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1 hr ago | News Democrat

Curse or cure? Online debate explores charter schools12:55 pm

Rational Wiki defines "willful ignorance" as "the state and practice of ignoring any sensory input that appears to contradict one's inner model of reality."


Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Family, Kids, Opinion

1 hr ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Gas leak on UK campus shuts down Hilltop parking garage and dorms

The University of Kentucky has reporting a gas leak at 301 Hilltop, Parking Structure 2. A series of notices from UK on Twitter stated: "Evacuate Central Dorms 1 and 2, W.T. Young library and Parking Structure 2 and all construction.


5 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Personnel File local hires and promotions: Week of July 28

Cambridge Insurance: Lexington native Andrew Wethall has joined the company as a field agent.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Flemingsburg, KY

9 hrs ago | The Star

The Great War 100 years later

Disaster struck the world 100 years ago this week, leading to millions of deaths, wrecking cities, ripping old nations apart and creating new ones, overturning empires and the monarchs that led them, sweeping away traditional customs and values, and changing the world in ways that still affect us today.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Israel, World News, Middle East, History in the News

13 hrs ago |

Scholarships awarded

Hancock County Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 172 awarded seven $500 scholarships at its July meeting to several first-year college students.


Related Topix: Toledo, OH

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Wallace 'Wah Wah' Jones, member of UK's Fabulous Five, dies

LEXINGTON, Ky. University of Kentucky fans are mourning the loss of an iconic player from the 1940's.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Louisville, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

STEAM Academy and UK offer summer labs and research experience for Lexington high school students

STEAM Academy student Stephanie Bamfo, right, and, Sylvie Garneau-Tsodikova, an associate professor in the UK College of Pharmacy, worked on a project at a UK lab on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Fayette County, KY, Lexington, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

Tom Martin Q&A: 3D scanning company grew out of UK connections

Seikowave is a Lexington-based technology company focused on three-dimensional scanning.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Lexington, KY, University of Iowa

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Good corn crop still needs rain

While lack of rain remains a factor, this year's Kentucky's corn crop is looking like a strong one.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Kentucky, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Daily Herald

The best backyard lighting schemes start with a plan

Outdoor living spaces require lighting for functionality and safety. Most homeowners, though, arrive at a lighting showroom with a longer shopping list and bigger dreams: Warm evenings spent relaxing in a magic, glowing backyard.


Related Topix: Arts, Interior Design

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Lexington man faces charges in fatal shooting in February

Lamarius Gates, 20, was charged with complicity to commit murder Friday in the death of 23-year-old Vincenzo Happy on Feb. 9, police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts said.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

Jessamine County brothers hold onto their favorite toy, built by their father 82 years ago

Most of us had a favorite toy when we were young, a treasured trinket that added something special to the games we played on long-ago summer afternoons.


Related Topix: Jessamine County, KY, Nicholasville, KY, Lancaster, KY, Lexington, KY

Doug Reside Named New Curator of New York Public Library for the...

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has named Doug Reside the new Curator of the Billy Rose Theatre Division at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in Lincoln Center.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, New York, Truman State University

Time Warner Cable adding SEC Network

FRIDAY July 25, 2014 Time Warner adds SEC Network University of Kentucky fans will see ESPN's new SEC Network when it debuts August 14. No word yet Time Warner Cable adding SEC Network FRIDAY July 25, 2014 Time Warner adds SEC Network University of Kentucky fans will see ESPN's new SEC Network when it debuts August 14. No word yet Check out this ... (more)


Lexington Herald-Leader

Man jailed after allegedly attacking wife, man who intervened

Booneville man allegedly attacked his wife with a knife and then shot a man who tried to help her, according to Kentucky State Police.


Related Topix: Booneville, KY, Kentucky, Owsley County, KY, Reed, KY

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Impact of Phospholipid Transfer Protein on Nascent High-Density...

From the Department of Internal Medicine , Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences , Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry , and Saha Cardiovascular Research Center , University of Kentucky, Lexington; and Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center , Lexington, KY.


Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Biology, Science, Lexington, KY


From Dairy Farm to IT Solutions and Services Powerhouse, NetGain...

NetGain Technologies Inc ., a region-leading managed IT solutions and services provider, announced today that August 24, 2014 marks the company's 30th anniversary since its founding in 1984.


Related Topix: Computers, PC, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Louisville, KY, Lexington, KY

The Horse

UK Researchers Awarded Grant to Study an Avermectin Dewormer

Roxy is a gorgeous big boned TB mare with the sweetest disposition. She has basic training under saddle w/t/c, but has not been ridden regularly in a few years.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Organize to Get Analytics Right: Integrating Institutional Teams and...

Explore the driving forces in higher education analytics, the difficult challenges faced on an institution's path to progress, and extendable solutions.


Hispanic Business

Studies Conducted at University of Kentucky on Biotechnology Recently ...

The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from the , "Understanding the molecular-level features and structural aspects of processivity is of importance due to the prevalence of processive GHs in biomass-degrading enzyme cocktails.