy asked three popular Bardstown bartenders to create signature cocktails with special food pairings.

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Will It Be The Sweetest of 16s?

Will It Be The Sweetest of 16s?

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

MATT JONES: Well, the brackets are out and for one of the first times probably in the history of NCAA Tournament talk, Kentucky and Louisville fans have been kind of unified. Both times feel like they maybe got screwed with too low of a seed and both teams probably don’t like the fact that they [...]

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