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
12:49 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

Archaeologists Digging at Ft. Boonesborough

Sketch of Fort Boonesborough - Filson Historical Society

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Twenty-five years after researchers confirmed the location of Fort Boonesborough in Madison County, an archaeologist is returning to the site to see what else she can dig up.

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Local/Regional News
4:03 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Kentucky River Sweep This Weekend

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Old tires, kitchen appliances, and other garbage will be pulled from the banks of the Kentucky River this weekend as hundreds of volunteers across 32 counties take part in the annual river sweep.

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Local/Regional News
4:44 pm
Tue June 12, 2012

New Concrete Developed in Ky. Could Save Lives

Researchers used a hose to spray a super fast setting concrete called Tekcrete on two wooden posts at the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research.
Brenna Angel

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Researchers at the University of Kentucky and a Georgetown company have developed a quick-setting concrete that could help engineers and first responders stabilize structures in emergency situations. The product is called Tekcrete Fast.

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Business
3:51 pm
Mon June 11, 2012

Deadline Approaching for Investors Harmed in Morgan Keegan Bond Funds

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Around 2,500 Kentucky investors are entitled to a share of a $200 million  multi-state settlement made between Morgan Keegan Company and securities regulators.

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Local/Regional News
3:44 pm
Mon June 11, 2012

Old Russell Elementary School Transformed Into Multi-Purpose Center

LEXINGTON, Ky. - An old school building in Lexington’s East End is back open as a multi-purpose facility for early childhood development, senior citizens apartments, and neighborhood services.

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Sports
2:53 pm
Fri June 8, 2012

Sire of I'll Have Another Basking in Glow of Triple Crown Buzz

Flower Alley, sire of I'll Have Another
Brenna Angel

MIDWAY, Ky. - The disappointment of I’ll Have Another being scratched from Saturday’s Belmont Stakes is being felt around the world, including in central Kentucky where the colt was bred at Three Chimneys Farm.

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Local/Regional News
8:53 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Kentucky Utilities to Seek Rate Increase

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky Utilities customers would pay an extra 6.5% in their base electricity rate under a proposal the company plans to file with the state Public Service Commission later this month.

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Local/Regional News
3:17 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

Summer Countdown Helps Kids (and Parents) Get Ready for Kindergarten

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Hundreds of Lexington 5-year-olds will get ready for school this fall with Countdown to Kindergarten. Now in its second year, the initiative teams up Fayette County Public Schools with local community groups.

Events this summer will allow children and their families to participate in events focused on dance, music, and learning.

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Science
2:09 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Last Chance to See Rare Transit of Venus

photo courtesy LiveScience.com

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A rare astronomical event on Tuesday will allow people to see the movement of a planet in between Earth and the Sun. It’s called the transit of Venus.

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Business
3:50 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

New Telecommunications Company Picks Lexington for Headquarters

Xact Communications President Dale Cooper (left) stood with his family and Gov. Steve Beshear at Friday's announcement.
Brenna Angel

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A start-up telecommunications company is putting down roots in central Kentucky. Xact Communications announced Friday plans to open its main office in Lexington, creating 20 full time jobs with an average salary of $69,000.

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