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
5:46 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Mayor Gray Unveils His Vision For 2014 Budget

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Mayor Jim Gray has officially outlined his $297 million spending plan for 2014, which he's calling a business-like plan with "a dose of Warren Buffett for investments and the Good Samaritan for taking care of our neighbors."

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Local/Regional News
9:59 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

Letter Carriers Go On Alert For Residents Who Live Alone

Residents who sign up for the Carrier Alert program will get a special sticker placed inside their mailbox.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Local postal carriers are partnering with the city of Lexington to watch out for the elderly or disabled citizens who live home alone.

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Local/Regional News
9:32 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

"The Summit" Development Gets Initial Hearing in Long Approval Process

Preliminary rendering of The Summit Lexington - photo by Bayer Properties

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A proposal to develop property at the corner of Man o’ War and Nicholasville Road got its first hearing Thursday before a committee of the Lexington Planning Commission.

Bayer Properties wants to open “The Summit” – a combination of residential space, retail shopping, and possibly a hotel.

“This is unique in the relationship that they’re proposing with these different zones. It's very different from what we’re used to seeing,” said Tom Martin, a staff member in the city’s planning department.

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Local/Regional News
6:12 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Kennel Club Donates Small Animal Equipment to Lexington Fire Department

Dr. Jennifer Carl-Howard shows Firefighter Todd Holman how to put an oxygen mask on Charlie, an Australian Shepherd mix

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Lexington firefighters will soon learn how to help some unique patients suffering from smoke inhalation or other trauma.

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Local/Regional News
9:52 am
Tue April 2, 2013

UPDATE: Power Outage Hits University of Kentucky Campus

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Electricity was restored to all campus buildings at the University of Kentucky by 11:00 a.m. Tuesday following a power outage.

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Local/Regional News
3:22 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Attorney General Rules UK in Violation of Open Records Act

Dr. Mark Plunkett, Chief of UK's Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Attorney General’s office has ruled that the University of Kentucky violated the Open Records Act by withholding information requested by WUKY. Reporter Brenna Angel has the latest into the investigation of the pediatric heart surgery program at Kentucky Children’s Hospital.

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Local/Regional News
2:14 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

New Law Allows Proof of Vehicle Insurance to be Shown Digitally

Maxwell the GEICO pig uses his smart phone to show proof of insurance.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - No one likes getting pulled over by a police officer, especially when they don’t have their proof of insurance or realize the card is expired.

That's what happens to Maxwell the GEICO pig in a commercial that started airing in February.

The pig uses a smart phone app to show proof of insurance, and soon Kentucky drivers will be able to do the same.

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Local/Regional News
9:24 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Lexington to Host Inaugural Restaurant Week

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Attention central Kentucky foodies: Lexington will host an inaugural Restaurant Week this summer to focus on local cuisine.

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Local/Regional News
1:26 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Ky. Judicial Branch to Upgrade Case Management System Out of Technological Stone Age

FRANKFORT, Ky. - After years of operating with out-of-date programming, the Kentucky Court of Justice is moving forward with plans to upgrade its case management system.

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Local/Regional News
7:26 am
Wed March 27, 2013

Water Refilling Stations Reducing Plastic Bottle Waste in Local High Schools

Ben Swanson, a student at Henry Clay High School and member of the Bluegrass Youth Sustainability Council, fills a reusable bottle with tap water.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Fayette high school students are keeping thousands of plastic bottles out of local landfills through an upgrade to their school water fountains.

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