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Report: CJ owner ramps up hostile bid for Los Angeles Times, 10 other dailies

Gannett Co. has privately sweetened its bid for Tronc, hoping to overcome resistance to a sale from the parent of the Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times, according to… 175 more words

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26 years ago today: McConnell accused of exaggerating his record; Humana bans smoking -- and an infant girl named Jennifer Lawrence is born

By Jim Hopkins
Boulevard Publisher

On Aug. 15, 1990, The Courier-Journal delivered a 52-page paper chock-a-block with news. President George H.W. Bush was rounding up support for an embargo against Iraq, retaliating for its invasion of Kuwait less than two weeks before. 756 more words


Religious leader in northeast India bans KFC meals, saying they don't conform to Islamic law; GE contract talks start today; and Texas Roadhouse treads softly as rivals jack up prices

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KFC: The senior mufti in northeastern India’s Bareilly has issued a fatwa, or an Islamic edict, against KFC restaurants in the area, terming it a “sin” to eat there because the chicken sold doesn’t conform to Islamic law.  512 more words

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CJ owner Gannett files suit to get court records on Donald Trump's divorce from Ivana to see if she accused him of rape

Joined by The New York Times, Gannett Co. argues in papers filed in Manhattan Supreme Court today that the rape allegation — which Trump has denied — is of public interest in the GOP presidential campaign of the twice-divorced and thrice-married New York billionaire, … 142 more words


49 years ago today: in the Summer of Love, Vietnam came home to Louisville; dirty skies and risky steaks, and hep cats

By Jim Hopkins
Boulevard Publisher

The 1967 Summer of Love was in full sway: 100,000 visitors converged in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood in bell-bottoms and tie-dyed tops to drop acid, protest the Vietnam war, and listen to… 704 more words


Watch Live | UK kickoff luncheon in Louisville

Kentucky coach Mark Stoops and his two coordinators are set to preview the season Thursday afternoon at The Greater Louisville UK Alumni Club’s 2016 Wildcat Kickoff Luncheon at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville. 48 more words

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Gannett consolidating jobs at CJ-like hub in Memphis

The Courier-Journal’s owner, Gannett Co., is eliminating a key job — copy editor — as it restructures the newsroom of the recently acquired Memphis Commercial Appeal and consolidates work at a big page production hub in Nashville similar to one in Louisville. 180 more words

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