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7-Year-Old Leukemia Patient Accompanies UK’s Nerlens Noel to the Kentucky Derby [VIDEO]

It's fair to say that UK forward Nerlens Noel could have taken anyone to the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. As it turns out, his guest for the Run for the Roses was the most special guest of all at Churchill Downs that day.

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My My Martina at the Derby [Video] [Photos]

So close (Louisville) and yet so far (Secured), Ms. Martina McBride sang the National Anthem at the Kentucky Derby Saturday. Here she is with a bottle of Moet and Chandon we could share. Well, she

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Kentucky Man High on Meth Arrested for Eating Carpet Lint

Apparently, meth can make a person crave carpet lint.

Authorities in Louisville, Kentucky say that over the weekend they arrested 50-year-old Jeffery Wagner for partaking in a carpet lint buffet in the shoe department of the Burlington Coat Factory.

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What’s the Deal With Frogs in Green Bean Cans? [VIDEO]

I was watching the local news on Sunday night and saw the story of a woman in South Bend, Indiana who discovered a small frog in a can of green beans she bought at Meijer.

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Martina in Louisville Saturday

Just heard on WBKR's Country Quickies that Martina McBride is in Louisville Saturday. Not only is she attending the Kentucky Derby, she will be performing the National Anthem prior to the race. Now, to the tune of "Dixie", Oh, I wish I was in Louisville, Kentucky, Lord, I know I might get lucky. I

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Three Kentucky Cities Are Among the Top 10 Small Towns in America

I've been to two of the three. Kentucky's constitution was signed in one of them. One of the Bluegrass State's college basketball powers is in another--in fact, it shares its name with its city. And there's good bourbon to be found in the other.

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Louisville’s Russ Smith Returning for Senior Season, Cardinals Are a Title Contender Once Again

Despite the fact that the NCAA Basketball Championship happened more than two weeks ago, rabid college hoops fans still have plenty over which to salivate here in the heart of spring.

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Top Basketball Prospect Wiggins Might Choose UK, But He’s Already a Superstar…Way Too Early

The college basketball wonks of the world continue to froth at the mouth over where the Number One High School Basketball Prospect Andrew Wiggins will play college ball.

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Muhlenberg County Student Receives Award

Kassidy Cobb, a sixth grader at Muhlenberg County was awarded a check for $1000.00 from Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes on Tuesday. Kassidy took first place place in Grimes’ office

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With the Weight of the World on His Shoulders, Luke Hancock Powered Louisville Into the Title Game

He really hasn't averaged much more than 8 points or so and 23 minutes per game all season. He's recovered from health issues that Louisville head coach Rick Pitino believed would sideline him for the season.

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Louisville’s Kevin Ware Appears on The Late Show with David Letterman [VIDEO]

When Kevin Ware saw that his broken tibia was sticking six inches out of his leg, he screamed and went into shock. Then he repeatedly implored his team to beat Duke. More than likely, his surprisingly acute presence of mind didn't include foreseeing an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman BECAUSE of that leg.

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Rick Pitino To Join Hall Of Fame

Love him or hate him, it's hard not to agree that Louisville's Rick Pitino is one of the best coaches in college basketball. His Cardinals are in the Final Four and look to be the favorites heading into this weekend's games.

Of course, all of you Kentucky Wildcat fans remember him from his National Championship days in Lexington.

It looks like coaching won't be his only duties while in Atlanta. Monday night, Pitino will be inducted along with the rest of the 2013 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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