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1 hr ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky running low on WRs after injury, departure

University of Kentucky wide receiver Jeff Badet is expected to be sidelined 2-3 months after breaking his leg during spring football practice.

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6 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

After questions swirl about Rupp renovation, Lexington council schedules June hearing

Lexington's Urban County Council voted Tuesday to hold a hearing in June on a proposed redesign of Rupp Arena and attached convention center after many questions about the project surfaced during Tuesday's council meetings.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY

11 hrs ago | WKRN

Rifles, knives in Farmer investigation being sold

Customized rifles and pocket knives that helped lead to the downfall of former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer are being auctioned off next month.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Sharon Thompson: Mount Olivet farmer turns corn crop in to all natural chips

"We have grown it for the past 11 years and encouraged other farmers near us to grow more of it last year so we could have our own corn chips made," she said.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Blue Moon, KY, Maysville, KY, Kentucky

Lexington Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: Reconsider demolition of research lab that played role in space race

I have made several trips to the University of Kentucky campus over the past year to take a good look at some of its iconic architecture before administrators demolish it.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Science / Technology, Space, NASA

Science Daily

RNA shows potential as boiling-resistant anionic polymer material for nanoarchitectures

Nanotechnology researchers have discovered new methods to build boiling-resistant nanostructures and arrays using a new RNA triangle scaffold.

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Related Topix: Nanotechnology

Lexington Herald-Leader

Cold weather and a cancelled festival shouldn't keep asparagus from your dinner plate

After 19 years of celebrating the asparagus crop, the May's Lick Asparagus Festival will not be held this year.

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Related Topix: Weather, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Food Festival, Cynthiana, KY, Vegetables

WKYT

honored with two Edward R. Murrow Awards

The Radio-Television Digital News Association announced Tuesday that WKYT won two regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for outstanding journalism.

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Related Topix: North Carolina

PhysOrg Weblog

Study finds smoke-free communities associated with fewer hospitalizations for emphysema

In a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health , researchers from the University of Kentucky College of Nursing and College of Public Health found that individuals living in a community with comprehensive smoke-free workplace laws or regulations are 22 percent less likely to be hospitalized for chronic obstructive pulmonary ... (more)

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Medicine, Nursing, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Health

Mon Apr 21, 2014

CNN

Just say yes to 'study drugs'?

Around this time of year, you're more likely to find college students in the library cramming for final exams than out partying.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, ADHD, Health, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Drug Enforcement Administration

Columbia Magazine

University of Kentucky 4-H/FFA Field Day Well Attended

University of Kentucky 4-H/FFA Field Day Well Attended By Shamarie Claiborne, Media Coordinator Adair County School District Lexington, Kentucky - Over 1300 students representing 47 schools from across the Commonwealth attended the 42nd annual University of Kentucky 4-H/FFA Agriculture Field Day.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Lexington, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

Small group of University of Kentucky students protests plan to privatize dining services

A group of University of Kentucky students are continuing their fight against the administration's decision to outsource the school's dining services.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

Benzinga

Bank of America Optimistic on Education Realty Trust Relationship with University of Kentucky

In a report published Monday, Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst Jana Galan maintained a Neutral rating on Education Realty Trust and raised the price target from $10.00 to $10.50 following investor day and property tour.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY

State Journal

Processing, selling homemade foods got easier thanks to bill

The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, Kentucky Department of Agriculture and Kentucky Cabinet for Health Services are partnering to support farm friendly legislation.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables, Recipes

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Food insecurity in Kentucky remains above U.S. average, relief agency's study finds

Hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians continue to struggle with limited or uncertain access to enough food, according to new figures from the nation's top food-relief charity.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Oldham County, KY, Fayette County, KY

Sat Apr 19, 2014

State Journal

Agriculture New: Full extent of damage from cold snap is still not known

The old saying is if you don't like the weather in Kentucky just wait a few hours.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Kentucky

The Sentinel-Echo

Two injured in Wyan Road crash

A collision with a tree on Wyan Road on Tuesday night sent two Laurel men to a Lexington hospital with serious injuries.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, London, KY, Laurel County, KY

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WKYT

Nearly 400 cameras on campus help UK police fight crime

On the University of Kentucky's campus signs promote seeing excellence, tomorrow, and of course blue.

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WLEX-TV Lexington

Some of The Stories You'll See Tonight On LEX 18 News At 11... April 18, 2014

Michael's stores, the popular craft chain, has confirmed a data breach first reported in January in which up to three million credit cards may have been compromised.

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Related Topix: Jessamine County, KY

Newswise

University of Kentucky Research on Depression and Parkinson's Disease ...

A group of scientists from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has found interesting new information in a study on depression and neuropsychological function in Parkinson's disease .

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Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health

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