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Louisville quarterback Reggie Bonnafon mourns death of his father — Wallace Bonnafon's hamburgers were so delicious that they got their own name: Wally Burgers. They included eggs, onions, salt, pepper and a secret ingredient or two. Louisville freshman quarterback Reggie Bonnafon brought three of his new teammates to his parents' house recently, and Wallace told them about these burgers.
Sep 19, 2014

Read this if you haven't MT @AdamHimmelsbach: UL QB Bonnafon opens up about his fathers's death. "I'll play for him."…

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Meet C-J education reporter Allison Ross — Confession time: walking into a principal's office still makes me a little nervous. And no matter how many schools I've been to since my own high school days, the sight of rows of lockers along cinderblock corridors still evokes childhood memories.
Sep 19, 2014

RT @jeffgreer_cj: Meet @allisonsross, my good pal and the @courierjournal's new education reporter. Hiring her was a major coup for us:

Sep 19, 2014

Meet @allisonsross, my good pal and the @courierjournal's new education reporter. Hiring her was a major coup for us:

Kentucky fans set Big Blue Madness campout record — The University of Kentucky one-upped - or, really, five-upped - its "Tent City" record from last year's Big Blue Madness campout, the school announced Friday. Fans waiting for tickets to the first men's and women's basketball public showings pitched 760 tents, up from the 755 UK counted in 2013.

Candy Boy's trainer Sadler a believer in Shared Belief — Perhaps no trainer is in a better position to compare standout 3-year-olds California Chrome and Shared Belief than John Sadler, who has run multiple times against both horses.
Sep 19, 2014

RT @SAPublicity: Trainer John Sadler's thoughts on top 3 year olds Shared Belief & California Chrome by @CJ_Jennie

Sep 19, 2014

RT @jimrome: Shared Belief or California Chrome? Trainer John Sadler has run against both, several times. His take:…

Churchill Downs big board helps set Guiness record — The new "big board" at Churchill Downs helped set a Guiness World Record for gaming. Not gambling. Video gaming. Churchill Downs and NVIDIA, which bills itself as a visual computing company, said Friday that the 4K video board along the track's backside was used to set a Guiness record.
Sep 19, 2014

Officials at @ChurchillDowns always wanted to set gaming records at track. Just didn't think it'd be video gaming.

U of L vs. FIU: Matchup, TV/radio, pregame info — MATCHUP: Louisville at FIU, FIU Stadium, 3:30 p.m. RECORDS: Louisville (2-1); FIU (1-2) ON THE AIR: TV: Fox Sports 1. Radio: WHAS-840, WKRD-790. FAVORITE: Louisville by 27. SERIES: Louisville leads 2-1 and won the last meeting 72-0 on Sept. 21, 2013. COACHES: Louisville: Bobby Petrino (43-10, fifth season).

Council: Use K&I bridge for emergency vehicles — The council Thursday night approved a resolution asking the bridge's owner, Norfolk Southern Corp., for the temporary use of the 1.13-mile span's eastern lane as a "lifeline," allowing ambulances and medical personnel to circumvent traffic backup caused by the major, long-term work on the Interstate 65 change near the John F.

Knott County Central's Evan Hall commits to IUPUI basketball team — Knott County Central basketball player Evan Hall, one of the state's most efficient players last season, has committed to IUPUI. Hall said the Indianapolis area feels "just like home to me." His aunt, who has been "big part in my life," he said, lives in Indianapolis, and his club team, The Ville, played many times there in tournaments over the years.

Video | Customers line up for new iPhone 6 at Oxmoor — Customers went as far as camping out outside Oxmoor Center Thursday night to get a jump on Friday morning lines. Hundreds stood outside the Apple Store awaiting their new device.

Big stink continues at JBS slaughter plant, city says — The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District has fined the JBS pork slaughter plant another $16,000 for alleged odor violations on top of still-unresolved penalties of $98,750 levied in March. The latest fine, issued on Wednesday, was delivered to the company less than a week before JBS/Swift is scheduled to update local zoning officials on the company's efforts to comply with odor and other air pollution regulations.

Video | WNAS 88.1 celebrates 65th anniversary on air — Donuts with Dom has been a morning breakfast item for two years at New Albany High School's WNAS 88.1 fm radio station.

Yearling sale ‘very solid’ as finish nears — Eight years ago, Central Kentucky horse seller Lyn Burleson was at the center of dizzying media attention, selling his client's Kingmambo yearling for a record-setting $11.7 million to the ruler of Dubai.

Robert Ransdell's odious campaign for U.S. Senate from Kentucky — Here in Kentucky we have many blessings of which we are proud - and thankful. Among these is the fact that the good citizens of the Commonwealth are fighting back against the odious campaign of Robert Ransdell, a write-in candidate for the U.S. Senate this fall.

Sunday's top content in the Louisville Courier-Journal — Sunday's top content in the Louisville Courier-Journal Metro: Profile of a killer A look at the life of convicted killer Joseph Oberhansley and his latest victim, Tammy Jo Blanton. He was charged with murder, abuse of a corpse and breaking and entering in the case, after police found Blanton's mutilated body under a vinyl camping tent draped over the bathtub, according to an affidavit.
Sep 19, 2014

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ACA drives Norton-Clark hospital merger plan — Clark Memorial Hospital's chief executive said Thursday that merging into the Norton Healthcare system would help the hospital sustain operations without cuts to staff or salaries during a time of increased financial uncertainty in the health care industry. "The business climate is driving this with the Affordable Care Act and health care regulations," Clark Memorial CEO Martin Padgett said.
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