All posts tagged "Mayor Greg Fischer"

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    Thousands in Louisville denounce Trump’s immigration ban

    By Richard Allen— “This is America. This is our America, regardless of who’s in the oval office,” Kimberly Mohammed, a U.S. Army veteran who volunteers with the Kentucky Refugee Ministries, said.  Mohammed was one of over 5,000...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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    Confederate statue moving to Brandenburg

    By Kyeland Jackson — Construction crews began dismantling U of L’s controversial Confederate statue Saturday. The statue has a new home: Brandenburg, Kentucky. Mayor Greg Fischer’s office announced the move in a news release Nov.15, stating the...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
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    Louisville Mayor leads discussion on crime

    By Phillip Lentsch– Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer opened discussion on community issues surrounding the downtown area as part of the Yearlings Club’s fall discussion series. The Sept. 18 discussion was led by U of L professor Nat...

    • Posted September 18, 2016
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  • Confederate statue UofL
    Debate on Confederate monument re-location begins

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L’s infamous Confederate monument could move as far as an hour southwest from campus. Reported by The Courier-Journal, about two dozen appealed to Mayor Greg Fischer’s art commission Monday, trying to move...

    • Posted July 25, 2016
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  • Sparks fly at Confederate statue forum

    By Kyeland Jackson — The debate between Pan-African Studies Chair Ricky Jones and statue advocates quickly inflamed today during a forum on the Confederate minument adjacent to campus. Meeting downtown as part of the louisville forum series,...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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  • Judge says Confederate statue can move

    By Kyeland Jackson — Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Judith McDonald-Burkman lifted a restraining order against Mayor Greg Fischer today, allowing the city to begin moving the Confederate statue near U of L’s campus. Representatives from Sons of Confederate...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Confederate statue UofL
    Brief: Attorney moves to continue confederate statue removal

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    • Posted May 24, 2016
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    Judge halts Confederate statue removal

    By Kyeland Jackson — A Jefferson County judge temporarily blocked the removal of the Confederate statue at U of L via a restraining order signed this morning. As of Monday afternoon, workers were still at the site,...

    • Posted May 2, 2016
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  • U of L researcher to perform global research

    By: Olivia Krauth U of L has announced researcher Dr. Suzanne Ildstad will be working with Novartis, a multinational pharmaceutical corporation, to continue research on stem cell technology that may assist transplant patients. Ildstad, professor of surgery and...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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