Local/Regional News
10:12 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Ky. Appeals Order To Release Child Abuse Records

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has filed an appeal in a long-running dispute with the state's two largest newspapers.

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Local/Regional News
10:05 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Gonzo Journalist Hunter S. Thompson Heads Latest Class Of Hall Of Fame Inductees

Hunter S. Thompson committed suicide in 2005. He will be posthumously inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame at UK later this month.
Credit www.mirror.co.uk

The late gonzo journalist and Louisville native Hunter S. Thompson is being inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame.

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Local/Regional News
9:54 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Coach Stoops To Appear On Commemorative Makers Mark Bottle

UK Coach Mark Stoops is pictured doing the Y during the Kentucky-Tennessee basketball game at Rupp Arena.
Credit photo provided

The face of UK football's revitalization efforts will grace the label of Makers Mark bourbon as part of a benefit drive for the Gill Heart Institute.

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Local/Regional News
6:41 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

UK Continues Dining Privatization Talks, Students Protest

Student protesters unfurl a banner in UK's Patterson Office Tower.
Credit Josh James / WUKY

Discussions between the UK and companies interested in providing dining services for the school continue – as do protests from student activists.

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5:51 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Daily Prizes - April 2

Bowl.

Get a look at our daily prizes for April 2...

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Local/Regional News
5:25 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Budget Mandates Pay Raises For Teachers

Kentucky's roughly 100,000 teachers and administrative staff will get an automatic pay raise in each of the next two years.

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Local/Regional News
1:27 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

UK to Host National Conference on Undergraduate Research

The University of Kentucky is hosting this year’s National Conference for Undergraduate Research.  The event is an opportunity for students across the country to show off their scholarly works.  Undergraduate Research Director Diane Snow says this year’s conference has reached several milestones. 

"We’re really excited to be hosting this event now for the second time.  We hosted it once in 2001, but at that time it was a bit smaller.  We now have 4200 participants and it’s the largest NCUR that has existed to date," she said.  

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Local/Regional News
12:35 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Beshear Wagers Bourbon Over Final Four Game

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear flanked by UK Coach John Calipari and freshman forward Julius Randle
Credit Kentucky National Guard

National sporting events are quite often an occasion for politicians to try to cash in on the excitement and build statewide pride.

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Sports
11:51 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Cal's Cats The Talk Of NPR

The 2013-2014 UK Men's Basketball Team was discussed at length on NPR's All Things Considered
Credit UK Athletics

In case you missed it on Monday, NPR's Robert Siegel and sports reporter Tom Goldman discussed Kentucky's return to the Final Four.

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Rock & Roots
11:29 am
Tue April 1, 2014

NEW JACK WHITE ALBUM LAZARETTO OUT JUNE 9/10 + “HIGH BALL STEPPER” VIDEO

  Jack White presents his new album Lazaretto, to be released June 9th/10th on Third Man Records. Lazaretto inhabits an exciting place in White’s expansive discography as the follow-up to 2012′s gold-certified international #1 Blunderbuss, and will be preceded by first single and title track “Lazaretto,” to be released later this month. While we await the debut of that first official single, listeners can experience a first taste of new music from the album and watch the video for new instrumental track “High Ball Stepper.”

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