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1 hr ago | Outside the Beltway

McConnell Campaign Manager Resigns Amid Investigation Into 2012 Iowa Bribery Scandal

The re-election campaign of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was sent into something of a shock yesterday thanks to the sudden and somewhat unexpected announcement that Jesse Benton, who was managing his re-election and had manged Rand Paul's 2010 campaign and Ron Paul's 2008 and 2012 Presidential campaign, was resigning amid questions raised ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Iowa, 2012 Presidential Election, Senator Rand Paul, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives

5 hrs ago | The Horse

UK Gluck Center to Host EAV Symposium in November

The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center will host a one-day symposium titled "Controlling EAV and Other Infectious Agents in Stallions, Semen, and Embryos" on Saturday, Nov. 22, from 8 a.m.5:45 p.m. at the Embassy Suites in Lexington.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Feeling Cranky? It's Time for a Snack

If you've ever blamed a bad mood on low blood sugar, you're onto something-being " hangry " is a real thing.


Related Topix: Ohio State University

ABC News

7 Health Reasons to Have More Sex

If you really need an excuse to heat things up in the bedroom, we've got you covered: Besides the obvious reasons one might have sex-love, pleasure, baby-making-science shows that there are quite a few health benefits to getting intimate.


Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Purdue University

Thu Aug 28, 2014


UK Information Communication Technology (ICT) Professors Explore Deception in Social Media

The explosion of the Internet and social media has literally put the world at our fingertips, revolutionizing the way people connect and share information.



Kentucky Marine veteran achieves college dream

For a lot of students at the University of Kentucky, the first day of classes is a dream come true.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Lexington, KY

Sue Barlow Running Strong Amid Busy Life

We lost everything in the fire, including my wedding dress and two cats, and that's when we decided to move to Chattanooga.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Wedding

Domestic Fuel

Kentucky Gets NSF, State Grants for Biomass

In this Ethanol Report, Robert White with the Renewable Fuels Association talks about making some real headway in getting the true story about ethanol to motorcycle riders at the Sturgis Rally A total of $24 million in National Science Foundation and state grants will fund research efforts on biomass in Kentucky.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Alternative Energy, Energy, Biomass, Western Kentucky University

WLKY-TV Louisville

Police link man to at least 6 area robberies

Louisville Metro Police labeled a serial bank robber the "Bandwagon Bandit," because he would wear University of Louisville or University of Kentucky gear during the crimes.


Related Topix: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY


UK invests in "Bioeconomy" as way to create jobs

The University of Kentucky is the recipient of a multi-million dollar effort to invest in what's called the bioeconomy.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government

Wed Aug 27, 2014

LEO Weekly

Labor Day and Election Day 2014

While the battle between Alison and Mitch overwhelms Kentucky politics, the Republican bid for control of the House and the threat that poses to pro-labor legislation goes largely unnoticed, except among politicos.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Hyden, KY, Jefferson County, KY

Norwalk Citizen News

Kentucky gets $20 million grant for energy study

Democrats and Republicans gathered Wednesday to celebrate a $20 million federal grant designed to move Kentucky toward new forms of energy, a tricky subject in a state dominated by the coal industry.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Andy Barr, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, US Governors, Steve Beshear


K-Lair reopens on the University of Kentucky campus

The new K-Lair includes an expanded dining room, televisions, and the original, restored K-Lair sign from the 1960's "We expect to have thousands and thousands of students come through here in the next few months and years.


Related Topix: TV, Electronics

Floyd County Times

Are elementary school start times too early for young children?

It's rarely easy to get a child out of bed, dressed, fed and off to school, especially when it's still dark outside.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Standardized Testing, Education

The Horse

Late Summer Heat Wave Could Stress Livestock

Even nonworking horses will double their water intake during hot weather, so be sure plenty of water is available to horses in pastures, paddocks, and stalls.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave, Agriculture, Science

Free Times

For Wooden Wand's James Jackson Toth, Perpetual Motion Is the Only Constant

James Jackson Toth doesn't hold still for long. As the uncommonly prolific songwriter behind Wooden Wand, he has released a staggering amount of material - all since the turn of the millennium.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Music, Columbia, SC, Entertainment

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

EPO issued against Shane Ragland

The man convicted of killing a University of Kentucky football player 20 years ago is facing more legal trouble, this time for domestic issues.


Related Topix: Spencer County, KY

Business Journal

Three questions for Tom Bulleit

Last week was a big one for Bulliet Bourbon. Brand owner Diageo PLC, a global spirits producer, broke ground on a new $115 million distillery in Shelby County that will bear the brand's name.


Related Topix: Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor, Shelby County, KY, Lawrenceburg, KY, Louisville, KY, Lexington, KY


Yale journal explores advances in sustainable manufacturing

In recent years, increasing pressure from policymakers, consumers, and suppliers has prompted manufacturers to set environmental targets that go beyond reducing the pollutants they emit from their smokestacks or discharge into rivers and lakes.


Related Topix: Science, Ecology, Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design)


Wednesday marks eighth anniversary of Comair flight 5191 crash

Wednesday marks one of the saddest anniversaries in Kentucky history. On August 27, 2006, Comair flight 5191 crashed at the Blue Grass Airport killing 49 people after taking off from the wrong runway.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Harrodsburg, KY