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No. 1 Louisville pulls away from Pittsburgh, 64-46

Dec. 7, 2019 1:07 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The most impressive thing about Louisville's response to Pittsburgh's comeback attempt was how quickly and effectively the No. 1 Cardinals shut it down. Not unlike the way they started. Jordan Nwora scored 19 points, Malik Williams had 13 points and 11 rebounds off the bench, and...

Kentucky's outgoing GOP governor leaving with parting shots

Dec. 6, 2019 2:54 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Combative to the end, Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin unleashed a spree of attacks against his successor just days before handing over power, displaying the abrasive side of a personality that at times overshadowed his one term in office and contributed to his downfall. In...

Trade-related relief payments cushion some Kentucky farmers

Dec. 5, 2019 1:30 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — International trade uncertainty looms over Kentucky's farm economy, which was able to maintain stable income levels with a boost from government relief payments offered to farmers hit hard by low commodity prices caused by the trade conflict with China, agricultural economists said...

No. 1 Louisville tops No. 4 Michigan 58-43 in Big Ten/ACC

Dec. 3, 2019 11:26 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville players and coach Chris Mack cared more about protecting the basket against Michigan than defending their new perch atop the rankings. Fulfilling that priority helped the Cardinals succeed in their season debut as the nation’s No. 1 team. Jordan Nwora had 22 points...

Kentucky attorney gets domestic violence prevention grant

Dec. 3, 2019 4:48 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky county attorney has received a federal grant to fund work with domestic violence victims in Louisville. The grant for approximately $176,000 from the federal Victims of Crime Act will go toward funding three victim advocates in Jefferson County Attorney Mike...

Secretary of State Pompeo visits University of Louisville

Dec. 2, 2019 12:10 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says some Latin American nations are taking a “sharp turn toward democracy, capitalism and good government” in an address at the University of Louisville. Pompeo was visiting Monday ahead of a trip to London for a NATO summit with...

Southern Indiana casino ready to move to land-based complex

Dec. 1, 2019 9:38 AM EST

ELIZABETH, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana casino is preparing to move its gambling operations from a decades-old riverboat to a new land-based casino complex. Horseshoe Southern Indiana's riverboat will close Dec. 12, when a new $90 million, 110,000-square-foot casino opens in Harrison County. The News and...

Bowden’s 4 rushing TDs help Kentucky rout Louisville 45-13

Nov. 30, 2019 11:39 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Lynn Bowden seemingly couldn’t be stopped, no matter how many defenders Louisville stacked up toward that end. And as the game wore on, the Kentucky quarterback became more dominant. Bowden’s reward was a career performance, while the Wildcats claimed milestones along...

No. 2 Louisville breezes past Western Kentucky 71-54

Nov. 29, 2019 8:10 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Louisville downplayed the possibility it could earn its first No. 1 ranking in six years next week. The second-ranked Cardinals already had made a convincing argument on the floor. Jordan Nwora scored 25 points as Louisville defeated Western Kentucky 71-54 on Friday to remain...

Bowl-bound Louisville, Kentucky play for Bluegrass supremacy

Nov. 29, 2019 12:31 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Scott Satterfield learned quickly that the rivalry with Kentucky isn’t limited to basketball. Especially since both the Cardinals (7-4) and Wildcats (6-5) enter Saturday’s football showdown for the Governor’s Cup bowl-bound and seeking a signature...