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42 min ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Photos and video: Commonwealth Stadium's renovation underway

Construction continued Tuesday on the renovation of Commonwealth Stadium at the corner of Alumni and University drives on the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington.

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1 hr ago | Middlesboro Daily News

News in briefJuly 21st | 0

Kentucky elected officials and representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy will visit a central Kentucky coal power plant to tout a project that will capture and store carbon dioxide emissions.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Department of Energy, US Governors, Steve Beshear, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

6 hrs ago | State of Maine

Maine Benefits From Multi-State Virtual Pet Sheltering Exercise

During disasters, emergency managers not only aim to protect the civilian population, but must also figure out how to protect animals and livestock within the affected area.

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Related Topix: Maine, Agriculture, Science

11 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Ruling on KY's 'stand your ground' law sends man...

A court ruling on Kentucky's "stand your ground" law sent a man back to prison for a fatal stabbing outside a strip club.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life, Self Defense, Violent Crime

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Classical Singer

The Audition Experience

Whether you love it or would rather get a root canal, auditioning is simply a singer's reality.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera

Cincinnati.com

UK celebs tee up for N. Ky. scholarshipsUK celebs tee up for N. Ky....

UK celebs tee up for N. Ky. scholarships July 28 Golf Scramble features Jack Givens, Rick Robey and others at Summit Hills.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Florence, KY, Edgewood, KY, Education Etc.

Lexington Herald-Leader

Coal could have a future in Ky. if pilot project at Mercer electric plant succeeds, officials say

A pilot project to capture carbon dioxide from emissions at a coal-fired power plant in Mercer County could play a role in the future of coal, not just in Kentucky but elsewhere, officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science

Lexington Herald-Leader

UK scientists use mosquito sex to foil backyard pests

University of Kentucky scientists are testing a method to foil those winged wretches, the mosquitoes that seem to line every corner of your outdoors waiting to leave you with itchy welts.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Entomology, Science

Lexington Herald-Leader

Merlene Davis: Play about Alzheimer's seeks to make us more aware, aid research

What: Forget Me Not, a play by Garrett Davis, will be performed in Lexington to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Lexington, KY, Theater, Arts, African-American

Cleveland.com

LeBron James gets fired up watching son play basketball: Video

LeBron James paid a visit to Lexington, Kentucky on Saturday to visit with University of Kentucky head coach John Calipari.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Project at Ky. coal plant to trap carbon dioxide

They will be breaking ground Monday on the carbon capture pilot system at the E.W. Brown Generating Station in Harrodsburg.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, US Governors, Steve Beshear

Lexington Herald-Leader

Personnel File local hires and promotions: Week of July 21

University of Kentucky College of Law Visiting Committee: Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney managing member Kevin W. Weaver has been appointed by UK President Eli Capilouto to serve a four-year term on the committee.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Medical News

Correlation between sensitivity to light or noise and increased emotional symptoms in concussed teens

Two researchers from the University of Kentucky have demonstrated a connection between sensitivity to light or noise and increased emotional symptoms in teens who have suffered a concussion.

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The Washington Post

A plethora of Pa s on report cards confound parents

He was wide-eyed at first. Ten-year-old Max Krauze opened his report card on a recent summer day in his North Chevy Chase living room to find an array of grades that reflected his fifth-grade work in Montgomery County's public schools.

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Related Topix: Chevy Chase, MD, North Chevy Chase, MD, Montgomery County, MD, Education Etc., Education

State Journal

Agriculture News: Big money means big decisions for farmers

When operating a farm or business, there are many stressful financial decisions.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Wallins teen continues her battle against heart condition

Daily EnterpriseLilly Miracle, 15, of Wallins, was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

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Related Topix: Wallins Creek, KY

The Tennessean

Engagement: Angela Beavin & Brent Carney

Miss Beavin is a graduate of the University of Kentucky where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Student Society, Sororities, Kappa Alpha Theta

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Who does what in a pharmacy: A primer

You're waiting to pick up your prescription and you notice all those people back in the pharmacy department.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

As University of Kentucky competes for top students, more lower-income kids left behind

Hannah Moore graduated from George Rogers Clark High School this year with all the right boxes checked off for college acceptance: a 4.0 GPA, National Honor Society member, cheerleader, and community volunteer.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Family, Kids, Standardized Testing, Education, Eastern Kentucky University

Lexington Herald-Leader

Makeup-free experiment goes more than skin-deep

I, like many other women, have looked in the mirror and hurled mental insults at what I saw: love handles; weird nose; pale, squinty eyes; thin lips.

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Related Topix: Beauty, KY, Standardized Testing, Education

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