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Lynn's Paradise Cafe owner says she may reopen

courier-journal.com — The owner of Lynn's Paradise Cafe wants to come home. Two years after she unplugged the toaster inside the popular restuarant, Lynn Winter said news of Barret Avenue's decline has awakened a longing to perhaps reopen her diner. "I am highly motivated to sell or create or open," Winter said in an interview Wednesday.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @Utterback13: Lynn Winter talks with The C-J's @jeredowns today, "I am highly motivated to sell or create or open." courier-journal.com/story/news/loc… #Louisville

Jan 28, 2015

RT @EricBurse: LISTEN: to this phone call… Lynns's Paradise Cafe owner tells @JereDowns she may reopen. cjky.it/1K6rmbX pic.twitter.com/ZH7SpCjXu3

Jan 28, 2015

Lynn Winter talks with The C-J's @jeredowns today, "I am highly motivated to sell or create or open." courier-journal.com/story/news/loc… #Louisville

Jan 28, 2015

Listen to Lynn's Paradise Owner Lynn Winter talk to @jeredowns about recent events, future of restaurant. courier-journal.com/story/news/loc…

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If drones "fly over my house, they better beware because I've got a shotgun"

courier-journal.com — WASHINGTON - Which is more newsworthy - that Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul did an interview on Snapchat, or that he is threatening to shoot down drones? Ever the social media-conscious potential 2016 presidential candidate, Paul was asked by CNN's Ashley Codianni whether, in light of the drone found on the White House lawn this week, they should be illegal.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @JRCarrollCJ: Fly a drone over @SenRandPaul house & you'll get both barrels, he tells @CNN @Snapchat. cjky.it/1EqxRI9 http://t.co…

Jan 28, 2015

Paul: If drones "fly over my house...I've got a shotgun" cjky.it/1K5wzRh

Jan 28, 2015

A drone over his house? "I've got a shotgun," @SenRandPaul tells @CNN @Snapchat interviewer. cjky.it/1EqxRI9 http://t.co/j1zY8omij8

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Louisville's Jeff Walz tries for 200th win against Syracuse

courier-journal.com — University of Louisville women's basketball coach Jeff Walz will get his first shot at his 200 th career victory Thursday night when the No. 8 Cardinals play No. 23 Syracuse at the KFC Yum! Center. Walz, U of L's all-time wins leader in his eighth year, improved to 199-72 (.734) on Sunday with U of L's 68-55 comeback victory over Miami.

Kentucky authorities want to know whether the mountain lion was wild

courier-journal.com — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is keeping confidential for now the medical testing it did on a mountain lion one of its officers shot last December, including a necropsy report on the animal. It was the first confirmed mountain lion in the state since before the Civil War.

Raiders offer deal to Louisville defensive coordinator Todd Grantham

courier-journal.com — The Oakland Raiders have offered University of Louisville assistant coach Todd Grantham a two-year contract to become their defensive coordinator, the NFL Network reported Wednesday afternoon. Grantham, who just finished his first year at U of L, visited Oakland earlier this week, but was still in contact with high school prospects as of Tuesday.

Syrian refugees to begin arriving in Louisville

courier-journal.com — Twenty-one Syrian refugees will arrive in Louisville over the next two weeks, a figure expected to increase in Kentucky and beyond as the U.S. begins to take in an expanded number of refugees fleeing Syria's bloody civil war. The refugees, from four families who fled to Jordan and Egypt, are part of a larger U.S.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @courierjournal: Syrian refugees to begin arriving in Louisville cjky.it/1K50Wr6 http://t.co/vdcP4s9pe6 @ckenning_cj

Jan 28, 2015

New: Syrian refugees to begin arriving in Louisville, part national effort to resettle those fleeing from civil war cjky.it/1Czeevt

Miami CB Sheldrick Redwine reaffirms Louisville commitment

courier-journal.com — Tales of Sheldrick Redwine's decommitment from Louisville were apparently greatly exaggerated. The three-star cornerback from Miami announced on Twitter Wednesday morning that he is indeed still committed to the Cardinals and plans to sign with them next Wednesday.
Jan 28, 2015

Sheldrick Redwine said a friend got a hold of his phone "who decided to play with my recruiting" cjky.it/1K4RL9W

Jan 28, 2015

Miami CB Sheldrick Redwine reaffirms U of L commitment cjky.it/1K4RL9W

Richmond police update their investigation of an alleged bar fight between UK, EKU athletes

courier-journal.com — LEXINGTON, Ky. - Richmond police have released some details about an alleged bar fight involving football players from Eastern Kentucky and the University of Kentucky over the weekend. They say a man - whose father confirmed is EKU lineman Colton Scurry - reported around 5 p.m.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @KyleTucker_CJ: According to police, EKU's Colton Scurry suffered a broken nose and broken bones in and around cheek, orbital socket. courier-journal.com/story/sports/2…

Jan 28, 2015

According to police, EKU's Colton Scurry suffered a broken nose and broken bones in and around cheek, orbital socket. courier-journal.com/story/sports/2…

