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8:17 am
Wed September 22, 2010

Kentucky Praised For Smoking Ban Efforts

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Commonwealth of Kentucky has been recognized for its efforts to pass smoking bans in public places. Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights awarded Kentucky third place for 2009 behind South Carolina and Texas. Last year Campbellsville, London, Prestonsburg, and Radcliff passed smoke-free ordinances.

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Tonic
2:13 pm
Tue September 21, 2010

Michele Norris

Journalist and host of NPR's All Things Considered, Michele Norris, talks about her accidental memoir, The Grace of Silence.

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Local/Regional News
9:03 am
Tue September 21, 2010

Beyond Sponsorship: Alltech's Involvement In WEG

Alltech President Dr. Pearse Lyons --photo provided by Alltech

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Millions of dollars have been spent over the past several months to market and promote the World Equestrian Games, rather, the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Brenna Angel has more on the unconventional role of Alltech as the games' title sponsor.

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Local/Regional News
8:36 am
Tue September 21, 2010

Two Armed Robberies On UK Campus

LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky Police has issued a campus alert this morning following two armed robberies within minutes of each other.

Both incidents happened around 2:45 AM, the first on Pennsylvania Avenue and the other at Columbia and Oldham Court. Police think the same person is responsible for both robberies. The suspect is described as a black male, about 5' 11", with a cornrow hairstyle.

Both UK and Lexington police are investigating.

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Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
12:38 pm
Mon September 20, 2010

Concussions Revisited

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg Davis talks with his guest about changes in concussion management.

Local/Regional News
8:26 am
Mon September 20, 2010

Former UK Player Holland Dies

Joe Holland

St. ALBANS, W. Va. – A member of the first University of Kentucky men's basketball team to win a national championship has died. Joe Holland passed away Saturday at the age of 84.

Holland was a graduate of Benton High School and served in the Navy during World War II before coming to UK. The 6' 4" forward was a reserve on the 1947-48 championship team.

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Local/Regional News
8:20 am
Mon September 20, 2010

Weekly WEG Report: High Expectations For Dutch Rider

LEXINGTON, Ky. – In the latest installment of the Weekly WEG report, Samantha Lederman-Clark talks with Edward Gal of the Netherlands and U.S. para-equestrian Susan Treabess.

WUKY has partnered with the Horse Radio Network to bring you updates and information leading up to the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Tune in Monday mornings at 7 and 8:30 for the latest on the events and athletes.

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Local/Regional News
3:02 pm
Fri September 17, 2010

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth Launches PAC

Frankfort, KY – There's a new PAC in town, and it's called New Power. The political action committee was formed by the non-profit citizens group Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, which wants the freedom to speak out on political issues. Former K-F-T-C Chairperson Teri Blanton says the PAC won't directly endorse candidates, but will air issue ads in support of candidates who support clean, renewable energy sources.

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Local/Regional News
2:55 pm
Fri September 17, 2010

Lexington Students Learn About Civics On Constitution Day

Lexington, KY – The event, sponsored by the Scripps Howard First Amendment Center's Project Citizen, highlights the unique aspects of the oldest and shortest written constitution in the world. Students got a chance to debate, draft legislation, and even participate in a mock election. Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson says he loves getting a chance to teach youngsters about the legislative process.

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Local/Regional News
2:50 pm
Fri September 17, 2010

Lexington Taking On International Flavor This Weekend

Lexington, KY – The Festival Latino de Lexington starts the activity Friday evening at the Robert F. Stevens Courthouse Plaza. The square will transform into a vibrant display of Latino culture. The festival concludes Saturday evening with live performances, and dancing.

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