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7:34 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Beshear: Urgency Drives SOAR Initiative

Gov. Steve Beshear says an unprecedented sense of urgency will help the latest effort to diversify Eastern Kentucky’s flagging economy succeed.

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Local/Regional News
5:52 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Paul Proposes Fort Knox As Temporary Haven For New Immigrants

Kentucky U-S Senator Rand Paul says Fort Knox has been talked about as a possible site to temporarily house immigrant children pouring across the country's border.
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U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says Ft. Knox has been talked about as a possible site to temporarily house immigrant children pouring across the country's border.

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Local/Regional News
5:43 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Murray State Designates Gender Neutral Restrooms

Murray State University has designated three single-person restrooms as gender neutral, available to any person regardless of gender identity or expression.

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Local/Regional News
4:04 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Sen. Rand Paul Strikes Bipartisan Tone At Summit

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul addresses the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce 2014 Business Summit
Credit Josh James / WUKY

U.S. Senator Rand Paul opened the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce 2014 Business Summit Monday.

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Local/Regional News
3:08 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Coal Carbon Capture Project Now Under Way

E.W. Brown Generating Station in Harrodsburg, Kentucky
Credit lanereport.com

Construction of Kentucky’s first carbon capture pilot system has officially begun at a power plant near Harrodsburg.

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Local/Regional News
2:35 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Lexington Police Label Nine Month Drug Operation A Success

55 arrests, and 6 sealed indictments pending; that’s the outcome of a nine month operation targeting the illegal drug trade in Lexington’s East End.

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Local/Regional News
12:50 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Philanthropist, Former UK Trustee Chair William B. Sturgill Dies

Former UK Trustees Chair William B. Sturgill passed away Saturday at the age of 89.
Credit UK Alumni Association

The UK campus community is mourning the loss of former trustees' chair William B. "Bill" Sturgill who passed away over the weekend.  He was 89.

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WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Fresh Housing Numbers, New Eatery On Richmond Road, & West Sixth News On BizLexChat

The first Newk's Eatery in Lexington will open soon in front of the Richmond Road Campus of Southland Christian Church
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This week we discuss Lexington's real estate market, another restaurant opening up, and the latest beer news on BizLexChat.

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Local/Regional News
8:36 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Project At Kentucky Coal Plant To Capture Carbon Dioxide

Technology developed at the University of Kentucky is expected to mean fewer carbon emissions in the atmosphere.

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Local Music Mondays
8:37 pm
Sun July 20, 2014

Local Music Monday: David 'Chill' Napier

David 'Chill' Napier
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This week on Local Music Monday, WUKY’s DeBraun Thomas features one of the most soulful voices in Lexington.

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