Jan 28, 2015

Richmond police still investigating alleged bar fight that injured an EKU football player. Still no charges filed. courier-journal.com/story/sports/2…

Kentucky-bound Isaiah Briscoe, three Louisville women's recruits named McDonald's All Americans

courier-journal.com — University of Kentucky men's basketball signee Isaiah Briscoe and University of Louisville women's recruits Asia Durr, Taja Cole and Samantha Fuehring were named McDonald's All Americans on Wednesday night. U of L's trio ties Connecticut and Notre Dame for the most for any women's program. UK women's signee Taylor Murray also was selected.
Jan 28, 2015

Rundown of UK and U of L recruits picked for the McDonald's All American Games cjky.it/1CAcu4S via @courierjournal

Jeffersonville port sets cargo record in 2014

courier-journal.com — JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. - Indiana's Ohio River port in Jeffersonville handled a record 2.4 million tons of cargo in 2014 thanks to record-high volumes of grain, steel and salt. Last year was the first time the port just north of Louisville, Kentucky, shipped at least 2 million tons of cargo in one year.

Throwback Thursday: Lindbergh's visit in 1927

courier-journal.com — Within three months after Charles Lindbergh completed the first solo non-stop trans-Atlantic flight in history May 21, 1927, the aviator landed at Bowman Field in his famous Spirit of St. Louis plane for a visit to Louisville. "Entire City Ready to Hail Lindbergh," read the front page headline in The Louisville Times August 8, 1927, the day Lindbergh arrived.

Video | UK's Marcus Lee previews Mizzou rematch

Jan 28, 2015

RT @sports_cj: Video | UK's Marcus Lee previews Mizzou rematch cjky.it/1K6k343 @kyletucker_cj

No. 1 Kentucky aims to stay focused despite previous blowout in Round 2 with Mizzou

courier-journal.com — This will be a test of focus. When top-ranked Kentucky visits struggling Missouri on Thursday night, will the Wildcats be bored before the basketball game even starts? They beat the Tigers by 49 points barely two weeks ago at Rupp Arena, after all. "Well, we're playing them at their house.
Jan 28, 2015

Might UK get bored of winning at some point? Says Devin Booker: "Get bored of winning? I’ve never heard of that." courier-journal.com/story/sports/c…

Jan 28, 2015

New Story || After 49-point romp in the first meeting, No. 1 Kentucky's trip to Missouri a test of focus. courier-journal.com/story/sports/c…

Darryl Isaacs says neck broken in crash

courier-journal.com — From his hospital bed, famed accident lawyer Darryl Isaacs said Wednesday he's focusing solely on his recovery and hasn't thought yet about whether he'll sue the 20-year-old motorist who crashed into him as he was riding his bicycle, breaking his neck.

UPIKE to name college after Paul Patton

courier-journal.com — The University of Pikeville has announced it will name its school of education after former Gov. Paul Patton, who's major accomplishment in office was the reform of Kentucky's public higher education system. Patton, who served as the university's president for four years after leaving office, made college reform among his highest priorities during his first term.

Local riders push for motocross park

courier-journal.com — Willinger, a motocross rider for more than 40 years, said area residents is crying out for a place to ride. Currently, people either cause damage by riding illegally in public parks and private property or travel an hour to visit the nearest motocross park, taking their dollars outside the county.

Former Kentucky coach Joker Phillips to join Cleveland Browns' staff

courier-journal.com — Former University of Kentucky head coach Joker Phillips, who last worked as Florida's receivers coach, has reportedly accepted the same position at the next level. ESPN's Adam Caplan tweeted Wednesday, citing an NFL source, that Phillips will coach the Cleveland Browns' wideouts in 2015. The Browns have yet to announce the hire.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @sports_cj: Report: Joker Phillips to join Browns' staff cjky.it/1HetZML @kyletucker_cj

Wal-Mart's design matters to West Louisville

courier-journal.com — We appreciate the opportunity to share with the community why the design of the Wal-Mart (New Bridge Crossings) development at Broadway and 18th is important. We find it very irresponsible for Wal-Mart to assertively announce it does not intend to submit an additional plan as Louisville's Planning Commission has requested.

Father confirms EKU lineman injured in fight; no official connections to alleged involvement of Kentucky athletes

courier-journal.com — The father of Eastern Kentucky lineman Colton Scurry said Tuesday his son had sustained multiple facial fractures in a weekend incident the university is investigating as a possible off-campus assault. Jeff Scurry, Colton's dad, was reluctant to discuss the incident that caused his son's injuries, reportedly a bar fight at Jerzee's in Richmond, but he confirmed a report that a bottle had been broken over his son's head.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @TimSullivan714: Two EKU students say injured football player instigated bar fight with #Kentucky players. goo.gl/c216y3

Jan 27, 2015

Two EKU students say injured football player instigated bar fight with #Kentucky players. goo.gl/c216y3

Jan 27, 2015

RT @KyleTucker_CJ: Update: Witnesses say #EKU athlete was aggressor in fight with UK athletes. goo.gl/qp9Z3X

Jan 27, 2015

Updated story on bar fight involving Eastern Kentucky and #Kentucky football players. goo.gl/lOz28O

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