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Update: A state judge has denied Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's request to block an expert witness' testimony about the University of Louisville's accreditation.

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Governor Matt Bevin says the University of Louisville is a key component of a national center that will research what he called "automotive efficiency and sustainable transportation."   That could include everything from online transportation services to self-driving vehicles.  He made the announcement Monday speaking before the second Auto Vision Conference meeting in Lexington.  He says the U of L focus could result in some new automotive technologies.

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In an effort to clean up a “culture of secrecy,” the University of Louisville Board of Trustees voted Friday to potentially sue its own foundation.

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A judge has denied a request to stop the University of Louisville board of trustees from taking action on its budget. 

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The judge presiding over a challenge to Gov. Matt Bevin’s overhaul of the University of Louisville board of trustees expressed frustration on Tuesday that the opposing parties hadn’t come to an agreement on which version of the U of L board should be in charge of the school.

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Governor Matt Bevin says the new University of Louisville board that he appointed should continue to meet despite a judge temporarily stripping them of authority. 

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The University of Louisville Foundation violated the law in withholding public records from WFPL’s Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting, according to new rulings from Attorney General Andy Beshear’s office.

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A judge has temporarily blocked Gov. Matt Bevin’s overhaul of the University of Louisville Board of Trustees. 

Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd issued the ruling Friday morning.

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University of Louisville trustees have accepted the resignation of embattled President James Ramsey, whose long tenure was dogged by scandal.

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The University of Louisville is offering a new account of what happened behind closed doors when embattled campus President James Ramsey met with the school's new governing board on Wednesday.

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