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  1. City reveals plans for a Shawnee Outdoor Learning CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Plans have been revealed for a new way to get kids interested in what's going on outside of their windows in West Louisville. The Shawnee Outdoor Learning Center, a $9 million to $10 million venture, aims to reconnect kids with nature again at Shawnee Park.

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  2. Three of Every Four Jailed Louisville Youth are Black - : Who Can Change That?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | LEO Weekly

    When Alicia Price's son was cited by police for the first time, officers said he was part of a marauding group of juveniles "terrorizing" the Shawnee neighborhood. A police report said the large group was causing unreasonable annoyance and alarm to residents. 1 comment

  3. Thorns & Roses: The Worst, Best & Most AbsurdRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | LEO Weekly

    Aside from illuminating the depths of this nation's racism, perhaps the worst part of the Papa John Schnatter reveal is that he is off the UofL Board of Trustees. Why? Because now Gov. Matt "My Bell Done Got Rung" Bevin gets to replace him.

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  4. Kentucky Governor Surprised To Discover Black Chess Club Members In Black SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Vibe

    Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin's recent comments about black children have caused a wind of criticism for being tone-deaf and socially bankrupt. In a social media campaign video shared on Twitter Tuesday , Bevin visited the Nativity Academy, an independent school in West Louisville's Phoenix Hill neighborhood to meet members of the West Louisville Chess Club.

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  5. Several local youth softball, baseball teams recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Louisville is once again producing successful athletes, this summer the proof is in several local youth softball and baseball teams headed to national tournaments. The Germantown 10a Fast-Pitch Softball All-Stars are headed to the World Series in Jensen Beach, Florida.

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  6. Chess club not dwelling on controversial Bevin remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | Education Week

    While Gov. Matt Bevin's controversial remarks this month about the West Louisville Chess Club sparked a backlash in the community, fifth-grader Keyaira Thompson wasn't giving it too much thought. When asked who would win in a game of chess, Kaleisha begrudgingly nodded toward the younger Keyaira and said, "Probably her."

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  7. Your Caucacity is Showing:Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 14 | BrothersJudd Blog

    Gov. Matt Bevin said in a promotional video featuring the West Louisville chess club that some people might be surprised by the connection between the club and the neighborhoods it draws children from, unleashing a barrage of criticism on social media. "I'm going to go in and meet the members of the West Louisville Chess Club," Bevin said in the video.

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  8. Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin appears to be taken by surprise that black students enjoy chessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Daily Mail

    Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin called 'tone-deaf' and out of touch after suggesting black students playing chess in inner city middle school is 'not something you think of in this section of town' The comments came as Bevin was taking a tour of Nativity Academy, a school made up of 86 per cent black student Elizabeth Kuhn, the governor's spokeswoman, said in a statement that it was unfortunate 'some' were trying to shift the focus away from the students Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin found himself mired in controversy on Friday after expressing surprise in a promotional video that black students play chess.

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  9. Rook-ie Move: Kentucky governor offends high school children and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | New York Daily News

    Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is under fire for remarks he made on a Twitter video before visiting the West Louisville Chess Club. Members of a West Louisville community want to put the Kentucky governor in check after they say he insulted their neighborhood and their high school chess club.

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  10. 'Oasis' opens in West Louisville's 'food desert'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    This store is like an oasis in for people in communities bordering the Russell and Portland neighborhoods - an area of the city where many grocery stores dried up and left a long time ago.  City leaders celebrated the store's grand opening Thursday morning at the Sisters Visitor Center at 2235 West Market Street. The Oasis is using a non-profit concept to help solve this area's food desert crisis. A food desert is an urban area where it's hard to buy affordable or good-quality fresh foods.

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  11. Proffitt Report Commentary: Governor's West Louisville mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | WHAS11

    Governor, your comments are frightening for a couple of reasons: You appear not to even understand what you said or how it sounded. I'd like to show you a few things here in West Louisville that, obviously will surprise you.

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  12. Kentucky Governor Doesn't Expect Kids In A Black 'Section Of Town' To Play ChessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | NewsOne

    "I'm going to go in and meet the members of the West Louisville Chess Club," Gov. Matt Bevin said. "Not something you necessarily would have thought of when you think of this section of town."

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  13. Twitter Calls Checkmate On Bevin's West Louisville CommentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Enjoyed meeting the members of the West Louisville Chess Club at Nativity Academy at St. Boniface...Incredible kids with incredible minds. #WeAreKY pic.twitter.com/ePnrmkmR0g Bevin said chess was "not something you necessarily would've thought of, when you thought of this part of town."

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  14. Bevin under fire: - West End' comment sparks outrageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | WHAS11

    Governor Matt Bevin is facing a firestorm of criticism of social media about comments made during a promotional video he posted on his official Facebook page. "I'm about to go in and meet the members of the West Louisville Chess Club - not something you necessarily would have thought of when you think of this part of town," he said.

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  15. Kentucky governor ripped for racism after saying black kids playing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | The Raw Story

    Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin thought his visit to the West Side of the city was harmless, but his tweet about his experience drew major backlash as residents called him out for unconscious racism, reported the Courier-Journal. Bevin visited the West Louisville chess club at Nativity Academy.

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  16. Bevin plays chess with West Louisville Chess Club; Twitter respondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Enjoyed meeting the members of the West Louisville Chess Club at Nativity Academy at St. Boniface...Incredible kids with incredible minds. #WeAreKY pic.twitter.com/ePnrmkmR0g Bevin said Chess was "not something you necessarily would've thought of, when you thought of this part of town."

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  17. Metro Housing Authority buys downtown office building in nearly $3M dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Business Journal

    The Louisville Metro Housing Authority has found new downtown office space, and it plans to fill it in the coming months. The city agency, which manages a large amount of Section 8 and public housing, recently acquired the four-story United Building at 600 S. Seventh St. from West Virginia-based Realco LLC, according to a news release from Horizon Commercial Realty .

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  18. on Your Side: City clears tree from sidewalk after WHAS11 reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | WHAS11

    Four weeks after a storm took down a West Louisville tree, the city has finally sent a crew to clear it out. WHAS11 called the city the day it happened and in the days that followed.

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  19. West of Ninth: People, in their own wordsaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | LEO Weekly

    "I grew up around Cecil. Everything was good, growing up in the West. As I got older, I seen the difference.

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  20. Live to Eat: 'Chef Space: a kitchen incubator ... and a community venture.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | NA Confidential

    My original article about Chef Space appeared in Food & Dining Magazine's Spring 2018 issue . In January, I made a connection.

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