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NCAA lowers the boom on UofL basketball program; vacating 2013 national championship a possibility

By Russ Brown KyForward correspondent LOUISVILLE — If University of Louisville fans want to get one last look at the Cardinals’ 2013 NCAA championship and the 2012 Final Four banners that are hanging in the KFC Yum! Center, maybe a tour of the facility this summer would be in order. Because the banners might not be there by the time the 2017-18 season gets underway. That is the worst-case...

TU student will study Europe’s sex trade after receiving Gilman International Scholarship

Special to KyForward   Prostitution? Sex trafficking?   Those social issues might not be top of mind for most college students’. But, then again, Bria Parker is not most college students.   The Transylvania University junior is heading to Denmark to learn about policy issues addressing the sex trade. She has received a prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to...

Conway, other AGs want Congress to amend law to fight prostitution, child sex trafficking

Kentucky’s attorney general has joined a bi-partisan national coalition of 49 attorneys general calling on Congress to amend the Communications Decency Act to help fight prostitution and child sex trafficking.   In a letter to key members of Congress, the attorneys general advocated that Congress amend the Communications Decency Act to provide criminal jurisdiction to state and local prosecutors....