Tonic
11:37 am
Thu April 21, 2011

A Discussion with the Music Director of the Lexington Philharmonic (Part 1 - Rachmaninov)

The Lexington Philharmonic concludes its 49th season on Friday, April 29th with an "Epic Russian" program, consisting of the 2nd Piano Concerto of Rachmaninov and the 10th Shostakovich Symphony. WUKY General Manager Tom Godell sat down with LPO Music Director Scott Terrell for a preview of that concert and a discussion of the orchestra's future.

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Tonic
11:05 am
Thu April 21, 2011

A Discussion with the Music Director of the Lexington Philharmonic (Part 3)

The Lexington Philharmonic concludes its 49th season on Friday, April 29th with an "Epic Russian" program, consisting of the 2nd Piano Concerto of Rachmaninov and the 10th Shostakovich Symphony. WUKY General Manager Tom Godell sat down with LPO Music Director Scott Terrell for a preview of that concert and a discussion of the orchestra's future.

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Local/Regional News
8:51 am
Thu April 21, 2011

Williams Campaign Surpasses $1 Million

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- – Senate President David Williams has raised more than one million dollars for his Kentucky gubernatorial campaign.

So far, David Williams' gubernatorial campaign has raised $1.2 million for the May 17th Republican primary. Since January 1st, his campaign has raised $450,000 and has $670,000 on hand.

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Local/Regional News
8:34 am
Thu April 21, 2011

Lexington Green Landlord Makes Winning Bid on Joseph-Beth

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Joesph-Beth Booksellers will soon be under new ownership. At a bankruptcy auction Wednesday night, the company that manages The Mall at Lexington Green outbid Joseph-Beth founder Neil Van Uum.

The Joseph-Beth location in Cincinnati and a health-themed Joseph-Beth in Cleveland were also sold to the management company, which is affiliated with Robert Langley. The final bid was not revealed.

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WUKY In Depth
5:37 pm
Wed April 20, 2011

Reducing Binge Drinking Topic Of Special Conference

Frankfort, KY – A program aimed at reducing binge drinking among college students is showing positive results at the University of Alabama. And as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, representatives of the university are sharing their ideas with colleges in Kentucky.

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Local/Regional News
4:42 pm
Wed April 20, 2011

Additional Duties Mean Changes At Downtown Lexington Corp.

Lexington, KY – Some new event planning duties are prompting the Downtown Lexington Corporation to make a few changes to the company's structure. Executive Director Renee Jackson says Mayor Jim Gray plans to hand over responsibility for a number of community celebrations to the DLC.

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Local/Regional News
3:59 pm
Wed April 20, 2011

Public Input Makes Fayette's Superintendent Search Unique

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Dozens of schools districts across the country are searching for new superintendents, including Jefferson County Public Schools and Fayette County Public Schools in Kentucky.

But the two districts, which are both using the search firm McPherson & Jacobson, are unlikely to attract many of the same candidates. Co-founder Thomas Jacobson says that's because each community has a unique set of circumstances and expectations.

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Local/Regional News
1:36 pm
Wed April 20, 2011

Jones, Knight and Liggins To Test NBA Waters

Lexington, KY – Kentucky freshmen Terrence Jones, Brandon Knight and junior DeAndre Liggins are heading to the NBA. Maybe. The school announced Wednesday all three players have declared for the NBA draft but will not sign with an agent, clearing the way for them to return to school next fall if they change their mind by May 8.

Jones and Knight are considered mid-to-high first-round picks while Liggins is a defensive stopper who hopes to play his way into the first round after being evaluated by scouts.

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Farmer's Market Report
11:41 am
Wed April 20, 2011

LFM 0422-23

Lexington, KY – The asparagus is in and it's best when it's local and picked fresh. Chef Bob Perry suggests was to prepare and cook it. See you at the markets!

UK Perspectives
9:01 pm
Tue April 19, 2011

UK Healthcare Stroke Program

Lexington, KY – Dr. Todd discusses the award winning Stroke Program at UK Healthcare with Dr. Michael Dobbs.

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