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News on University of Kentucky continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | Rivals.com

Jackson holds top spot, Long, Key make debuts

Thursday, Kentucky Preps released an updated version of its 2016 prospect rankings.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Versailles, KY, Lexington, KY

5 hrs ago | The Horse

Genetics, Health, and Equine Performance

Beau has been a great trail horse the last 3 years. Mild and easy to handle...a ladies horse.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

10 hrs ago | Ag Professional

New training modules on herbicide resistance now available

The Weed Science Society of America announced the availability of three new education modules on herbicide resistance in weeds, available free online at www.wssa.net/resistance .

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Related Topix: Mississippi State University

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Minor-league notes: AJ Reed hits 2-run homer; Riddle extends hitting streak

Former University of Kentucky star AJ Reed hit his second home run since being promoted to Class A Quad Cities.

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Related Topix: Richmond, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

UK hemp crop growing well without fertilizer, pesticide

UK agronomist Dave Williams stood next to a plot of 7-foot hemp plants at the University of Kentucky Spindletop Research Farm in Lexington last Thursday.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Kentucky, Lexington, KY, Drug Enforcement Administration

University Business

Broken gas line repaired at University of Kentucky after partial evacuation

The William T. Young Library and several adjacent buildings on the University of Kentucky campus were evacuated for several hours Monday after a construction machine hit a gas line, causing a leak.

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Bioscience Technology

Retinal Regeneration in Zebrafish

University of Kentucky biologist Ann Morris is studying retinal regeneration in zebrafish to find ways to combat human eye diseases.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Psychologist creating online tool to help patients navigate lung cancer screening decision

The phrase "we caught it early" is possibly the best news a patient can hear in the midst of a cancer diagnosis.

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, Psychology, Science

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Not-guilty plea in Feb. 9 killing

Lamarius Gates, 20, pleaded not guilty during arraignment on a charge of complicity to commit murder in connection with the shooting death of Vincenzo Happy on Feb. 9. Happy, 23, died at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital after he was shot while sitting in his car on Lima Drive.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Floyd County Times

UK initiates statewide dialogue to address childhood obesity, academic achievement1:16 pm

Today's public schools serve and educate students amidst competing demands of accountability, innovation, and fiscal constraints.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Kentucky Schools Collaborating on Space Project

The University of Louisville says a NASA grant is making possible the joint project with scientists and engineers from the University of Kentucky and Western Kentucky University.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, Western Kentucky University

WKJK-AM Louisville

Evacuations Necessary Due to UK Gas Leak

Evacuations were necessary after workers caused a gas leak at some new construction at the University of Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Kentucky

Daily Mail

Mysterious death of popular cheerleader found in university apartment building

Let the good times roll again? Morgan Stanley bankers get a huge 25 per cent raise to stop poaching of staff by technology companies A 22-year-old cheerleader has been found dead in an off-campus housing complex of the University of Louisville in Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Stanley, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Fort Mill Times

Nicholas O'Dell, a 2003 Fort Mill graduate, joins Kentucky medical practice

Nicholas O'Dell, a 2003 graduate of Fort Mill High School, has joined the medical staff of Murray Medical Associates in Murray, Ky.

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Related Topix: Fort Mill, SC, University of South Carolina

Live Science

Weight-Loss Supplement Linked to Liver Failure Case

A healthy 35-year-old woman who took a weight-loss supplement developed liver failure, and needed a liver transplant, according to a new report of her case.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration

Business Journal

Three Kentucky universities sending research to space

According to a news release, the University of Louisville , University of Kentucky and Western Kentucky University are using a NASA grant to fund research aboard the International Space Station.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Louisville, KY, University of Louisville, Western Kentucky University, NASA

WEHT

Senator Paul Pushes for 2nd Chance for Certain Felons

Some political observers may think of them as strange bedfellows, but Senators Rand Paul and Cory Booker are taking steps to reform the criminal justice system.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Prison

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."

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

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Flemingsburg, KY

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