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1 hr ago | Silicon Alley Insider

NCAA Approves Unlimited Meals For Student-Athletes Following Complaints

Shabazz Napier of the Connecticut Huskies cuts down the net after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas The ranks of hungry students at US universities won't include elite athletes anymore, now that the NCAA has approved unlimited meals and snacks for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arlington, TX, University of Connecticut

3 hrs ago | Business Journal

UMass Memorial confirms job cuts to come as turnaround continues

UMass Memorial Health Care Inc. said Wednesday it is in the midst of cutting 103 full-time equivalent employees as part of a broader overhaul to boost its operations and rebound from a $55 million operating loss recorded in fiscal 2013.

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7 hrs ago | Forbes.com

SAPVoice: Student Debt Runs Scared Thanks To Cutting Edge Tech

Here's a scary stat: There is somewhere between $902 billion and $1 trillion in total outstanding student loan debt, according to the American Student Association.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY

9 hrs ago | Cadiz Record

Cadiz native, UK Landscape Architecture student earns ASLA award

University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment student Lloyd A. Bridges, Jr. received the 2014 ASLA Student Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement from the American Society of Landscape Architects.

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Related Topix: Cadiz, KY, Louisville, KY

10 hrs ago | State Journal

Road plan may be cause for special session

The biennial road construction plan remained unfinished when lawmakers adjourned Monday, but there's hope that the General Assembly can still reach a compromise and avoid a special session.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Steve Beshear, Prestonsburg, KY

14 hrs ago | Cadiz Record

Dr. David Scott Freeman

Funeral services for Dr. David Scott Freeman, 44, of Hopkinsville, a native of Cadiz, were held on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at New Work Fellowship in Hopkinsville.

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Related Topix: Hopkinsville, KY, Cadiz, KY, Pop/Rock, The Revs, Trigg County, KY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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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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

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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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

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

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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