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57 min ago | BleacherReport

Jared Lorenzen Cracks Joke About NCAA's New Unlimited Meals and Snacks Policy

Former University of Kentucky signal-caller Jared Lorenzen earned the nickname "Hefty Lefty" during his playing days for his enormous size, especially for a quarterback.

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5 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Lexington police have few clues in shooting of teen

Police said someone dropped off the 16-year-old boy at University of Kentucky's Good Samaritan Hospital about 5:45 p.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY

9 hrs ago | WKYT

Rupp Arena financing plan still in limbo

A last-minute proposal to provide state-backed bonding to renovate Rupp Arena remains in limbo on the final day of the Kentucky legislative session.

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13 hrs ago | Spin

Watch John Calipari Defuse Bill O'Reilly on 'Hip-Hop Stuff'

The worlds of music and sport have long tended to collide , but it's refreshing when the jocks stand up for the musos.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Bill O'reilly, Vocal

17 hrs ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

Weather Update, April 15

Brace yourself for a wet, windy, much colder and miserable Tuesday morning! Colder air is following a cold front currently over eastern Kentucky, it's raining and in the mid 40s in Somerset with upper 30s in Lexington.

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Related Topix: Weather, Lexington, KY

21 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Goodbye Ramsey's, hello ... Chatham's? New restaurant to open this summer

The next few weeks will be busy ones for the spot at High Street and Woodland Avenue where Ramsey's once ruled the hearts and stomachs of a certain portion of Lexington diners.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Morgan Freeman talks about - what else? - movies at Singletary Center

Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman shared insights into some of his best-loved movies at a fundraising event at the University of Kentucky Monday.

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Related Topix: Invictus, Celebrities, Morgan Freeman, Mandela, Drama Movies, Long Walk to Freedom, Books, Jack Nicholson

Lexington Herald-Leader

Two men plead guilty in fatal Lexington shooting; victim's family says justice not served

Two men initially charged with murder pleaded guilty Monday to lesser charges in connection with the 2010 shooting death of Rocardo "Tezzy" Cole outside a Lexington strip club.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Lexington, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

University of Kentucky, 8 others share grant to increase minority graduates in math, science

The University of Kentucky and eight other universities in Kentucky and West Virginia announced a $2.5 million grant Monday to help more minority students graduate with degrees in math and science.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, University of Louisville, West Virginia University, Western Kentucky University, Centre College

PhysOrg Weblog

Lashing out at your spouse? Check your blood sugar

This is one of the actual voodoo dolls used in the study to measure participantsA' anger with their spouses.

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Related Topix: Ohio State University, Psychology, Science, University of North Carolina Wilmington, North Carolina

National Public Radio

The Latino Experience In Appalachia

Appalachia boasts a thriving Latino population, and the University of Kentucky is documenting their often untold stories.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Cal: 8 players could go in NBA draft; changing 1-and-done rule key to coach's UK future

In interviews Monday to promote his latest book, Kentucky Coach John Calipari talked about his players' NBA prospects as well as his own.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Man found shot in head at Lexington park

Police found the 21-year-old victim with a gunshot wound to the head about 6:30 p.m., said Lt.

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Free Republic

University of Kentucky decides it doesn’t need to know if...

The University of Kentucky has stopped a campus-wide survey asking students if they think homosexuality is a 'sin,' apparently deciding that knowing this information is not worth the negative publicity it is receiving.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

UK spokesman: There are 'outstanding issues' to resolve for lease agreement in Rupp project

This rendering shows proposed Rupp Arena renovations. Legislators said releasing the financial plan could open the door to $65 million in state funding.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Steve Beshear, Louisville, KY, University of Louisville

Lexington Herald-Leader

'Verbatim theater' gives new voice to veterans' stories in production touring Kentucky campuses

An interviewer, Corban Coffman, talks with student veteran Stephanie Murphy, played by Samantha West, about her time in the military as UK theatre students perform "Voices of Student Veterans" in the Center Theater at the UK Student Center Sunday, April 13, 2014 in Lexington, Ky.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Lexington, KY, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY, Life, Veteran Affairs

WLEX-TV Lexington

Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash

Authorities say he lost control of his motorcycle while riding on US 27 in Jessamine County Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Jessamine County, KY, Nicholasville, KY, Louisville, KY

WCYB

Armed robbery at local pharmacy

According to Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson, a masked man entered Bulls Gap Pharmacy around 12:30 Saturday, April 12th, and demanded drugs and money.

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Related Topix: Hawkins County, TN, Bulls Gap, TN

Saveur.com

Weekend Reading: Photographs of Farm Life, The First Meal on the Moon, and More

Ever since all things local and small-scale went mainstream, there's been talk of the unrealistic nostalgia surrounding farm life.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Heirloom Tomatoes, New York, New York Government

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WKYT

Lawmakers set to finalize state budget on Monday

Lawmakers will return to the Capitol on Monday to consider several parts of the state budget that were vetoed by Governor Steve Beshear.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Steve Beshear

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