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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Local/Regional News
1:50 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

Volunteers Needed for Cancer Research Study

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A long-term cancer research project is getting underway across the country, and enrollment in Kentucky starts this week.

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WUKY In Depth
10:41 am
Mon August 6, 2012

Mondays with the Mayors - Jim Gray, Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Mayor Jim Gray’s office is reviewing some 440 ideas generated by the public that could be entered into a competition sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies. The organization will award $9 million to cities across the country to implement solutions to major challenges. 

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Local/Regional News
4:19 pm
Fri August 3, 2012

New City Bill Starts Next Month

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Starting next month, Lexington residents can expect a new bill in the mail. Around 115,000 customers will start receiving a LEXserv bill to pay for three city fees: water quality, sanitary sewer, and landfill.

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Local/Regional News
3:14 pm
Thu August 2, 2012

Child Development Centers of the Bluegrass Opens New Building to Reach More Kids

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A new facility on the University of Kentucky campus will help the Child Development Centers of the Bluegrass reach more kids with special needs.

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WUKY In Depth
9:52 am
Thu August 2, 2012

Personality at the Plate: Lexington Legends Walk-up Music

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The traditional sounds of baseball haven’t changed much over the years: the singing of the national anthem, the crack of the bat, food vendors calling out, “Hot dogs!” But when it comes to the music that plays as a batter steps up the plate, that's a different story.

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Local/Regional News
5:20 pm
Tue July 31, 2012

Federal Grant to Help Lexington Hire More Firefighters

Congressman Ben Chandler (right) announced the grant Tuesday alongside Lexington Mayor Jim Gray (center) and fire Chief Keith Jackson

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Lexington is getting a boost in public safety in the form of a $2.6 million dollar grant to hire more firefighters.

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Local/Regional News
3:21 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

Capilouto Wants Campus Feedback on UK Recommendations

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Allocating funding across departments, retaining top faculty, and financing university projects, are some of the topics included in a series of reports released by the University of Kentucky Monday.

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Local/Regional News
9:34 am
Mon July 30, 2012

Energy Conservation Program Could Help Utilities Hold Off on New Power Plant

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas & Electric are hoping to get more customers signed up with their Demand Conservation program. Created in 2001, the program installs a switch on air conditioning units that allows the utilities to briefly cycle them off during summer months to save energy.

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Local/Regional News
4:51 pm
Fri July 27, 2012

New High School Expected in FCPS Facilities Plan

Wellington Elementary is the newest FCPS school. Its construction was outlined in the district facility plan passed in 2009. The local planning committee is expected to include a new high school in the next plan. - photo courtesy GBBN Architects

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Preparations for land purchases, construction, and school renovations will be drafted over the coming months as Fayette County Public Schools develops a new four-year district facilities plan.

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Science
4:27 pm
Fri July 27, 2012

UK Researcher Helps Develop Promising Alzheimer's Drug

LEXINGTON, Ky. - When a person gets an infection or suffers a head injury, it’s normal for inflammation to occur in the brain so it can heal. But when Alzheimer’s starts to set in, the inflammation becomes dysregulated, resulting in nerve cell damage and memory problems.

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