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John Calipari Weighs In on Freshmen Ineligibility and the ’2-and-Through’ Rule

 

So something really idiotic is being floated around in college basketball. I mean...stupid. Incomprehensible. It's a practice that hasn't been in play in decades. And it should never return.

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Louisville Guard Chris Jones Dismissed From Team After Alleged Threatening Text Message

On Sunday, one day after Louisville got their first win after several losses in a row, senior point guard Chris Jones (who's now more famous for his UK game flop in December) was dismissed from the team. Jones, who was also benched for his flop and he had missed Louisville's loss to Syracuse, has been accused of allegedly sending a threatening text message to an unidentified woman. Thus, Coach Rick Pitino  had enough.

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Muhlenberg County’s Airdrie Featured On KET’s ‘Kentucky Life’ [VIDEO]

In John Prine's "Paradise", he mentions "...old Airdrie hill" and I'm not sure I had ever seen a picture or video of it until a couple of weeks ago. The KET series 'Kentucky Life' recently aired an episode entitled, "Abandoned Kentucky", and the first segment focuses on the abandoned Airdrie Iron Works near Paradise in Muhlenberg County.

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Pregnant UK Fan Paints Her Belly to Make It Look Like a Basketball

 

As the great sports announcer Dick Enberg used to say, "Oh my!"

I wish he could meet avid UK fan Heather McKnight.

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UK Guard Devin Booker Apologizes to Tennessee Cheerleader After Collision [VIDEO]

During Tuesday night's Kentucky/Tennessee game, UK guard Devin Booker went plowing into a Volunteer cheerleader following a block.

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The Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center Needs Donations

Due to several blood drives being cancelled because of the inclement weather, the Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center is in need of all types of blood.

Here is a statement with options to donate this week:

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Kenny Chesney Coming To The Ford Center!

Our concert schedule just added a big must-see! Kenny Chesney is bringing "The Big Revival" tour to The Ford Center on Thursday, June 4th! And, he's bringing some awesome supporting guests with him... Jake Owen and Chase Rice! This show is gonna be ridonkulous!

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City of Owensboro Taking Applications For Police Officer

Are you or someone you know interested in a career in law enforcement? Well, here's your chance. The City of Owensboro is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer with the Owensboro Police Department. The deadline to apply for the position is March 6th, 2015. The OPD is hosting a free forum, regarding the requirements and more information about becoming a police officer for the public.

Via the OPD...

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State of Emergency Declared in Kentucky

Governor Steve Beshear has declared a state of emergency for the entire commonwealth of Kentucky. Here's what that means:

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Category: Kentucky News, Weather
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Should UK Lose a Game Before the NCAA Tournament?

 

Since 1976--the last time we saw an undefeated college hoops season (courtesy of the Indiana Hoosiers)--no team has entered the NCAA Tournament with fewer than 2 losses and won the thing.

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What Are the Best Scenic Drives in Kentucky?

One of my favorite things to do in the world is hop in the car and just go for a drive and see where the road takes me. I've been doing it since I became a licensed driver. I'm 100% certain I got it from my dad.

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Tickets For Guns & Hoses VIII On Sale Now

 

Guns and Hoses VIII is back at The Ford Center Saturday, April 11th! This event has become a huge night in the Tri-State with local firefighters and police officers going head-to-head in the boxing ring. The massive show is brought to you, once again by 911 Gives Hope, a group of Police Officers, Firefighters and Paramedics from Gibson, Posey, Vanderburgh, Warrick County, Indiana, and Henderson County, Kentucky dedicated to improving the lives of children and people with disabilities in the local community.

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