All posts tagged "in the news"

  • In The News: What you missed while you were in class

    SOCHI OLYMPICS START The 22nd Winter Olympics began this past Friday in Sochi, Russia. Highlights of the games this far include the opening ceremony, Shaun White pulling out of the slopestyle competition and fifteen-year-old Russian ice skating...

    • Posted February 9, 2014
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  • In the news: What you missed while you were in class

    Former Supreme Court Justice receives U of L Award At a ceremony and lecture at the Seelbach hotel on Thursday, April 18, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens received the 2013 Brandeis medal. The medal honors...

    • Posted April 23, 2013
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  • In the news: What you missed while you were in class

    By Maggie Cunningham- Legendary film critic Roger Ebert passes away at 70 After a decade long health battle, including several bouts of cancer, Roger Ebert, an acclaimed film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times, passed away this week....

    • Posted April 10, 2013
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  • In the news: What you missed while you were in class

    By Simon Isham and Maggie Cunningham– Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage case Edie Windsor married Thea Spyer in Canada after a 40-year romantic partnership. After Spyer’s death in 2009, Windsor was faced with $363,000 in federal estate...

    • Posted April 2, 2013
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  • In The News: What you missed while you were in class

    By Simon Isham and Maggie Cunningham– LMPD Mac 24 program graduates 36 recruits A diverse group of 36 recruits has graduated the Louisville Metro Police Department’s MAC 24 program.  Among the recruits, 66 percent have graduate or...

    • Posted March 26, 2013
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  • In the News: What you missed while you were on break

    By Simon Isham, Maggie Cunningham, Wes Kerrick–   Bill Clinton meets with U of L mens’ basketball team after win against Villanova The U of L mens’ basketball team  received a locker room visit after their victory...

    • Posted March 20, 2013
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  • In the news: What you missed while you were in class

    Curiosity drills first Mars rock sample For the first time, Mars has been drilled into and a sample of the rock collected. NASA’s Curiosity rover is carrying the only sample of gray rock, not the red dust...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • In The News: What you missed while you were in class

    Meteor explodes over Russia  A meteorite originally about the size of a house exploded over Russia Friday morning, causing hundreds of people to be injured by the resulting broken glass. Over western Siberia a 10-ton meteor known...

    • Posted February 19, 2013
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  • In the news: what you missed while you were in class

    Burger King dumps tainted supplier Following rumors about horse meat mixed in with Burger King’s beef, the chain launched an investigation of its supplier, Europe-based Silvercrest Foods. Thursday Burger King announced they were dropping the supplier after...

    • Posted February 6, 2013
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  • In the news: What you missed while you were in class

    Kentucky Kingdom will reopen A new lease agreement was approved by the Kentucky State Fair Board on Thursday. With this agreement, once the Kentucky Kingdom LLLP investors have $25 million in private loans the park will reopen,...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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