Timelapse: The growth of Louisville, KY since 1984

Starting in the 1980s, my hometown of Louisville, KY experienced something of a revival. New cultural venues such as the Kentucky Center for the Arts and Actors Theatre began to pop up, the city built new parks, and infrastructure projects changed the landscape. Some of that growth is visible on this satellite time lapse, particularly the …

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INFOGRAPHIC: Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizens

  If you are an American citizen, travel is easy. Over 100 countries offer visa-free entry to Americans, while dozens of others issue visas on arrival. All travel, however, is governed by bilateral agreements taking into account internal and international politics, supranational organizations, health and safety. This infographic outlines some of the things Americans need to do …

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Ave Maria Press celebrates 150th anniversary

From The South Bend Tribune SOUTH BEND — As the city of South Bend recognizes the 150th anniversary of its incorporation, theUniversity of Notre Dame’s Ave Maria Press, publisher of Catholic books, is also gearing up for its 150th-anniversary celebration. Begun in 1865 by Notre Dame’s founder and longtime president, the Rev. Edward Sorin, the …

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Michiana native seeks her birth mother

From The South Bend Tribune Kelley Baumgartner was born on Feb. 3, 1987, in the Elkhart/Goshen area, to a hairdresser in her early 20s with seven siblings. Two months later, Becky and Sam Huston adopted her through Catholic Social Services. That's all she knows about the first weeks of her life. Last Saturday, the Jacksonville, Fla., …

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