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Historical marker unveiled at Kentucky gym where Ali trained

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - People passing by the Kentucky gym where Muhammad Ali learned to box can see a new historical marker that has...

Muslim-Jewish issues group forms chapter in Louisville

A national group that focuses on issues common to Muslims and Jews in the U.S. has launched a chapter in Louisville.

Two Kentuckians to receive Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards

Two Kentuckians will receive Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards September 12th. 

Group seeks hate crime probe of Ali mural vandalism

A Muslim advocacy group wants Kentucky authorities to investigate vandalism on a mural of boxing champ Muhammad Ali as a possible hate crime.

Mural of Muhammad Ali vandalized in Kentucky

The words were painted in orange over Ali's portion of the "Kentucky Rushmore" mural that features other icons from the state, including Abraham Lincoln.

It’s the greatest: Ali’s training camp opens to the public

The rustic Pennsylvania training camp where Muhammad Ali prepared for some of his most famous fights has undergone an elaborate restoration.

Muhammad Ali’s name to go on airport in his hometown

Muhammad Ali's hometown of Louisville will honor the late boxer by renaming its airport for him.

Dr. Pearse Lyons posthumously receives Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Lifetime Achievement

Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder of Alltech, will posthumously receive the prestigious Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Lifetime Achievement during the sixth annual Muhammad Ali...

Trump says he may pardon late boxing champion Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali could be pardoned for draft-evasion conviction.

Muhammad Ali’s boyhood home attraction closes in Kentucky

The owners who bought and restored Muhammad Ali's boyhood home in the boxer's hometown of Louisville are closing the tourist attraction.

Laila Ali to speak, sign book at Muhammad Ali Center

The Muhammad Ali Center is hosting a book signing and youth leadership seminar featuring the daughter of the late boxing champion, Laila Ali.

Muhammad Ali’s hometown fights explosion of violence, deaths

For one week last spring, as Louisville led the world in mourning Muhammad Ali's death, not a single person died in a hail of gunfire in the boxing great's hometown.

Owners of Ali’s boyhood home warn of possible closing

The owners who restored Muhammad Ali's boyhood home in Kentucky and opened it as a museum say it may have to close because of financial difficulties.

Champ’s Artistic Side to be Displayed at Muhammad Ali Center

When Muhammad Ali wasn't jabbing or dancing in the ring, he sometimes dabbled as an artist.

Ali’s Death, Memories it Stirred Voted Kentucky’s Top 2016 Story

The death of Muhammad Ali - and the memories it evoked of his remarkable life as a boxing champion and humanitarian - has been voted Kentucky's top news story of 2016 in The Associated Press poll of editors, news directors and reporters.

UPDATE: Ali Center Theft Suspect Arrested; Ali Artwork Still Missing

Authorities say a man has been arrested in Pennsylvania in a brazen art theft from the Muhammad Ali Center in Kentucky.

Louisville plans festival to celebrate Ali’s legacy

Louisville will host a 10-day festival next year to celebrate the legacy of native son Muhammad Ali.

Home that belonged to boxing champ Ali on market for $2.2M

Muhammad Ali's home in Kentucky has been placed on the market with an asking price of $2.2 million.

Ali Center looks to future without boxing great

Muhammad Ali's legendary presence made him a natural ambassador for the Kentucky center bearing his name. Now his family and friends hope his absence won't stop fans from opening their checkbooks to support his legacy.

Ali Center gets first big corporate gift since Ali’s death

The Muhammad Ali Center in Kentucky has received its first big corporate donation since the boxing great's death.

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