White House http://wfpl.org en Louisville Cardinals Heading to White House http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-heading-white-house <p>The national champion University of Louisville men’s basketball team will visit the White House this week.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Cards will be honored by President Barack Obama Tuesday afternoon in the Rose Garden for winning the 2013 NCAA championship.</span></p><p>Afterward, the team will tour the Capitol building and visit with U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, a U of L alumnus.</p><p>The Cards won this year’s championship in April, defeating Michigan in the title game.</p><p>It was U of L’s third men’s NCAA title, and the first in 27 years.</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 10:04:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 6182 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals Heading to White House Kentucky Head Start, Child Care and Education Programs Facing Sequester Cuts, White House says http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-head-start-child-care-and-education-programs-facing-sequester-cuts-white-house-says <p>The<a href="/post/whats-sequester-and-how-did-we-get-here"> automatic federal spending cuts </a>set to take effect on Friday would pare several Kentucky programs that help families, including a child-care subsidy program that state officials have already cut back, says a state-by-state study from the White House.</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 18:24:34 +0000 Joseph Lord 4186 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Head Start, Child Care and Education Programs Facing Sequester Cuts, White House says