Brenna Angel

Former WUKY Morning News Anchor / Reporter

Lexington native Brenna Angel anchored local morning newscasts for WUKY through May 13. She joined the station in March 2010 after previously working for WHAS-AM in Louisville.

Her work has been honored by the Hearst Foundation, the Radio Television Digital News Association, and the Associated Press. Several of Brenna’s stories have aired on NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

Brenna accepted a position with the Lexington Mayor's Office in May 2013.

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WUKY In Depth
10:45 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Summer Drought a Challenge for Fall Corn Mazes, Agritourism

Glenn Devine Stands stands in front of his corn maze in Mercer Co.

HARRODSBURG, Ky. - As summer transitions to fall, many farmers are getting their pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and hay rides ready for visitors. But the oppressive drought could put a damper on seasonal attractions.

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Local/Regional News
4:20 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

Kentucky Theatre Seeking Donations for Repairs, Digital Switch

LEXINGTON, Ky. - It’s been twenty years since the community rallied to save Lexington’s Kentucky Theatre. Now a group of volunteers say it’s time for another round of renovations.

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Local/Regional News
9:10 am
Wed September 12, 2012

Memorial Stair Climb to Honor Firefighters Killed on 9/11

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A weekend event is planned in Lexington to honor the firefighters who rushed up the stairwells of the World Trade Center towers on 9/11.

The Fraternal Order of Firefighters is hosting a memorial stair climb Saturday at Lexington's tallest skyscraper, the Fifth-Third Bank building. 

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Local/Regional News
2:13 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

Provost Office Reorganization Expected to Help UK Students

UK Interim Provost Tim Tracy

LEXINGTON, Ky. - In an effort to improve undergraduate education and deal with budget cuts, the University of Kentucky is implementing what officials call a strategic realignment of the Provost’s office.

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Sports
9:49 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Barnhart Asking Fans to Support Wildcat Football Team

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Despite opening the season with a loss to Louisville, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart says the Wildcat football team is excited and ready to hit the field again. He’s hoping the fans will be excited, too.

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Local/Regional News
4:29 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

Montessori High School Growing, Moves to New Location

A classroom at Montessori High School

LEXINGTON, Ky. - What started as a small school of about a dozen students in a Lexington church basement has now more than doubled and outgrown its original space.

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Local/Regional News
8:02 am
Fri August 31, 2012

Ky. Homeowners Receive Mortgage Help

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Hundreds of Kentuckians who have been through foreclosure or are struggling with high mortgage payments are getting help from the national mortgage foreclosure settlement.

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Local/Regional News
3:40 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

Civil Rights Official Urges Students to Speak Out Against Bullying

Thomas Perez talks to high school freshmen about bullying.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - It’s been 49 years since Dr. Martin Luther King gave his famous “I Have a Dream Speech,” yet a top civil rights official says he’s amazed at some of the discrimination and harassment that continues across the country. 

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Local/Regional News
7:01 am
Wed August 29, 2012

Unified System Aims at Improving Career & Technical Education

Gov. Steve Beshear (seated) signs the career and technical education executive order Tuesday at the Locust Trace AgriScience Farm in Lexington. Locust Trace is one of the technical programs operated by Fayette County Public Schools.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky’s two systems of career and technical education for high school students are merging.

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2:24 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

Ft. Campbell Unit to Deploy to Afghanistan

WASHINGTON - The Department of Defense announced Friday that three units representing more than 9,600 personnel will deploy to Afghanistan this winter.

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