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3 hrs ago | John Locke Foundation

Abolish the Air Force

One problem with reforming government are permanently entrenched bureaucracies, seeking ever more dollars to do things the way they've always been done.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force

7 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Janet Patton: The advantages and disadvantages to cutting the cable cord

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12 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Two men plead not guilty in February killing in Lexington

Jaronn Montero Nickerson, 22, and Lamarius Taquann Gates, 20, entered pleas Thursday in Fayette Circuit Court.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY

13 hrs ago | WKYT

UK Students seek McConnell/Grimes debate

The University of Kentucky has issued a request to the candidates running for Senate.


Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Mitch McConnell, US News

18 hrs ago | Newswise

Consistent Nutrition Support Protocols Can Help Prevent Malnutrition...

Varying practices and frequent lapses in nutrition delivery can put critically ill patients at greater risk for malnutrition and associated complications, according to an article in the August issue of Critical Care Nurse .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine, Nursing

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Grower Talks

Lots of garden centers carry edibles - whether it's via a farmer's...

Last month, we took a look at the power of the nose when it comes to retail. This month we dive into the gastronomical journey of taste, specifically samples.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home


Barbee to join UK basketball staff

Cats Illustrated says, through sources, University of Kentucky coach John Calipari will announce the hiring of former Auburn head coach Tony Barbee.


Low-impact aerobic exercise and acetyl-L-carnitine health effects in review

Some doctors say it's the fat from the red meat, not the red meat that's bad for you.


Related Topix: Supplement, Acetyl-L Carnitine, Fish Oil

Jackson holds top spot, Long, Key make debuts

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


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

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.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

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 .


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Kentucky