Local/Regional News
7:31 am
Sun September 20, 2009

Looking For Signs Of Life After "Centrepointe"

Lexington, KY – The CentrePointe project has been the focus of controversy since last year's demolition of 14 of Lexington's buildings on West Main Street. The area used to be a local hotspot for music venues, but the arts culture in Lexington has been scrambling to relocate. WUKY's Jennifer Parker recently moved to Lexington and decided to investigate the slow resuscitation of the city's music scene.

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Local/Regional News
4:24 pm
Fri September 18, 2009

Swine Flu "Widespread" In KY

Lexington, KY – The Kentucky Department for Public Health has raised the level of H1N1 flu activity in the state to widespread, which is the highest level. In Lexington, city leaders are holding an H1 N1 Flu Summit next week. Alan Lytle has more on the story.

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Local/Regional News
4:12 pm
Fri September 18, 2009

Nunn Pleads Not Guilty To Murder Charges

Lexington, KY – Steve Nunn appeared by video from the Fayette County jail for the brief hearing. He looked tired and had a five-o'clock shadow. His attorney, Astrida Lemkins entered a NOT guilty plea on Nunn's behalf. Bond was denied. Lemkins says a preliminary hearing in the case is set for next Friday. "Then if the judge decides, of the defendant waives the preliminary hearing, then it will be sent up for an indictment, at which time there will be another arraignment in the circuit court."

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Local/Regional News
8:50 am
Fri September 18, 2009

Capitol Rotunda Getting Much-Needed Makeover

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Local/Regional News
4:34 pm
Thu September 17, 2009

UK Helps Launch Statewide Second Hand Smoke Awareness Campaign

Lexington, KY – According to a new UK HealthCare survey, more than one and a half million Kentuckians underestimate the health impact second-hand smoke can have. Ellen Hahn, is the director of UK's Tobacco Policy Research Program and Kentucky Center for a Smoke-free Policy...

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Local/Regional News
8:30 am
Thu September 17, 2009

Solar Decathlon Part Of Sustainability Week At UK

Lexington, KY – This week the University of Kentucky kicks off its annual Big Blue Goes Green Sustainability Showcase. Part of the event includes a chance to see UK's entry in the solar decathlon contest, before it's packed up and set up on the National Mall in Washington D.C. Jennifer Parker sat down recently with UK Design Professor Gregory Luhan, one of the project's chief participants.

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Local/Regional News
6:02 pm
Wed September 16, 2009

Gameday Task Force Ready For Saturday

Lexington, KY – University of Kentucky and city officials are encouraging football fans to be responsible and respectful during Saturday's home opener at Commonwealth Stadium. Alan Lytle has more on the story.

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UK Perspectives
10:53 am
Wed September 16, 2009

Ryan Quarels on UK Law

Lexington, KY – This week, Dr. Todd speaks with Ryan Quarels. Currently a UK Law student, Quarels has been both a Truman and Udall scholar and he recently returned from a year at Harvard and a trip to the Middle East.

Local/Regional News
4:56 pm
Tue September 15, 2009

Former Colleagues Express Sadness - Bewilderment Over Nunn's Self-Destruction

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Local/Regional News
7:49 am
Tue September 15, 2009

Nunn Now Faces Murder Charges In Death of Ex-Fiance

Frankfort, KY – With Steve Nunn facing the possibility of posting a cash bond today and obtaining release from jail, Lexington Police last night announced they're charging Nunn with murder. He's accused of gunning down 29-year old Amanda Ross, Friday morning, outside her Lexington townhouse. Lt. Douglas Pape tells Kentucky Public Radio authorities are continuing to gather evidence in the case. "We're following up on every lead as diligently and quickly as we can."

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